2 Peter 2:2

“And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And many shall follow their pernicious wayes, by reason of whom the way of trueth shall be euill spoken of:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of the truth will be maligned;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And many shall follow their lascivious doings; by reason of whom the way of the truth shall be evil spoken of.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a great number will go with them in their evil ways, through whom the true way will have a bad name.
- Basic English Bible

and many shall follow their dissolute ways, through whom the way of the truth shall be blasphemed.
- Darby Bible

And many will follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth will be evil spoken of.
- Webster's Bible

And in their immoral ways they will have many eager disciples, through whom religion will be brought into disrepute.
- Weymouth Bible

Many will follow their immoral ways, and as a result, the way of the truth will be maligned.
- World English Bible

And many schulen sue her letcheries, bi whiche the weie of treuthe schal be blasfemyd;
- Wycliffe Bible

and many shall follow out their destructive ways, because of whom the way of the truth shall be evil spoken of,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Peter 2:2


2:2 The way of truth will be evil spoken of - By those who blend all false and true Christians together.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 2:2


2Pe 2:2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways. "Lascivious doings" (Revised Version). Immoral life is the result of false doctrine, and thus a reproach is brought upon the truth.

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