Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

If these things exist in you, and continually increase, they prevent your being either idle or unfruitful in advancing towards a full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

New American Standard Bible

For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they render you neither useless nor unfruitful in the true knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

King James Version

For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Holman Bible

For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they will keep you from being useless or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version

For if you possess these qualities, and if they continue to increase among you, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in attaining a full knowledge of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

For these things existing in you and abounding, it leads to not being idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version

For if these things are yours and abound, they make you to be not idle nor unfruitful unto the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Amplified

For as these qualities are yours and are increasing [in you as you grow toward spiritual maturity], they will keep you from being useless and unproductive in regard to the true knowledge and greater understanding of our Lord Jesus Christ.

An Understandable Version

For if you people have a lot of these [qualities] they will keep you from being unproductive and unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Anderson New Testament

For if these things be in you, and abound, they cause you to be neither idle, nor unfruitful as it respects the acknowledgment of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Bible in Basic English

For if you have these things in good measure, they will make you fertile and full of fruit in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Common New Testament

For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if you are possess'd of these virtues and improve therein, they will prevent the knowledge you have of our Lord Jesus Christ from being useless to others, and unprofitable to yourselves.

Darby Translation

for these things existing and abounding in you make you to be neither idle nor unfruitful as regards the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

for these things being in you, and abounding, make you to be neither slothful, nor unfruitful, in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Godbey New Testament

For these things, being in you and overflowing, render you neither barren nor unfruitful in the perfect knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Goodspeed New Testament

For if you have these qualities in their fulness, they will make you neither idle nor unproductive when it comes to the understanding of our Lord Jesus Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

For these being in you and abounding, make you neither slothful nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For these being to you, and abounding, they establish you not without effort, neither unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

King James 2000

For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [if] these [things] are yours and are increasing, this does not make [you] useless or unproductive in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Modern King James verseion

For if these things are in you and abound, they make you to be neither idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if these things be among you, and are plenteous, they will make you that ye neither shall be idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of the our Lord Jesus Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

For as these qualities exist and increase with you, they render you active and fruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Montgomery New Testament

For if these virtues are yours in abounding measure, they render you not idle nor unfruitful, until you come into the full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

NET Bible

For if these things are really yours and are continually increasing, they will keep you from becoming ineffective and unproductive in your pursuit of knowing our Lord Jesus Christ more intimately.

New Heart English Bible

For if these things are yours and abound, they make you to be not idle nor unfruitful to the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Noyes New Testament

For if these things are in you and abound, they make you neither inactive nor unfruitful in gaining the full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

For if these are in you and abound, they will make you not inactive nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;

The Emphasized Bible

These things, unto you, belonging and abounding, neither idle nor unfruitful, constitute you, regarding the personal knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if these things are in your possession, and abounding, they will render you neither inactive nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, when these virtues are yours, in increasing measure, they prevent your being indifferent to, or destitute of, a fuller knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Webster

For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Williams New Testament

For if you have these qualities and they continue to increase in you, they will make you neither idle nor unproductive in attaining a full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

World English Bible

For if these things are yours and abound, they make you to be not idle nor unfruitful to the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Worrell New Testament

For these things, belonging to you and abounding, make you neither idle nor unfruitful regarding the full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Worsley New Testament

For if these be in you and abound, they will not suffer you to be idle, nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

for these things being to you and abounding, do make you neither inert nor unfruitful in regard to the acknowledging of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if
ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

be
ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

in you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

and

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

πλεονάζω 
Pleonazo 
Usage: 9

καθίστημι 
Kathistemi 
Usage: 15

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

be barren
ἀργός 
Argos 
Usage: 4

nor
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

ἄκαρπος 
Akarpos 
Usage: 5

in
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the knowledge
ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

of
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 1:8

Images 2 Peter 1:8

Prayers for 2 Peter 1:8

Context Readings

Growth In The Faith

7 along with power of endurance, godliness; along with godliness, brotherly affection; and along with brotherly affection, love. 8 If these things exist in you, and continually increase, they prevent your being either idle or unfruitful in advancing towards a full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 For the man in whom they are lacking is blind and cannot see distant objects, in that he has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his old sins.



Cross References

John 15:2

Every branch in me--if it bears no fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

Colossians 3:16

Let the teaching concerning Christ remain as a rich treasure in your hearts. In all wisdom teach and admonish one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and sing with grace in your hearts to God.

Titus 3:14

And let our people too learn to set a good example in following honest occupations for the supply of their necessities, so that they may not live useless lives.

2 Peter 1:2

May more and more grace and peace be granted to you in a full knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord,

2 Peter 1:2

May more and more grace and peace be granted to you in a full knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord,

Matthew 13:22

He who has received the seed among the thorns is the man who hears the Message, but the cares of the present age and the delusions of riches quite stifle the Message, and it becomes unfruitful.

Matthew 20:3

About nine o'clock he went out and saw others loitering in the market-place.

Matthew 20:6

And going out about five o'clock he found others loitering, and he asked them, "'Why have you been standing here all day long, doing nothing?'

Matthew 25:26

"'You wicked and slothful servant,' replied his master, 'did you know that I reap where I have not sown, and garner what I have not winnowed?

John 5:42

but I know you well, and I know that in your hearts you do not really love God.

John 15:6-8

If any one does not continue in me, he is like the unfruitful branch which is at once thrown away and then withers up. Such branches they gather up and throw into the fire and they are burned.

Romans 12:11

Do not be indolent when zeal is required. Be thoroughly warm-hearted, the Lord's own servants,

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:13-17

For if we have been beside ourselves, it has been for God's glory; or if we are now in our right senses, it is in order to be of service to you.

2 Corinthians 8:2

how, while passing through great trouble, their boundless joy even amid their deep poverty has overflowed to increase their generous liberality.

2 Corinthians 8:7

Yes, just as you are already very rich in faith, readiness of speech, knowledge, unwearied zeal, and in the love that is in you, implanted by us, see to it that this grace of liberal giving also flourishes in you.

2 Corinthians 9:14

while they themselves also in supplications on your behalf pour out their longing love towards you because of God's surpassing grace which is resting upon you.

2 Corinthians 13:5

Test yourselves to discover whether you are true believers: put your own selves under examination. Or do you not know that Jesus Christ is within you, unless you are insincere?

Philippians 1:9

And it is my prayer that your love may be more and more accompanied by clear knowledge and keen perception, for testing things that differ,

Philippians 2:5

Let the same disposition be in you which was in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 2:7

having the roots of your being firmly planted in Him, and continually building yourselves up in Him, and always being increasingly confirmed in the faith as you were taught it, and abounding in it with thanksgiving.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

and as for you, may the Lord teach you to love one another and all men, with a growing and a glowing love, resembling our love for you.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Moreover, brethren, as you learnt from our lips the lives which you ought to live, and do live, so as to please God, we beg and exhort you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live them more and more truly.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

Unceasing thanks are due from us to God on your behalf, brethren. They are appropriate because your faith is growing greatly, and the love of every one of you for all the others goes on increasing.

1 Timothy 5:13

And at the same time they also learn to be idle as they go round from house to house; and they are not only idle, but are gossips also and busybodies, speaking of things that ought not to be spoken of.

1 Timothy 5:13

And at the same time they also learn to be idle as they go round from house to house; and they are not only idle, but are gossips also and busybodies, speaking of things that ought not to be spoken of.

Hebrews 6:12

so that you may not become half-hearted, but be imitators of those who through faith and patient endurance are now heirs to the promises.

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