2 Peter 3:1

The Day of the Lord

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.

2 Peter 3:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:
ESV
1 This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,
NLT
1 This is my second letter to you, dear friends, and in both of them I have tried to stimulate your wholesome thinking and refresh your memory.
MSG
1 My dear friends, this is now the second time I've written to you, both letters reminders to hold your minds in a state of undistracted attention.
CSB
1 Dear friends, this is now the second letter I've written you; in both, I awaken your pure understanding with a reminder,

2 Peter 3:1 In-Context

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.
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.
3 Above all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires.
4 They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever since our ancestors died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.”
5 But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word the heavens came into being and the earth was formed out of water and by water.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S 1 Corinthians 10:14
  • 2. 2 Peter 1:13
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