2 Peter 1:9
Good News Translation
But if you do not have them, you are so shortsighted that you cannot see and have forgotten that you have been purified from your past sins.

Contemporary English Version
But if you don't grow, you are like someone who is nearsighted or blind, and you have forgotten that your past sins are forgiven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he that hath not these things with him is blind and groping, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

New American Bible
Anyone who lacks them is blind and shortsighted, forgetful of the cleansing of his past sins.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For he that hath not these things with him is blind and groping, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

lacketh.

2 Peter 1:5-7 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .

Mark 10:21 And Jesus, looking on him, loved him and said to him: One thing is wanting unto thee. Go, sell whatsoever thou hast and give to the poor: and thou shalt have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.

Luke 18:22 Which when Jesus had heard, he said to him: Yet one thing is wanting to thee. Sell all whatever thou hast and give to the poor: and thou shalt have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.

Galatians 5:6,13 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing nor uncircumcision: but faith that worketh by Charity. . . .

James 2:14-26 What shall it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him? . . .

blind.

John 9:40,41 And some of the Pharisees, who were with him, heard: and they said unto him: Are we also blind? . . .

2 Corinthians 4:3,4 And if our gospel be also hid, it is hid to them that are lost, . . .

1 John 2:9-11 He that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother is in darkness even until now. . . .

Revelation 3:17 Because thou sayest: I am rich and made wealthy and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

that he.

2 Peter 1:4 By whom he hath given us most great and precious promises: that by these you may be made partakers of the divine nature: flying the corruption of that concupiscence which is in the world.

2 Peter 2:18-20 For, speaking proud words of vanity, they allure by the desires of fleshly riotousness those who for a little while escape, such as converse in error: . . .

Romans 6:1-4,11 What shall we say, then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? . . .

Ephesians 5:26 That he might sanctify it, cleansing it by the laver of water in the word of life:

Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who by the Holy Ghost offered himself unspotted unto God, cleanse our conscience from dead works, to serve the living God?

1 Peter 3:21 Whereunto baptism, being of the like form, now saveth you also: not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but, the examination of a good conscience towards God by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he also is in the light, we have fellowship one with another: And the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

Context
Partakers of the Divine Nature
8For if these things be with you and abound, they will make you to be neither empty nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9For he that hath not these things with him is blind and groping, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. 10Wherefore, brethren, labour the more, that by good works you may make sure your calling and election. For doing these things, you shall not sin at any time.…
Cross References
Ephesians 5:26
That he might sanctify it, cleansing it by the laver of water in the word of life:

Titus 2:14
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity and might cleanse to himself a people acceptable, a pursuer of good works.

1 John 2:11
But he that hateth his brother is in darkness and walketh in darkness and knoweth not whither he goeth: because the darkness hath blinded his eyes.

Additional Translations
But whoever lacks these traits is nearsighted to the point of blindness, having forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins.

For in whomever these things are not present, he is blind, being short sighted, having received forgetfulness of the purification from his former sins.

But he that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

For he that lacketh these things is blind, seeing only what is near, having forgotten the cleansing from his old sins.

for he with whom these things are not present is blind, short-sighted, and has forgotten the purging of his former sins.

For he that lacketh these things is blind, seeing only what is near, having forgotten the cleansing from his old sins.

But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purified from his old sins.

For the man in whom they are lacking is blind and cannot see distant objects, in that he has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his old sins.

For he who lacks these things is blind, seeing only what is near, having forgotten the cleansing from his old sins.

for he with whom these things are not present is blind, dim-sighted, having become forgetful of the cleansing of his old sins;
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