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2 Peter 1:16 ESV

Christ's Glory and the Prophetic Word

16 For we did not follow 1cleverly devised 2myths when we made known to you 3the power and 4coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but 5we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

References for 2 Peter 1:16

Study tools for 2 Peter 1:16

  • a 1:1 - Some manuscripts Simon
  • b 1:1 - Or slave; Greek bondservant
  • c 1:3 - Or by
  • d 1:3 - Or virtue
  • e 1:5 - Or excellence; twice in this verse
  • f 1:8 - Greek these things; also verses 9, 10, 12
  • g 1:10 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church
  • h 1:13 - Greek tent; also verse 14
  • i 1:17 - Or my Son, my (or the) Beloved