For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.
For if after they haue eſcaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Sauiour Ieſus Chriſt, they are againe intangled therein, and ouercome, the latter end is worſe with them then the beginning.
εἰ γὰρ ἀποφυγόντες τὰ μιάσματα τοῦ κόσμου ἐν ἐπιγνώσει τοῦ Κυρίου καὶ σωτῆρος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, τούτοις δὲ πάλιν ἐμπλακέντες ἡττῶνται, γέγονεν αὐτοῖς τὰ ἔσχατα χείρονα τῶν πρώτων.
Εἰ γὰρ ἀποφυγόντες τὰ μιάσματα τοῦ κόσμου ἐν ἐπιγνώσει τοῦ Κυρίου καὶ σωτῆρος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, τούτοις δὲ πάλιν ἐμπλακέντες ἡττῶνται, γέγονεν αὐτοῖς τὰ ἔσχατα χείρονα τῶν πρώτων·
ἀποφεύγω , verb, apopheugō — to flee from (value 1859)
G668, ἀποφεύγω apopheúgō, ap-of-yoo'-go; from G575 and G5343; (figuratively) to escape:—escape.
Used in 3 Verses, 1 Book 3  Occurrence Count
αὐτός , pronoun, autos — (1) self (emphatic) (2) he, she, it (used for the third person pronoun) (3) the same (value 971)
G846, αὐτός autós, ow-tos'; from the particle αὖ aû (perhaps akin to the base of G109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons:—her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare G848.
himself, herself, themselves, itself
he, she, it
Used in 3781 Verses, 27 Books 5773  Occurrence Count
γάρ , conjunction, gar — for, indeed (a conjunction used to express cause, explanation, inference or continuation) (value 104)
G1063, γάρ gár, gar; a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):—and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Used in 1016 Verses, 27 Books 1067  Occurrence Count
γίνομαι , verb, ginomai — to come into being, to happen, to become (value 184)
G1096, γίνομαι gínomai, ghin'-om-ahee; a prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.):—arise, be assembled, be(-come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, × soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought.
to become, i.e. to come into existence, begin to be, receive being
to become, i.e. to come to pass, happen
to arise, appear in history, come upon the stage
of men appearing in public
to be made, finished
of miracles, to be performed, wrought
to become, be made
Used in 636 Verses, 25 Books 675  Occurrence Count
δέ , conjunction, de — but, and, now, (a connective or adversative particle) (value 9)
G1161, δέ dé, deh; a primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.:—also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Used in 2568 Verses, 26 Books 2882  Occurrence Count
εἰ , conjunction, ei — forasmuch as, if, that (value 15)
G1487, εἰ ei, i; a primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.:—forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in G1489, G1490, G1499, G1508, G1509, G1512, G1513, G1536, G1537. See also G1437.
Used in 461 Verses, 25 Books 505  Occurrence Count
ἐμπλέκω , verb, emplekō — to weave in, to entwine, to involve with (value 980)
G1707, ἐμπλέκω emplékō, em-plek'-o; from G1722 and G4120; to entwine, i.e. (figuratively) involve with:—entangle (in, self with).
of a thing: to entangle, involve in
Used in 2 Verses, 2 Books 2  Occurrence Count
ἐν , preposition, en — in, on, at, by, with (value 55)
G1722, ἐν en, en; a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.:—about, after, against, + almost, × altogether, among, × as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (… sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), × mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, × outwardly, one, × quickly, × shortly, (speedi-)ly, × that, × there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Used in 2127 Verses, 27 Books 2799  Occurrence Count
ἐπίγνωσις , feminine noun, epignōsis — recognition, knowledge (value 1358)
G1922, ἐπίγνωσις epígnōsis, ep-ig'-no-sis; from G1921; recognition, i.e. (by implication) full discernment, acknowledgement:—(ac-)knowledge(-ing, - ment).
precise and correct knowledge
used in the NT of the knowledge of things ethical and divine
Used in 20 Verses, 10 Books 20  Occurrence Count
ἔσχατος , adjective, eschatos — last, extreme (value 1376)
G2078, ἔσχατος éschatos, es'-khat-os; a superlative probably from G2192 (in the sense of contiguity); farthest, final (of place or time):—ends of, last, latter end, lowest, uttermost.
last in time or in place
last in a series of places
last in a temporal succession
last, referring to time
of space, the uttermost part, the end, of the earth
of rank, grade of worth, last i.e. lowest
Used in 49 Verses, 14 Books 54  Occurrence Count
ἡττάω , verb, hēttaomai — to be inferior (value 1409)
G2274, †ἡττάω hēttáō, hayt-tah'-o; from the same as G2276; to make worse, i.e. vanquish (literally or figuratively); by implication, to rate lower:—be inferior, overcome.
to make less, inferior, to overcome
to be made inferior
to overcome, worsted, to be conquered by one, forced to yield to one
to hold a thing inferior, set below
Used in 3 Verses, 2 Books 3  Occurrence Count
Ἰησοῦς , proper masculine noun, iēsous — Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr (value 888)
G2424, Ἰησοῦς Iēsoûs, ee-ay-sooce'; of Hebrew origin (H3091); Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites:—Jesus.
