2 Peter 3:13

“Neuerthelesse wee, according to his promise, looke for new heauens, and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousnesse.”

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Other Translations

Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
- King James Version

But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But, according to his promise, we look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But having faith in his word, we are looking for a new heaven and a new earth, which will be the resting-place of righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

But, according to his promise, we wait for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwells righteousness.
- Darby Bible

Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, in which dwelleth righteousness.
- Webster's Bible

But in accordance with His promise we are expecting new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness will dwell.
- Weymouth Bible

But, according to his promise, we look for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.
- World English Bible

Also we abiden bi hise biheestis newe heuenes and newe erthe, in which riytwisnesse dwellith.
- Wycliffe Bible

and for new heavens and a new earth according to His promise we do wait, in which righteousness doth dwell;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Peter 3:13


3:13 We look for new heavens and a new earth - Raised as it were out of the ashes of the old; we look for an entire new state of things. Wherein dwelleth righteousness - Only righteous spirits. How great a mystery!


People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 3:13


2Pe 3:13 According to his promise. See Isa 65:17 66:22. We . . . look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. The heavens and the earth are not to be blotted out, but changed, purified, and made better for the home of the righteous.

Discussion for 2 Peter 3

  • Freedomborn and Set Free Now
    Yes Jesus will come as a Thief in the Night but only to those who are in Darkness. So what does God say about us who are in the Light? as we can see confirmed in this Scripture 1Thessalonians 5 we will know when Jesus is returning and even now we can see many of the signs He told us to look for. God's Love and Blessings - Anne.
  • Marie Washington
    Verse 10, states that the heavens 3 heavens shall pass away, so where will God Jesus and the saved people? I know the Bible speak of a new heaven and earth, but it's states nothing about where the saints will be while heaven and earth burn up.
  • Obbie Beal
    9 The Lord is not slack concerning His PROMISE, as some men count slackness; but is long suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance ..., 13 Nevertheless we, according to His PROMISE, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. P:3-5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
  • Kedra
    I don't know how hot fervent heat is but I'm glad I won't have to experience it because I'll already be in heaven with the LORD
  • Rev. Tim
    There are already false teachers in our world today. Also there will be a new heaven and a new earth for the Bible says the old will pass away. We are in the last days of the church age so we need to get to work leading people to Christ for He's coming to take His Church home and I believe it will be soon, in God's time not my
  • Anne
    Peter is amonishing the saints not to forget the teachings of the apostles and the predictions of the prophets that false prophets and scoffers will come in the last days with false doctrines and that they should not be carried away with their error but continue to grow in grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

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