2 Peter 2:8
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English Standard Version
(for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard);

King James Bible
(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)

American Standard Version
(for that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their lawless deeds):

Douay-Rheims Bible
For in sight and hearing he was just: dwelling among them, who from day to day vexed the just soul with unjust works.

English Revised Version
(for that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their lawless deeds):

Webster's Bible Translation
(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, grieved his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)

Weymouth New Testament


2 Peter 2:8 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Dwelling (ἐγκατοικῶν)

Only here in New Testament. Dwelling, and therefore suffering continually, from day to day.

In seeing (βλέμματι)

Only here in New Testament. Usually of the look of a man from without, through which the vexation comes to the soul. "Vexed his righteous soul."

Vexed (ἐβασανίζεν)

See on Matthew 4:24, torments. The original sense is to test by touchstone or by torture. See on toiling, Mark 6:48. Rev. gives tormented, in margin.

Unlawful (ἀνόμοις)

Rev., lawless. Only here in New Testament with things. In all other cases it is applied to persons.

2 Peter 2:8 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that.

Proverbs 25:26 A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.

Proverbs 28:12 When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.

1 Timothy 1:9 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners...

James 5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed...

in seeing.

Psalm 119:136,139,158 Rivers of waters run down my eyes, because they keep not your law...

Ezekiel 9:4,6 And the LORD said to him, Go through the middle of the city, through the middle of Jerusalem...

Malachi 3:15-17 And now we call the proud happy; yes, they that work wickedness are set up; yes, they that tempt God are even delivered...

Cross References
Genesis 13:13
Now the men of Sodom were wicked, great sinners against the LORD.

Hebrews 11:4
By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks.

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