2 Thessalonians 2:7

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers
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King James Version

For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.
New King James Version

For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way.
New American Standard Bible

For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only he who now restrains will do so until he is taken out of the way.
New International Version

For the secret power of lawlessness is already at work; but the one who now holds it back will continue to do so till he is taken out of the way.
The Amplified Bible

For the mystery of lawlessness (that hidden principle of rebellion against constituted authority) is already at work in the world, [but it is] restrained only until he who restrains is taken out of the way.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

for the mystery of the aforementioned lawlessness is now operating only He [the Holy Spirit] who is holding [the lawlessness[ down, [will do so] until He goes out from the midst [of humanity].
Phillips’ Modern English

Evil is already insidiously at work but its activities are secret until what I have called the “restraining power” is removed.
Williams’ Language of the People

For the secret power of lawlessness is already at work, but only until he who is holding it back has been gotten out of the way.
 
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  2. Destroying the Lies - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) When God showed John that Jesus intended to destroy the works of the devil, He meant it. We do well to believe it.

  3. Evil Spirits Foretelling Through Mediums; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis In like manner as a “spirit of divination,” deceiving spirits can use “palmists,” and “fortune tellers,” to deceive.

  4. Follow or Duplicate? - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Jesus and Paul both said “Follow me…” Didn’t they?

  5. The Light of Life - Neil Girrard Jesus is not only saying that His followers must forsake darkness in all its forms, He is also clarifying something about the nature of His life and light.

  6. Like a Flood - Neil Girrard Truth is not an option in the believer’s life - a prophecy by Isaiah sheds light on the coming apostasy.

  7. Material Wisdom; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Paul speaks of those who measure themselves by themselves and who compare themselves among themselves as being not wise.

  8. The Most Dangerous Man in the Assembly - Neil Girrard The most dangerous man in the assembly is the least likely suspect – he’s very likely to be the one who has the most Bible knowledge!

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  10. Triumphant Overcoming - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) If there is one word that has fallen from common usage in “Christian” circles, it would be the need to overcome.

  11. Why “Church”? - Neil Girrard Only a few are able to spiritually grasp the truth that the “church” is Satan’s ace card in his war against God’s plan to have a family, let alone ponder why he chose this particular strategy.

  12. The Wiles of the Devil - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Any soldier intending to survive the day’s battle needs to know what weapons his enemy is using and how to counter those weapons.
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