2 Peter 1:10
Modern Translations
New International Version
Therefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble,

New Living Translation
So, dear brothers and sisters, work hard to prove that you really are among those God has called and chosen. Do these things, and you will never fall away.

English Standard Version
Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore, brothers, strive to make your calling and election sure. For if you practice these things you will never stumble,

New American Standard Bible
Therefore, brothers and sisters, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choice of you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble;

NASB 1995
Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble;

NASB 1977
Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble;

Amplified Bible
Therefore, believers, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you [be sure that your behavior reflects and confirms your relationship with God]; for by doing these things [actively developing these virtues], you will never stumble [in your spiritual growth and will live a life that leads others away from sin];

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, brothers, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble.

Contemporary English Version
My friends, you must do all you can to show God has really chosen and selected you. If you keep on doing this, you won't stumble and fall.

Good News Translation
So then, my friends, try even harder to make God's call and his choice of you a permanent experience; if you do so, you will never abandon your faith.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Therefore, brothers and sisters, use more effort to make God's calling and choosing of you secure. If you keep doing this, you will never fall away.

International Standard Version
So then, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election certain, for if you keep on doing this you will never fail.

NET Bible
Therefore, brothers and sisters, make every effort to be sure of your calling and election. For by doing this you will never stumble into sin.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:

New King James Version
Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble;

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall:

New Heart English Bible
Therefore, brothers, be more diligent to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never stumble.

World English Bible
Therefore, brothers, be more diligent to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never stumble.

American King James Version
Why the rather, brothers, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall:

American Standard Version
Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never stumble:

A Faithful Version
For this reason, brethren, be even more diligent to make your calling and election sure; because if you are doing these things, you will never fall at any time.

Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore the rather, brethren, use diligence to make your calling and election sure, for doing these things ye will never fall;

English Revised Version
Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never stumble:

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Wherefore, brethren, giue rather diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye doe these things, ye shall neuer fall.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Wherfore brethren, geue the more diligence for to make your callyng and election sure: For yf ye do such thynges, ye shall neuer fall.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Wherfore (brethre) geue the more diligence, to make youre callynge and eleccion sure: for yf ye do soch thinges, ye shal not fall,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Wherfore brethren geve the moare diligence forto make youre callynge and eleccion sure. For yf ye do soche thynges ye shall never erre.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
therefore, rather, brothers, be diligent to make steadfast your calling and [divine] selection, for doing these things you may never stumble;

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore, brothers, be diligent, rather, to make your calling and election sure. For practicing these things, never at any time shall you stumble.

Young's Literal Translation
wherefore, the rather, brethren, be diligent to make stedfast your calling and choice, for these things doing, ye may never stumble,

Smith's Literal Translation
Wherefore rather, brethren, be earnest to have your calling and selection made firm: for doing these, ye should not once stumble:

Literal Emphasis Translation
Therefore all the more, brothers, be speedily diligent, to make your calling and election sure, for in practicing these things you shall never stumble at any time.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore, brethren, labour the more, that by good works you may make sure your calling and election. For doing these things, you shall not sin at any time.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Because of this, brothers, be all the more diligent, so that by good works you may make certain your calling and election. For in doing these things, you do not sin at any time.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all the more my brethren, take pains concerning this, that by your good deeds you shall make your calling and your election sure, for when you are doing these things, you will never fall.

Lamsa Bible
For this very reason, my brethren, be diligent; for through your good deeds, you make your calling and your election sure: and when you do these things, you shall never fall:

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Wherefore, brethren, give the greater diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you will never fall.

Godbey New Testament
Therefore, brethren, be the more diligent to make your calling and election sure: for doing these things you can never fall.

Haweis New Testament
Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make sure your calling and election: for by doing these things, ye shall never at any time stumble:

Mace New Testament
Wherefore be the more diligent, my brethren, to secure your vocation and election by your virtuous actions, for by so doing, you will never relapse:

Weymouth New Testament
For this reason, brethren, be all the more in earnest to make sure that God has called you and chosen you; for it is certain that so long as you practise these things, you will never stumble.

Worrell New Testament
Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure; for, if ye do these things, ye shall in nowise ever stumble;

Worsley New Testament
Wherefore, my brethren, be the more diligent thus to make your calling and election sure; for if ye do these things ye shall never fall.








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