New International Version
Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking.
King James Bible
This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:
Darby Bible Translation
This, a second letter, beloved, I already write to you, in [both] which I stir up, in the way of putting you in remembrance, your pure mind,
World English Bible
This is now, beloved, the second letter that I have written to you; and in both of them I stir up your sincere mind by reminding you;
Young's Literal Translation
This, now, beloved, a second letter to you I write, in both which I stir up your pure mind in reminding you,
2 Peter 3:1 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This second epistle - In order to guard them against the seductions of false teachers, he calls to their remembrance the doctrine of the ancient prophets, and the commands or instructions of the apostles, all founded on the same basis.
He possibly refers to the prophecies of Enoch, as mentioned by Jude, Jde 1:14, Jde 1:15; of David, Psalm 1:1, etc.; and of Daniel, Daniel 12:2, relative to the coming of our Lord to judgment: and he brings in the instructions of the apostles of Christ, by which they were directed how to prepare to meet their God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryTwenty Seventh Sunday after Trinity to the Reader.
Text: 2 Peter 3, 3-7. TO THE READER. When the year has twenty-seven Sundays after Trinity, which seldom occurs, substitute the text of 2 Peter 3, 3-7 for the twenty-sixth Sunday and use the text of the twenty-sixth Sunday for the twenty-seventh Sunday. …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
Thirty-First Day. Holiness and Heaven.
Even though we speak like this, dear friends, we are convinced of better things in your case--the things that have to do with salvation.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul.
2 Peter 1:13
I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I live in the tent of this body,
2 Peter 3:8
But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.
2 Peter 3:14
So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.
2 Peter 3:17
Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of the lawless and fall from your secure position.
Though you already know all this, I want to remind you that the Lord at one time delivered his people out of Egypt, but later destroyed those who did not believe.
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