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

  • Kenny
    That's why God say stand and doing all to stand, stand be grounded iin the word of God.
  • A disciple
    Hubert; The way I read it, every indication from Scripture is that the Coming of the Lord and the Catching Away of the Saints is all one event. Why else would the Lord warn us to not let men mislead us about there having to be a falling away first and the man of sin be revealed; and that we must endure to the end and be faithful unto death? After Noah entered the ark God didn't wait seven years!
  • Hubert
    The coming of the Lord, and the catching away of his bride is two different events, when the second coming of the Lord appears the church has already been raptured the church is already with him in heaven for he is coming back with ten thousands and thousands of his Saints
  • Brinda burns
    there shall have no other gods before me; in the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the word was God
  • A disciple
    "Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled.." We are grateful for the small times of quiet and happiness; yet even in these we know there is certainly evil and trouble coming on the horizon. We have to walk with our hearts and minds with Christ in heaven Who is our expectation!
  • DeepReader
    There are 2 mysteries in the Bible-the mystery of godliness, that the divine Son of God lay off his divinity to put on sinful human nature in order to redeem mankind

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