Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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,

Holman Bible

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

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

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

First of all, know [without any doubt] that mockers will come in the last days with their mocking, following after their own human 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,

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 That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: 3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, 4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.


Cross References

Jude 1:18

How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts.

2 Peter 2:10

But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.

1 Timothy 4:1-2

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;

2 Peter 1:20

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons in admiration because of advantage.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 3:34

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Proverbs 14:6

A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.

Isaiah 5:19

That say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it!

Isaiah 28:14

Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 29:20

For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with bottles of wine; he stretched out his hand with scorners.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Timothy 3:1

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

1 John 2:18

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.

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