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second. This shows that the epistle is addressed to the same readers as is the first.
which. Plural Hence the insertion of both.
stir up. App-178. See 2 Peter 1:13.
pure. See Philippians 1:1; Philippians 1:10 (sincere).
by way of. in.
remembrance. See 2 Peter 1:13.
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That ye may. To.
be mindful. See 2 Timothy 1:4.
words. Greek. rhema. See Mark 9:32.
us the. The texts read "your".
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last days. See Acts 2:17; 2 Timothy 3:1.
scoffers. mockers. Greek. empaiktes. Only here and Jude 1:18.
walking. All the texts add after walking, "in (App-104.) mockery". Greek. empaigmone. Only here. Compare Hebrews 11:36.
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coming. See Matthew 24:3.
since. from (App-104.) the (day).
fell asleep. App-171.
continue. Greek. diameno. See Galatians 1:2; Galatians 1:5.
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this, &c. Literally this is hid from (Greek. lanthano. See Acts 26:26) them willing (App-102.) it.
heavens. Plural See Matthew 6:9; Matthew 6:10.
of old. Greek. ekpalai. See 2 Peter 2:3.
standing. consisting. Greek. sunistemi. See Colossians 1:17.
out of. of. App-104.
in. through. App-104. 2 Peter 3:1. The reference is to Psalms 24:2; Psalms 136:5; Psalms 136:6. Compare Genesis 1:6; Genesis 1:7.
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Whereby. By (App-104. 2 Peter 3:1) which (means).
the world, &c. Literally the then world (App-129.)
overflowed. Greek. katakluzo. Only here. Compare 2 Peter 2:5.
perished. See John 17:12.
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kept in store. treasured up.
against. unto. App-104.
the. a. judgment. App-177.
perdition. See John 17:12.
ungodly. See 1 Peter 4:18.
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be not, &c. Literally let not this one thing be hidden (as 2 Peter 3:6) from you.
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is not slack. does not delay. See 1 Timothy 3:15.
some men. App-124.
count. reckon. Same word "account", 2 Peter 3:15.
slackness. Greek. bradutes. Only here.
to us-ward. toward (App-104.) us, but the texts read "you".
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in the night. The texts omit. Compare 1 Thessalonians 5:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:4.
with. great noise. with. rushing sound. Greek. rhoizedon. Only here.
elements. See Galatians 1:4; Galatians 1:3.
melt. be dissolved. Greek. luo, to loose. Compare App-174.
with fervent heat. being burnt up. Greek. kausoo. Only here and 2 Peter 3:12.
therein. in (App-104.) it.
burned up. See 1 Corinthians 3:15.
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dissolved. See "melt", 2 Peter 3:10.
be. See Luke 9:48.
conversation. See 1 Peter 1:15.
godliness. See 1 Timothy 2:2.
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Looking for. App-133. See Luke 3:15 (be in expectation).
hasting unto. hastening. Greek. speudo. Elsewhere intransitive. Luke 19:5.Acts 22:18. &c. Man can neither hinder nor advance the kingdom of God. But here the meaning is "Looking for, yes and earnestly looking for, the coming of the day of God".
wherein. on account of (App-104. 2 Peter 3:2) which (plural)
being on fire. See Ephesians 6:16 (fiery).
melt. Greek. tekomai. Only here.
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according to. App-104.
promise. See 2 Peter 1:4.Isaiah 65:17; Isaiah 66:22.
new. Greek. kainos. See Matthew 9:17.
wherein. in (App-104.) which.
dwelleth. See Acts 2:5.
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be diligent. See 2 Peter 1:10.
of Dative case. No preposition.
without spot. See 1 Timothy 6:14. blameless. Greek. amometos. See Philippians 1:2; Philippians 1:15.
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hath written. wrote. Some think this refers to the Epistle to the Hebrews.
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also, &c. = in all his epistles also.
some. App-124. (neut).
hard, &c. Greek. dusnoetos. Only here.
unlearned. Greek. amathes. Only here. Compare Acts 4:13. 1Co 14:16. 2 Timothy 2:23.
unstable. See 2 Peter 2:14.
wrest. Greek. strebloo. Only here and in Septuagint of 2 Samuel 22:27 (m. wrestle). It means to strain or twist, and so to torture. Occurs in Apocrypha.
also, &c. = the other (App-124.) Scriptures also. Note that St. Paul's epistles are called "Scripture".
destruction. Same as "perdition", 2 Peter 3:7.
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know. before. Greek. proginosko. App-132.
beware. be on your guard.
lest. in order that (Greek. hina) not (Greek. me, as in 2 Peter 3:8).
led away. Greek. aunapagomai. See Romans 12:16; Galatians 1:2; Galatians 1:13.
wicked. See 2 Peter 2:7.
fall. Greek. ekpipto. Occurances: Galatians 1:5; Galatians 1:4.
stedfastness. Greek. sterigmos. Only here. The verb in 2 Peter 1:12.
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Jesus Christ. App-98.
glory. See p. 1511.
for ever. App-151.