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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

2 Peter 2

Introduction

1:2 knowledge (i-10) Epignosis , 'full knowledge,' 'personal recognition,' as Colossians 1:9 .

Verse 1

2:1 who (a-19) Hostis , as Matthew 7:24 . deny (b-29) Lit. 'and denying.' It refers to false teachers, not heresies. master (c-31) 'Despot,' as Acts 4:24 ; 1 Timothy 6:1 ,1 Timothy 6:2 ; Titus 2:9 ; 1 Peter 2:18 ; Revelation 6:10 .

Verse 3

2:3 well-turned (d-5) Or 'false,' plastos .

Verse 5

2:5 eighth, (e-11) That is, 'one of eight.' preacher (f-13) Lit. 'herald,' as 1 Timothy 2:7 ; 2 Timothy 1:11 .

Verse 7

2:7 conversation (g-9) i.e. 'manner of life.'

Verse 8

2:8 dwelling (h-9) Or 'settling down.' it has a strengthening preposition.

Verse 10

2:10 dignities. (i-28) Lit. 'glories.'

Verse 12

2:12 destroyed, (k-13) Or 'to be captured and perish.'

Verse 13

2:13 ephemeral (l-7) Or 'by day,' in contrast with 'they that be drunk are drunk in the night,' 1 Thessalonians 5:7-8 .

Verse 14

2:14 covetousness, (m-20) Or 'carnal desire and seeking to seduce,' 'practised in seduction' is the sense.

Verse 19

2:19 by (a-18) Or 'to him.'

Verse 20

2:20 knowledge (b-13) Epignosis , see Note i, ch. 1.3.

Verse 21

2:21 known (b-10) known (b-17) Epignosis , see Note i, ch. 1.3.

Verse 22

2:22 vomit; (c-20) See Proverbs 26:11 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on 2 Peter 2". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/2-peter-2.html. 1857-67.