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2 Peter 3:9 DBY

9 [The] Lord does not delay his promise, as some account of delay, but is longsuffering towards you, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

References for 2 Peter 3:9

    • c 3:9 - 'Purposing,' as Jas. 1.18.

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      • a 3:4 - Or 'as they were.' For this rendering as the practical sense, see 'as he was,' John 4.6. The force is the present state: as that they have continued.
      • b 3:7 - Lit. 'the now heavens,' in contrast to the 'then world,' ver. 6.
      • c 3:9 - 'Purposing,' as Jas. 1.18.
      • d 3:11 - Conversation (manner of life) and godliness are both plural in Greek.
      • e 3:12 - The absence of the article is poetic here, 'because of which inflamed heavens shall be dissolved, and burning elements shall melt.'
      • f 3:17 - Ginosko, as ver. 3; ch. 1.20. It is oida in ch. 1.12,14; 2.9: see 1Cor. 8.1.