Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Amplified

But evil men and impostors will go on from bad to 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.

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.

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 Yes, and all whose purpose is to be living in the knowledge of God in Christ Jesus, will be cruelly attacked. 13 Evil and false men will become worse and worse, using deceit and themselves overcome by deceit. 14 But see that you keep to the teaching you have been given and the things of which you are certain, conscious of who has been your teacher;


Cross References

Ezekiel 14:9-10

And if the prophet, tricked by deceit, says anything, it is I the Lord by whom he has been tricked, and I will put out my hand against him, and he will be cut off from among my people Israel.

Job 12:16

With him are strength and wise designs; he who is guided into error, together with his guide, are in his hands;

Isaiah 44:20

As for him whose food is the dust of a dead fire, he has been turned from the way by a twisted mind, so that he is unable to keep himself safe by saying, What I have here in my hand is false.

2 Thessalonians 2:6-11

And now it is clear to you what is keeping back his revelation till the time comes for him to be seen.

1 Timothy 4:1

But the Spirit says clearly that in later times some will be turned away from the faith, giving their minds to spirits of deceit, and the teachings of evil spirits,

2 Timothy 2:16-17

But take no part in wrong and foolish talk, for those who do so will go farther into evil,

2 Timothy 3:8

And as James and Jambres went against Moses, so do these go against what is true: men of evil minds, who, tested by faith, are seen to be false.

Titus 3:3

For in the past we were foolish, hard in heart, turned from the true way, servants of evil desires and pleasures, living in bad feeling and envy, hated and hating one another.

2 Peter 2:20

For if, after they have got free from the unclean things of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again taken in the net and overcome, their last condition is worse than their first.

2 Peter 3:3

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,

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.

Revelation 13:14

And those who are on the earth are turned from the true way by him through the signs which he was given power to do before the beast; giving orders to those who are on the earth to make an image to the beast, who was wounded by the sword, and came to life.

Revelation 18:23

And never again will the shining of lights be seen in you; and the voice of the newly-married man and the bride will never again be sounding in you: for your traders were the lords of the earth, and by your evil powers were all the nations turned out of the right way.

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