2 Peter 3:3

“Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last dayes scoffers, walking after their owne lusts,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with {their} mocking, following after their own lusts,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

knowing this first, that in the last days mockers shall come with mockery, walking after their own lusts,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Having first of all the knowledge that in the last days there will be men who, ruled by their evil desires, will make sport of holy things,
- Basic English Bible

knowing this first, that there shall come at [the] close of the days mockers with mocking, walking according to their own lusts,
- Darby Bible

Knowing this first, that there will come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
- Webster's Bible

But, above all, remember that, in the last days, men will come who make a mock at everything--men governed only by their own passions,
- Weymouth Bible

knowing this first, that in the last days mockers will come, walking after their own lusts,
- World English Bible

First wite ye this thing, that in the laste daies disseyueris schulen come in disseit, goynge aftir her owne coueityngis,
- Wycliffe Bible

this first knowing, that there shall come in the latter end of the days scoffers, according to their own desires going on,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Peter 3:3

2Pe 3:3 Knowing this first. The apostles and prophets have reminded them that there will be scoffers in the last days. Under the last dispensation.

Discussion for 2 Peter 3

  • Wayne
    Jesus preached to the unsaved, some believed some didn't, and He just kept walking and preaching, healing. Same with Paul. And others. No matter how hard it was, when it seemed no one was listening, they kept on, in the joy of the Lord.
  • Bruce
    Aletha:Yes! Very! For The Time is here, that They won't endure Sound Doctrine:2Timothy 4:1-8 / The Night cometh,when no Man can Work. John9:4 /The Night is far Spent--- put on The Armour of Light. Romans 13:10-14./ They run from The Light: John 3:19. / Sometimes I sit in my room, Numb! Spiritually depressed: Eternity is coming They don't care.
  • Aletha McKenzie
    Vs. 11 especially speaks to me at a time when it is VERY difficult to find a place of worship that doesn't have a "subculture" of gossiping and backbiting. Many times the Pastor's are not aware that these "busy bodies" are eroding His Church. People ultimately leave the ministries. Sad to see this happening †
  • Bruce
    Put on The Whole Armour of God,that Ye may be able to stand against the wiles of The Devil.Ephesians 6:11 / Study to shew thyself approved unto God---Rightly dividing The Word of Truth. 2Timothy 2:15/and many False Prophets shall rise and shall deceive many.Matthew 24:11/You will know them by how they twist Scripture,deny others.Matthew 7:15-16.
  • Word
    Vs 5 don't be ignorant their was a first earth age. Destruction Jer. 4:20-27 Why? Ezekiel 28 Satans downfall where he wanted to be God but is only a man, pride, sin. Satan got one third of Gods children to follow him and they road that tail in Rev.12:4 and in Matt. 13:36 -40 it explains that Satan sends his tares, children to earth just like God does. 1st earth age spiritual bodies. 2nd age flesh.
  • Steve morrow
    2 peter 3:18 but grow in grace and in the knowledge of our LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST to HIM be glory both now and forever proverbs 24:4 and by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches 24:5 a wise man is strong yea a man of knowledge increaseth strength

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