2 Thessalonians 2:7–12

7 For athe mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only bhe who now restrains will do so until he is taken out of the way.

8 Then that lawless one awill be revealed whom the Lord will slay bwith the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the cappearance of His 1coming;

9 that is, the one whose 1coming is in accord with the activity of aSatan, with all power and 2bsigns and false wonders,

10 and with 1all the deception of wickedness for athose who perish, because they did not receive the love of bthe truth so as to be saved.

11 For this reason aGod 1will send upon them 2a bdeluding influence so that they will believe 3what is false,

12 in order that they all may be 1judged who adid not believe the truth, but 2btook pleasure in wickedness.

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