Parallel Bible results for 2 Peter 3:1-6

Douay-Rhiems Catholic Bible

New International Version

2 Peter 3:1-6

RHE 1 Behold this second epistle I write to you, my dearly beloved, in which, I stir up by way of admonition your sincere mind: NIV 1 Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking. RHE 2 That you may be mindful of those words which I told you before from the holy prophet and of your apostles, of the precepts of the Lord and Saviour. NIV 2 I want you to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and the command given by our Lord and Savior through your apostles. RHE 3 Knowing this first: That in the last days there shall come deceitful scoffers, walking after their own lusts, NIV 3 First of all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires. RHE 4 Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. NIV 4 They will say, "Where is this 'coming' he promised? Ever since our fathers died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation." RHE 5 For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God: NIV 5 But they deliberately forget that long ago by God's word the heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water. RHE 6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished. NIV 6 By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed.