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2 Peter 2:18 NIV

18 For they mouth empty, boastful words and, by appealing to the lustful desires of the flesh, they entice people who are just escaping from those who live in error.

References for 2 Peter 2:18

Study tools for 2 Peter 2:18

  • a 2:4 - Greek "Tartarus"
  • b 2:4 - Some manuscripts "in gloomy dungeons"
  • c 2:10 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verse 18.
  • d 2:11 - Many manuscripts "beings in the presence of"
  • e 2:13 - Some manuscripts "in their love feasts"
  • f 2:15 - Greek "Bosor"
  • g 2:22 - Prov. 26:11