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2 Peter 1:20-21New Living Translation (NLT)

20 Above all, you must realize that no prophecy in Scripture ever came from the prophet’s own understanding,[a] 21 or from human initiative. No, those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit, and they spoke from God.

Footnotes:

  1. 1:20 Or is a matter of one’s own interpretation.
New Living Translation (NLT)

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2 Peter 1:20-21Contemporary English Version (CEV)

20 But you need to realize that no one alone can understand any of the prophecies in the Scriptures. 21 The prophets did not think these things up on their own, but they were guided by the Spirit of God.

2 Peter 1:20-21King James Version (KJV)

20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

2 Peter 1:20-21American Standard Version (ASV)

20 knowing this first, that no prophecy of scripture is of [a]private interpretation. 21 For no prophecy ever [b]came by the will of man: but men spake from God, being moved by the Holy Spirit.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 1:20 Or, special
  2. 2 Peter 1:21 Greek was brought.

2 Peter 1:20-21New American Standard Bible (NASB)

20 But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one’s own interpretation, 21 for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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