2 Peter 2:21
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English Standard Version
For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.

King James Bible
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

American Standard Version
For it were better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of justice, than after they have known it, to turn back from that holy commandment which was delivered to them.

English Revised Version
For it were better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

Webster's Bible Translation
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered to them.

Weymouth New Testament
For it would have been better for them not to have fully known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandments in which they were instructed.

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it had.

Matthew 11:23,24 And you, Capernaum, which are exalted to heaven, shall be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in you...

Luke 12:47 And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will...

John 9:41 Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you should have no sin: but now you say, We see; therefore your sin remains.

John 15:22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin.

the way.

Proverbs 12:28 In the way of righteousness is life: and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

Proverbs 16:31 The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Matthew 21:32 For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and you...

to turn.

Psalm 36:3,4 The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he has left off to be wise, and to do good...

Psalm 125:5 As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity...

Ezekiel 3:20 Again, When a righteous man does turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling-block before him, he shall die...

Ezekiel 18:24 But when the righteous turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity...

Ezekiel 23:13 Then I saw that she was defiled, that they took both one way,

Zephaniah 1:6 And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

holy.

Romans 7:12 Why the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

1 Thessalonians 4:2 For you know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.

Cross References
Psalm 85:8
Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints; but let them not turn back to folly.

Ezekiel 18:24
But when a righteous person turns away from his righteousness and does injustice and does the same abominations that the wicked person does, shall he live? None of the righteous deeds that he has done shall be remembered; for the treachery of which he is guilty and the sin he has committed, for them he shall die.

Ezekiel 33:13
Though I say to the righteous that he shall surely live, yet if he trusts in his righteousness and does injustice, none of his righteous deeds shall be remembered, but in his injustice that he has done he shall die.

Galatians 6:2
Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

1 Timothy 6:14
to keep the commandment unstained and free from reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 6:4
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 6:6
and then have fallen away, to restore them again to repentance, since they are crucifying once again the Son of God to their own harm and holding him up to contempt.

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