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2 Peter 3:5

For they deliberately overlook this fact, that the heavens existed long ago, and the earth nwas formed out of water and through water oby the word of God,

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2 Peter 3:5 — The New International Version (NIV)

But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word the heavens came into being and the earth was formed out of water and by water.

2 Peter 3:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:

2 Peter 3:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

They deliberately forget that God made the heavens long ago by the word of his command, and he brought the earth out from the water and surrounded it with water.

2 Peter 3:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water,

2 Peter 3:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

But they do not want to remember what happened long ago. By the word of God heaven was made, and the earth was made from water and with water.

2 Peter 3:5 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

For this they wilfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth compacted out of water and amidst water, by the word of God;

2 Peter 3:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For this is hidden from them through their own wilfulness, that heavens were of old, and an earth, having its subsistence out of water and in water, by the word of God,

2 Peter 3:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

They are deliberately ignoring one fact: Because of God’s word, heaven and earth existed a long time ago. The earth appeared out of water and was kept alive by water.

2 Peter 3:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

They willfully ignore this: Long ago the heavens and the earth were brought about from water and through water by the word of God.

2 Peter 3:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

They deliberately ignore this fact, that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water,

2 Peter 3:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that the heavens existed long ago and the earth held together out of water and through water by the word of God,

2 Peter 3:5 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Long ago, God’s word brought the heavens into being. His word separated the earth from the waters. And the waters surrounded it. But those people forget things like that on purpose.

2 Peter 3:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water,