20 For if, [after they] have escaped from the defilements of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and they are again entangled in these [things] [and] succumb to [them], the last [state] has become worse for them than the first.

References for 2 Peter 2:20

    • s 2:20 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have escaped from") which is understood as temporal
    • t 2:20 - Some manuscripts have "of our Lord"