1 John 2:17

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
New King James Version

And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.
New American Standard Bible

And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God abides forever.
New International Version

The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever.
The Amplified Bible

And the world passes away and disappears, and with it the forbidden cravings (the passionate desires, the lust) of it; but he who does the will of God and carries out His purposes in his life abides (remains) forever.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And the world is being caused to pass away, and its passionate desire. But the one who keeps on habitually doing the will of God abides forever.
Phillips’ Modern English

The world and all its passionate desires will one day disappear. But the man who is following God’s will is part of the permanent and cannot die.
Williams’ Language of the People

and the world is passing away and with it the evil longings it incites, but whoever perseveres in doing God’s will lives on forever.
 
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That Reference This Scripture

  1. By the Numbers - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) God’s choice of the number “one” to describe Himself is no accident.

  2. Doing the Will of God - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A study in the New Testament about the importance of doing the will of God.

  3. Enemies of the King - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Far too often we do not take seriously just who and what is considered the enemy of God.

  4. The Final Reformation - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) It is believed by some that we are standing at the front of the “last reformation.” What’s that all about?

  5. First Fruits, Tithes and Offerings - Darryl Samuels - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A brother confronted with erroneous and false teachings about tithes and offerings, especially the “first fruits,” shares the results of his decision to research the Bible for himself.

  6. God-Given Assets - Neil Girrard Seekers of financial freedom very often use other people for their own gain and then speak openly of their “God-given assets.”

  7. Known - Neil Girrard What is the importance of our being known in the mind of God before the worlds were created? More than you might think.

  8. Maturing in Christ: Advice to New - and Old - Believers - Neil Girrard The path to spiritual maturity is not just a walk up an aisle or even an overnight journey. There are many things we need to observe in our spiritual journey toward God to be certain we don’t get off the path that leads to life.

  9. No Place for the Poor - Neil Girrard Wealth and poverty and work are not the simple matters many people believe them to be.

  10. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  11. The Profound, the Mysterious, the Meaningless and the Mundane - Neil Girrard “So heavenly minded he’s of no earthly good” is an age-old adage in Christian circles but does it really convey the whole truth of the matter?

  12. A Tangled Web - Neil Girrard If knowing and doing the will of God is such a central part of following Christ, why do some claim that God’s purposes and will are unknowable?
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