2 Peter 3:13

“Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Neuerthelesse wee, according to his promise, looke for new heauens, and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.

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