Parallel Verses

Amplified

These are springs without water and mists driven along before a tempest, for whom is reserved forever the gloom of darkness.

New American Standard Bible

These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the black darkness has been reserved.

King James Version

These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.

Holman Bible

These people are springs without water, mists driven by a whirlwind. The gloom of darkness has been reserved for them.

International Standard Version

These men are dried-up springs, mere clouds driven by a storm. Gloomy darkness is reserved for them.

A Conservative Version

These men are waterless wells, and clouds driven by a fierce wind, for whom the gloom of darkness has been reserved into an age.

American Standard Version

These are springs without water, and mists driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness hath been reserved.

An Understandable Version

Such people are like springs that give no water and clouds driven by the winds. [Only] the blackest darkness awaits them.

Anderson New Testament

These men are fountains without water, clouds driven by a tempest, for whom the gloom of darkness is reserved forever.

Bible in Basic English

These are fountains without water, and mists before a driving storm; for whom the eternal night is kept in store.

Common New Testament

These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm; for them the blackest darkness has been reserved.

Daniel Mace New Testament

These are wells without water; clouds agitated with a tempest, who are consigned to the obscurity of eternal darkness.

Darby Translation

These are springs without water, and mists driven by storm, to whom the gloom of darkness is reserved for ever.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

These are wells without water, clouds driven by a tempest; for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved forever:

Godbey New Testament

These are fountains without water, and mists driven away by the storm, for which the blackness of darkness has been reserved.

Goodspeed New Testament

Such men are dried-up springs, clouds driven before the storm, and they are doomed to utter darkness.

John Wesley New Testament

These are wells without water, clouds driven by a tempest, to whom the blackness of darkness is reserved for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

These are wells without water, clouds that are brought by a whirlwind, to whom gross darkness is reserved for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

These are fountains wanting water, clouds impelled by a hurricane; for whom the obscurity of darkness has been kept forever.

King James 2000

These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

These [people] are waterless springs and mists driven by a hurricane, for whom the gloom of darkness has been reserved.

Modern King James verseion

These are wells without water, clouds driven with a tempest, for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These are wells without water, and clouds carried about of a tempest, to whom the mist of darkness is reserved forever.

Moffatt New Testament

These people are waterless fountains and mists driven by a squall, for whom the nether gloom of darkness is reserved.

Montgomery New Testament

Such men are like waterless springs, or mists storm-driven; for them the blackness of darkness has been reserved.

NET Bible

These men are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm, for whom the utter depths of darkness have been reserved.

New Heart English Bible

These are wells without water, and mists driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved.

Noyes New Testament

These are wells without water, and mists driven by a tempest; for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved.

Sawyer New Testament

These are fountains without water, clouds driven by a tempest, to which is reserved the blackness of darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

These, are fountains without water, and mists, by a tempest, driven along, - for whom, the gloom of darkness, hath been reserved;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

These are fountains without water, clouds driven by a hurricane; for whom the blackness of darkness for ever is reserved.

Twentieth Century New Testament

These men are like springs without water, or mists driven before a gale; and for them the blackest darkness has been reserved.

Webster

These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.

Weymouth New Testament

These people are wells without water, mists driven along by a storm, men for whom the dense darkness has been reserved.

Williams New Testament

Such men are dried-up springs, clouds driven by the storm, and they are doomed to densest darkness.

World English Bible

These are wells without water, clouds driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.

Worrell New Testament

These are fountains without water, and mists driven by a storm, for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved.

Worsley New Testament

These are wells without water, clouds driven by a storm, for whom thick darkness is reserved for ever.

Youngs Literal Translation

These are wells without water, and clouds by a tempest driven, to whom the thick gloom of the darkness to the age hath been kept;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

πηγή 
Pege 
Usage: 10

ἄνυδρος 
Anudros 
Usage: 2

νεφέλη 
Nephele 
Usage: 20

ἐλαύνω 
Elauno 
Usage: 5

with
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

λαῖλαψ 
Lailaps 
Usage: 3

to whom
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the mist
ζόφος 
Zophos 
Usage: 4

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 2 Peter 2:17

Context Readings

The Rise And Fall Of The False Teachers

16 But he was rebuked for his own transgression when a dumb beast of burden spoke with human voice and checked the prophet's madness. 17 These are springs without water and mists driven along before a tempest, for whom is reserved forever the gloom of darkness. 18 For uttering loud boasts of folly, they beguile and lure with lustful desires of the flesh those who are barely escaping from them who are wrongdoers.


Cross References

Jude 1:12-13

These are hidden reefs (elements of danger) in your love feasts, where they boldly feast sumptuously [carousing together in your midst], without scruples providing for themselves [alone]. They are clouds without water, swept along by the winds; trees, without fruit at the late autumn gathering time -- "twice (doubly) dead, [lifeless and] plucked up by the roots;

Job 6:14-17

To him who is about to faint and despair, kindness is due from his friend, lest he forsake the fear of the Almighty.

Jeremiah 14:3

And their nobles send their little ones and their inferiors for water; they come to the cisterns and find no water. They return with empty vessels; they are put to shame and confounded and cover their heads.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do with you? [says the Lord] O Judah, what shall I do with you? For your [wavering] love and kindness are like the night mist or like the dew that goes early away.

Matthew 8:12

While the sons and heirs of the kingdom will be driven out into the darkness outside, where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.

Matthew 22:13

Then the king said to the attendants, Tie him hand and foot, and throw him into the darkness outside; there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.

Matthew 25:30

And throw the good-for-nothing servant into the outer darkness; there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.

Ephesians 4:14

So then, we may no longer be children, tossed [like ships] to and fro between chance gusts of teaching and wavering with every changing wind of doctrine, [the prey of] the cunning and cleverness of unscrupulous men, [gamblers engaged] in every shifting form of trickery in inventing errors to mislead.

2 Peter 2:4

For God did not [even] spare angels that sinned, but cast them into hell, delivering them to be kept there in pits of gloom till the judgment and their doom.

Jude 1:6

And angels who did not keep (care for, guard, and hold to) their own first place of power but abandoned their proper dwelling place -- "these He has reserved in custody in eternal chains (bonds) under the thick gloom of utter darkness until the judgment and doom of the great day.

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