2 Peter 2:21
King James Bible
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

Darby Bible Translation
For it were better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known [it] to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.

English Revised Version
For it were better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

World English Bible
For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.

Young's Literal Translation
for it were better to them not to have acknowledged the way of the righteousness, than having acknowledged it, to turn back from the holy command delivered to them,

2 Pjetrit 2:21 Albanian
Sepse do të qe më mirë për ta të mos e kishin njohur udhën e drejtësisë, se sa, pasi e njohën, t'ia kthejnë shpinën urdhërimit të shenjtë që u qe dhënë.

2 ՊԵՏՐՈՍ 2:21 Armenian (Western): NT
Որովհետեւ աւելի լաւ կ՚ըլլար իրենց՝ որ բնա՛ւ չգիտնային արդարութեան ճամբան, քան թէ՝ գիտնալէ ետք՝ հեռանային իրենց աւանդուած սուրբ պատուիրանէն:

2 S. Pierrisec. 2:21 Basque (Navarro-Labourdin): NT
Ecen hobe vkan çuqueiten iustitiazco bidea ez lutén eçagutu, ecen ez eçaguturic hura, eman içan çayen manamendu saindutic guibeleratzea:

Dyr Peeters B 2:21 Bavarian
Daa wär s bösser, sö haetnd önn Gotswilln +glei nit kennenglernt, als däß s n zeerst dyrkennend und si aft wider von dönn heilignen Gebot abwenddnd, wie s ien übergöbn ist.

2 Петрово 2:21 Bulgarian
Понеже по-добре би било за тях да не бяха познали пътя на правдата, отколкото след като са го познали, да се отвърнат от предадената на тях света заповед.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
他們曉得義路,竟背棄了傳給他們的聖命,倒不如不曉得為妙。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
他们晓得义路,竟背弃了传给他们的圣命,倒不如不晓得为妙。

彼 得 後 書 2:21 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
他 們 曉 得 義 路 , 竟 背 棄 了 傳 給 他 們 的 聖 命 , 倒 不 如 不 曉 得 為 妙 。

彼 得 後 書 2:21 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
他 们 晓 得 义 路 , 竟 背 弃 了 传 给 他 们 的 圣 命 , 倒 不 如 不 晓 得 为 妙 。

Druga Petrova poslanica 2:21 Croatian Bible
Bilo bi im doista bolje da nisu spoznali puta pravednosti, negoli, pošto ga spoznaše, okrenuti leđa svetoj zapovijedi koja im je predana.

Druhá Petrův 2:21 Czech BKR
Lépe by zajisté jim bylo nepoznávati cesty spravedlnosti, nežli po nabytí známosti odvrátiti se od vydaného jim svatého přikázání.

2 Peter 2:21 Danish
Thi bedre havde det været dem ikke at have erkendt Retfærdighedens Vej end efter at have erkendt den at vende sig bort fra det hellige Bud, som var blevet dem overgivet.

2 Petrus 2:21 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Want het ware hun beter, dat zij den weg der gerechtigheid niet gekend hadden, dan dat zij, dien gekend hebbende, weder afkeren van het heilige gebod, dat hun overgegeven was.

2 Péter 2:21 Hungarian: Karoli
Mert jobb volna rájok nézve, ha meg sem ismerték volna az igazság útját, mint hogy megismervén, elpártoljanak a nekik adott szent parancsolattól.

De Petro 2 2:21 Esperanto
CXar estus por ili pli bone ne ekkoni la vojon de justeco, ol, ekkoninte gxin, returni sin for de la sankta ordono al ili transdonita.

Ensimmäinen Johanneksen kirje 2:21 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Sillä se olis heille parempi ollut, ettei he vanhurskauden tietä tunteneetkaan olisi, kuin että he tunsivat sen ja poikkesivat pois pyhästä käskystä, joka heille annettu oli.

Nestle GNT 1904
κρεῖττον γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης, ἢ ἐπιγνοῦσιν ὑποστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς.

