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 2 Peter 2:15 - 22
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   Book of 2 Peter
   Chapter 2  - Click for Chapter Audio
2:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
forsaking the R101 right way, they have gone astray, having followed the R102 way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the R103 wages of unrighteousness;
 
2:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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but he received a rebuke for his own transgression, for R104 a mute donkey, speaking with a voice of a man, restrained the madness of the prophet.
 
2:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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These are springs R105 without water and mists driven by a storm, for R106 whom the black F18 darkness has been reserved.
 
2:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For speaking out arrogant R107 words of vanity R108 they entice R109 by fleshly desires, by sensuality, R110 those who barely escape R111 from the ones who live in error,
 
2:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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promising them freedom while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by R112 what a man is overcome, by this he is enslaved.
 
2:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For if, after they have escaped R113 the defilements of the world by the R114 knowledge of the Lord R115 and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled R116 in them and are overcome, the R117 last state has become worse for them than the first.
 
2:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For R118 it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn away from the R119 holy commandment handed R120 on to them.
 
2:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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It F19 has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A R121 DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."
 

FOOTNOTES:
F18 Lit blackness of darkness
F19 Lit The thing of the true proverb has happened to them

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R101 Acts 13:10
R102 Numbers 22:5,7; Deuteronomy 23:4; Nehemiah 13:2; Jude 11; Revelation 2:14
R103 2 Peter 2:13
R104 Numbers 22:21,23,28,30ff
R105 Jude 12
R106 Jude 13
R107 Jude 16
R108 Ephesians 4:17
R109 2 Peter 2:14
R110 2 Peter 2:2
R111 2 Peter 1:4; 2:20
R112 John 8:34; Romans 6:16
R113 2 Peter 2:18
R114 2 Peter 1:2
R115 2 Peter 1:11;
R116 2 Timothy 2:4
R117 Matthew 12:45; Luke 11:26
R118 Ezekiel 18:24; Hebrews 6:4ff; 10:26f; James 4:17
R119 Galatians 6:2; 1 Timothy 6:14; 2 Peter 3:2
R120 Jude 3
R121 Proverbs 26:11

 
 

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