But do not let this one fact escape your notice, (A)beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and (B)a thousand years like one day. (C)The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but (D)is patient toward you, (E)not willing for any to perish, but for all to come to repentance.

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Growth in Christian Virtue

[a]Simon Peter, a (A)bond-servant and (B)apostle of Jesus Christ,

To those who have received (C)a faith of the same [b]kind as ours, [c]by (D)the righteousness of (E)our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

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Footnotes

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