2 Peter 1:10
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English Standard Version
Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.

King James Bible
Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:

American Standard Version
Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never stumble:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore, brethren, labour the more, that by good works you may make sure your calling and election. For doing these things, you shall not sin at any time.

English Revised Version
Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never stumble:

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:

Weymouth New Testament
For this reason, brethren, be all the more in earnest to make sure that God has called you and chosen you; for it is certain that so long as you practise these things, you will never stumble.

2 Peter 1:10 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The rather (μᾶλλον)

The adverb belongs rather with the verb give diligence. Render, as Rev., give the more diligence.

Brethren (ἀδελφοί)

The only instance of this form of address in Peter, who commonly uses beloved.

Fall (πταίσητε)

Lit., stumble, and so Rev. Compare James 3:2.

2 Peter 1:10 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

give. See on ver.

2 Peter 1:5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

2 Peter 3:17 You therefore, beloved, seeing you know these things before, beware lest you also, being led away with the error of the wicked...

to make.

2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his. And...

Hebrews 6:11,19 And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope to the end...

1 John 3:19-21 And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him...

election.

Romans 8:28-31 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose...

1 Thessalonians 1:3,4 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ...

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brothers beloved of the Lord...

1 Peter 1:2 Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit...

if.

Psalm 15:5 He that puts not out his money to usury, nor takes reward against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.

Isaiah 56:2 Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps the sabbath from polluting it...

Matthew 7:24,25 Therefore whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, which built his house on a rock...

Luke 6:47-49 Whoever comes to me, and hears my sayings, and does them, I will show you to whom he is like...

1 John 3:19 And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.

Revelation 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life...

never.

2 Peter 3:17 You therefore, beloved, seeing you know these things before, beware lest you also, being led away with the error of the wicked...

Psalm 37:24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

Psalm 62:2,6 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved...

Psalm 112:6 Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

Psalm 121:3 He will not suffer your foot to be moved: he that keeps you will not slumber.

Micah 7:8 Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light to me.

Acts 20:24,25 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear to myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry...

1 Peter 1:5 Who are kept by the power of God through faith to salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Revelation 3:10,11 Because you have kept the word of my patience, I also will keep you from the hour of temptation, which shall come on all the world...

Cross References
Psalm 15:5
who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

Matthew 22:14
For many are called, but few are chosen."

Romans 11:29
For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.

1 Thessalonians 1:4
For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you,

James 2:10
For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become guilty of all of it.

2 Peter 1:3
His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,

2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him without spot or blemish, and at peace.

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