Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless,

King James Version

Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.

Holman Bible

Therefore, dear friends, while you wait for these things, make every effort to be found in peace without spot or blemish before Him.

International Standard Version

So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to have the Lord find you at peace and without spot or fault.

A Conservative Version

Therefore, beloved, anticipating these things, be diligent to be found by him in peace, without spot and blameless.

American Standard Version

Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for these things, give diligence that ye may be found in peace, without spot and blameless in his sight.

Amplified

So, beloved, since you are expecting these things, be eager to be found by Him [at His coming] without spot or blemish and at peace [in serene confidence, free from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts].

An Understandable Version

So, my dearly loved ones, while you are waiting for these things [to happen], do your best to be found at peace with God, pure and blameless in His sight.

Anderson New Testament

Wherefore, beloved, seeing that you expect such things, earnestly strive, by being spotless and blameless, to be found by him in peace:

Bible in Basic English

For this reason, my loved ones, as you are looking for these things, take great care that when he comes you may be in peace before him, free from sin and every evil thing.

Common New Testament

Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by him in peace, spotless and blameless.

Daniel Mace New Testament

since then, my dear brethren, your expectations are such, take care to appear before him, without any defect or blemish, in order to be happy; and be persuaded,

Darby Translation

Wherefore, beloved, as ye wait for these things, be diligent to be found of him in peace, without spot and blameless;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Wherefore, beloved, expecting these things, diligently endeavor to be found of him spotless, and irreproachable, in peace.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore, beloved, looking for these things, be diligent to be found spotless and blameless unto him in peace:

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore, dear friends, while waiting for this, make every effort to be found by him unstained, irreproachable, and at peace.

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore, beloved, seeing ye look for these things, labour to be found of him in peace, without spot and blameless.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, beloved, seeing that ye hope for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot and blameless.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore, dearly beloved, expecting these, be earnest, spotless and blameless, to be found by him in peace.

King James 2000

Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for such things, be diligent that you may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, dear friends, [because you] are waiting for these [things], make every effort to be found at peace, spotless and unblemished in him.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, beloved, looking for these things, be diligent, spotless, and without blemish, to be found by Him in peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, dearly beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot and undefiled:

Moffatt New Testament

Then, beloved, as you are expecting this, be eager to be found by him unspotted and unblemished in serene assurance.

Montgomery New Testament

And so, beloved, since you are looking for these things, continually give diligence that you may be found in peace, unspotted and blameless in his sight.

NET Bible

Therefore, dear friends, since you are waiting for these things, strive to be found at peace, without spot or blemish, when you come into his presence.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for these things, be diligent to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.

Noyes New Testament

Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for these things, be diligent that ye may be found without spot and blameless before him in peace,

Sawyer New Testament

Wherefore, beloved, looking for these things, be diligent that you may be found in him without a spot and blemish, in peace,

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, beloved, these things, expecting - give diligence, unspotted and unblemished, by him, to be found, in peace;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore, beloved, seeing ye are expecting these things, be diligent to be found of him in peace, spotless and blameless.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, dear friends, in expectation of these things, make every effort to be found by him spotless, blameless, and at peace.

Webster

Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found by him in peace, without spot, and blameless.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore, dear friends, since you have these expectations, earnestly seek to be found in His presence, free from blemish or reproach, in peace.

Williams New Testament

Therefore, dearly beloved, since you are expecting this, be in earnest to be found by Him without a blot, without reproach, and at peace.

World English Bible

Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for these things, be diligent to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.

Worrell New Testament

Wherefore, beloved, since ye are looking for these things, give diligence that ye be found in peace, without spot and blameless in His sight.

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore, beloved, seeing ye expect these things, give diligence to be found of Him in peace, spotless and blameless;

Youngs Literal Translation

wherefore, beloved, these things waiting for, be diligent, spotless and unblameable, by Him to be found in peace,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52

ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

προσδοκάω 
Prosdokao 
Usage: 14

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

σπουδάζω 
Spoudazo 
Usage: 11

ye may be found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
Usage: 130

of him

Usage: 0

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

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

ἄσπιλος 
Aspilos 
Usage: 4

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 2 Peter 3:14

Images 2 Peter 3:14

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Conclusion

13 But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells. 14 Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless, 15 and regard the patience of our Lord as salvation; just as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

so that He may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:10

so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;

Matthew 24:26

"So if they say to you, 'Behold, He is in the wilderness,' do not go out, or, 'Behold, He is in the inner rooms,' do not believe them.

Luke 2:29

"Now Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in peace, According to Your word;

Luke 12:43

"Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.

1 Corinthians 1:8

who will also confirm you to the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:15

so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,

Philippians 3:20

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 9:28

so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

2 Peter 1:5-10

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.



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