New International Version
because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever:
King James Bible
For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
for the truth's sake which abides in us and shall be with us to eternity.
World English Bible
for the truth's sake, which remains in us, and it will be with us forever:
Young's Literal Translation
because of the truth that is remaining in us, and with us shall be to the age,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For the truth's sake - On account of the Gospel.
Which dwelleth in us - By the grace which it has proclaimed.
And shall be with us - For God will preserve not only the Christian religion but its truth, all its essential doctrines for ever. And they that abide in the truth shall go whither that truth leads, i.e. to glory. The Armenian has a strange reading here: "For the truth's sake which dwelleth in us, because it is also with you; and ye shall be with us for ever." But this is supported by no other version, nor by any MS.
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[Sidenote: The Author.] The author describes himself as "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ" (i. 1). Few books of the New Testament are so well attested as this Epistle. The external evidence for its authenticity is strong, and stronger than that for any other Catholic Epistle except 1 John. It seems to be quoted in Didache, i. 4. The letter of Polycarp written about A.D. 110 shows a complete familiarity with 1 Peter. He evidently regarded it as a letter of the highest authority. His contemporary …
Leighton Pullan—The Books of the New Testament
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever--
2 Peter 1:12
So I will always remind you of these things, even though you know them and are firmly established in the truth you now have.
1 John 1:8
If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.
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