2 Peter 1:10 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Wherefore
dio (Greek #1352)
through which thing, i.e. consequently
KJV usage: for which cause, therefore, wherefore.
Pronounce: dee-o'
Origin: from 1223 and 3739
the rather
mallon (Greek #3123)
(adverbially) more (in a greater degree)) or rather
KJV usage: + better, X far, (the) more (and more), (so) much (the more), rather.
Pronounce: mal'-lon
Origin: neuter of the comparative of the same as 3122
, brethren
adephos (Greek #80)
a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like 1)
KJV usage: brother.
Pronounce: ad-el-fos'
Origin: from 1 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς (the womb)
, give diligence
spoudazo (Greek #4704)
to use speed, i.e. to make effort, be prompt or earnest
KJV usage: do (give) diligence, be diligent (forward), endeavour, labour, study.
Pronounce: spoo-dad'-zo
Origin: from 4710
z to make
poieo (Greek #4160)
to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct)
KJV usage: abide, + agree, appoint, X avenge, + band together, be, bear, + bewray, bring (forth), cast out, cause, commit, + content, continue, deal, + without any delay, (would) do(-ing), execute, exercise, fulfil, gain, give, have, hold, X journeying, keep, + lay wait, + lighten the ship, make, X mean, + none of these things move me, observe, ordain, perform, provide, + have purged, purpose, put, + raising up, X secure, shew, X shoot out, spend, take, tarry, + transgress the law, work, yield. Compare 4238.
Pronounce: poy-eh'-o
Origin: apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary
your
humon (Greek #5216)
of (from or concerning) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your (own, -selves).
Pronounce: hoo-mone'
Origin: genitive case of 5210
calling
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
klesis (Greek #2821)
an invitation (figuratively)
KJV usage: calling.
Pronounce: klay'-sis
Origin: from a shorter form of 2564
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
election
ekloge (Greek #1589)
(divine) selection (abstractly or concretely)
KJV usage: chosen, election.
Pronounce: ek-log-ay'
Origin: from 1586
sure
bebaios (Greek #949)
stable (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: firm, of force, stedfast, sure.
Pronounce: beb'-ah-yos
Origin: from the base of 939 (through the idea of basality)
: for
gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
a if ye do
poieo (Greek #4160)
to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct)
KJV usage: abide, + agree, appoint, X avenge, + band together, be, bear, + bewray, bring (forth), cast out, cause, commit, + content, continue, deal, + without any delay, (would) do(-ing), execute, exercise, fulfil, gain, give, have, hold, X journeying, keep, + lay wait, + lighten the ship, make, X mean, + none of these things move me, observe, ordain, perform, provide, + have purged, purpose, put, + raising up, X secure, shew, X shoot out, spend, take, tarry, + transgress the law, work, yield. Compare 4238.
Pronounce: poy-eh'-o
Origin: apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary
these things
tauta (Greek #5023)
these things
KJV usage: + afterward, follow, + hereafter, X him, the same, so, such, that, then, these, they, this, those, thus.
Pronounce: tow'-tah
Origin: nominative or accusative case neuter plural of 3778
, ye shall
ptaio (Greek #4417)
to trip, i.e. (figuratively) to err, sin, fail (of salvation)
KJV usage: fall, offend, stumble.
Pronounce: ptah'-yo
Origin: a form of 4098
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me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
never
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
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pote (Greek #4218)
indefinite adverb, at some time, ever
KJV usage: afore-(any, some-)time(-s), at length (the last), (+ n- )ever, in the old time, in time past, once, when.
Pronounce: pot-eh'
Origin: from the base of 4225 and 5037
fall
ptaio (Greek #4417)
to trip, i.e. (figuratively) to err, sin, fail (of salvation)
KJV usage: fall, offend, stumble.
Pronounce: ptah'-yo
Origin: a form of 4098
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Ministry on This Verse

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election.
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Psa. 15:5• 5He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved. (Psa. 15:5)
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Isa. 56:2• 2Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it; that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil. (Isa. 56:2)
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Matt. 7:24‑25• 24Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
25And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
(Matt. 7:24‑25)
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Luke 6:47‑49• 47Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will show you to whom he is like:
48He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
49But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.
(Luke 6:47‑49)
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1 John 3:19• 19And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him. (1 John 3:19)
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Rev. 22:14• 14Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. (Rev. 22:14)
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2 Peter 3:17• 17Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness. (2 Peter 3:17)
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Psa. 37:24• 24Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. (Psa. 37:24)
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Psa. 62:2,6• 2He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
6He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
(Psa. 62:2,6)
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Psa. 112:6• 6Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. (Psa. 112:6)
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Psa. 121:3• 3He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. (Psa. 121:3)
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Mic. 7:8• 8Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me. (Mic. 7:8)
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Acts 20:24‑25• 24But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
25And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.
(Acts 20:24‑25)
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1 Peter 1:5• 5Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. (1 Peter 1:5)
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Rev. 3:10‑11• 10Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
11Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.
(Rev. 3:10‑11)
 “Make your calling and election sure.” Instead of being slothful, be diligent (Prov. 13:4; 19:15; 24:30-33). (Help on Hard Verses by A.C. Brown)
 His aim is not dogmatic clearing up but spiritual power for every day (“2 Peter” by W. Kelly)
 The fear enjoined is not from lack of certainty in our redemption, which on the contrary is enforced with all power and clearness. It is filial fear strengthened by the only efficacious sacrifice, but tempered because a Father holy and impartial watches over every step of our pilgrimage; and as He will not condemn us with the world, He chastens because He loves us too well to gloss over our failures. (“2 Peter” by W. Kelly)
 the eye of the Lord is not closed to the trial of the godly any more than to the ways of unrighteous men (2 Peter 2:9-11 by W. Kelly)
 We ought to use diligence, in order to have the consciousness of our election fresh and strong, so as to walk in spiritual liberty. (2 Peter 1 by J.N. Darby)
 Having these things abounding in us (verse 8) and doing them (verse 10) we shall be preserved from falling. (2 Peter 1 by F.B. Hole)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Wherefore the rather, brethren, use diligence to make your calling and election sure, for doing these things ye will never fall;

W. Kelly Translation

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Wherefore the rather, brethren, use diligence to make your calling and election sure; for in doing these things ye shall never stumble.