For (A)the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only [a](B)He who now restrains will do so until [b]He is [c]removed. Then that lawless one (C)will be revealed, whom the Lord will eliminate (D)with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the (E)appearance of His [d]coming; that is, the one whose [e]coming is in accord with the activity of (F)Satan, with all power and false [f](G)signs and wonders, 10 and with [g]all the deception of wickedness for (H)those who perish, because they did not accept the love of (I)the truth so as to be saved.

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  1. 2 Thessalonians 2:7 Or he
  2. 2 Thessalonians 2:7 Or he
  3. 2 Thessalonians 2:7 Or out of the way
  4. 2 Thessalonians 2:8 Or presence
  5. 2 Thessalonians 2:9 Or presence
  6. 2 Thessalonians 2:9 I.e., confirming miracles
  7. 2 Thessalonians 2:10 Or every deception