Parallel Verses

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,

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:

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

Now if [all these things are true, then be sure] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptations and trials, and how to keep the ungodly under chastisement until the day of judgment and doom,

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.

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;

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations and to reserve the unjust unto 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 as he lived among them, that righteous man tormented himself day by day with the lawless deeds he saw and heard)— 9 then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment, 10 especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority.Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is faithful, and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape so that you are able to bear it.

Psalm 34:15-19

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
and His ears are open to their cry for help.

2 Peter 3:7

But by the same word, the present heavens and earth are stored up for fire, being kept until the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

Job 5:19

He will rescue you from six calamities;
no harm will touch you in seven.

Job 21:30

Indeed, the evil man is spared from the day of disaster,
rescued from the day of wrath.

Psalm 4:3

Know that the Lord has set apart
the faithful for Himself;
the Lord will hear when I call to Him.

Psalm 12:1

For the choir director: according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm.Help, Lord, for no faithful one remains;
the loyal have disappeared from the human race.

Psalm 32:6

Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You
at a time that You may be found.
When great floodwaters come,
they will not reach him.

Proverbs 16:4

The Lord has prepared everything for His purpose—
even the wicked for the day of disaster.

Romans 2:5

But because of your hardness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment is revealed.

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For we must all appear before the tribunal of Christ, so that each may be repaid for what he has done in the body, whether good or worthless.

2 Timothy 3:12

In fact, all those who want to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Titus 2:14

He gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for Himself a people for His own possession, eager to do good works.

Jude 1:14-15

And Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied about them:Look! The Lord comes
with thousands of His holy ones

Revelation 3:10

Because you have kept My command to endure, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is going to come over the whole world to test those who live on the earth.

2 Peter 2:4

For if God didn’t spare the angels who sinned but threw them down into Tartarus and delivered them to be kept in chains of darkness until judgment;

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