Parallel Bible results for 2 Peter 3:5-15

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2 Peter 3:5-15

CEB 5 But they fail to notice that, by God's word, heaven and earth were formed long ago out of water and by means of water. 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. CEB 6 And it was through these that the world of that time was flooded and destroyed. NIV 6 By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed. CEB 7 But by the same word, heaven and earth are now held in reserve for fire, kept for the Judgment Day and destruction of ungodly people. NIV 7 By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire, being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men. CEB 8 Don't let it escape your notice, dear friends, that with the Lord a single day is like a thousand years and a thousand years are like a single day. NIV 8 But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. CEB 9 The Lord isn't slow to keep his promise, as some think of slowness, but he is patient toward you, not wanting anyone to perish but all to change their hearts and lives. NIV 9 The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. CEB 10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. On that day the heavens will pass away with a dreadful noise, the elements will be consumed by fire, and the earth and all the works done on it will be exposed. NIV 10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare. CEB 11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be? You must live holy and godly lives, NIV 11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives CEB 12 waiting for and hastening the coming day of God. Because of that day, the heavens will be destroyed by fire and the elements will melt away in the flames. NIV 12 as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming. That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat. CEB 13 But according to his promise we are waiting for a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness is at home. NIV 13 But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, the home of righteousness. CEB 14 Therefore, dear friends, while you are waiting for these things to happen, make every effort to be found by him in peace—pure and faultless. NIV 14 So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him. CEB 15 Consider the patience of our Lord to be salvation, just as our dear friend and brother Paul wrote to you according to the wisdom given to him, NIV 15 Bear in mind that our Lord's patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him.