2 Peter 1:7

“And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And to godlinesse, brotherly kindnesse; and to brotherly kindnesse, charitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and in {your} godliness, brotherly kindness, and in {your} brotherly kindness, love.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and in `your' godliness brotherly kindness; and in `your' brotherly kindness love.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And love of the brothers to fear of God, and to love of the brothers, love itself.
- Basic English Bible

in godliness brotherly love, in brotherly love love:
- Darby Bible

And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
- Webster's Bible

along with power of endurance, godliness; along with godliness, brotherly affection; and along with brotherly affection, love.
- Weymouth Bible

and in godliness brotherly affection; and in brotherly affection, love.
- World English Bible

in pitee, love of britherhod, and in loue of britherhod charite.
- Wycliffe Bible

and in the piety the brotherly kindness, and in the brotherly kindness the love;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Peter 1:7


1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness - No sullenness, sternness, moroseness: sour godliness, so called, is of the devil. Of Christian godliness it may always be said, Mild, sweet, serene, and tender is her mood, Nor grave with sternness, nor with lightness free: Against example resolutely good, Fervent in zeal, and warm in charity. And to brotherly kindness love - The pure and perfect love of God and of all mankind. The apostle here makes an advance upon the preceding article, brotherly kindness, which seems only to relate to the love of Christians toward one another.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 1:7


2Pe 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness. An active good will toward the saints. And to brotherly kindness charity. The heart element which gives brotherly kindness its power and sweetness.

Discussion for 2 Peter 1

  • Fredscanlan
    Reading your previous comment, that the 3 rd person in the trinity actually moved on Gods servants. His apostles tell us of this mystery. Their witness is a witness for us to believe in and that it would become real to each of us. I really enjoy reading king James version. I've read this version my whole life, and it still reveals something new of God everyday. Thank you for the revelation Peter
  • Yvonne
    You cannot believe in evolution and Creation.......... If the world exists more than a billion years, we will find in every place a lot of bones, skulls etc. etc.. Men always like to show of to others how much they know, but the more we think we know, the more we realize we don't know and the best is still to come when Jesus returns and has to show us again what matters....Love the Lord, your neighbour as yourself, we still not succeed in doing so , so we look for other ways to fill up the emptiness! At the moment we destroy creation, because satan knows that he has very little time to do so and his servants are already working very hard, but in the end they will not win, because our Saviour will return in time to save us from the madness and then we will realize how foolish we have been in not wanting to know the most important thing in life......to Love!!
  • A disciple
    "Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, according as His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him..." Knowledge is power when we rightly act upon it. We never need be overcome by temptations. When we speak and act according to the truth, and stand on the Word, we cannot fail!
  • Lilian
    Our Father in Heaven had sent his Son Jesus Christ to give us life in abundance simply because He loves us Jesus came to fulfill the scriptures and shared and preach the words of God so that you and I will have light and life this is the true promised of God our job now is to praise and worship Jesus and live like him thanks for your blood Lord amen
  • Bruce
    ray: Back up to Matthew when The Persecution and Tribulation started. Paul was a Hitler of that Day! Until he meant the Lord:Acts9:1-5/---we must through much Tribulation enter into The Kingdom of God. Acts14:22 The Sixth Seal is opened and The Day of Wrath has come(upon the lost: Revelation6:12-17/ whosoever was not found written in The Book of Life was cast into The Lake of Fire.Revelation20:15
  • Ray321
    Hebrews through Revelation is for tribulation reading. If we miss the Rapture, then the books of Hebrews through Revelation will come to pass. We can learn from these books, but we must be careful who is it written to. Food for thought. ...

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