Parallel Verses

King James 2000

That you be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, that the day of the Lord is at hand.

New American Standard Bible

that you not be quickly shaken from your composure or be disturbed either by a spirit or a message or a letter as if from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.

King James Version

That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.

Holman Bible

not to be easily upset in mind or troubled, either by a spirit or by a message or by a letter as if from us, alleging that the Day of the Lord has come.

International Standard Version

not to be so quickly upset or alarmed when someone claims that we said, either by some spirit, conversation, or letter that the Day of the Lord has already come.

A Conservative Version

for ye not to be quickly shaken from your mind, nor to be alarmed, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by a letter as by us, as that the day of the Christ has come.

American Standard Version

to the end that ye be not quickly shaken from your mind, nor yet be troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by epistle as from us, as that the day of the Lord is just at hand;

Amplified

not to be quickly unsettled or alarmed either by a [so-called prophetic revelation of a] spirit or a message or a letter [alleged to be] from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has [already] come.

An Understandable Version

we request that you people do not become shaken up in your mind, nor alarmed, either by a spirit [i.e., by some prophetic prediction], or by a report, or by a letter supposedly from us, that the day of the Lord [i.e., when Jesus returns] has already come.

Anderson New Testament

that you be not hastily shaken from the persuasion of your mind, nor be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by report, nor by letter as written by us, as though the day of the Lord is at hand.

Bible in Basic English

That you may not be moved in mind or troubled by a spirit, or by a word, or by a letter as from us, with the suggestion that the day of the Lord is even now come;

Common New Testament

not to be quickly shaken in mind or excited, either by spirit or by word, or by letter as if from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.

Daniel Mace New Testament

you would not by any pretended revelation, by any discourse or epistle ascrib'd to us, be immediately perplex'd in your minds, or under any concern for the approach of the day of the Lord.

Darby Translation

that ye be not soon shaken in mind, nor troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as if it were by us, as that the day of the Lord is present.

Godbey New Testament

that you be not suddenly shaken from your mind, nor disturbed, whether by a spirit, or through word, or a letter as by us, as that the day of the Lord has come.

Goodspeed New Testament

not to let your minds be too easily unsettled or wrought up, by any message of the Spirit or any utterance or letter purporting to be from me, to the effect that the Day of the Lord has already come.

John Wesley New Testament

and our gathering together unto him, That ye be not soon shaken in mind or terrified, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as from us, as if the day of the Lord were at hand.

Julia Smith Translation

For you not to be quickly shaken in mind, neither be disturbed, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by epistle as by us, as that the day of Christ has drawn near.

Lexham Expanded Bible

that you not be easily shaken from your composure, nor be troubled either by a spirit or by a message or by a letter {alleged to be from us}, to the effect that the day of the Lord has arrived.

Modern King James verseion

that you should not be soon shaken in mind or troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word or letter, as through us, as if the Day of Christ is at hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that ye be not suddenly moved from your mind, and be not troubled; neither by spirit, neither by words, nor yet by letter, which should seem to come from us, as though the day of Christ were at hand.

Moffatt New Testament

not to let your minds get easily unsettled or excited by any spirit of prophecy or any declaration or any letter purporting to come from me, to the effect that the Day of the Lord is already here.

Montgomery New Testament

not to be "quickly shaken out of your wits" and not to be agitated either by a spirit or by a message, or by an epistle purporting to be from me, saying, "The Day of the Lord is at hand."

NET Bible

not to be easily shaken from your composure or disturbed by any kind of spirit or message or letter allegedly from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord is already here.

New Heart English Bible

not to be quickly shaken in your mind, nor yet be troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by letter as from us, saying that the day of the Lord had come.

Noyes New Testament

that ye be not easily shaken in mind, nor troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by letter as from us, as if the day of the Lord were close at hand.

Sawyer New Testament

that you be not soon shaken in mind, nor terrified, neither by a spirit, nor by a discourse, nor by an epistle as from us, as though the day of the Lord was at hand.

The Emphasized Bible

That ye be not quickly tossed from your mind, nor be put in alarm - either by spirit, or by discourse, or by letter as by us, as that the day of the Lord, hath set in:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that ye be not hastily agitated with apprehension, nor troubled, neither by spirit, nor by discourse, nor by letter, as coming from us, as though the day of the Lord was instantly approaching.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Not lightly to let your minds become unsettled, nor yet to be disturbed by any revelation, or by any message, or by any letter, purporting to come from us, to the effect that the Day of the Lord is come.

Webster

That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.

Weymouth New Testament

not readily to become unsettled in mind or troubled--either by any pretended spiritual revelation or by any message or letter claiming to have been sent by us--through fancying that the day of the Lord is now here.

Williams New Testament

not to let your minds be easily unsettled or even be excited, whether by some message by the Spirit or by some saying or letter that is claimed as coming from me, saying that the day of the Lord is already here.

World English Bible

not to be quickly shaken in your mind, nor yet be troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by letter as from us, saying that the day of Christ had come.

Worrell New Testament

that ye be not quickly shaken from your mind, nor be troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by letter as from us, as that the day of the Lord has set in.

Worsley New Testament

we beseech you, brethren, that ye be not soon moved from your steadiness of mind, or troubled, neither by Spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as from us, that the day of Christ is at hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

that ye be not quickly shaken in mind, nor be troubled, neither through spirit, neither through word, neither through letters as through us, as that the day of Christ hath arrived;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

be
σαλεύω 
Saleuo 
Usage: 8

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

ταχέως 
Tacheos 
Usage: 8

σαλεύω 
Saleuo 
Usage: 8

in
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

or
μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

θροέω 
Throeo 
Usage: 1

μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

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

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

nor
μήτε 
mete 
μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24
Usage: 24

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

ἐπιστολή 
Epistole 
Usage: 24

as
ὡς 
Hos 
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417
Usage: 417

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

us
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Context Readings

The Man Of Lawlessness Will Be Revealed

1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, 2 That you be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, that the day of the Lord is at hand. 3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come the falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;


Cross References

Mark 13:7

And when you shall hear of wars and rumors of wars, be not troubled: for such things must needs be; but the end shall not be yet.

1 Corinthians 1:8

Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that you may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Deuteronomy 13:1-5

If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and gives you a sign or a wonder,

Isaiah 7:2

And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria is allied with Ephraim. And his heart was moved, and the heart of his people, as the trees of the forest are moved with the wind.

Isaiah 8:12-13

Say not, A conspiracy, to all them to whom this people shall say, A conspiracy; neither fear you their threats, nor be afraid.

Isaiah 26:3

You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you: because he trusts in you.

Jeremiah 23:25-27

I have heard what the prophets said, that prophesy lies in my name, saying, I have dreamed, I have dreamed.

Micah 2:11

If a man walking in the spirit of falsehood does lie, saying, I will prophesy unto you of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.

Matthew 24:4-6

And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.

Matthew 24:24

For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; so that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

Luke 21:9

But when you shall hear of wars and tumults, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not yet.

Luke 21:19

In your patience you will gain your souls.

John 14:1

Let not your heart be troubled: you believe in God, believe also in me.

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world gives, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

Acts 20:23-24

Except that the Holy Spirit witnesses in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

1 Thessalonians 3:3

That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for you yourselves know that we are appointed unto this.

1 Thessalonians 4:15

For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not precede them who are asleep.

1 Thessalonians 5:2

For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

2 Thessalonians 2:15

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

The salutation of Paul with my own hand, which is a sign in every epistle: so I write.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who shall secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

2 Peter 3:4-8

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.

1 John 4:1-2

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that worked miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshiped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

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