2 Peter 2:8

“(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing & hearing, vexed his righteous soule from day to day, with their vnlawfull deeds.)”

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(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed [his] righteous soul from day to day with [their] unlawful deeds;)
- King James Version

(for by what he saw and heard {that} righteous man, while living among them, felt {his} righteous soul tormented day after day by {their} lawless deeds),
- New American Standard Version (1995)

(for that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed `his' righteous soul from day to day with `their' lawless deeds):
- American Standard Version (1901)

(Because the soul of that upright man living among them was pained from day to day by seeing and hearing their crimes):
- Basic English Bible

(for the righteous man through seeing and hearing, dwelling among them, tormented [his] righteous soul day after day with [their] lawless works,)
- Darby Bible

(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, grieved his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)
- Webster's Bible

(For their lawless deeds were torture, day after day, to the pure soul of that righteous man--all that he saw and heard whilst living in their midst.)
- Weymouth Bible

(for that righteous man dwelling among them, was tormented in his righteous soul from day to day with seeing and hearing lawless deeds):
- World English Bible

for in siyt and hering he was iust, and dwellide amongst hem that fro dai in to dai turmentiden with wickid werkis a iust soule.
- Wycliffe Bible

for in seeing and hearing, the righteous man, dwelling among them, day by day the righteous soul with unlawful works was harassing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 2:8


2Pe 2:8 For that righteous man . . . vexed [his] righteous soul. Lot, seeing and hearing the wickedness around him, was sore distressed.

Discussion for 2 Peter 2

  • Verse 16 " Dumb Ass" Lolll but seriously I love the Bible
    I really love the Bible, you just gotta love it.
  • Obbie Beal
    WARNING to those SAVED: verse 1 false prophets and teachers.., verse 2 many shall follow ..., verse 3 they will make merchandise of you (pimping you ...), verse 4-9 Jehovah / GOD reminds us they may get-by with wickedness for a season but they will not get away. verse 10-22 we are given a detail description of how artfully these hell-bound people work to trick many into hell / the lake of fire.
  • Karl
    I don't need to read my newspaper anymore... just 2nd Peter! It's all pretty much described right there. Very, very sobering stuff.
  • Brittany Green
    2 Peter 2:14 makes a lot of sense, in regards to false religion. It also convicts me, and shows to beware. It seems like the "an heart they have exercised with covetous practices" is multiteired. In context, he is speaking of a routine pattern of sin, specifically, with adultery, idolatry, and gainsaying. Yet, there are also theological practices that lead to seared consciences.
  • BSP
    Verse 5~Noah not only took on the task of building the ark, but he also shared his faith with others and tried to warn others. Noah cared about the lives of his family and others.
  • BSP
    Verse 19~Others may try to encourage us to disobey God and claim that it is too restrictive, but the very same ones are slaves to many harmful practices.

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