2 Thessalonians

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2 Thessalonians 2:11

“And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should beleeue a lye:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For this reason God will send upon them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And for this cause God sendeth them a working of error, that they should believe a lie:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And for this cause, God will give them up to the power of deceit and they will put their faith in what is false:
- Basic English Bible

And for this reason God sends to them a working of error, that they should believe what is false,
- Darby Bible

And for this cause God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
- Webster's Bible

And for this reason God sends them a misleading influence that they may believe the lie;
- Weymouth Bible

Because of this, God sends them a working of error, that they should believe a lie;
- World English Bible

that alle be demed, whiche bileueden not to treuthe, but consentiden to wickidnesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

and because of this shall God send to them a working of delusion, for their believing the lie,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 2:11


2:11 Therefore God shall send them - That is, judicially permit to come upon them, strong delusion.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 2:11


2Th 2:11 For this cause God shall send them strong delusion. Because they do not receive the truth. That they should believe a lie. He who refuses to receive the truth will at last believe lies. It is the law of human nature. God sends the delusion by natural laws.

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 2

  • A disciple
    Irene, I believe I have the Holy Spirit because I asked, and I obey Jesus; because that's what the Apostles taught in the Scriptures. It was part of Jesus' complete work in saving us from our sins, and reconciling us to God, that He might send the "Promise of the Father" to His Elect that are in the world. I see it evidenced very much in my life, and in that He gives me understanding of the Word.
  • Irene123
    disciple - I'm just curious, interested: how do you know you have the Holy Ghost ... ? Please give me scripture to prove what you say, Thanks.
  • Irene123
    To Randy on the trib./rap. - Could you tell me where or who you get your info' from on this ... ? I don't care to argue about it - I only am curious.
  • Randy Holland
    The falling away is the apostasy ,,or the falling away from God or ones belief not a rapture...
  • Bruce
    Irene: but in those days after that "tribulation",the sun shall be darkened-- And then shall he send his angels,-- But of that day and that hour knoweth No man--- neither the Son--Mark13:24-37. We must through much "tribulation" enter into the kingdom of God.Acts14:22. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall "tribulation",or distress,or persecution---Romans 8:35
  • A disciple
    Sakana; adding to what you said, (very good!), that's what happens when folks who don't have the Holy Spirit to teach them all things, go instead after their own imaginations! Another problem that they make for themselves, is that they apparently don't have access to, or don't know how to use a Strong's Concordance, or a good Dictionary; for this would clear up all their misreadings of Scriptures.

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