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2 Peter 2:17-22

NIV 17 These men are springs without water and mists driven by a storm. Blackest darkness is reserved for them. NIV 17 These men are springs without water and mists driven by a storm. Blackest darkness is reserved for them. NIV 18 For they mouth empty, boastful words and, by appealing to the lustful desires of sinful human nature, they entice people who are just escaping from those who live in error. NIV 18 For they mouth empty, boastful words and, by appealing to the lustful desires of sinful human nature, they entice people who are just escaping from those who live in error. NIV 19 They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity--for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him. NIV 19 They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity--for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him. NIV 20 If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning. NIV 20 If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning. NIV 21 It would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than to have known it and then to turn their backs on the sacred command that was passed on to them. NIV 21 It would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than to have known it and then to turn their backs on the sacred command that was passed on to them. NIV 22 Of them the proverbs are true: "A dog returns to its vomit," and, "A sow that is washed goes back to her wallowing in the mud." NIV 22 Of them the proverbs are true: "A dog returns to its vomit," and, "A sow that is washed goes back to her wallowing in the mud."