Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,

King James Version

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

Holman Bible

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,

International Standard Version

then the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials and to hold unrighteous people for punishment on the day of judgment,

A Conservative Version

the Lord knows how to rescue the pious out of temptation, and to hold in reserve unrighteous men being cut off for a day of judgment.

American Standard Version

the Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment unto the day of judgment;

Amplified

then [in light of the fact that all this is true, be sure that] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trial, and how to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,

An Understandable Version

then the Lord [surely] knows how to rescue godly people from trying situations, and to keep unrighteous people under [a sentence of] punishment [to be received] on the judgment day.

Anderson New Testament

then, the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to keep the ungodly for the day of judgment, to be punished;

Bible in Basic English

The Lord is able to keep the upright safe in the time of testing, and to keep evil-doers under punishment till the day of judging;

Common New Testament

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trial, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,

Daniel Mace New Testament

I say, the Lord will deliver those, who fear him, from their affliction, and reserve the wicked to be punish'd at the day of judgment.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptation, and to reserve the unrighteous to a day of judgment to be punished;

Godbey New Testament

for the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptations, and to keep the unrighteous unto the day of judgment enduring punishment:

John Wesley New Testament

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to reserve the unrighteous to the day of judgment to be punished.

Julia Smith Translation

The Lord knows to deliver the religious out of temptation, and to keep the unjust restrained for the day of judgment;

King James 2000

The Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

Lexham Expanded Bible

[then] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to reserve the unrighteous to be punished at the day of judgment,

Modern King James verseion

The Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to reserve the unjust for a day of judgment, to be punished,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and how to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment for to be punished:

Montgomery New Testament

then be sure that the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to keep the wicked (who are even now enduring punishment) for the "Day of Judgment";

NET Bible

-- if so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from their trials, and to reserve the unrighteous for punishment at the day of judgment,

New Heart English Bible

the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment;

Noyes New Testament

the Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to reserve the unrighteous under punishment to the day of judgment;

The Emphasized Bible

Then the Lord knoweth how to rescue, the godly out of trial; but to keep, the unrighteous unto a day of judgment to be punished; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

the Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, but to reserve the wicked unto the day of judgment to be punished:

Twentieth Century New Testament

The Lord, therefore, knows how to deliver the pious from temptation, and to keep the wicked, who are even now suffering punishment, in readiness for 'the Day of Judgment'--

Webster

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust to the day of judgment to be punished:

Weymouth New Testament

Since all this is so, the Lord knows how to rescue godly men from temptation, and on the other hand how to keep the unrighteous under punishment in readiness for the Day of Judgement,

Williams New Testament

surely, then, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from trial and to keep wrongdoers under punishment for the day of judgment,

World English Bible

the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment;

Worrell New Testament

the Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to keep the unrighteous enduring punishment unto the day of judgment;

Worsley New Testament

iniquitous deeds) then the Lord knoweth how to deliver the pious from temptation, and to reserve the wicked to the day of judgement to be punished:

Youngs Literal Translation

The Lord hath known to rescue pious ones out of temptation, and unrighteous ones to a day of judgment, being punished, to keep,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

to deliver
ῥύομαι 
Rhoumai 
Usage: 16

the godly
εὐσεβής 
Eusebes 
Usage: 4

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

to reserve
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

the unjust
G94
ἄδικος 
Adikos 
Usage: 7

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

the day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

κρίσις 
Krisis 
Usage: 21

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 2:9

Images 2 Peter 2:9

Prayers for 2 Peter 2:9

Context Readings

The Rise And Fall Of The False Teachers

8 (for the righteous man through seeing and hearing, dwelling among them, tormented his righteous soul day after day with their lawless works,) 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; 10 and specially those who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise lordship. Bold are they, self-willed; they do not fear speaking injuriously of dignities:


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has taken you but such as is according to man's nature; and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able to bear, but will with the temptation make the issue also, so that ye should be able to bear it.

Psalm 34:15-19

The eyes of Jehovah are upon the righteous, and his ears are toward their cry;

2 Peter 3:7

But the present heavens and the earth by his word are laid up in store, kept for fire unto a day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

Job 5:19

He will deliver thee in six troubles, and in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

Job 21:30

That the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity? They are led forth to the day of wrath.

Psalm 4:3

But know that Jehovah hath set apart the pious man for himself: Jehovah will hear when I call unto him.

Psalm 12:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon Sheminith. A Psalm of David.} Save, Jehovah, for the godly man is gone; for the faithful have failed from among the children of men.

Psalm 32:6

For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee at a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they will not reach him.

Proverbs 16:4

Jehovah hath wrought everything on his own account, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Romans 2:5

but, according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, treasurest up to thyself wrath, in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For we must all be manifested before the judgment-seat of the Christ, that each may receive the things done in the body, according to those he has done, whether it be good or evil.

2 Timothy 3:12

And all indeed who desire to live piously in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all lawlessness, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous for good works.

Jude 1:14-15

And Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied also as to these, saying, Behold, the Lord has come amidst his holy myriads,

Revelation 3:10

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee out of the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole habitable world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

2 Peter 2:4

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;

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