2 Thessalonians 2:6
Good News Translation
Yet there is something that keeps this from happening now, and you know what it is. At the proper time, then, the Wicked One will appear.

Contemporary English Version
You already know what is holding this wicked one back until it is time for him to come.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now you know what withholdeth, that he may be revealed in his time.

New American Bible
And now you know what is restraining, that he may be revealed in his time.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And now you know what withholdeth, that he may be revealed in his time.

withholdeth.

2 Thessalonians 2:7 For the mystery of iniquity already worketh: only that he who now holdeth do hold, until he be taken out of the way.

revealed.

2 Thessalonians 2:3,8 Let no man deceive you by any means: for unless there come a revolt first, and the man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition . . .

Context
The Man of Lawlessness
5Remember you not that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things? 6And now you know what withholdeth, that he may be revealed in his time. 7For the mystery of iniquity already worketh: only that he who now holdeth do hold, until he be taken out of the way.…
Cross References
Romans 1:18
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of those men that detain the truth of God in injustice:

2 Thessalonians 2:7
For the mystery of iniquity already worketh: only that he who now holdeth do hold, until he be taken out of the way.

Additional Translations
And you know what is now restraining him, so that he may be revealed at the proper time.

And now you know that which is restraining for his being revealed in his time.

And now you know what withholds that he might be revealed in his time.

And now ye know that which restraineth, to the end that he may be revealed in his own season.

And now ye know that which restrains, that he should be revealed in his own time.

And now ye know that which restraineth, to the end that he may be revealed in his own season.

And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.

And now you know what restrains him, in order that his true character may be revealed at his appointed time.

Now you know what is restraining him, to the end that he may be revealed in his own season.

and now, what is keeping down ye have known, for his being revealed in his own time,
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