2 Peter 3:1
Good News Translation
My dear friends, this is now the second letter I have written you. In both letters I have tried to arouse pure thoughts in your minds by reminding you of these things.

Contemporary English Version
My dear friends, this is the second letter I have written to encourage you to do some honest thinking. I don't want you to forget

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold this second epistle I write to you, my dearly beloved, in which, I stir up by way of admonition your sincere mind:

New American Bible
This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you; through them by way of reminder I am trying to stir up your sincere disposition,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Behold this second epistle I write to you, my dearly beloved, in which, I stir up by way of admonition your sincere mind:

second epistle.

2 Corinthians 13:2 I have told before and foretell, as present and now absent, to them that sinned before and to all the rest, that if I come again, I will not spare.

1 Peter 1:1,2 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers dispersed through Pontus, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, elect, . . .

I stir.

2 Peter 1:13-15 But I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance. . . .

2 Timothy 1:6 For which cause I admonish thee that thou stir up the grace of God which is in thee by the imposition of my hands.

pure.

Psalm 24:4 The innocent in hands, and clean of heart, who hath not taken his soul in vain, nor sworn deceitfully to his neighbour.

Psalm 73:1 A psalm for Asaph. How good is God to Israel, to them that are of a right heart!

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the clean of heart: they shall see God.

1 Timothy 5:22 Impose not hands lightly upon any man, neither be partaker of other men's sins. Keep thyself chaste.

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

way.

2 Peter 1:12 For which cause, I will begin to put you always in remembrance of these things: though indeed you know them and are confirmed in the present truth.

Context
The Coming Judgment
1Behold this second epistle I write to you, my dearly beloved, in which, I stir up by way of admonition your sincere mind: 2That you may be mindful of those words which I told you before from the holy prophet and of your apostles, of the precepts of the Lord and Saviour.…
Cross References
Hebrews 6:9
But, my dearly beloved, we trust better things of you, and nearer to salvation; though we speak thus.

1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you, as strangers and pilgrims, to refrain yourselves from carnal desires which war against the soul,

2 Peter 1:13
But I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance.

2 Peter 3:8
But of this one thing be not ignorant, my beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

2 Peter 3:14
Wherefore, dearly beloved, waiting for these things, be diligent that you may be found before him unspotted and blameless in peace.

2 Peter 3:17
You therefore, brethren, knowing these things before, take heed, lest being led aside by the error of the unwise, you fall from your own steadfastness.

Jude 1:5
I will therefore admonish you, though ye once knew all things, that Jesus, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, did afterwards destroy them that believed not.

Additional Translations
Beloved, this is now my second letter to you. Both of them are reminders to stir you to wholesome thinking

Beloved, this is now the second letter I am writing to you, in both of which I am stirring up your pure mind in putting you in remembrance

This second letter, beloved, I now write to you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:

This is now, beloved, the second epistle that I write unto you; and in both of them I stir up your sincere mind by putting you in remembrance;

This, a second letter, beloved, I already write to you, in [both] which I stir up, in the way of putting you in remembrance, your pure mind,

This is now, beloved, the second epistle that I write unto you; and in both of them I stir up your sincere mind by putting you in remembrance;

This second epistle, beloved, I now write to you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:

This letter which I am now writing to you, dear friends, is my second letter. In both my letters I seek to revive in your honest minds the memory of certain things,

This is now, beloved, the second letter that I have written to you; and in both of them I stir up your sincere mind by reminding you;

This, now, beloved, a second letter to you I write, in both which I stir up your pure mind in reminding you,
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