2 Peter 2:21 NIV

21 It would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than to have known it and then to turn their backs on the sacred command that was passed on to them.

References for 2 Peter 2:21

Study tools for 2 Peter 2:21

  • 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