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. 2 Peter 1:21(KJV) Verse Thoughts. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] This verse is part of a larger thought contained in verses 20 through 22. King James Version (KJV). ‘who’-these Christians. 17 These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever. 2 Peter 1:21 English Standard Version (ESV). r 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. 1:9; 1 Pet. God has spoken to man through the holy Scriptures and His Word endures forever. Confirm Your Calling and Election 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. Wiclif and Rheims alone have "brought"; all the rest "came." 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;). Cross references: 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. 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. 22 “He committed no sin,(E)    and no deceit was found in his mouth.”[a](F). 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 … 2 Peter 1:21. 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. 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. 2 Peter 1. 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. 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. 21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God q as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. Peter appears to be referring to the ones enticed and deceived by the false teachers in the church. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 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. Read the Passage: 2 Peter 2:1-22 False Teachers’ Presence (2:1–3) In 2 Pet. 2 Peter 1:21. With ἠνέχθη cf. 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 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. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful … 2 Peter 1:21. by Grant Richison | Jun 4, 1998 | 2 Peter | 7 comments. 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. As clouds hinder the light of the sun, so do these darken counsel by words wherein there is no truth. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 18 And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount. Confirm Your Calling and Election 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. 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. 2 Peter 1:1-21—Read the Bible online or download free. False teachers to arise: Their bad practices and sure destruction, from which the godly shall be delivered, as Lot was. All rights reserved worldwide. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. 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. 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." 2 Peter 2:1-22. 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. p. 141). 3 And rin their greed they will exploit you swith false words. 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. 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. 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. 2:1 the apostle notes that “there were also false prophets among the people, even… It is our job to search them out. Instead, men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. Video 2 Peter; Principle #5; 2 Pet. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. What does 2 Peter 2:21 mean? 2 Peter 1:19-21. 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. 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. Verse 8: “For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in … 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. 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. International Standard Version because no prophecy ever originated through a human decision. Wiclif and Rheims alone have "brought"; all the rest "came." Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. 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. 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. 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. 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." 2 Peter Greeting. 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him # [1 Thess. 2 Peter 1:21(KJV) Verse Thoughts. International Standard Version because no prophecy ever originated through a human decision. (21) For the prophecy came not in old time.--Rather, For prophecy was never sent, or brought. 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. 2:14; 2 Tim. 2 Peter 1:20-21 knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation, for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit. also — as well as the true prophets (2 Peter 1:19-21). 1. “He … 2 Peter 1:21. by Grant Richison | Jun 4, 1998 | 2 Peter | 7 comments. Instead, men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. (21) For the prophecy came not in old time.--Rather, For prophecy was never sent, or brought. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 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 Context. 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. in old time: or, at any time. 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. 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. King James Translators' Notes. 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. 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." Acts 2:2. ὥσπερ φερομένης πνοῆς βιαίας. 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; 2 Peter; Principle #4; 2 Pet. Jesus … 2 Peter 1:21. οὐ γὰρ θελήματι ἀνθρώπου ἠνέχθη προφητεία ποτέ. 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. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. The readers of Scripture are not under consideration, rather, the prophets themselves. New International Version (NIV). 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. 2:1 the apostle notes that “there were also false prophets among the people, even… 2:1-22; False Teachers: We are to be on guard against false teachers who may infiltrate the church of Jesus Christ. 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. 18 And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount. 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; One of the lies of the false teachers was that Christians should freely participate in indulging their sinful desires. 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). But — in contrast to the prophets “moved by the Holy Ghost” (2 Peter 1:21). N.T. 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