Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

You therefore, dearly beloved, knowing beforehand, watch, lest, led away by the error of the lawless, ye fall from your own stability.

New American Standard Bible

You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness,

King James Version

Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness.

Holman Bible

Therefore, dear friends, since you know this in advance, be on your guard, so that you are not led away by the error of lawless people and fall from your own stability.

International Standard Version

And so, dear friends, since you already know these things, continuously be on your guard not to be carried away by the deception of lawless people. Otherwise, you may fall from your secure position.

A Conservative Version

Ye therefore, beloved, knowing in advance, keep watch, lest, having accommodated to the error of the lawless, ye fall from your own steadfastness.

American Standard Version

Ye therefore, beloved, knowing these things beforehand, beware lest, being carried away with the error of the wicked, ye fall from your own stedfastness.

Amplified

Therefore, [let me warn you] beloved, knowing these things beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men [who distort doctrine] and fall from your own steadfastness [of mind, knowledge, truth, and faith],

An Understandable Version

Therefore, dearly loved ones, since you know about these things ahead of time, be on your guard so that you are not led astray by the error of lawless people, and [thus] fall from your own stability [i.e., your safe or secure position in Christ].

Anderson New Testament

Do you, therefore, beloved, since you know these things be forehand, beware, lest, being led away with the error of the wicked, you fall from your own steadfastness.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason, my loved ones, having knowledge of these things before they take place, take care that you are not turned away by the error of the uncontrolled, so falling from your true faith.

Common New Testament

You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of lawless men and fall from your own steadfastness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Do you then, my dear brethren, being thus forewarn'd, take care not to be seduc'd by those prophane impostors, and so lose the reward of your constancy.

Darby Translation

Ye therefore, beloved, knowing these things before, take care lest, being led away along with the error of the wicked, ye should fall from your own stedfastness:

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Therefore, beloved, foreknowing these things, be on your guard; lest being also carried away by the deceit of the lawless, you fall from your own steadfastness.

Godbey New Testament

Then you, beloved, foreknowing watch, lest, having been led away by the delusion of the ungodly, you may fall from your own stedfastness:

Goodspeed New Testament

So you, dear friends, now that you are forewarned, must be on your guard against being led away by the errors of unprincipled men and losing your present firmness.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye, therefore, beloved, knowing these things before, beware, lest ye also being led away by the error of the wicked fall from your own stedfastness:

King James 2000

You therefore, beloved, seeing you know these things beforehand, beware lest you also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own steadfastness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, dear friends, [because you] know [this] beforehand, guard yourselves so that you do not lose your own safe position [because you] have been led away by the error of lawless persons.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, beloved, knowing beforehand, beware lest being led away with the error of the lawless, you fall from your own steadfastness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know it beforehand: Beware, lest ye be also plucked away with the error of the wicked, and fall from your own steadfastness;

Moffatt New Testament

Now, beloved, you are forewarned: mind you are not carried away by the error of the lawless and so lose your proper footing;

Montgomery New Testament

Do you therefore, beloved, because you know these things beforehand, be on your guard lest you be led astray by the error of the wicked, and so fall from your own stedfastness.

NET Bible

Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard that you do not get led astray by the error of these unprincipled men and fall from your firm grasp on the truth.

New Heart English Bible

You therefore, beloved, knowing these things beforehand, beware, lest being carried away with the error of the wicked, you fall from your own steadfastness.

Noyes New Testament

Do ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things beforehand, beware lest, being led away with the error of the lawless, ye fall from your own steadfastness.

Sawyer New Testament

Do you therefore, beloved, knowing [these things] before, be on your guard not to be carried away with the error of the wicked and fall from your steadfastness,

The Emphasized Bible

Ye, therefore, beloved, taking note beforehand, be on your guard, lest, with the error of the impious being led away, ye fall from your own steadfastness;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye therefore, beloved, knowing this before, be on your guard, that ye be not carried away with the delusion of these lawless men, and fall from your own stedfastness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do you, therefore, dear friends, now that you know this beforehand, be on your guard against being led away by the errors of reckless people, and so lapsing from your present steadfastness;

Webster

Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own steadfastness.

Weymouth New Testament

You, therefore, dear friends, having been warned beforehand, must continually be on your guard so as not to be led astray by the false teaching of immoral men nor fall from your own stedfastness.

