Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.

New American Standard Bible

and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

King James Version

And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

Holman Bible

They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.

International Standard Version

In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. The ancient verdict against them is still in force, and their destruction is not delayed.

A Conservative Version

And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.

American Standard Version

And in covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose sentence now from of old lingereth not, and their destruction slumbereth not.

Amplified

And in their greed they will exploit you with false arguments and twisted doctrine. Their sentence [of condemnation which God has decreed] from a time long ago is not idle [but is still in force], and their destruction and deepening misery is not asleep [but is on its way].

An Understandable Version

And through greedy desires and deceptive words they will exploit you [for evil purposes]. But the judgment that they have had coming for a long time, will not delay, but will eventually awaken [i.e., arrive] to bring destruction upon them.

Anderson New Testament

and, with delusive words, they will, through covetousness, make gain of you: the condemnation, long ago denounced against these, delays not, and their destruction does not slumber.

Bible in Basic English

And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.

Common New Testament

And in their greed they will exploit you with false words; from long ago their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not been asleep.

Daniel Mace New Testament

By their artful discourses they will make you the tools of their avarice; but their condemnation has been a long time advancing, and their ruin is far from lingring.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And through covetousness, they will make merchandise of you, by fictitious tales: to whom the punishment threatened of old lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.

Godbey New Testament

and in their covetousness they will sell you with their soft speeches: unto whom judgment from olden time tarries not, and their destruction does not slumber.

Goodspeed New Testament

In their greed they will exploit you with pretended arguments. From of old their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not slumbered.

John Wesley New Testament

And through covetousness will they with feigned speeches make merchandize of you, whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their destruction slumbereth not.

Julia Smith Translation

And by covetousness with feigned words shall trade in you: to whom judgment since a long while is not inactive, and their perdition sleeps not.

King James 2000

And through covetousness shall they with false words exploit you: whose judgment of old now lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And in greediness they will exploit you with false words, whose condemnation [from] long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

Modern King James verseion

And through covetousness they will use you for gain with well-turned words; for whom judgment from of old does not linger, and their destruction does not sleep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you, whose judgment is not far off, and their damnation sleepeth not.

Moffatt New Testament

in their lust they will exploit you with cunning arguments ??men whose doom comes apace from of old, and destruction is awake upon their trail.

Montgomery New Testament

In their covetousness, with cunning words, they will make merchandise of you; those whose doom has not been idle from of old, and whose destruction has not been slumbering.

NET Bible

And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.

New Heart English Bible

In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old does not linger, and their destruction is not asleep.

Noyes New Testament

and in covetousness will they with feigned words make merchandise of you; for whom the judgment long ago ordained lingereth not, and their destruction slumbereth not.

Sawyer New Testament

and with covetousness they will make a gain of you with feigned words, whose judgment a long time lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.

The Emphasized Bible

And, in greed, with forged words, will they, of you, make merchandise: for whom, the sentence from of old, is not idle, and, their destruction, doth not slumber.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And with plausible speeches will they avariciously make gain of you whose condemnation from of old lingereth not, and their perdition doth not slumber.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In their covetousness they will try to make you a source of profit by their fabrications; but for a long time past their Sentence has not been standing idle, nor their Ruin slumbering.

Webster

And through covetousness they will with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

Weymouth New Testament

Thirsting for riches, they will trade on you with their canting talk. From of old their judgement has been working itself out, and their destruction has not been slumbering.

Williams New Testament

In their greed they will exploit you with messages manufactured by themselves. From of old their condemnation has not been idle and their destruction has not been slumbering.

World English Bible

In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old doesn't linger, and their destruction will not slumber.

Worrell New Testament

and, in covetousness, will they, with feigned words, make merchandise of you; for whom the judgment from of old lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.

Worsley New Testament

and by artful speeches they will make sale of you for gain. Whose judgement is long since hastening, and their destruction doth not slumber.

Youngs Literal Translation

and in covetousness, with moulded words, of you they shall make merchandise, whose judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction doth not slumber.