Jesus = "Jehovah is salvation"
Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind, God incarnate
Jesus Barabbas was the captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ
Joshua was the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor (Ac. 7:45, Heb. 4:8)
Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of the ancestors of Christ (Lu. 3:29)
Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in the preaching of the gospel (Col. 4:11)
Used in 935 Verses, 26 Books 975  Occurrence Count
καί , conjunction, kai — and, even, also (value 31)
G2532, καί kaí, kahee; apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words:—and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
and, also, even, indeed, but
Used in 5227 Verses, 27 Books 9277  Occurrence Count
κόσμος , masculine noun, kosmos — order, the world (value 600)
G2889, κόσμος kósmos, kos'-mos; probably from the base of G2865; orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)):—adorning, world.
an apt and harmonious arrangement or constitution, order, government
ornament, decoration, adornment, i.e. the arrangement of the stars, 'the heavenly hosts', as the ornament of the heavens. 1 Pet. 3:3
the world, the universe
the circle of the earth, the earth
the inhabitants of the earth, men, the human family
the ungodly multitude; the whole mass of men alienated from God, and therefore hostile to the cause of Christ
world affairs, the aggregate of things earthly
the whole circle of earthly goods, endowments riches, advantages, pleasures, etc, which although hollow and frail and fleeting, stir desire, seduce from God and are obstacles to the cause of Christ
any aggregate or general collection of particulars of any sort
the Gentiles as contrasted to the Jews (Rom. 11:12 etc)
Used in 152 Verses, 20 Books 187  Occurrence Count
κύριος , masculine noun, kyrios — lord, master (value 800)
G2962, κύριος kýrios, koo'-ree-os; from κῦρος kŷros (supremacy); supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title):—God, Lord, master, Sir.
he to whom a person or thing belongs, about which he has power of deciding; master, lord
the possessor and disposer of a thing
the owner; one who has control of the person, the master
in the state: the sovereign, prince, chief, the Roman emperor
is a title of honour expressive of respect and reverence, with which servants greet their master
this title is given to: God, the Messiah
Used in 687 Verses, 25 Books 741  Occurrence Count
μίασμα , neuter noun, miasma — a stain, defilement (value 292)
G3393, μίασμα míasma, mee'-as-mah; from G3392 ("miasma"); (morally) foulness (properly, the effect):—pollution.
that which defiles, defilement
metaph., vices the foulness of which contaminates one in his intercourse with the ungodly mass of mankind
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
ὁ , article, ho — the (value 70)
G3588, ὁ ho, ho; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom):—the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
this, that, these, etc. Only significant renderings other than "the" counted
Used in 7051 Verses, 27 Books 20257  Occurrence Count
οὗτος , pronoun, hoytos — this (value 1040)
G3778, οὗτος hoûtos, hoo'-tos; from the article G3588 and G846; the he (she or it), i.e. this or that (often with article repeated):—he (it was that), hereof, it, she, such as, the same, these, they, this (man, same, woman), which, who.
Used in 327 Verses, 22 Books 337  Occurrence Count
πάλιν , adverb, palin — back (of place), again (of time), further (value 171)
G3825, πάλιν pálin, pal'-in; probably from the same as G3823 (through the idea of oscillatory repetition); (adverbially) anew, i.e. (of place) back, (of time) once more, or (conjunctionally) furthermore or on the other hand:—again.
renewal or repetition of the action
again, i.e. further, moreover
in turn, on the other hand
Used in 138 Verses, 15 Books 142  Occurrence Count
πρῶτος , adjective, prōtos — first, chief (value 1550)
G4413, †πρῶτος prōtos, pro'-tos; contracted superlative of G4253; foremost (in time, place, order or importance):—before, beginning, best, chief(-est), first (of all), former.
first in time or place
in any succession of things or persons
first in rank
first, at the first
Used in 98 Verses, 17 Books 104  Occurrence Count
σωτήρ , masculine noun, sōtēr — a savior, deliverer (value 1408)
G4990, σωτήρ sōtḗr, so-tare'; from G4982; a deliverer, i.e. God or Christ:—saviour.
saviour, deliverer, preserver
The name was given by the ancients to deities, esp. tutelary deities, to princes, kings, and in general to men who had conferred signal benefits upon their country, and in more degenerate days by the way of flattery to personages of influence.(Wigram) The word soter was a common Greek epithet for the gods (e.g., Zeus, Apollo, and Hermes), active personalities in world affairs (e.g., Epicurus) and rulers (e.g., Ptolemy Philopator, and later Roman Emporers). (cf. LSJ and BDAG)
Used in 24 Verses, 11 Books 24  Occurrence Count
τούτοις , pronoun, toutois — this; he, she, it (value 1350)
G5125, τούτοις toútois, too'-toice; dative case plural masculine or neuter of G3778; to (for, in, with or by) these (persons or things):—such, them, there(-in, -with), these, this, those.
Used in 19 Verses, 12 Books 19  Occurrence Count
χείρων , adjective, cheirōn — worse (value 1565)
G5501, χείρων cheírōn, khi'-rone; irregular comparative of G2556; from an obsolete equivalent χέρης chérēs (of uncertain derivation); more evil or aggravated (physically, mentally or morally):—sorer, worse.
Used in 11 Verses, 8 Books 11  Occurrence Count
Χριστός , adjective, christos — the Anointed One, Messiah, Christ (value 1480)
G5547, Χριστός Christós, khris-tos'; from G5548; anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus:—Christ.
Christ = "anointed"
Christ was [and is] the Messiah, the Son of God
Used in 530 Verses, 26 Books 568  Occurrence Count
|2 Peter 2:20Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.
|Original Text (TR 1894)Stephanus 1550 (Total 22053)
|εἰ γὰρ ἀποφυγόντες τὰ μιάσματα τοῦ κόσμου ἐν ἐπιγνώσει τοῦ Κυρίου καὶ σωτῆρος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, τούτοις δὲ πάλιν ἐμπλακέντες ἡττῶνται, γέγονεν αὐτοῖς τὰ ἔσχατα χείρονα τῶν πρώτων.
|Verse #30521 (Ch. #1158) — 27 words, 147 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|after they have escaped
|of the world
|of the Lord
|the latter end
|than the beginning.
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