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2 Peter 2:20 NIV

20 If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and are overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning.

References for 2 Peter 2:20

Study tools for 2 Peter 2:20

  • 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