Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

First of all you must understand this: In the last days mockers will come and, following their own desires, will ridicule us

New American Standard Bible

Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts,

King James Version

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Holman Bible

First, be aware of this: Scoffers will come in the last days to scoff, living according to their own desires,

A Conservative Version

Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,

American Standard Version

knowing this first, that in the last days mockers shall come with mockery, walking after their own lusts,

Amplified

To begin with, you must know and understand this, that scoffers (mockers) will come in the last days with scoffing, [people who] walk after their own fleshly desires

An Understandable Version

First of all, you should understand that, in the final days, mockers with evil desires will come [to you] saying, mockingly,

Anderson New Testament

knowing this first, that there will come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Bible in Basic English

Having first of all the knowledge that in the last days there will be men who, ruled by their evil desires, will make sport of holy things,

Common New Testament

First of all you must understand this, that scoffers will come in the last days, with scoffing, following their own lusts

Daniel Mace New Testament

Above all things you are to know, that in these last times, impostors will appear, who will abandon themselves to their own sensual passions, whose cry will be,

Darby Translation

knowing this first, that there shall come at the close of the days mockers with mocking, walking according to their own lusts,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Knowing this first, that scoffers will come in the last days, walking after their own lusts,

Godbey New Testament

knowing this first, that at the last days mockers will come forth in scoffing, walking according to their own lusts,

Goodspeed New Testament

First of all, you must understand this, that in the last days mockers will come with their mockeries, going where their passions lead

John Wesley New Testament

that there will come scoffers in the last days,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing this first, that in the last of the days shall mockers come for deceiving, going according to their own eager desires,

King James 2000

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Lexham Expanded Bible

above all knowing this, that in the last days scoffers will come with scoffing, following according to their own desires

Modern King James verseion

First, knowing this, that there will come in the last days scoffers walking according to their own lusts

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This first understand: that there shall come in the last days mockers, which will walk after their own lusts

Moffatt New Testament

To begin with, you know that mockers will come with their mockeries in the last days, men who go by their own passions,

Montgomery New Testament

Know this first, that mockers will come in the last days, in their mockery, men who walk the way of their own lusts

NET Bible

Above all, understand this: In the last days blatant scoffers will come, being propelled by their own evil urges

New Heart English Bible

knowing this first, that in the last days scoffers will come, mocking and walking after their own lusts,

Noyes New Testament

knowing this first, that there will come in the last days open scoffers following their own lusts,

Sawyer New Testament

knowing this first, that in the last days scoffers shall come with scoffing walking after their inordinate desires,

The Emphasized Bible

Of this, first, taking note - that there will come, in the last of the days, with scoffing, scoffers, after their own covetings, going on,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

knowing this principally, that in the last of the days there will come scoffers, walking after their own lewd passions,

Twentieth Century New Testament

First be assured of this, that, as the age draws to an end, scoffers, led by their own passions,

Webster

Knowing this first, that there will come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Weymouth New Testament

But, above all, remember that, in the last days, men will come who make a mock at everything--men governed only by their own passions,

Williams New Testament

First of all, you must understand this, that in the last days mockers will come with their mockeries, living in accordance with their evil passions,

World English Bible

knowing this first, that in the last days mockers will come, walking after their own lusts,

Worrell New Testament

Knowing this first, that there will come in the last days scoffers with scoffing, walking after their own desires,

Worsley New Testament

that there will come in the last days scoffers,

Youngs Literal Translation

this first knowing, that there shall come in the latter end of the days scoffers, according to their own desires going on,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

ἐμπαίκτης 
Empaiktes 
Usage: 2

πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428


Usage: 0

own
ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 3:3

Images 2 Peter 3:3

Prayers for 2 Peter 3:3

Context Readings

The Coming Day Of The Lord

2 to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and the commandment of our Lord and Savior spoken through your apostles. 3 First of all you must understand this: In the last days mockers will come and, following their own desires, will ridicule us 4 by saying, "What happened to the Messiah's promise to return? Ever since our ancestors died, everything continues as it did from the beginning of creation."


Cross References

Jude 1:18

They kept telling you, "In the last times there will be mockers, following their own ungodly desires."

2 Peter 2:10

especially those who satisfy their flesh by indulging in its passions and who despise authority.

1 Timothy 4:1-2

Now the Spirit says clearly that in the last times some people will abandon the faith by following deceitful spirits, the teachings of demons,

2 Peter 1:20

First of all, you must understand this: No prophecy in Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,

Jude 1:16

These people are complainers and faultfinders, following their own desires. They say arrogant things and flatter people in order to take advantage of them.

Proverbs 1:22

"You naive ones, how long will you love naivety And how long will scoffers delight in scoffing or fools hate knowledge?"

Proverbs 3:34

Though God scoffs at scoffers, he gives grace to the humble.

Proverbs 14:6

A mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but learning comes easily to someone who understands.

Isaiah 5:19

who say: "Let God be quick, let him speed up his work so we may see it! Let it happen! let the plan of the Holy One of Israel draw near, so we may recognize it!'"

Isaiah 28:14

"Therefore hear the message from the LORD, you scoffers who rule this people that are in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 29:20

For the ruthless will vanish, and mockers will disappear, and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down

Hosea 7:5

"On the king's festival day the princes got drunk from wine, so the king joined the mockers.

2 Corinthians 4:2

Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not use trickery or pervert God's word. By clear statements of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.

2 Timothy 3:1

You must realize, however, that in the last days difficult times will come.

1 John 2:18

Little children, it is the last hour. Just as you heard that an antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have appeared. This is how we know it is the last hour.

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