Williams New Testament

So, dearly beloved, since you have been forewarned, you must always be on your guard against being led astray by the errors of lawless men, and so against falling away from your present firmness;

World English Bible

You therefore, beloved, knowing these things beforehand, beware, lest being carried away with the error of the wicked, you fall from your own steadfastness.

Worrell New Testament

Ye, therefore, beloved, knowing these things beforehand, be on your guard, lest, being carried away with error of the wicked, ye fall from your own steadfastness.

Worsley New Testament

Do ye therefore, beloved, as ye know these things before, take heed least being seduced together with them by the error of the wicked, ye should fall from your own stedfastness.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye, then, beloved, knowing before, take heed, lest, together with the error of the impious being led away, ye may fall from your own stedfastness,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

προγινώσκω 
Proginosko 
Usage: 5

προγινώσκω 
Proginosko 
Usage: 5

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
Usage: 25

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ye also
ἐκπίπτω 
Ekpipto 
Usage: 11

συναπαγω 
sunapago 
condescend, carry away with, lead away with
Usage: 3

with the error
πλάνη 
Plane 
Usage: 10

of the wicked
ἄθεσμος 
Athesmos 
Usage: 2

ἐκπίπτω 
Ekpipto 
Usage: 11

στηριγμός 
Sterigmos 
Usage: 1

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 3:17

Devotionals containing 2 Peter 3:17

References

Images 2 Peter 3:17

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Conclusion

16 As also in all the epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things difficult to understand, which the unlearned and unstable pervert, as also the rest of the writings, to their own perdition. 17 You therefore, dearly beloved, knowing beforehand, watch, lest, led away by the error of the lawless, ye fall from your own stability. 18 And grow ye in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him the glory now and to the day of eternity. Amen.


Cross References

Proverbs 1:17

For gratuitously the net was spread in the eyes of all possessing a wing.

Matthew 7:15

And hold from false prophets which come in to you in sheep's dresses, but within they are rapacious wolves.

Matthew 16:6

And Jesus said to them, Attend and keep from the leaven of the Pharisees and the Sadducees.

Matthew 16:11

How do ye not understand that I spake not to you concerning bread, to keep from the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees?

Matthew 24:24-25

For false Christs, and false prophets, shall be raised up, and give great signs and wonders; so as to deceive, if possible, also the chosen.

Mark 13:22-23

For false Christs and false prophets shall be raised up, and shall give signs and wonders, to deceive, if possible, also the chosen.

John 16:4

But these have I spoken to you, that when the hour should come, ye should remember them, for I said to you. And these I said not to you from the beginning, for I was with you.

Acts 2:42

And they were persevering in the teaching of the sent, and in mutual participation, and breaking of bread, and prayers.

Romans 16:18

For such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by specious language and praise completely deceive the hearts of the innocent.

1 Corinthians 10:12

Therefore let him seeming to stand see that he fall not.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be stable, unmoved, abounding in the work of the Lord always, knowing that our fatigue is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 11:3

And I am afraid lest, as the serpent completely deceived Eve in his craft, so your thoughts be corrupted from the simplicity which in Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such the falsely sent, crafty workers, being transformed into the sent of Christ.

Ephesians 4:14

That we be no more babes, tossed about, and carried around by every wind of doctrine, in the playing at dice of men, in craft, with the artifice of deceit;

Philippians 3:2

Look out for dogs, look out for evil workmen, look out for the incision.

Colossians 2:5

For if also I am away in the flesh but in the Spirit am I with you, rejoicing and seeing your order, and the firmness of your faith in Christ.

Colossians 2:8

See ye lest any be carrying you off by philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the elements of the world, and not according to Christ.

2 Timothy 4:15

Whom watch thou also; for he greatly withstood our words.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have been partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our foundation firm to the end;

1 Peter 5:9

Whom resist firm in the faith, knowing that the same of sufferings are completed by your brotherhood in the world.

2 Peter 1:10-12

Wherefore rather, brethren, be earnest to have your calling and selection made firm: for doing these, ye should not once stumble:

2 Peter 2:18-22

For speaking excessive things of vanity, they decoy with the eager desires of the flesh, for licentiousness, them having truly escaped from those turned back in error.

Revelation 2:5

Therefore remember whence thou hest fallen, and repent, and do the first works; and if not, I come to thee quickly, and I will move the chandelier out of its place, except thou repent.

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