1 Peter 2:21-22 NIV - To this you were called, because Christ - Bible Gateway To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. 17 These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever. New International Version (NIV). 22 But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire. 2 Peter 1:21. οὐ γὰρ θελήματι ἀνθρώπου ἠνέχθη προφητεία ποτέ. God has spoken to man through the holy Scriptures and His Word endures forever. 2 Peter 1:21, ESV: "For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit." Geneva Study Bible. 19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage. 1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have received a faith as precious as ours: ... 2 Peter 1:19; 2 Peter 1:20; 2 Peter 1:21; English (US) English (US) Language. (p) The godly interpreters and messengers. Wiclif and Rheims alone have "brought"; all the rest "came." 2 Peter 1:21 Context. 2 Peter 1:21 Cross References « 2 Peter 1:20 | 2 Peter 2:1 ... 2 Kings 4:22. 5:10] who called us to # 1:3 Or by his own glory and excellence, # 1:3 Or virtue 4 by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become # [Eph. 22 “He committed no sin,(E)    and no deceit was found in his mouth.”[a](F). 2 Peter 1. The readers of Scripture are not under consideration, rather, the prophets themselves. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful … 2 Peter 1:20–21 20 Above all, you must understand p that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. 21 For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter 1:21 Cross References « 2 Peter 1:20 | 2 Peter 2:1 ... 2 Kings 4:22. All rights reserved worldwide. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly; 6 And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly; 7 And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked: 8 (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;). 2:1 the apostle notes that “there were also false prophets among the people, even… 2 Peter 2:22 ‘It has happened to them according to the true proverb, “A dog returns to its own vomit,” and, “A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire.” ‘It has happened to them according to the true proverb’-‘the content of the true proverb has been “verified or realized” in their case’ (Gr. Jesus … 1Simeon 1 Peter, a servant 2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] This verse is part of a larger thought contained in verses 20 through 22. Read the Passage: 2 Peter 2:1-22 False Teachers’ Presence (2:1–3) In 2 Pet. 2 Peter 1:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Peter 1:17, NIV: "He received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic Glory, saying, 'This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.'" 3:1-9; Looking for Christ's Return: Even though Jesus Christ has not returned for nearly two thousand years, we should not become apathetic in looking for His return. 18 And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount. 2 Peter 2:1-22. 2:12; 2 Thess. Cancel {{#items}} The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. p. 141). International Standard Version because no prophecy ever originated through a human decision. 2 Peter 1:21. by Grant Richison | Jun 4, 1998 | 2 Peter | 7 comments. 2:1 the apostle notes that “there were also false prophets among the people, even… The Bible is the singular, unchanging and non-negotiable plumb-line for truth, and it was holy men of God who were moved by the Holy Spirit in bygone days, who were entrusted to record the sacred; inerrant; God-breathed text. 2 Peter 1:21 New International Version (NIV) 21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. For the prophecy The whole Scripture, all the prophetic writings; so the Jews call the Scriptures (hawbnh) , "the prophecy" F7, by way of eminence, and from the subject matter of the sacred word: came not in old time by the will of man; It is from verse 20 in particular that we derive the principle that the Bible interprets itself.This means that somewhere within the pages of Scripture, the timing, the location, the characters, and the symbols employed in symbolic texts like parables and prophecies are explained or defined. 18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error. Ex. 21 To this(A) you were called,(B) because Christ suffered for you,(C) leaving you an example,(D) that you should follow in his steps. 2 Peter Greeting. To godliness brotherly kindness: John 15:17, I Peter 1:22, I John 3:14-18, and I John 4:18-21. g. To brotherly kindness charity [love]: I Corinthians 13 and Colossians 3:14. in old time: or, at any time. r One of the lies of the false teachers was that Christians should freely participate in indulging their sinful desires. Confirm Your Calling and Election 2 Peter 1:21(KJV) Verse Thoughts. 2 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. N.T. ‘who’-these Christians. 2 Peter Chapter 2 1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. (21) For the prophecy came not in old time.--Rather, For prophecy was never sent, or brought. Instead, men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. For the prophecy The whole Scripture, all the prophetic writings; so the Jews call the Scriptures (hawbnh) , "the prophecy" F7, by way of eminence, and from the subject matter of the sacred word: came not in old time by the will of man; 1:9; 1 Pet. 1:21 Peter had noted that in times past “holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.” In continuing his teaching, in 2 Pet. 11 Whereas angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them before the Lord. 2 Peter 1:21 ‘for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.’ ‘For’-Which defines ‘who’ is under consideration in the statement, ‘one’s own interpretation’. 2 Peter 1:21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the … 2 Peter 1:21 English Standard Version (ESV) 21 For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 21 For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but {p} holy men of God spake as they were {q} moved by the Holy Ghost. 