2 Peter 1:1-7 LEB


1 Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a faith equal in value to ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ.

References for 2 Peter 1:1

      2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord,
      3 because his divine power has bestowed on us all [things] [that are] necessary for life and godliness, through the knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence of character,
      4 through which things he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine nature [after]a escaping from the corruption [that is] in the world because of evil desire,

      References for 2 Peter 1:4

        • a 1:4 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("escaping from") which is understood as temporal
          5 and [for] this same [reason], and [by]b applying all diligence, supply with your faith excellence of character, and with excellence of character, knowledge,

          References for 2 Peter 1:5

            • b 1:5 - *Here "[by]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("applying") which is understood as means
              6 and with knowledge, self-control, and with self-control, patient endurance, and with patient endurance, godliness,
              7 and with godliness, brotherly love, and with brotherly love, love.