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2 Peter 2:9

then ethe Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials,4 and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,

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2 Peter 2:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

if this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to hold the unrighteous for punishment on the day of judgment.

2 Peter 2:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

2 Peter 2:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment.

2 Peter 2:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

then the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations and to reserve the unjust under punishment for the day of judgment,

2 Peter 2:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

So the Lord knows how to save those who serve him when troubles come. He will hold evil people and punish them, while waiting for the Judgment Day.

2 Peter 2:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

the Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment unto the day of judgment;

2 Peter 2:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of trial, and to keep the unjust to the day of judgment to be punished;

2 Peter 2:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Since the Lord did all this, he knows how to rescue godly people when they are tested. He also knows how to hold immoral people for punishment on the day of judgment.

2 Peter 2:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,

2 Peter 2:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trial, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment

2 Peter 2:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to reserve the unrighteous to be punished at the day of judgment,

2 Peter 2:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

So the Lord knows how to keep godly people safe in times of testing. He also knows how to keep ungodly people under guard until the day they will be judged. In the meantime, he continues to punish them.

2 Peter 2:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,


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