Interlinear

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

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

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

πλεονεξία 
Pleonexia 
Usage: 8

ἐμπορεύομαι 
Emporeuomai 
buy and sell, make merchandise, vr buy and sell
Usage: 2

with feigned
πλαστός 
Plastos 
Usage: 1

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

ἐμπορεύομαι 
Emporeuomai 
buy and sell, make merchandise, vr buy and sell
Usage: 2

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

κρίμα 
Krima 
Usage: 23

now
ἀργέω 
Argeo 
Usage: 1

of a long time
ἔκπαλαι 
Ekpalai 
of a long time, of old
Usage: 2

ἀργέω 
Argeo 
Usage: 1

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

and

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


Usage: 0

ἀπώλεια 
Apoleia 
Usage: 18

νυστάζω 
Nustazo 
Usage: 1

References

Watsons

Images 2 Peter 2:3

Prayers for 2 Peter 2:3

Context Readings

The Rise And Fall Of The False Teachers

2 and many shall follow their dissolute ways, through whom the way of the truth shall be blasphemed. 3 And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not. 4 For if God spared not the angels who had sinned, but having cast them down to the deepest pit of gloom has delivered them to chains of darkness to be kept for judgment;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance is mine, and recompense, For the time when their foot shall slip. For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that shall come upon them make haste.

Romans 16:18

For such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we do not, as the many, make a trade of the word of God; but as of sincerity, but as of God, before God, we speak in Christ.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we have not at any time been among you with flattering discourse, even as ye know, nor with a pretext for covetousness, God is witness;

1 Timothy 6:5

constant quarrellings of men corrupted in mind and destitute of the truth, holding gain to be the end of piety.

2 Corinthians 12:17-18

Did I make gain of you by any of those whom I have sent to you?

Titus 1:11

who must have their mouths stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which ought not to be taught for the sake of base gain.

2 Peter 1:16

For we have not made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, following cleverly imagined fables, but having been eyewitnesses of his majesty.

Deuteronomy 24:17

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, or of the fatherless; and thou shalt not take in pledge a widow's garment.

Psalm 18:44

At the hearing of the ear, they obey me: strangers come cringing unto me.

Psalm 66:3

Say unto God, How terrible are thy works! because of the greatness of thy strength, thine enemies come cringing unto thee.

Psalm 81:15

The haters of Jehovah would have come cringing unto him; but their time would have been for ever.

Isaiah 5:19

who say, Let him hasten, let him speed his work, that we may see it; and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it!

Isaiah 30:13-14

therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a towering wall, whose breaking shall come suddenly in an instant.

Isaiah 56:11

and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:

Isaiah 60:22

The little one shall become a thousand, and the smallest a mighty nation: I, Jehovah, will hasten it in its time.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Jeremiah 8:10

Therefore will I give their wives unto others, their fields to those that shall possess them; for every one, from the least even unto the greatest, is given to covetousness; from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Ezekiel 13:19

And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to lying?

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Habakkuk 3:3

God came from Teman, And the holy one from mount Paran. Selah. his glory covereth the heavens, And the earth is full of his praise.

Malachi 1:10

Who is there among you that would even shut the doors? and ye would not kindle fire on mine altar for nothing. I have no delight in you, saith Jehovah of hosts, neither will I accept an oblation at your hand.

Luke 18:8

I say unto you that he will avenge them speedily. But when the Son of man comes, shall he indeed find faith on the earth?

Luke 20:20

And having watched him, they sent out suborned persons, pretending to be just men, that they might take hold of him in his language, so that they might deliver him up to the power and authority of the governor.

Luke 22:47

As he was yet speaking, behold, a crowd, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went on before them, and drew near to Jesus to kiss him.

John 2:16

and said to the sellers of doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When they may say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction comes upon them, as travail upon her that is with child; and they shall in no wise escape.

1 Timothy 3:3

not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

1 Timothy 3:8

Ministers, in like manner, grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not seeking gain by base means,

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;

1 Peter 2:8

and a stone of stumbling and rock of offence; who stumble at the word, being disobedient to which also they have been appointed.

1 Peter 5:2

shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;

2 Peter 2:1

But there were false prophets also among the people, as there shall be also among you false teachers, who shall bring in by the bye destructive heresies, and deny the master that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction;

2 Peter 2:9

the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of trial, and to keep the unjust to the day of judgment to be punished;

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of adultery, and that cease not from sin, alluring unestablished souls; having a heart practised in covetousness, children of curse;

Jude 1:4

For certain men have got in unnoticed, they who of old were marked out beforehand to this sentence, ungodly persons, turning the grace of our God into dissoluteness, and denying our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.

Jude 1:7

as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities around them, committing greedily fornication, in like manner with them, and going after other flesh, lie there as an example, undergoing the judgment of eternal fire.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! because they have gone in the way of Cain, and given themselves up to the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

Jude 1:15

to execute judgment against all; and to convict all the ungodly of them of all their works of ungodliness, which they have wrought ungodlily, and of all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

Revelation 18:11-13

And the merchants of the earth weep and grieve over her, because no one buys their lading any more;

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