2 Peter 2:3
Good News Translation
In their greed these false teachers will make a profit out of telling you made-up stories. For a long time now their Judge has been ready, and their Destroyer has been wide awake!

Contemporary English Version
They will be greedy and cheat you with smooth talk. But long ago God decided to punish them, and God doesn't sleep.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not.

through.

2 Peter 2:14,15 Having eyes full of adultery and of sin that ceaseth not: alluring unstable souls: having their heart exercised with covetousness: children of malediction. . . .

Isaiah 56:11 And most impudent dogs, they never had enough: the shepherds themselves knew no understanding: all have turned aside into their own way, every one after his own gain, from the first even to the last.

Jeremiah 6:13 For from the least of them even to the greatest, all are given to covetousness: and from the prophet even to the priest, all are guilty of deceit.

Jeremiah 8:10 Therefore will I give their women to strangers, their fields to others for an inheritance: because from the least even to the greatest all follow covetousness: from the prophet even to the priest all deal deceitfully.

Ezekiel 13:19 And they violated me among my people, for a handful of barley, and a piece of bread, to kill souls which should not die, and to save souls alive which should not live, telling lies to my people that believe lies.

Micah 3:11 You that build up Sion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.

Malachi 1:10 Who is there among you, that will shut the doors, and will kindle the fire on my altar gratis? I have no pleasure in you, saith the Lord of hosts: and I will not receive a gift of your hand.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 12:17,18 Did I overreach you by any of them whom I sent to you? . . .

1 Timothy 3:3,8 Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but . . .

1 Timothy 6:5 Conflicts of men corrupted in mind and who are destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness.

Titus 1:7,11 For a bishop must be without crime, as the steward of God: not proud, not subject to anger, nor given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre: . . .

1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking care of it, not by constraint but willingly, according to God: not for filthy lucre's sake but voluntarily:

Jude 1:11 Woe unto them! For they have gone in the way of Cain: and after the error of Balaam they have for reward poured out themselves and have perished in the contradiction of Core.

with.

2 Peter 1:16 For we have not by following artificial fables made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ: but we were eyewitnesses of his greatness.

Psalm 18:44 A people which I knew not, hath served me: at the hearing of the ear they have obeyed me.

Psalm 66:3 Say unto God, How terrible are thy works, O Lord! in the multitude of thy strength thy enemies shall lie to thee.

Psalm 81:15 The enemies of the Lord have lied to him: and their time shall be for ever.

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Luke 20:20 And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor.

Luke 22:47 As he was yet speaking, behold a multitude; and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near to Jesus, for to kiss him.

1 Thessalonians 2:5 For neither have we used at any time the speech of flattery, as you know: nor taken an occasion of covetousness (God is witness):

make.

Deuteronomy 24:17 Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger nor of the fatherless, neither shalt thou take away the widow's raiment for a pledge.

John 2:16 And to them that sold doves he said: Take these things hence, and make not the house of my Father a house of traffic.

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

Revelation 18:11-13 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her: for no man shall buy their merchandise any more. . . .

whose.

2 Peter 2:1,9 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:35 Revenge is mine, and I will repay them in due time, that their foot may slide: the day of destruction is at hand, and the time makes haste to come.

Isaiah 5:19 That say: Let him make haste, and let his work come quickly, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel come, that we may know it.

Isaiah 30:13,14 Therefore shall this iniquity be to you as a breach that falleth, and is found wanting in a high wall, for the destruction thereof shall come on a sudden, when it is not looked for. . . .

Isaiah 60:22 The least shall become a thousand, and a little one a most strong nation: I the Lord will suddenly do this thing in its time.

Habakkuk 3:3 God will come from the south, and the holy one from mount Pharan: His glory covered the heavens, and the earth is full of his praise.

Luke 18:8 I say to you that he will quickly revenge them. But yet the Son of man, when he cometh, shall he find, think you, faith on earth?

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say: Peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.

1 Peter 2:8 And a stone of stumbling and a rock of scandal, to them who stumble at the word, neither do believe, whereunto also they are set.

Jude 1:4,7,15 For certain men are secretly entered in (who were written of long ago unto this judgment), ungodly men, turning the grace of our Lord God into riotousness and denying the only sovereign Ruler and our Lord Jesus Christ. . . .

Context
Deliverance from False Prophets
2And many shall follow their riotousness, through whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 3And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not. 4For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but delivered them, drawn down by infernal ropes to the lower hell, unto torments, to be reserved unto judgment:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:35
Revenge is mine, and I will repay them in due time, that their foot may slide: the day of destruction is at hand, and the time makes haste to come.

Job 6:27
You rush in upon the fatherless, and you endeavour to overthrow your friend.

Romans 16:18
For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither have we used at any time the speech of flattery, as you know: nor taken an occasion of covetousness (God is witness):

1 Timothy 6:5
Conflicts of men corrupted in mind and who are destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness.

2 Peter 1:16
For we have not by following artificial fables made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ: but we were eyewitnesses of his greatness.

2 Peter 2:14
Having eyes full of adultery and of sin that ceaseth not: alluring unstable souls: having their heart exercised with covetousness: children of malediction.

Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, full of complaints, walking according to their own desires: and their mouth speaketh proud things, admiring persons, for gain's sake.

Additional Translations
In their greed, these false teachers will exploit you with deceptive words. The longstanding verdict against them remains in force, and their destruction does not sleep.

And through covetousness they will exploit you with fabricated words, for whom the judgment of long ago is not idle, and their destruction does not slumber.

And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingers not, and their damnation slumbers not.

And in covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose sentence now from of old lingereth not, and their destruction slumbereth not.

And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.

And in covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose sentence now from of old lingereth not, and their destruction slumbereth not.

And through covetousness they will with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

Thirsting for riches, they will trade on you with their canting talk. From of old their judgement has been working itself out, and their destruction has not been slumbering.

In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old doesn't linger, and their destruction will not slumber.

and in covetousness, with moulded words, of you they shall make merchandise, whose judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction doth not slumber.
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