Westcott and Hort 1881
κρεῖττον γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἢ ἐπιγνοῦσιν ὑποστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς·

Westcott and Hort / [NA27 variants]
κρεῖττον γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἢ ἐπιγνοῦσιν ὑποστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς·

RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Κρεῖττον γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης, ἢ ἐπιγνοῦσιν ἐπιστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς.

Greek Orthodox Church 1904
κρεῖττον γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἢ ἐπιγνοῦσιν ὑποστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς.

Tischendorf 8th Edition
κρεῖσσον γάρ εἰμί αὐτός μή ἐπιγινώσκω ὁ ὁδός ὁ δικαιοσύνη ἤ ἐπιγινώσκω ὑποστρέφω ἐκ ὁ παραδίδωμι αὐτός ἅγιος ἐντολή

Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
κρεῖττον γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης, ἢ ἐπιγνοῦσιν ἐπιστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς.

Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
κρεῖττον γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἢ ἐπιγνοῦσιν ἐπιστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς

2 Pierre 2:21 French: Darby
car il leur eut mieux valu n'avoir pas connu la voie de la justice, que de se detourner, apres l'avoir connue, du saint commandement qui leur avait ete donne;

2 Pierre 2:21 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Car mieux valait pour eux n'avoir pas connu la voie de la justice, que de se détourner, après l'avoir connue, du saint commandement qui leur avait été donné.

2 Pierre 2:21 French: Martin (1744)
Car il leur eût mieux valu n'avoir pas connu la voie de la justice, qu'après l'avoir connue se détourner du saint commandement qui leur avait été donné.

2 Petrus 2:21 German: Modernized
Denn es wäre ihnen besser, daß sie den Weg der Gerechtigkeit nicht erkannt hätten, denn daß sie ihn erkennen und sich kehren von dem heiligen Gebot, das ihnen gegeben ist.

2 Petrus 2:21 German: Luther (1912)
Denn es wäre ihnen besser, daß sie den Weg der Gerechtigkeit nicht erkannt hätten, als daß sie erkennen und sich kehren von dem heiligen Gebot, das ihnen gegeben ist.

2 Petrus 2:21 German: Textbibel (1899)
Denn es wäre besser für sie, sie hätten den Weg der Gerechtigkeit nicht kennen gelernt, als daß sie ihn erkannt, und sich dann von dem ihnen mitgeteilten heiligen Gebote wieder abgewendet haben.

2 Pietro 2:21 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Perché meglio sarebbe stato per loro non aver conosciuta la via della giustizia, che, dopo averla conosciuta, voltar le spalle al santo comandamento ch’era loro stato dato.

2 Pietro 2:21 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Imperocchè meglio era per loro non aver conosciuta la via della giustizia, che, dopo averla conosciuta, rivolgersi indietro dal santo comandamento che era loro stato dato.

2 PET 2:21 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Karena terlebih baik bagi mereka itu jikalau tiada mengenal jalan yang benar daripada sesudahnya mengenal itu lalu berpaling daripada hukum yang kudus, yang diserahkan kepadanya.

2 Peter 2:21 Kabyle: NT
Axiṛ-asen i yemdanen-agi lemmer ur ssinen ara abrid n lḥeqq, wala imi i t-ssnen uɣalen ṭṭaxṛen i lameṛ iqedsen i sen-d-ițțucegɛen s ɣuṛ Sidi Ṛebbi.

II Petri 2:21 Latin: Biblia Sacra Vulgata
melius enim erat illis non cognoscere viam iustitiae quam post agnitionem retrorsum converti ab eo quod illis traditum est sancto mandato

2 Peter 2:21 Maori
he pai ke mo ratou me i kore e matau ki te ara o te tika, i te matau a hei muri ka tahuri ke atu i te ture tapu kua tukua nei ki a ratou.

