Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. 12 But false teachers are fools—no better than animals. Since Peter was martyred during the reign of Nero, his death must have occurred prior to a.d. 68; so it is very likely that he wrote 2 Peter between 65 and 68. Confirm Your Calling and Election. 22 There is an old saying that “A dog comes back to what he has vomited, and a pig is washed only to come back and wallow in the mud again.” That is the way it is with those who turn again to their sin. 7-8 But at the same time the Lord rescued Lot out of Sodom because he was a good man, sick of the terrible wickedness he saw everywhere around him day after day. They do whatever they feel like; born only to be caught and killed, they laugh at the terrifying powers of the underworld which they know so little about;[b] and they will be destroyed along with all the demons and powers of hell.*. They will cleverly tell their lies about God, turning against even their Master who bought them; but theirs will be a swift and terrible end. 20 And when a person has escaped from the wicked ways of the world by learning about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and then gets tangled up with sin and becomes its slave again, he is worse off than he was before. 5 And he did not spare any of the people who lived in ancient times before the flood except Noah, the one man who spoke up for God, and his family of seven. 3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not. Their condemnation has long … 15 They have gone off the road and become lost like Balaam, the son of Beor, who fell in love with the money he could make by doing wrong; 16 but Balaam was stopped from his mad course when his donkey spoke to him with a human voice, scolding and rebuking him. 2 Peter chapter 2 KJV (King James Version) 1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 2 Many will follow their evil teaching that there is nothing wrong with sexual sin. 2 Peter 2 Living Bible (TLB) 2 But there were false prophets, too, in those days, just as there will be false teachers among you. And many shall follow their pernicious ways Their principles and their practices, which lead to destruction, The Complutensian edition, the Alexandrian copy, and six copies of Beza's, and others, read "their lasciviousnesses"; and so the Vulgate Latin version renders it, "their luxuries"; and all the Oriental versions seem to have read in like manner. Living Bible Update. 2 Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.. Partakers of the Divine Nature. 1:12-15), after he had written a prior letter to the same readers (probably 1 Peter). 3:20 preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought # ch. for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, and to this they were also appointed. They are doomed to the eternal pits of darkness. 2 And many will follow after their sensuality, through whom the way of the truth will be maligned. Some also maintain that the book reflects a situation that did not exist until after Peter's death, suggesting that the persecution referred to in 4:14-16 ; 5:8-9 is … 15 They have gone off the road and become lost like Balaam, the son of Beor, who fell in love with the money he could make by doing wrong; 16 but Balaam was stopped from his mad course when his donkey spoke to him with a human voice, scolding and rebuking him. Peter warns of heresy among teachers as Paul warns of heresy among the laity. 1 This letter is from Simon # 1:1a Greek Simeon. 2 Peter 2 is the second chapter of the Second Epistle of Peter in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The author identifies himself as "Simon Peter, a bondservant and apostle of Jesus Christ" and the epistle is traditionally attributed to Peter the Apostle, but there are charges that it is a work of Peter's followers between 60-90 CE. 2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. 13 That is the pay these teachers will have for their sin. Interlinear Bible © 2011 - 2018 by Biblos.com in cooperation with Helps Ministries Section Headings Courtesy INT Bible © 2012, Used by Permission Bible Hub 2 Peter 2 1 John 1 2 Peter 3 Living Bible (TLB) 3 1-2 This is my second letter to you, dear brothers, and in both of them I have tried to remind you—if you will let me—about facts you already know: facts you learned from the holy prophets and from us apostles who brought you the words of our Lord and Savior. 12 But false teachers are fools—no better than animals. But these very teachers who offer this “freedom” from law are themselves slaves to sin and destruction. 2 Peter 2 New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB1995) The Rise of False Prophets. 2 Peter 2:1. Both apostles anchor the church on the Scriptures as the only defense against the coming storm. 2 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. 2 Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. For a man is a slave to whatever controls him. For a man is a slave to whatever controls him. 10 He is especially hard on those who follow their own evil, lustful thoughts, and those who are proud and willful, daring even to scoff at the Glorious Ones[a] without so much as trembling, 11 although the angels in heaven who stand in the very presence of the Lord, and are far greater in power and strength than these false teachers, never speak out disrespectfully against these evil Mighty Ones. But these very teachers who offer this “freedom” from law are themselves slaves to sin and destruction. 4 For God did not spare even the angels who sinned, but threw them into hell, chained in gloomy caves and darkness until the judgment day. 14 No woman can escape their sinful stare, and of adultery they never have enough. Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 20:2, 3, 10] cast them into hell # 2:4 Greek Tartarus and committed them to chains # 2:4 Some manuscripts pits of gloomy darkness # Matt. They make a game of luring unstable women. They will cleverly tell their lies about God, turning against even their Master who bought them; but theirs will be a swift and terrible end. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you; 14 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children: 15 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness; 16 But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the madness of the prophet. Greetings from Peter (1 Peter 1:1-2) 1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ,. FALSE PROPHETS (2 Peter 2:1)2:1 There were times when false prophets arose among the people, even as amongst you too there will be false teachers, men who will insidiously introduce destructive heresies and deny the Lord who bought them; and by so doing they will bring swift destruction on themselves. The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. 5 And he did not spare any of the people who lived in ancient times before the flood except Noah, the one man who spoke up for God, and his family of seven. 13 That is the pay these teachers will have for their sin. 2 Peter 2 The Danger of False Teachers 1 But there were also false prophets in Israel, just as there will be false teachers among you. 9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: 10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. 2 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves. They will even refuse to accept the Master, Jesus, who bought their freedom. 9 He isn’t really being slow about his promised return, even though it sometimes seems that way. 19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage. To those having obtained a faith equally precious with ours, through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: . At that time God completely destroyed the whole world of ungodly men with the vast flood. They are doomed to the eternal pits of darkness. About 2 Peter. Thus in 1 Peter Silas's Greek may be seen, while in 2 Peter it may be Peter's rough Greek that appears. 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