Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

Amplified

So, beloved, since you are looking forward to these things, be diligent and make every effort to be found by Him [at His return] spotless and blameless, in peace [that is, inwardly calm with a sense of spiritual well-being and confidence, having lived a life of obedience to Him].

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,

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.

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, according to his promise, we wait for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwells righteousness. 14 Wherefore, beloved, as ye wait for these things, be diligent to be found of him in peace, without spot and blameless; 15 and account the longsuffering of our Lord to be salvation; according as our beloved brother Paul also has written to you according to the wisdom given to him,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:58

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

1 Thessalonians 3:13

in order to the confirming of your hearts unblamable in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly: and your whole spirit, and soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:10

that ye may judge of and approve the things that are more excellent, in order that ye may be pure and without offence for Christ's day,

Matthew 24:26

If therefore they say to you, Behold, he is in the desert, go not forth; behold, he is in the inner chambers, do not believe it.

Luke 2:29

Lord, now thou lettest thy bondman go, according to thy word, in peace;

Luke 12:43

Blessed is that bondman whom his lord on coming shall find doing thus;

1 Corinthians 1:8

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

Philippians 2:15

that ye may be harmless and simple, irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation; among whom ye appear as lights in the world,

Philippians 3:20

for our commonwealth has its existence in the heavens, from which also we await the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour,

Hebrews 9:28

thus the Christ also, having been once offered to bear the sins of many, shall appear to those that look for him the second time without sin for salvation.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, to keep oneself unspotted from the world.

2 Peter 1:5-10

But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,

1 John 3:3

And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

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