2 Peter 3:14-18 LEB

Final Exhortations and Conclusion

14 Therefore, dear friends, [because you]a are waiting for these [things], make every effort to be found at peace, spotless and unblemished in him.

References for 2 Peter 3:14

    • Ž 3:14 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("are waiting for") which is understood as causal
      15 And regard the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as also our dear brother Paul wrote to you, according to the wisdom that was given to him,
      16 as [he does] also in all hisbc letters, speaking in them about these [things], in which there are some [things] hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable distort to their own destruction, as [they] also [do] the rest of the scriptures.

      References for 2 Peter 3:16

        •  3:16 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
        •  3:16 - Some manuscripts do not explicitly state "his"
          17 Therefore, dear friends, [because you]d know [this] beforehand, guard yourselves so that you do not lose your own safe position [because you]e have been led away by the error of lawless persons.

          References for 2 Peter 3:17

            • ‘ 3:17 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("know beforehand") which is understood as causal
            • ’ 3:17 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have been led away") which is understood as causal
              18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him [be] the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.