Barnes's 2-peter 1:16 Bible Commentary For we have not followed cunningly devised fables - That is, fictions or stories invented by artful men, and resting on no solid foundation. 2 Peter 1:16 For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. Consequently, the passage can serve as a good archway through which to enter Lent. And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. 2 Peter 1:16 Aramaic NT: Peshitta ܠܐ ܗܘܐ ܓܝܪ ܟܕ ܒܬܪ ܡܬܠܐ ܕܥܒܝܕܝܢ ܒܐܘܡܢܘܬܐ ܐܙܠܝܢܢ ܐܘܕܥܢܟܘܢ ܚܝܠܗ ܘܡܐܬܝܬܗ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܐܠܐ ܟܕ ܚܙܝܐ ܗܘܝܢ ܕܪܒܘܬܐ ܕܝܠܗ ܀ Additional Parallel Greek. 2 PETER 1:16-18. Parallel Verses. All rights reserved worldwide. Read verse in New International Version At this point he is including the other apostles. John 1:14. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power,(A) but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.(B). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. English Standard Version (ESV), Matt. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. The change from the ‘I’ which the writer has used through 2 Peter 1:12-15, to ‘we’ here is to be noticed. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 2 Peter 1:16-20 grounds the expectation of the eschatological return of our Lord in the experience of Peter, James and John on the Mount of Transfiguration. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. King James Version (KJV) Public Domain. 2 Peter 1:16 King James Version (KJV) 16 For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord … EYEWITNESSES OF HIS MAJESTY. Bible Gateway Recommends. 2 Peter 1:16, KJV: "For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty." h Read more Share Copy 2 Peter 1:16. 16 For we did not follow cunningly devised fables when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty. 2 Peter 1:16 in all English translations. For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 2 Peter 1:16. 2 Peter 1:16 New King James Version (NKJV) The Trustworthy Prophetic Word. Aquí nos gustaría mostrarte una descripción, pero el sitio web que estás mirando no lo permite. 16 For we did not follow cunningly devised fables, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 16 For we did not follow (A)cleverly devised (B)myths when we made known to you (C)the power and (D)coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but (E)we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 2 Peter 1:16 German Bible Alphabetical: about and but Christ cleverly coming devised did eyewitnesses follow For his invented Jesus known Lord made majesty … 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 2 Peter 1:16 ‘For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.’ ‘For we’-“We”-Peter switches from ‘I’ (,13,15), to ‘we’. 1 John 4:14. 17:1, 2, 6; Mark 9:2; Luke 9:28, 29; John 1:14. 2 Peter 1:16 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, g but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition--Imitation leather with summer garden design, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design, ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey, ESV Study Bible, Large-Print--soft leather-look, mahogany with trellis design (indexed), ESV Archaeology Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown). 2 Peter 1:16 King James Version (KJV) 16 For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty. That expectation is understood as having significant daily behavioral consequences which (ought to) distinguish Christians from an unholy world.