10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,

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10 But (A)the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then (B)the heavens will pass away with a roar, and (C)the heavenly bodies[a] will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed.[b]

11 Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, (D)what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness,

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Peter 3:10 Or elements; also verse 12
  2. 2 Peter 3:10 Greek found; some manuscripts will be burned up