2 Peter 2:10
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English Standard Version
and especially those who indulge in the lust of defiling passion and despise authority. Bold and willful, they do not tremble as they blaspheme the glorious ones,

King James Bible
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.

American Standard Version
but chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of defilement, and despise dominion. Daring, self-willed, they tremble not to rail at dignities:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And especially them who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government, audacious, self willed, they fear not to bring in sects, blaspheming.

English Revised Version
but chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of defilement, and despise dominion. Daring, selfwilled, they tremble not to rail at dignities:

Webster's Bible Translation
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, self-willed; they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.

Weymouth New Testament
and especially those who are abandoned to sensuality--craving, as they do, for polluted things, and scorning control. Fool-hardy and self-willed, they do not tremble when speaking evil of glorious beings;

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Vincent's Word Studies

Go after the flesh

Compare Jde 1:7.

Of uncleanness (μιασμοῦ)

Only here in New Testament. See on defilements, 2 Peter 2:20. Compare Jde 1:8.

Despise government

Rev., dominion. Compare Jde 1:8

Presumptuous (τολμηταὶ)

Only here in New Testament Lit., darers. Rev., daring.

Self-willed (αὐθάδεις)

Only here and Titus 1:7. From αὐτός, self, and ἥδομαι, to delight in. Therefore a self-loving spirit.

They tremble (τρέμουσιν)

Compare Mark 5:33. An uncommon word in the New Testament. Luke 8:47; Acts 9:6.

Dignities (δόξας)

Lit., glories. Compare Jde 1:8. Probably angelic powers: note the reference to the angels immediately following, as in Jde 1:9 to Michael. They defy the spiritual powers though knowing their might.

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that.

Romans 8:1,4,5,12,13 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit...

2 Corinthians 10:3 For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:

Hebrews 13:4 Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

in the.

Romans 1:24-27 Why God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves...

1 Corinthians 6:9 Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters...

Ephesians 4:19 Who being past feeling have given themselves over to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Ephesians 5:5 For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater...

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are on the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence...

1 Thessalonians 4:7 For God has not called us to uncleanness, but to holiness.

Jude 1:4,6-8,10,16 For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men...

despise.

Numbers 16:12-15 And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab: which said, We will not come up...

Deuteronomy 17:12,13 And the man that will do presumptuously, and will not listen to the priest that stands to minister there before the LORD your God...

Deuteronomy 21:20,21 And they shall say to the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton...

1 Samuel 10:27 But the children of Belial said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him, and brought no presents. But he held his peace.

2 Samuel 20:1 And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said...

1 Kings 12:16 So when all Israel saw that the king listened not to them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David?...

Psalm 2:1-5 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing...

Psalm 12:4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Jeremiah 2:31 O generation, see you the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel? a land of darkness? why say my people, We are lords...

Luke 19:14 But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

Romans 13:1-5 Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God...

1 Peter 2:13,14 Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme...

government. or, dominion. Presumptuous.

Numbers 15:30 But the soul that does ought presumptuously, whether he be born in the land, or a stranger, the same reproaches the LORD...

Jude 1:8 Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.

selfwilled.

Genesis 49:6 O my soul, come not you into their secret; to their assembly, my honor, be not you united: for in their anger they slew a man...

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker...

to speak.

Exodus 22:28 You shall not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of your people.

Ecclesiastes 10:6,7,20 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place...

Acts 23:5 Then said Paul, I knew not, brothers, that he was the high priest: for it is written...

Jude 1:8,10 Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities...

Cross References
Exodus 22:28
"You shall not revile God, nor curse a ruler of your people.

2 Timothy 3:2
For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Titus 1:7
For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,

2 Peter 3:3
knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires.

Jude 1:8
Yet in like manner these people also, relying on their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and blaspheme the glorious ones.

Jude 1:16
These are grumblers, malcontents, following their own sinful desires; they are loud-mouthed boasters, showing favoritism to gain advantage.

Jude 1:18
They said to you, "In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions."

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