Parallel Verses

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.

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 impostors 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.

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 delight in piety and are determined to live a devoted and godly life in Christ Jesus will meet with persecution [will be made to suffer because of their religious stand]. 13 But wicked men and imposters will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and leading astray others and being deceived and led astray themselves. 14 But as for you, continue to hold to the things that you have learned and of which you are convinced, knowing from whom you learned [them],


Cross References

Ezekiel 14:9-10

[The prophet has not been granted permission to give an answer to the hypocritical inquirer] but if the prophet does give the man the answer he desires [thus allowing himself to be a party to the inquirer's sin], I the Lord will see to it that the prophet is deceived in his answer, and I will stretch out My hand against him and will destroy him from the midst of My people Israel.

Job 12:16

With Him are might and wisdom; the deceived and the deceiver are His [and in His power].

Isaiah 44:20

That kind of man feeds on ashes [and finds his satisfaction in ashes]! A deluded mind has led him astray, so that he cannot release and save himself, or ask, Is not [this thing I am holding] in my right hand a lie?

2 Thessalonians 2:6-11

And now you know what is restraining him [from being revealed at this time]; it is so that he may be manifested (revealed) in his own [appointed] time.

1 Timothy 4:1

But the [Holy] Spirit distinctly and expressly declares that in latter times some will turn away from the faith, giving attention to deluding and seducing spirits and doctrines that demons teach,

2 Timothy 2:16-17

But avoid all empty (vain, useless, idle) talk, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness.

2 Timothy 3:8

Now just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to and resisted Moses, so these men also are hostile to and oppose the Truth. They have depraved and distorted minds, and are reprobate and counterfeit and to be rejected as far as the faith is concerned.

Titus 3:3

For we also were once thoughtless and senseless, obstinate and disobedient, deluded and misled; [we too were once] slaves to all sorts of cravings and pleasures, wasting our days in malice and jealousy and envy, hateful (hated, detestable) and hating one another.

2 Peter 2:20

For if, after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through [the full, personal] knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again become entangled in them and are overcome, their last condition is worse [for them] than the first.

2 Peter 3:3

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

Revelation 12:9

And the huge dragon was cast down and out -- "that age-old serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, he who is the seducer (deceiver) of all humanity the world over; he was forced out and down to the earth, and his angels were flung out along with him.

Revelation 13:14

And because of the signs (miracles) which he is allowed to perform in the presence of the [first] beast, he deceives those who inhabit the earth, commanding them to erect a statue (an image) in the likeness of the beast who was wounded by the [small] sword and still lived.

Revelation 18:23

And never again shall the light of a lamp shine in you, and the voice of bridegroom and bride shall never be heard in you again; for your businessmen were the great and prominent men of the earth, and by your magic spells and poisonous charm all nations were led astray (seduced and deluded).

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