2 Peters 2:21 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
For det var bedre for dem at de ikke hadde kjent rettferdighetens vei, enn at de kjente den og så vendte sig bort fra det hellige bud som var overgitt dem.

2 Pedro 2:21 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Porque mejor les hubiera sido no haber conocido el camino de la justicia, que después de haberlo conocido, tornarse atrás del santo mandamiento que les fué dado.

2 Pedro 2:21 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Porque mejor les hubiera sido no haber conocido el camino de la justicia, que después de haberlo conocido, tornarse atrás del santo mandamiento que les fue dado.

2 Pedro 2:21 Portuguese: Bíblia King James Atualizada
Porque lhes teria sido melhor não haver conhecido o Caminho da justiça do que, depois de conhecê-lo, darem as costas ao santo mandamento que lhes havia sido concedido.

2 Pedro 2:21 Portuguese: João Ferreira de Almeida Atualizada
Porque melhor lhes fora não terem conhecido o caminho da justiça, do que, conhecendo-o, desviarem-se do santo mandamento que lhes fora dado.   

2 Petru 2:21 Romanian: Cornilescu
Ar fi fost mai bine pentru ei să nu fi cunoscut calea neprihănirii, decît, dupăce au cunoscut -o, să se întoarcă dela porunca sfîntă, care le fusese dată.

2-e Петра 2:21 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Лучше бы им не познать пути правды, нежели, познав, возвратиться назад от преданной им святой заповеди.

2-e Петра 2:21 Russian koi8r
Лучше бы им не познать пути правды, нежели, познав, возвратиться назад от преданной им святой заповеди.

2 Peter 2:21 Shuar New Testament
Yusa akupkamurin Imiß pΘnkera nuna Yus N· shuarnasha S·sarmiayi. T·rasha nΘkainiayat tunaanum waketkiaru ßsar ti Asutnißwartatui. Tuma asamtai, nekas jintia nekaachuitkiunka maak ßrainti.

2 Petrusbrevet 2:21 Swedish (1917)
Ty det hade varit bättre för dem att icke hava lärt känna rättfärdighetens väg, än att nu, sedan de hava lärt känna den, vända tillbaka, bort ifrån det heliga bud som har blivit dem meddelat.

2 Petro 2:21 Swahili NT
Ingalikuwa afadhali kwao kama wasingalijua kamwe njia hiyo ya uadilifu kuliko kujua na kisha kuiacha na kupoteza amri takatifu waliyopokea.

2 Pedro 2:21 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Sapagka't magaling pa sa kanila ang hindi nakakilala ng daan ng katuwiran, kay sa, pagkatapos na makakilala ito ay tumalikod sa banal na utos na ibinigay sa kanila.

2 เปโตร 2:21 Thai: from KJV
เพราะว่าถ้าเขาไม่ได้รู้จักทางชอบธรรมนั้นเสียเลยก็ยังจะดีกว่าที่เขาได้รู้แล้ว แต่กลับหันหลังให้พระบัญญัติอันบริสุทธิ์ที่ได้ทรงโปรดประทานให้แก่เขานั้น

2 Petrus 2:21 Turkish
Çünkü doğruluk yolunu bilip de kendilerine emanet edilen kutsal buyruktan geri dönmektense, bu yolu hiç bilmemiş olmak onlar için daha iyi olurdu.

2 Петрово 2:21 Ukrainian: NT
Лучче би їм було не пізнати дороги правди, як, пізнавши, одвернутись від переданої їм сьвятої заповіди.

2 Peter 2:21 Uma New Testament
Agina-pi tauna to hewa toera, ke neo' lau-ra mpo'incai ohea to makono, ngkai kampo'inca-ra ohea to makono, tapi' uma-ra dota mpotuku' hawa' Alata'ala to oti-mi raparata-raka.

2 Phi-e-rô 2:21 Vietnamese (1934)
chúng nó đã biết đường công bình, rồi lại lui đi về lời răn thánh đã truyền cho mình, thế thì thà rằng không biết là hơn.

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