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

  • Ray321
    4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple. God had chosen all of us to saved, but some will reject and some will fall.
  • Steve morrow
    2 THESSALONIANS 2:8 AND THEN SHALL THAT WICKED BE REVEALED WHOM THE LORD SHALL CONSUME WITH THE SPIRIT OF HIS MOUTH AND SHALL DESTROY WITH THE BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING *** EPHESIANS 6:17 AND TAKE THE HELMET OF SALVATION AND THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT WHICH IS THE WORD OF GOD
  • Word
    Read subject, first verse because the whole chapter is explaining exactly what will take place at the very end.It is saying that before the Lord comes that the son of perdition/ Satan will come and the whole world will chase after him an many Christians will be deceived right along with them, falling away so if they tell you Christ is here or there don't go because it's not Him.Put it all together
  • Ray321
    2 Thessalonians 2:3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition This verse is talking about the tribulation that the antichrist will reveal himself. It will be easier to fall from sin in the 7 year tribulation then the Grace of age we live right now.
  • A disciple
    As in every place in Scripture where the Spirit speaks about the coming Day of the LORD; it is first priority for preparing the Saints to be well informed and secured in their faith, against the things necessary to bring about the completion of the age. We shouldn't be scandalized away from Jesus by the taking away of all restraint of the wicked by God, but to understand why these things must be.
  • Lu2677
    2 Thessalonians 2:8-17 V.10 "And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish;because they received not the love of the truth;that they might be saved. "(Those that do not receive the love of the truth, will not be saved,will perish (in the lake of fire). 11"God shall send them strong delusion," 14"called you by our gospel." No love,no truth,no salvation,not qualified=no help.

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