5 Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith asupply bmoral 1excellence, and in your moral excellence, cknowledge,
6 and in your knowledge, aself-control, and in your self-control, bperseverance, and in your perseverance, cgodliness,
7 and in your godliness, abrotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.
8 For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they render you neither useless nor aunfruitful in the true bknowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
9 For he who lacks these qualities is ablind or short-sighted, having forgotten his bpurification from his former sins.
10 Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His acalling and bchoosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never cstumble;