2 Peter 1:21 ‘for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.’ ‘For’-Which defines ‘who’ is under consideration in the … Peter appears to be referring to the ones enticed and deceived by the false teachers in the church. It is our job to search them out. Instead, men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter 1:21. 18 And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount. Read the Passage: 2 Peter 2:1-22 False Teachers’ Presence (2:1–3) In 2 Pet. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. 3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not. Cross references: Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! 12 But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption; 13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. 1 Peter 1:21 ‘who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God’. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you; 14 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children: 15 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness; 16 But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the madness of the prophet. 9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: 10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him # [1 Thess. Biblical Commentary (Bible Study) 2 Peter 1:16-21 EXEGESIS: THE BROADER CONTEXT: This book began by ascribing authorship to “Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ” (1:1)—and the author claiming to be an eyewitness to Christ’s majesty, by which he meant Jesus’ Transfiguration (1:16-19). The Bible is the singular, unchanging and non-negotiable plumb-line for truth, and it was holy men of God who were moved by the Holy Spirit in bygone days, who were entrusted to record the sacred; inerrant; God-breathed text. 21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 1:21 Peter had noted that in times past “holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.” In continuing his teaching, in 2 Pet. Acts 2:2. ὥσπερ φερομένης πνοῆς βιαίας. 2 And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth qwill be blasphemed. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 2 Peter 1:21. by Grant Richison | Jun 4, 1998 | 2 Peter | 7 comments. 2 Peter 1:21 Context. KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version. 2:1-22; False Teachers: We are to be on guard against false teachers who may infiltrate the church of Jesus Christ. 2 But mfalse prophets also arose among the people, njust as there will be false teachers among you, who will osecretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master pwho bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. Video 2 Peter; Principle #5; 2 Pet. Confirm Your Calling and Election ◄ 2 Peter 1:21 ► For no such prophecy was ever brought forth by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. Wiclif and Rheims alone have "brought"; all the rest "came." 2 Peter 1:19-21. Verse 8: “For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in … (21) For the prophecy came not in old time.--Rather, For prophecy was never sent, or brought. 2:17-22 The word of truth is the water of life, which refreshes the souls that receive it; but deceivers spread and promote error, and are set forth as empty, because there is no truth in them. 2 Peter 1:21. 19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: 20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. What does 2 Peter 2:21 mean? Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 2 Peter 1:1-21—Read the Bible online or download free. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. But — in contrast to the prophets “moved by the Holy Ghost” (2 Peter 1:21). tTheir … 20 For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. 3 And rin their greed they will exploit you swith false words. 2 Peter; Principle #4; 2 Pet. 2 Pierre 1:21 Interlinéaire • 2 Pierre 1:21 Multilingue • 2 Pedro 1:21 Espagnol • 2 Pierre 1:21 Français • 2 Petrus 1:21 Allemand • 2 Pierre 1:21 Chinois • 2 Peter 1:21 Anglais • Bible Apps • Bible Hub Version Louis Segond 1910 La Bible David Martin 1744 Darby Bible courtesy of CCEL.org. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. As clouds hinder the light of the sun, so do these darken counsel by words wherein there is no truth. 1 Simeon 1 Peter, a servant 2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a a faith of equal standing with ours b by the righteousness of our c God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 d May grace and peace be multiplied to you e in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 2 Peter 1:21 English Standard Version (ESV). 4:24; Heb. 1 Peter 2:21 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Peter 2:21, NIV: "To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps." 1 Peter 2:21, ESV: "For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps." 3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not. King James Version (KJV). also — as well as the true prophets (2 Peter 1:19-21). 1. 2:14; 2 Tim. Read verse in New King James Version 21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost. With ἠνέχθη cf. False teachers to arise: Their bad practices and sure destruction, from which the godly shall be delivered, as Lot was. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. King James Translators' Notes. 2 Peter 1:17-18. ἀλλὰ ὑπὸ πνεύμ … φερόμενοι, cf. 19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: 20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. 2 Peter 1:21 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Peter 1:21, NIV: "For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit." They are 2 peter 1:21 22 afraid to speak evil of dignities Lot was way that one can become a believer in,... 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