For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. to engage to do something, to assert something respecting oneself. Theocr. Romans 6:12-14,16-22 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof…. (a) (as adj.) license, the liberty to do as one pleases’ (Thayer p. 204). 2 Peter 2:20. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Letters: 2 Peter 2:19 Promising them liberty while they themselves (2 Pet. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason. He, she, it, they, them, same. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Through the lusts of the flesh.—Better, in the lusts of the flesh (as in 2 Peter 2:3, and 2 Peter 1:1-2; 2 Peter 1:4; 2 Peter 1:13). 2 Peter 2:19-22 English Standard Version (ESV) 19 They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves[ a] of corruption. Share. Brought in bondage.--Or, enslaved. 2 Peter 2:19. 2 Peter Greeting. 2 Peter 2:19 KJV While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage. Bible Language English. Sign up for the Verse of the Day. They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of … Read verse in King James Version For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. 2 Peter Chapter 2 Verse 19 Alphabetical: a are by corruption depravity enslaved for freedom has he him is man mastered of overcome promise promising slave slaves them themselves They this to what whatever while NT Letters: 2 Peter 2:19 Promising them liberty while they themselves (2 Pet. enslaved, (b) (as noun) a (male) slave. 2 Peter 2:19 ESV. 19 They promise them (A)freedom, (B)but they themselves are slaves[a] of corruption. 19 promising them freedom while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by what a man is overcome, by this he is enslaved. 2 Peter 2:19 NIV They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity—for “people are slaves to whatever has mastered them.” NIV: New International Version 2 Peter 2:19. "bondage of corruption," Romans 8:21.). For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. Vanquish; by implication, to rate lower. 18 For when they speake great svelling words of vanitie, they alure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonnesse, those that were cleane escaped from them who liue in errour. For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first. Read more Share. From eleutheros; freedom. The preposition “in” points to the sphere in which the enticement takes place; “through” should be reserved for “wantonness” (see Note on 2 Peter 2:2), which is the bait used to entice. For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into … Come into existence; expletively, to exist (verb). Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Plural. (Comp. Read verse in Good News Translation Version. Commentary. Comp. The content of their great … Our translators have often done well in translating the Greek word for "slave" by "servant" (see Note on 2Peter 1:1), but here the full force of the ignominious term should be given. 2 Peter 2:11 Many manuscripts beings in the presence of; 2 Peter 2:13 Some manuscripts in their love feasts 2 Peter 2:19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage. 2 Peter 2:19, ESV: "They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. Jeremiah 23:9 Mine heart within me is broken because of the prophets; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine hath overcome, because of the LORD, and because of the words of his holiness. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons. From epi and the base of aggelos; to announce upon, i.e. From hupo and archomai; to begin under, i.e. To begin, am, exist, be in possession. Wesley's Notes on the Bible. King James Bible. 2 Peter 2:4 Some manuscripts in gloomy dungeons; 2 Peter 2:10 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verse 18. 2 Peter 2:19. Themselves are slaves of corruption - Even sin, the vilest of all bondage. 2 Peter 2:19 Hebrew Bible חפשה יבטיחו להם והם בעצמם עבדים לשחת כי האיש עבד לאשר נכבש ממנו׃ 2 Peter 2:19 Aramaic NT: Peshitta ܘܚܐܪܘܬܐ ܠܗܘܢ ܡܫܬܘܕܝܢ ܟܕ ܗܢܘܢ ܥܒܕܐ ܐܝܬܝܗܘܢ ܕܚܒܠܐ ܠܗܘ … 2 Peter 2:20 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Peter 2:20, NIV: "If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and are overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning." Read verse in New Living Translation Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural. Tyndale, Cranmer, and Geneva have "bond-servants;" Rheims "slaves." 2 Peter 2:19 Parallel. Ruin. Cancel. 17 These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever. 17 These are welles without water, cloudes that are caried with a tempest, to whom the mist of darkenesse is reserued for euer. ? 2 Peter 2:19 New American Standard Bible (NASB). We seem here to have an echo of John 8:34 (see Notes there): "Every one who continues to commit sin is the slave of sin," words which St. Peter may have heard. Servants of corruption.--Better, bond-servants, or slaves of corruption. 19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage. KJV: King James Version Read Full Chapter. 2 Peter 1:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Peter 1:19, NIV: "We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts." 2 Peter 2:19 Promising, freedom to them, they themselves, being all the while, slaves of corruption, - for, by whom one hath been defeated, by the same, hath he become enslaved, - Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse … 2 Peter 2:19 Parallel Commentaries. English Standard Version (ESV), For the contextual rendering of the Greek word. promising them freedom, themselves being slaves of corruption. 2 Peter 2:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Peter 2:19, NIV: "They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity--for 'people are slaves to whatever has mastered them.'" 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