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Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:1 - Simeon[fn] Peter, a servant[fn] and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:2 - May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:3 - His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to[fn] his own glory and excellence,[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:4 - by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:5 - For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue,[fn] and virtue with knowledge,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:6 - and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:7 - and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:8 - For if these qualities[fn] are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:9 - For whoever lacks these qualities is so nearsighted that he is blind, having forgotten that he was cleansed from his former sins.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:10 - Therefore, brothers,[fn] be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:11 - For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:12 - Therefore I intend always to remind you of these qualities, though you know them and are established in the truth that you have.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:13 - I think it right, as long as I am in this body,[fn] to stir you up by way of reminder,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:14 - since I know that the putting off of my body will be soon, as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:15 - And I will make every effort so that after my departure you may be able at any time to recall these things.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:16 - For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:17 - For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son,[fn] with whom I am well pleased,”

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:18 - we ourselves heard this very voice borne from heaven, for we were with him on the holy mountain.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:19 - And we have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:20 - knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone’s own interpretation.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:21 - For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
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Some manuscripts Simon
Or slave (for the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface)
Or by
Or virtue
Or excellence; twice in this verse
Greek these things; also verses 9, 10, 12
Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated “brothers”) refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God’s family, the church
Greek tent; also verse 14
Or my Son, my (or the) Beloved

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