Parallel Verses

NET Bible

to knowledge, self-control; to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness;

New American Standard Bible

and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,

King James Version

And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;

Holman Bible

knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,

International Standard Version

your knowledge with self-control, your self-control with endurance, your endurance with godliness,

A Conservative Version

and in knowledge, self-control, and in self-control, perseverance, and in perseverance, piety,

American Standard Version

and in your knowledge self-control; and in your'self-control patience; and in your patience godliness;


And in [exercising] knowledge [develop] self-control, and in [exercising] self-control [develop] steadfastness (patience, endurance), and in [exercising] steadfastness [develop] godliness (piety),

An Understandable Version

and knowledge along with your goodness, and self-control along with your knowledge, and endurance along with your self-control, and godliness along with your endurance,

Anderson New Testament

and to knowledge, temperance; and to temperance, patience; and to patience, godliness;

Bible in Basic English

And self-control to knowledge, and a quiet mind to self-control, and fear of God to a quiet mind,

Common New Testament

and to knowledge, self-control, and to self-control, perseverance, and to perseverance, godliness,

Daniel Mace New Testament

to knowledge, temperance: to temperance, patience: to patience, piety:

Darby Translation

in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

and to knowledge, temperance; and to temperance, patience; and to patience, godliness;

Godbey New Testament

and to knowledge holiness; and to holiness patience; and patience, godliness;

Goodspeed New Testament

knowledge with self-control, self-control with steadfastness, steadfastness with piety,

John Wesley New Testament

and to courage knowledge, And to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience,

Julia Smith Translation

And in knowledge self-control; and in self-control patience; and in patience devotion;

King James 2000

And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness;

Lexham Expanded Bible

and with knowledge, self-control, and with self-control, patient endurance, and with patient endurance, godliness,

Modern King James verseion

and with knowledge self-control, and with self-control, patience, and with patience, godliness,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; in patience, godliness;

Moffatt New Testament

intelligence with self-control, self-control with stedfastness, stedfastness with piety,

Montgomery New Testament

and to knowledge self-control, and to self-control stedfastness, and to stedfastness piety,

New Heart English Bible

and in knowledge, self-control; and in self-control patience; and in patience godliness;

Noyes New Testament

and to knowledge selfcontrol, and to selfcontrol endurance, and to endurance godliness,

Sawyer New Testament

and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience piety,

The Emphasized Bible

And, in your knowledge, self-control, and, in your self-control, endurance, and, in your endurance, godliness,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and with intelligence moderation; and with moderation patience; and with patience piety;

Twentieth Century New Testament

knowledge by self-control, self-control by endurance, endurance by piety,


And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;

Weymouth New Testament

along with knowledge, self-control; along with self-control, power of endurance;

Williams New Testament

knowledge with self-control, self-control with patient endurance, patient endurance with piety,

World English Bible

and in knowledge, self-control; and in self-control patience; and in patience godliness;

Worrell New Testament

and in knowledge, continence; and in continence, patience; and in patience, godliness;

Worsley New Testament

and to fortitude knowledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience piety;

Youngs Literal Translation

and in the knowledge the temperance, and in the temperance the endurance, and in the endurance the piety,

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Devotionals about 2 Peter 1:6

Images 2 Peter 1:6

Prayers for 2 Peter 1:6

Context Readings


5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge; 6 to knowledge, self-control; to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness; 7 to godliness, brotherly affection; to brotherly affection, unselfish love.

Cross References

Acts 24:25

While Paul was discussing righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for now, and when I have an opportunity, I will send for you."

2 Peter 1:3

I can pray this because his divine power has bestowed on us everything necessary for life and godliness through the rich knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.

Luke 21:19

By your endurance you will gain your lives.

Romans 5:3-4

Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,

Romans 15:4

For everything that was written in former times was written for our instruction, so that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we may have hope.

Hebrews 10:36

For you need endurance in order to do God's will and so receive what is promised.

Psalm 37:7

Wait patiently for the Lord! Wait confidently for him! Do not fret over the apparent success of a sinner, a man who carries out wicked schemes!

Isaiah 57:1

The godly perish, but no one cares. Honest people disappear, when no one minds that the godly disappear because of evil.

Luke 8:15

But as for the seed that landed on good soil, these are the ones who, after hearing the word, cling to it with an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with steadfast endurance.

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,

Romans 8:25

But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with endurance.

1 Corinthians 9:25

Each competitor must exercise self-control in everything. They do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.

2 Corinthians 6:4

But as God's servants, we have commended ourselves in every way, with great endurance, in persecutions, in difficulties, in distresses,

Galatians 5:23

gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

Colossians 1:11

being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might for the display of all patience and steadfastness, joyfully

1 Thessalonians 1:3

because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians 1:4

As a result we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and afflictions you are enduring.

2 Thessalonians 3:5

Now may the Lord direct your hearts toward the love of God and the endurance of Christ.

1 Timothy 2:2

even for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

1 Timothy 2:10

but with good deeds, as is proper for women who profess reverence for God.

1 Timothy 3:16

And we all agree, our religion contains amazing revelation: He was revealed in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

1 Timothy 4:7-8

But reject those myths fit only for the godless and gullible, and train yourself for godliness.

1 Timothy 6:3

If someone spreads false teachings and does not agree with sound words (that is, those of our Lord Jesus Christ) and with the teaching that accords with godliness,

1 Timothy 6:6

Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, as a person dedicated to God, keep away from all that. Instead pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.

2 Timothy 3:5

They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these.

Titus 1:1

From Paul, a slave of God and apostle of Jesus Christ, to further the faith of God's chosen ones and the knowledge of the truth that is in keeping with godliness,

Titus 1:8

Instead he must be hospitable, devoted to what is good, sensible, upright, devout, and self-controlled.

Titus 2:2

Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.

Hebrews 6:12

so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and perseverance inherit the promises.

Hebrews 6:15

And so by persevering, Abraham inherited the promise.

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us,

James 1:3-4

because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 5:7-10

So be patient, brothers and sisters, until the Lord's return. Think of how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the ground and is patient for it until it receives the early and late rains.

2 Peter 3:11

Since all these things are to melt away in this manner, what sort of people must we be, conducting our lives in holiness and godliness,

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.

Revelation 2:2

I know your works as well as your labor and steadfast endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have even put to the test those who refer to themselves as apostles (but are not), and have discovered that they are false.

Revelation 13:10

If anyone is meant for captivity, into captivity he will go. If anyone is to be killed by the sword, then by the sword he must be killed. This requires steadfast endurance and faith from the saints.

Revelation 14:12

This requires the steadfast endurance of the saints -- those who obey God's commandments and hold to their faith in Jesus.

Genesis 5:24

Enoch walked with God, and then he disappeared because God took him away.

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