2 Peter 1:1-6 DBY

1 Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through [the] righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:
2 Grace and peace be multiplied to you in [the] knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.
3 As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge a of him that has called us by glory b and virtue,

References for 2 Peter 1:3

    • a 1:3 - Epignosis, 'full knowledge,' 'personal recognition,' as Col. 1.9.
    • b 1:3 - Many read 'by (his) own glory.'
      4 through which he has given c to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers d of [the] divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

      References for 2 Peter 1:4

        • c 1:4 - Or 'have been given.'
        • d 1:4 - Koinonos: Heb. 2.14.
          5 But for this very reason also, using therewith e all diligence, in your faith have also f virtue, in virtue knowledge,

          References for 2 Peter 1:5

            • e 1:5 - 'Bringing in besides,' or 'along with,' 'by the side of the other.'
            • f 1:5 - Lit 'supply,' 'furnish besides.' It is the aorist.
              6 in knowledge temperance, g in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness,

              References for 2 Peter 1:6

                • g 1:6 - Or 'self control,' as Gal. 5.23. 'Endurance' is hupomone: see Jas. 5.7.