2 Peter 3:4
Good News Translation
and will ask, "He promised to come, didn't he? Where is he? Our ancestors have already died, but everything is still the same as it was since the creation of the world!"

Contemporary English Version
and say, "Didn't your Lord promise to come back? Yet the first leaders have already died, and the world hasn't changed a bit."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

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Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

where.

Genesis 19:14 So Lot went out, and spoke to his sons in law that were to have his daughters, and said: Arise: get you out of this place, because the Lord will destroy this city. And he seemed to them to speak as it were in jest.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 What is it that hath been? the same thing that shall be. What is it that hath been done? the same that shall be done.

Ecclesiastes 8:11 For because sentence is not speedily pronounced against the evil, the children of men commit evils without any fear.

Isaiah 5:18,19 Woe to you that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as the rope of a cart. . . .

Jeremiah 5:12,13 They have denied the Lord, and said, It is not he: and the evil shall not come upon us: we shall not see the sword and famine. . . .

Jeremiah 17:15 Behold they say to me: Where is the word of the Lord? let it come.

Ezekiel 12:22-27 Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel? saying: The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail. . . .

Malachi 2:17 You have wearied the Lord with your words, and you said: Wherein have we wearied him? In that you say: Every one that doth evil, is good in the sight of the Lord, and such please him: or surely where is the God of judgment?

Matthew 24:28 Wheresoever the body shall be, there shall the eagles also be gathered together.

Luke 12:45 But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk:

from the beginning.

Mark 13:19 For in those days shall be such tribulations as were not from the beginning of the creation which God created until now: neither shall be.

Revelation 3:14 And to the angel of the church of Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, who is the beginning of the creation of God:

Context
The Coming Judgment
3Knowing this first: That in the last days there shall come deceitful scoffers, walking after their own lusts, 4Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. 5For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God:…
Cross References
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.

Jeremiah 17:15
Behold they say to me: Where is the word of the Lord? let it come.

Ezekiel 11:3
Saying: Were not houses lately built? This city is the caldron, and we the flesh.

Ezekiel 12:22
Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel? saying: The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail.

Ezekiel 12:27
Son of man, behold the house of Israel, they that say: The visions that this man seeth, is for many days to come: and this man prophesieth of times afar off.

Malachi 2:17
You have wearied the Lord with your words, and you said: Wherein have we wearied him? In that you say: Every one that doth evil, is good in the sight of the Lord, and such please him: or surely where is the God of judgment?

Matthew 16:27
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels: and then will he render to every man according to his works.

Matthew 16:28
Amen I say to you, there are some of them that stand here, that shall not taste death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Matthew 24:48
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming:

Mark 10:6
But from the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female.

Acts 7:60
And falling on his knees, he cried with a loud voice, saying: Lord, lay not his sin to their charge: And when he had said this, he fell asleep in the Lord. And Saul was consenting to his death.

1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope or joy or crown of glory? Are not you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

2 Peter 3:12
Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of the Lord, by which the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with the burning heat?

Additional Translations
“Where is the promise of His coming?” they will ask. “Ever since our fathers fell asleep, everything continues as it has from the beginning of creation.”

and saying, "Where is the promise of His coming? For from the time that the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation."

And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for, from the day that the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for from the time the fathers fell asleep all things remain thus from [the] beginning of [the] creation.

and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for, from the day that the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

and, asking, "What has become of His promised Return? For from the time our forefathers fell asleep all things continue as they have been ever since the creation of the world."

and saying, "Where is the promise of his coming? For, from the day that the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation."

and saying, 'Where is the promise of his presence? for since the fathers did fall asleep, all things so remain from the beginning of the creation;'
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