Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And for this cause God shall send them a strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

New American Standard Bible

For this reason God will send upon them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false,

King James Version

And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

Holman Bible

For this reason God sends them a strong delusion so that they will believe what is false,

International Standard Version

For this reason, God will send them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie.

A Conservative Version

And because of this God will send them the force of a delusion, for them to believe a lie,

American Standard Version

And for this cause God sendeth them a working of error, that they should believe a lie:

Amplified

Because of this God will send upon them a misleading influence, [an activity of error and deception] so they will believe the lie,

An Understandable Version

And this is the reason that God sends them a strong delusion [to influence them]: It is so that they would believe the lie,

Anderson New Testament

And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, in order that they may believe a lie,

Bible in Basic English

And for this cause, God will give them up to the power of deceit and they will put their faith in what is false:

Common New Testament

For this reason God sends upon them a strong delusion so that they will believe what is false,

Daniel Mace New Testament

wherefore God will suffer a spirit of delusion to work them into the belief of a lye:

Darby Translation

And for this reason God sends to them a working of error, that they should believe what is false,

Godbey New Testament

And on this account God sends to them the working of delusion, that they should believe a lie:

Goodspeed New Testament

This is why God sends upon them a misleading influence, to make them believe what is false,

John Wesley New Testament

And therefore God shall send them strong delusion, so that that they shall believe a lie,

Julia Smith Translation

And for this, God shall send them the energy of error, for them to believe in falsehood:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And because of this, God sends them {a powerful delusion} so that they will believe the lie,

Modern King James verseion

And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And therefore God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe lies:

Moffatt New Testament

Therefore God visits them with an active delusion, till they put faith in falsehood,

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason God is sending on them an energy of delusion, that they should put faith in a falsehood;

NET Bible

Consequently God sends on them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false.

New Heart English Bible

Because of this, God sends them a working of error, that they should believe a lie;

Noyes New Testament

And for this cause God sendeth them a working of delusion, that they may believe the falsehood;

Sawyer New Testament

And therefore, God sends them a power of delusion that they should believe a lie,

The Emphasized Bible

And, for this cause, God sendeth them an inworking of error, to the end they should believe in the falsehood, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And for this cause God shall send unto them the energy of delusion, that they should believe a lie:

Twentieth Century New Testament

That is why God places them under the influence of a delusion, to cause them to believe a lie;

Webster

And for this cause God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

Weymouth New Testament

And for this reason God sends them a misleading influence that they may believe the lie;

Williams New Testament

This is why God sends them a misleading influence till they actually believe what is false,

World English Bible

Because of this, God sends them a working of error, that they should believe a lie;

Worrell New Testament

And, for this cause, God sendeth them a working of delusion, that they may believe the lie;

Worsley New Testament

And for this cause God will send upon them the efficacy of error, so that they shall themselves believe the lie:

Youngs Literal Translation

and because of this shall God send to them a working of delusion, for their believing the lie,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39


Usage: 0

ἐνέργεια 
Energeia 
Usage: 8

πλάνη 
Plane 
Usage: 10

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267


Usage: 0

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

Context Readings

The Man Of Lawlessness Will Be Revealed

10 And with all deception of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11 And for this cause God shall send them a strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: 12 That they all might be condemned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.


Cross References

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;

Ezekiel 14:9

And if the prophet is deceived when he has spoken a thing, I the LORD have deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand upon him, and will destroy him from the midst of my people Israel.

1 Kings 22:18-22

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell you that he would prophesy no good concerning me, but evil?

2 Chronicles 18:18-22

Again he said, Therefore hear the word of the LORD; I saw the LORD sitting upon his throne, and all the host of heaven standing on his right hand and on his left.

Psalm 81:11-12

But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would have none of me.

Psalm 109:17

As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

Isaiah 6:9-10

And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear you indeed, but understand not; and see you indeed, but perceive not.

Isaiah 29:9-14

Stop, and wonder; cry you out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink.

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes: a deceived heart has turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?

Isaiah 66:4

I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spoke, they did not hear: but they did evil before my eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

Jeremiah 27:10

For they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and you should perish.

Ezekiel 21:29

While they see false visions for you, while they divine a lie unto you, to bring you upon the necks of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day has come, when their iniquity shall have an end.

Matthew 24:5

For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

Matthew 24:11

And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.

John 12:39-43

Therefore they could not believe, because Isaiah said again,

Romans 1:21-25

Because, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:

1 Timothy 4:1

Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to deceitful spirits, and doctrines of demons;

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