Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before times eternal;

New American Standard Bible

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,

King James Version

In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Holman Bible

in the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before time began,

International Standard Version

which is based on the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began.

A Conservative Version

in hope of eternal life, which the non-lying God promised before times eternal,

Amplified

[Resting] in the hope of eternal life, [life] which the ever truthful God Who cannot deceive promised before the world or the ages of time began.

An Understandable Version

[and provides] hope for never ending life. God, who cannot lie, promised this [life] before the beginning of time,

Anderson New Testament

in hope of eternal life, which God, who can not lie, promised be fore the times of the ages,

Bible in Basic English

In the hope of eternal life, which was made certain before eternal time, by the word of God who is ever true;

Common New Testament

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and gives the expectation of eternal life, which the God of veracity promised so many ages ago;

Darby Translation

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages of time,

Godbey New Testament

in the hope of eternal life, which God who cannot lie, promised before the eternal times,

Goodspeed New Testament

in the hope of eternal life, which God who never lies promised ages ago,

John Wesley New Testament

In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the times of the ages

Julia Smith Translation

In hope of eternal life, (which God, not false, promised before eternal times;

King James 2000

In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages began;

Lexham Expanded Bible

in the hope of eternal life which God, who does not lie, promised before eternal ages,

Modern King James verseion

on hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the eternal times,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which is after godliness upon the hope of eternal life; which life God, that cannot lie, hath promised before the world began:

Moffatt New Testament

serving in hope of the life eternal which God, who never lies, promised ages ago ??3 he gave effect to his word in due time by a proclamation with which I have been entrusted by command of God our Saviour: ??4 to Titus my lawful son in a faith we hold in common; grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Saviour.

Montgomery New Testament

I write in hope of life eternal which God who never lies, promised before times eternal,

NET Bible

in hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the ages began.

New Heart English Bible

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began;

Noyes New Testament

in hope of everlasting life, which God, who cannot lie, promised from the most ancient times,

Sawyer New Testament

for the hope of eternal life, which God who cannot lie announced before eternal ages,

The Emphasized Bible

In hope of life age-abiding; which God, who cannot lie, promised before age-during times,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

in hope of life eternal, which God, who cannot lie, hath promised before time had a being;

Twentieth Century New Testament

and is based on the hope of Immortal Life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began,

Webster

In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Weymouth New Testament

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Williams New Testament

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

World English Bible

in hope of eternal life, which God, who can't lie, promised before time began;

Worrell New Testament

upon hope of eternal life which God, Who cannot lie, promised before eternal times,

Worsley New Testament

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before all ages;

Youngs Literal Translation

upon hope of life age-during, which God, who doth not lie, did promise before times of ages,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀψευδής 
Apseudes 
Usage: 1

ἐπαγγέλλω 
Epaggello 
Usage: 15

πρό 
Pro 
Usage: 34

the world
χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

Context Readings

Greeting

1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness, 2 in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before times eternal; 3 but in his own seasons manifested his word in the message, wherewith I was intrusted according to the commandment of God our Saviour;


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, according to the promise of the life which is in Christ Jesus,

2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

Titus 3:7

that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that he should lie, Neither the son of man, that he should repent: Hath he said, and will he not do it? Or hath he spoken, and will he not make it good?

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

1 Samuel 15:29

And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent; for he is not a man, that he should repent.

Proverbs 8:23-31

I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, Before the earth was.

Matthew 25:34

Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Matthew 25:46

And these shall go away into eternal punishment: but the righteous into eternal life.

Mark 10:17

And as he was going forth into the way, there ran one to him, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

Mark 10:30

but he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.

John 3:15-16

that whosoever believeth may in him have eternal life.

John 5:39

Ye search the scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life; and these are they which bear witness of me;

John 6:54

He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood hath eternal life: and I will raise him up at the last day.

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

John 10:28

and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, and no one shall snatch them out of my hand.

John 17:2

even as thou gavest him authority over all flesh, that to all whom thou hast given him, he should give eternal life.

John 17:24

Father, I desire that they also whom thou hast given me be with me where I am, that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

Acts 15:18

Saith the Lord, who maketh these things known from of old.

Romans 1:2

which he promised afore through his prophets in the holy scriptures,

Romans 2:7

to them that by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and incorruption, eternal life:

Romans 5:2

through whom also we have had our access by faith into this grace wherein we stand; and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 5:4

and stedfastness, approvedness; and approvedness, hope:

Romans 5:21

that, as sin reigned in death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death; but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 16:25

Now to him that is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which hath been kept in silence through times eternal,

Colossians 1:27

to whom God was pleased to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove out us, and pleased not God, and are contrary to all men;

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith, lay hold on the life eternal, whereunto thou wast called, and didst confess the good confession in the sight of many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:19

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

2 Timothy 2:13

if we are faithless, he abideth faithful; for he cannot deny himself.

2 Timothy 2:15

Give diligence to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, handling aright the word of truth.

Titus 2:7

in all things showing thyself an ensample of good works; in thy doctrine'showing uncorruptness, gravity,

Hebrews 6:17-18

Wherein God, being minded to show more abundantly unto the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, interposed with an oath;

1 Peter 1:3-4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy begat us again unto a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:20-23

who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but was manifested at the end of times for your sake,

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise which he promised us, even the life eternal.

1 John 3:2-3

Beloved, now are we children of God, and it is not yet made manifest what we shall be. We know that, if he shall be manifested, we shall be like him; for we shall see him even as he is.

1 John 5:11-13

And the witness is this, that God gave unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Jude 1:21

keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

Revelation 13:8

And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him, every one whose name hath not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb that hath been slain.

Revelation 17:8

The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and is about to come up out of the abyss, and to go into perdition. And they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, they whose name hath not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast, how that he was, and is not, and shall come.



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