As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us by glory and virtue,
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through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of [the] divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
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But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,
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in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness,
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in godliness brotherly love, in brotherly love love:
for these things existing and abounding in you make [you] to be neither idle nor unfruitful as regards the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;
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for he with whom these things are not present is blind, short-sighted, and has forgotten the purging of his former sins.
Wherefore the rather, brethren, use diligence to make your calling and election sure, for doing these things ye will never fall;
for thus shall the entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ be richly furnished unto you.