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2 Peter 1:21

21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from Godq as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.r

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2 Peter 1:21 — English Standard Version (ESV)

21 For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

2 Peter 1:21 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

2 Peter 1:21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

21 or from human initiative. No, those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit, and they spoke from God.

2 Peter 1:21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

21 for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.

2 Peter 1:21 — New Century Version (NCV)

21 No prophecy ever came from what a person wanted to say, but people led by the Holy Spirit spoke words from God.

2 Peter 1:21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

21 For no prophecy ever came by the will of man: but men spake from God, being moved by the Holy Spirit.

2 Peter 1:21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

21 for prophecy was not ever uttered by the will of man, but holy men of God spake under the power of the Holy Spirit.

2 Peter 1:21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

21 No prophecy ever originated from humans. Instead, it was given by the Holy Spirit as humans spoke under God’s direction.

2 Peter 1:21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

21 because no prophecy ever came by the will of man; instead, men spoke from God as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.

2 Peter 1:21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 because no prophecy ever came by human will, but men and women moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

2 Peter 1:21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

21 for no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men carried along by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

2 Peter 1:21 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

21 It never came simply because a prophet wanted it to. Instead, the Holy Spirit guided the prophets as they spoke. So prophecy comes from God.

2 Peter 1:21 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

21 for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.