Parallel Verses

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 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.

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";

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 while he lived among them day after day, that righteous man was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds he saw and heard) 9  -- 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, 10 especially those who indulge their fleshly desires and who despise authority. Brazen and insolent, they are not afraid to insult the glorious ones,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:13

No trial has overtaken you that is not faced by others. And God is faithful: He will not let you be tried beyond what you are able to bear, but with the trial will also provide a way out so that you may be able to endure it.

Psalm 34:15-19

The Lord pays attention to the godly and hears their cry for help.

2 Peter 3:7

But by the same word the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire, by being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.

Job 5:19

He will deliver you from six calamities; yes, in seven no evil will touch you.

Job 21:30

that the evil man is spared from the day of his misfortune, that he is delivered from the day of God's wrath?

Psalm 4:3

Realize that the Lord shows the godly special favor; the Lord responds when I cry out to him.

Psalm 12:1

For the music director; according to the sheminith style; a psalm of David. Deliver, Lord! For the godly have disappeared; people of integrity have vanished.

Psalm 32:6

For this reason every one of your faithful followers should pray to you while there is a window of opportunity. Certainly when the surging water rises, it will not reach them.

Proverbs 16:4

The Lord works everything for its own ends -- even the wicked for the day of disaster.

Romans 2:5

But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment is revealed!

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be paid back according to what he has done while in the body, whether good or evil.

2 Timothy 3:12

Now in fact all who want to live godly lives in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every kind of lawlessness and to purify for himself a people who are truly his, who are eager to do good.

Jude 1:14-15

Now Enoch, the seventh in descent beginning with Adam, even prophesied of them, saying, "Look! The Lord is coming with thousands and thousands of his holy ones,

Revelation 3:10

Because you have kept my admonition to endure steadfastly, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come on the whole world to test those who live on the earth.

2 Peter 2:4

For if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but threw them into hell and locked them up in chains in utter darkness, to be kept until the judgment,

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