Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

King James Version

But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

Holman Bible

Evil people and imposters will become worse, deceiving and being deceived.

International Standard Version

But evil people and impostors will go from bad to worse as they deceive others and are themselves deceived.

A Conservative Version

But evil men and impostors will go forward to worse, leading astray and being led astray.

American Standard Version

But evil men and impostors shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Amplified

But wicked men and imposters will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and leading astray others and being deceived and led astray themselves.

An Understandable Version

But evil people and impostors will go from bad to worse [in their behavior], deceiving people and being deceived by them.

Anderson New Testament

But evil men and impostors will become worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

Bible in Basic English

Evil and false men will become worse and worse, using deceit and themselves overcome by deceit.

Common New Testament

while evil men and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Daniel Mace New Testament

as for these impious impostors, they will go on from bad to worse, seducing others, and deluding themselves.

Darby Translation

But wicked men and juggling impostors shall advance in evil, leading and being led astray.

Godbey New Testament

But wicked men and seducers will wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Goodspeed New Testament

and bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving others and deceived themselves.

John Wesley New Testament

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Julia Smith Translation

And evil men and impostors shall proceed to worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

King James 2000

But evil men and seducers shall grow worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But evil people and imposters will progress to the worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Modern King James verseion

But evil men and seducers will go forward to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the evil men and deceivers, shall wax worse and worse, while they deceive, and are deceived themselves.

Moffatt New Testament

Bad characters and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and deceived themselves;

Montgomery New Testament

But wicked men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving others, and being themselves deceived.

NET Bible

But evil people and charlatans will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived themselves.

New Heart English Bible

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Noyes New Testament

But evil men and impostors will wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Sawyer New Testament

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

The Emphasized Bible

Whereas, wicked men and howling impostors, will force their way to the worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But wicked men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and deceived.

Twentieth Century New Testament

but wicked people and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and deceived themselves.

Webster

But evil men and seducers will become worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

Weymouth New Testament

But bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, misleading and being misled.

Williams New Testament

But bad men and imposters will go on from bad to worse, misleading others and misled themselves.

World English Bible

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Worrell New Testament

But evil men and imposters will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Worsley New Testament

But wicked men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Youngs Literal Translation

and evil men and impostors shall advance to the worse, leading astray and being led astray.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

and



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

γόης 
Goes 
Usage: 1

προκόπτω 
Prokopto 
Usage: 5

worse and worse
χείρων 
Cheiron 
Usage: 6

πλανάω 
Planao 
deceive, err, go astray, seduce, wander, be out of the way
Usage: 25

References

Context Readings

The Value Of The Scriptures

12 Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. 13 But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14 You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,


Cross References

Ezekiel 14:9-10

"But if the prophet is prevailed upon to speak a word, it is I, the LORD, who have prevailed upon that prophet, and I will stretch out My hand against him and destroy him from among My people Israel.

Job 12:16

"With Him are strength and sound wisdom, The misled and the misleader belong to Him.

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes; a deceived heart has turned him aside And he cannot deliver himself, nor say, "Is there not a lie in my right hand?"

2 Thessalonians 2:6-11

And you know what restrains him now, so that in his time he will be revealed.

1 Timothy 4:1

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

2 Timothy 2:16-17

But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,

2 Timothy 3:8

Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men of depraved mind, rejected in regard to the faith.

Titus 3:3

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

2 Peter 2:20

For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.

2 Peter 3:3

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

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 13:14

And he deceives those who dwell on the earth because of the signs which it was given him to perform in the presence of the beast, telling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the beast who had the wound of the sword and has come to life.

Revelation 18:23

and the light of a lamp will not shine in you any longer; and the voice of the bridegroom and bride will not be heard in you any longer; for your merchants were the great men of the earth, because all the nations were deceived by your sorcery.

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