Attention!
For 10¢ a day you can enjoy StudyLight.org ads
free while helping to build churches and support pastors in Uganda.
Click here to learn more!

Study Desk

General Bible Search

Passage Lookup: 2 Peter 3

general search
        
Copy to Clipboard Copy All Verses
New American Standard Version
Options Options
2 Peter 3:1
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
This is now, (a)beloved, the second letter I am writing to you in which I am (b)stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:2
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
that you should (c)remember the words spoken beforehand by (d)the holy prophets and (e)the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:3
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
(f)Know this first of all, that (g)in the last days (h)mockers will come with their mocking, (i)following after their own lusts,
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:4
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
and saying, "(j)Where is the promise of His (k)coming? For ever since the fathers (l)fell asleep, all continues just as it was (m)from the beginning of creation."
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:5
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
For [a]when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that (n)by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was (o)formed out of water and by water,
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:6
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
through which (p)the world at that time was (q)destroyed, being flooded with water.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:7
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
But by His word (r)the present heavens and earth are being reserved for (s)fire, kept for (t)the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:8
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
But do not let this one fact escape your notice, (u)beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and (v)a thousand years like one day.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:9
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
(w)The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but (x)is patient toward you, (y)not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:10
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
But (z)the day of the Lord (aa)will come like a thief, in which (ab)the heavens (ac)will pass away with a roar and the (ad)elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and (ae)the earth and [b]its works will be [c]burned up.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:11
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,
2 Peter 3:12
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
(af)looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which (ag)the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the (ah)elements will melt with intense heat!
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:13
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
But according to His (ai)promise we are looking for (aj)new heavens and a new earth, (ak)in which righteousness dwells.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:14
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
(al)Therefore, (am)beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be (an)found by Him in peace, (ao)spotless and blameless,
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:15
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
and regard the (ap)patience of our Lord as salvation; just as also (aq)our beloved brother Paul, (ar)according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you,
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:16
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
as also in all his letters, speaking in them of (as)these things, (at)in which are some things hard to understand, which the untaught and (au)unstable distort, as they do also (av)the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction.
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:17
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
You therefore, (aw)beloved, knowing this beforehand, (ax)be on your guard so that you are not carried away by (ay)the error of (az)unprincipled men and (ba)fall from your own steadfastness,
Footnotes:  
2 Peter 3:18
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Interlinear Bible | Study Tools ]
but grow in the grace and (bb)knowledge of our (bc)Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (bd)To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
Footnotes:  
New American Standard
Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation