Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,

New American Standard Bible

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,

King James Version

And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

International Standard Version

For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge,

A Conservative Version

Now this same thing also, having applied all eagerness, furnish in your faith, virtue, and in virtue, knowledge,

American Standard Version

Yea, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply virtue; and in your virtue knowledge;

Amplified

For this very reason, adding your diligence [to the divine promises], employ every effort in exercising your faith to develop virtue (excellence, resolution, Christian energy), and in [exercising] virtue [develop] knowledge (intelligence),

An Understandable Version

And for this very reason, you people should make every effort to develop goodness along with your faith,

Anderson New Testament

so, even for this very purpose, uniting to these things all diligence, add to your faith, virtue; and to virtue, knowledge;

Bible in Basic English

So, for this very cause, take every care; joining virtue to faith, and knowledge to virtue,

Common New Testament

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith virtue; and to virtue, knowledge,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Do you on your part employ all your care in adding to your faith, fortitude: to fortitude, knowledge:

Darby Translation

But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And for this very reason, indeed, giving all diligence, add to your faith, courage; and to courage, knowledge;

Godbey New Testament

And in harmony with this same thing also, add to your faith heroism; and to heroism, knowledge;

Goodspeed New Testament

For this very reason make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,

John Wesley New Testament

For this very reason giving all diligence, add to your faith courage,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge;

Julia Smith Translation

And also this same, having brought in at the side all earnestness, furnish in addition in your faith fitness; and In fitness knowledge;

King James 2000

And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

Lexham Expanded Bible

and [for] this same [reason], and [by] applying all diligence, supply with your faith excellence of character, and with excellence of character, knowledge,

Modern King James verseion

But also in this very thing, bringing in all diligence, filling out your faith with virtue, and with virtue, knowledge;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And hereunto, give all diligence: In your faith, minister virtue; and in virtue, knowledge;

Montgomery New Testament

For this very reason do your best to add to your faith manliness, and to manliness knowledge,

NET Bible

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;

New Heart English Bible

Yes, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence; and in moral excellence, knowledge;

Noyes New Testament

even for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge,

Sawyer New Testament

and for the same purpose also, giving all diligence add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge,

The Emphasized Bible

And, for this very reason also - adding, on your part, all diligence, supply, in your faith, excellence, and, in your excellence, knowledge,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yes, and for this very reason do your best to supplement your faith by goodness, goodness by knowledge,

Webster

And besides this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

Weymouth New Testament

But for this very reason--adding, on your part, all earnestness-- along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge;

Williams New Testament

Now for this very reason you must do your level best to supplement your faith with moral character, moral character with knowledge,

World English Bible

Yes, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence; and in moral excellence, knowledge;

Worrell New Testament

and, even for this very reason, adding all diligence, in your faith supply virtue; and in virtue, knowledge;

Worsley New Testament

And to this giving all diligence, add to your faith fortitude;

Youngs Literal Translation

And this same also -- all diligence having brought in besides, superadd in your faith the worthiness, and in the worthiness the knowledge,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

παρεισφέρω 
Pareisphero 
Usage: 1

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

παρεισφέρω 
Pareisphero 
Usage: 1

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σπουδή 
Spoude 
Usage: 12

add
ἐπιχορηγέω 
Epichoregeo 
Usage: 5

to
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἀρέτη 
Arete 
ἀρέτη 
Arete 
Usage: 5
Usage: 5

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 1:5

Images 2 Peter 1:5

Prayers for 2 Peter 1:5

Context Readings

Greeting

4 By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires. 5 For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge, 6 knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,



Cross References

2 Peter 1:2-3

May grace and peace be multiplied to you through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brothers, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble.

Proverbs 4:23

Guard your heart above all else,
for it is the source of life.

Ephesians 1:17-18

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, would give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.

Ephesians 5:17

So don’t be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.

Philippians 1:9

And I pray this: that your love will keep on growing in knowledge and every kind of discernment,

Philippians 4:8

Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral excellence and if there is any praise—dwell on these things.

Psalm 119:4

You have commanded that Your precepts
be diligently kept.

Zechariah 6:15

People who are far off will come and build the Lord’s temple, and you will know that the Lord of Hosts has sent Me to you. This will happen when you fully obey the Lord your God.”

Luke 16:26

Besides all this, a great chasm has been fixed between us and you, so that those who want to pass over from here to you cannot; neither can those from there cross over to us.’

Luke 24:21

But we were hoping that He was the One who was about to redeem Israel. Besides all this, it’s the third day since these things happened.

John 6:27

Don’t work for the food that perishes but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal of approval on Him.”

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, don’t be childish in your thinking, but be infants in regard to evil and adult in your thinking.

Philippians 2:12

So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now even more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Colossians 1:9

For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Colossians 2:3

All the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden in Him.

Hebrews 6:11

Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope,

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for the one who draws near to Him must believe that He exists and rewards those who seek Him.

Hebrews 12:15

Make sure that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no root of bitterness springs up, causing trouble and by it, defiling many.

1 Peter 3:7

Husbands, in the same way, live with your wives with an understanding of their weaker nature yet showing them honor as coheirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

2 Peter 3:14

Therefore, dear friends, while you wait for these things, make every effort to be found at peace with Him without spot or blemish.

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend money on what is not food,
and your wages on what does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,
and you will enjoy the choicest of foods.

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