2 Peter 1:5-10

5For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith a  with virtue
Or excellence; twice in this verse
and virtue c  with knowledge,
6and knowledge with self-control, and self-control d  with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, 7and godliness e  with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection f  with love. 8For if these qualities
Greek  these things; also verses 9, 10, 12
are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or h  unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
9For whoever lacks these qualities is so nearsighted that he i  is blind, having forgotten that he was j  cleansed from his former sins. 10Therefore, brothers
Or  brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated “brothers”) refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God’s family, the church
be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and l  election, for if you practice these qualities m  you will never fall.

2 Peter 3:14

Final Words

14 n  Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him o  without spot or p  blemish, and q  at peace.
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