(A)by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be (B)partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the [a]corruption that is in the world through lust.

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  1. 2 Peter 1:4 depravity

Through [a]these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent (A)promises, so that by them you may become (B)partakers of the divine nature, having (C)escaped the (D)corruption that is in (E)the world on account of lust.

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  1. 2 Peter 1:4 Lit which

For by these He has bestowed on us His precious and magnificent promises [of inexpressible value], so that by them you may escape from the immoral freedom that is in the world because of disreputable desire, and become sharers of the divine nature.

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Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises,(A) so that through them you may participate in the divine nature,(B) having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.(C)

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Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

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12 (A)giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of (B)the inheritance of the saints in the light.

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12 giving thanks to (A)the Father, who has qualified us [a]to share in (B)the inheritance of the [b]saints in (C)light.

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  1. Colossians 1:12 Lit unto the portion of
  2. Colossians 1:12 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people

12 giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints (God’s people) in the Light.

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12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father,(A) who has qualified you[a] to share in the inheritance(B) of his holy people in the kingdom of light.(C)

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  1. Colossians 1:12 Some manuscripts us

12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

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10 For they indeed for a few days chastened us as seemed best to them, but He for our profit, (A)that we may be partakers of His holiness.

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10 For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, (A)so that we may share His holiness.

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10 For our earthly fathers disciplined us for only a short time as seemed best to them; but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.

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10 They disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, in order that we may share in his holiness.(A)

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10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.

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14 For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end,

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14 For we have become partakers of Christ (A)if we keep the beginning of our [a](B)commitment firm until the end,

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  1. Hebrews 3:14 Or assurance

14 For we [believers] have become partakers of Christ [sharing in all that the Messiah has for us], if only we hold firm our newborn confidence [which originally led us to Him] until the end,

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14 We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold(A) our original conviction firmly to the very end.(B)

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14 For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;

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that the Gentiles (A)should be fellow heirs, of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ through the gospel,

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to be specific, that the Gentiles are (A)fellow heirs and (B)fellow members of the body, and (C)fellow partakers of the promise in (D)Christ Jesus through the gospel,

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