Parallel Verses

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].

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 at peace with Him without spot or blemish.

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.

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

G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

προσδοκάω 
Prosdokao 
Usage: 14

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

σπουδάζω 
Spoudazo 
Usage: 11

ye may be found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
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

References

Images 2 Peter 3:14

Prayers for 2 Peter 3:14

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Conclusion

13 But we look for new heavens and a new earth according to His promise, in which righteousness (uprightness, freedom from sin, and right standing with God) is to abide. 14 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]. 15 And consider that the long-suffering of our Lord [ His slowness in avenging wrongs and judging the world] is salvation ( that which is conducive to the soul's safety), even as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the spiritual insight given him,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be firm (steadfast), immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord [always being superior, excelling, doing more than enough in the service of the Lord], knowing and being continually aware that your labor in the Lord is not futile [it is never wasted or to no purpose].

1 Thessalonians 3:13

So that He may strengthen and confirm and establish your hearts faultlessly pure and unblamable in holiness in the sight of our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) with all His saints (the holy and glorified people of God)! Amen, (so be it)!

1 Thessalonians 5:23

And may the God of peace Himself sanctify you through and through [separate you from profane things, make you pure and wholly consecrated to God]; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved sound and complete [and found] blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

Philippians 1:10

So that you may surely learn to sense what is vital, and approve and prize what is excellent and of real value [recognizing the highest and the best, and distinguishing the moral differences], and that you may be untainted and pure and unerring and blameless [so that with hearts sincere and certain and unsullied, you may approach] the day of Christ [not stumbling nor causing others to stumble].

Matthew 24:26

So if they say to you, Behold, He is in the wilderness (desert) -- "do not go out there; if they tell you, Behold, He is in the secret places or inner rooms -- "do not believe it.

Luke 2:29

And now, Lord, You are releasing Your servant to depart (leave this world) in peace, according to Your word.

Luke 12:43

Blessed (happy and to be envied) is that servant whom his master finds so doing when he arrives.

1 Corinthians 1:8

And He will establish you to the end [keep you steadfast, give you strength, and guarantee your vindication; He will be your warrant against all accusation or indictment so that you will be] guiltless and irreproachable in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

Philippians 2:15

That you may show yourselves to be blameless and guileless, innocent and uncontaminated, children of God without blemish (faultless, unrebukable) in the midst of a crooked and wicked generation [spiritually perverted and perverse], among whom you are seen as bright lights (stars or beacons shining out clearly) in the [dark] world,

Philippians 3:20

But we are citizens of the state (commonwealth, homeland) which is in heaven, and from it also we earnestly and patiently await [the coming of] the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) [as] Savior,

Hebrews 9:28

Even so it is that Christ, having been offered to take upon Himself and bear as a burden the sins of many once and once for all, will appear a second time, not to carry any burden of sin nor to deal with sin, but to bring to full salvation those who are [eagerly, constantly, and patiently] waiting for and expecting Him.

James 1:27

External religious worship [ religion as it is expressed in outward acts] that is pure and unblemished in the sight of God the Father is this: to visit and help and care for the orphans and widows in their affliction and need, and to keep oneself unspotted and uncontaminated from the world.

2 Peter 1:5-10

For this very reason, adding your diligence [to the divine promises], employ every effort in exercising your faith to develop virtue (excellence, resolution, Christian energy), and in [exercising] virtue [develop] knowledge (intelligence),

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope [resting] on Him cleanses (purifies) himself just as He is pure (chaste, undefiled, guiltless).

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