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2 Peter 2:3

And lthrough covetousness shall they mwith feigned words nmake merchandise of you: owhose judgment now pof a long time lingereth not, and itheir damnation qslumbereth not.

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

In their greed these teachers will exploit you with fabricated stories. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping.

2 Peter 2:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And in their greed they will exploit you with false words. Their condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

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

In their greed they will make up clever lies to get hold of your money. But God condemned them long ago, and their destruction will not be delayed.

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

By covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words; for a long time their judgment has not been idle, and their destruction does not slumber.

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

Those false teachers only want your money, so they will use you by telling you lies. Their judgment spoken against them long ago is still coming, and their ruin is certain.

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

And in covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose sentence now from of old lingereth not, and their destruction slumbereth not.

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

And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.

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

In their greed they will use good-sounding arguments to exploit you. The verdict against them from long ago is still in force, and their destruction is not asleep. 

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

They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.

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

And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced against them long ago, has not been idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

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

And in greediness they will exploit you with false words, whose condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

2 Peter 2:3 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Those teachers are never satisfied. They want to get something out of you. So they make up stories to take advantage of you. They have been under a sentence of death for a long time. The One who will destroy them has not been sleeping.

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

and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.


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