Parallel Verses

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:

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,

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.

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.

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 that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;) 9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: 10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:13

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

Psalm 34:15-19

The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

2 Peter 3:7

But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.

Job 5:19

He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

Job 21:30

That the wicked is reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.

Psalm 4:3

But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.

Psalm 12:1

{To the chief Musician upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David.} Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Psalm 32:6

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

Proverbs 16:4

The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Romans 2:5

But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

2 Timothy 3:12

Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Titus 2:14

Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Jude 1:14-15

And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,

Revelation 3:10

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

2 Peter 2:4

For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;

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