2 Peter 2:22

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
New King James Version

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb: “A dog returns to his own vomit,” and, “a sow, having washed, to her wallowing in the mire.”
New American Standard Bible

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, “A dog returns to its own vomit,” and “A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire.”
New International Version

Of them the proverbs are true: “A dog returns to its vomit,” and, “A sow that is washed goes back to her wallowing in the mud.”
The Amplified Bible

There has befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb, The dog turns back to his own vomit, and, The sow is washed only to wallow again in the mire.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But it has happened to them according to the true saying: a dog returns to his own vomit, and a sow, having been bathed, to its rolling in mire.
Phillips’ Modern English

For them, the old proverbs have come true about the “dog returning to his vomit,” and “the sow that has been washed going back to wallow in the muck.”
Williams’ Language of the People

In them is verified the truth of the proverb, “A dog turns back to what he has vomited”; and of that other proverb, “A sow that has washed herself goes back to wallow in the mire.”
 
2 Pet. 2:21 π 2 Pet. 3:1
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