2 Peter 2:17

“These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These are welles without water, cloudes that are caried with a tempest, to whom the mist of darkenesse is reserued for euer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the black darkness has been reserved.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These are springs without water, and mists driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness hath been reserved.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These are fountains without water, and mists before a driving storm; for whom the eternal night is kept in store.
- Basic English Bible

These are springs without water, and mists driven by storm, to whom the gloom of darkness is reserved [for ever].
- Darby Bible

These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
- Webster's Bible

These people are wells without water, mists driven along by a storm, men for whom the dense darkness has been reserved.
- Weymouth Bible

These are wells without water, clouds driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.
- World English Bible

These ben wellis with out watir, and mystis dryuun with `whirlinge wyndys, to whiche the thicke mijst of derknessis is reseruyd.
- Wycliffe Bible

These are wells without water, and clouds by a tempest driven, to whom the thick gloom of the darkness to the age hath been kept;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Peter 2:17


2:17 Fountains and clouds promise water: so do these promise, but do not perform.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 2:17


2Pe 2:17 These are wells without water. "Springs without water" (Revised Version). They promise much but disappoint. Clouds that are carried with a tempest. "Mists driven by a storm" (Revised Version). The thought is the same. These mists promise rain, but it fails to descend. To whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever. For these apostates the "blackness of darkness is reserved" (Revised Version).

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