Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

Holman Bible

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness 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 Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires. 5 For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge, 6 your knowledge with self-control, your self-control with endurance, your endurance with godliness,



Cross References

2 Peter 1:2-3

May grace and peace be yours in abundance through full knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord!

2 Peter 3:18

Instead, continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Messiah. Glory belongs to him both now and on that eternal day! Amen.

2 Peter 1:10

So then, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election certain, for if you keep on doing this you will never fail.

Proverbs 4:23

Above everything else guard your heart, because from it flow the springs of life.

Ephesians 1:17-18

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, the most glorious Father, would give you a wise spirit, along with revelation that comes through knowing the Messiah fully.

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.

Philippians 1:9

And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.

Psalm 119:4

You have commanded concerning your precepts, that they be guarded with diligence.

Zechariah 6:15

Those who are now far away will come and do reconstruction work in the Temple of the LORD. Then you will know that the LORD of the Heavenly Armies has sent me to you. This will come about if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God."'"

Luke 16:26

Besides all this, a wide chasm has been fixed between us, so that those who want to cross from this side to you cannot do so, nor can they cross from your side to us.'

Luke 24:21

But we kept hoping that he would be the one to redeem Israel. What is more, this is now the third day since these things occurred.

John 6:27

Do not work for food that perishes but for food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set his seal on him."

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, stop being childish in your thinking. Be like infants with respect to evil, but think like adults.

Philippians 2:12

And so, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only when I was with you but even more now that I am absent, continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.

Colossians 1:9

For this reason, since the day we heard about this, we have not stopped praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the full knowledge of God's will with respect to all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Colossians 2:3

In him are stored all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Hebrews 6:11

But we want each of you to continue to be diligent to the very end, in order to give full assurance to your hope.

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up and causes you trouble, or many of you will become defiled.

1 Peter 3:7

In a similar way, you husbands must live with your wives in an understanding manner, as with a most delicate partner. Honor them as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing may interfere with your prayers.

2 Peter 3:14

So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to have the Lord find you at peace and without spot or fault.

Isaiah 55:2

Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food.

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