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2 Peter 1:3-4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us [a]by His own glory and [b]excellence. [c]For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 1:3 Or to
  2. 2 Peter 1:3 Or virtue
  3. 2 Peter 1:4 Lit Through which (things)
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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2 Peter 1:3-4 Amplified Bible (AMP)

For His divine power has bestowed on us [absolutely] everything necessary for [a dynamic spiritual] life and godliness, through [a]true and personal knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. 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.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 1:3 There is no “secret knowledge” or “better way” or alternative belief system which God has revealed to some unique group or teacher. The truth is available to everyone.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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