1 John 2:17
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.

King James Bible
And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

American Standard Version
And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the world passeth away, and the concupiscence thereof: but he that doth the will of God, abideth for ever.

English Revised Version
And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the world passeth away, and the lust of it: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

Weymouth New Testament
And the world, with its cravings, is passing away, but he who does God's will continues for ever.

1 John 2:17 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Forever (εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα)

The only form in which αἰῶν age, life, occurs in the Gospel and Epistles of John, except ἐκ τοῦ αἰῶνος since the world began (John 9:32). Some old versions add, "as God abideth forever."

1 John 2:17 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the world.

Psalm 39:6 Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.

Psalm 73:18-20 Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction...

Psalm 90:9 For all our days are passed away in your wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.

Psalm 102:26 They shall perish, but you shall endure: yes, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a clothing shall you change them...

Isaiah 40:6-8 The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field...

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

1 Corinthians 7:31 And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passes away.

James 1:10,11 But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away...

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time...

1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass wither, and the flower thereof falls away:

but.

Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do your will; for you are my God: your spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

Matthew 7:21 Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven...

Matthew 21:31 Whether of them two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you...

Mark 3:35 For whoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

John 7:17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good...

Colossians 1:9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you...

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers...

1 Thessalonians 4:3 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that you should abstain from fornication:

1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

Hebrews 10:36 For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you might receive the promise.

1 Peter 4:2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

abideth.

Psalm 125:1,2 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but stays for ever...

Proverbs 10:25 As the whirlwind passes, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

John 4:14 But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst...

John 6:58 This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead...

John 10:28-30 And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand...

1 Peter 1:5,25 Who are kept by the power of God through faith to salvation ready to be revealed in the last time...

Cross References
Mark 3:35
For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother."

1 Corinthians 7:31
and those who deal with the world as though they had no dealings with it. For the present form of this world is passing away.

Jump to Previous
Abides Abideth Age Continues Cravings Desire Desires End Forever God's Lusts Passes Passeth Passing Pleasure Thereof World
Jump to Next
Abides Abideth Age Continues Cravings Desire Desires End Forever God's Lusts Passes Passeth Passing Pleasure Thereof World
Links
1 John 2:17 NIV
1 John 2:17 NLT
1 John 2:17 ESV
1 John 2:17 NASB
1 John 2:17 KJV

1 John 2:17 Bible Apps
1 John 2:17 Biblia Paralela
1 John 2:17 Chinese Bible
1 John 2:17 French Bible
1 John 2:17 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
1 John 2:16
Top of Page
Top of Page