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16 as also he writes in all his letters, speaking in them concerning these things, in which letters are some things hard-to-understand which the untaught and unstable twist[a]— as also the other[b] Scriptures— to their own destruction.

Beloved, Be Guarding Yourselves And Growing In Christ

17 You therefore, beloved, knowing-this-beforehand, be guarding yourselves in order that you may not fall-from your own steadfastness, having been carried-away-by[c] the error of the lawless ones. 18 And be growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now, and to the day of eternity. Amen.

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  1. 2 Peter 3:16 Or, distort, wrench. For example, they changed grace into sensuality, Jude 4.
  2. 2 Peter 3:16 Or, the rest-of-the Scriptures.That is, the other books in the category of ‘Scriptures.’
  3. 2 Peter 3:17 Or, carried-along-with. In other words, led astray by.