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Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 Peter   By: (1822-1902)

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In "Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 Peter," Richard Francis Weymouth presents readers with a fresh and contemporary rendering of the biblical text. The book focuses specifically on the Second Epistle of Peter, offering an accessible and reader-friendly interpretation of the ancient text.

Weymouth's translation stands out due to its clear and straightforward language, which makes it particularly suitable for modern readers who may struggle with the complexity and archaic expressions of older translations. By eliminating unnecessary jargon and replacing outdated phrases, he brings the Epistle of Peter to life, allowing readers to engage more easily with its message.

One of the highlights of this edition is Weymouth's use of modern speech, which brings a refreshing and relatable quality to the text. By employing contemporary language and expressions, he creates a bridge between the ancient world and the present, making the teachings of Peter more accessible and understandable for readers today.

Furthermore, Weymouth's translation maintains the integrity of the original text, ensuring accuracy and faithfulness. While aiming for modernity and clarity, he carefully preserves the essence and theological significance of Peter's writings, so readers can trust that they are getting an authentic interpretation.

Another strength of this book is the inclusion of insightful notes and commentary by Richard Francis Weymouth. These annotations provide valuable context, historical background, and explanations of challenging passages. They enrich the reading experience by giving readers a deeper understanding of the text and its nuances.

Overall, "Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech, 2 Peter" is a compelling edition that breathes new life into an ancient biblical text. With its contemporary language, accurate translation, and helpful commentary, it is a valuable resource for both scholars and lay readers seeking to explore the teachings of Peter and their relevance to the present day.

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Book 61 2 Peter 001:001 Simon Peter, a bondservant and Apostle of Jesus Christ: To those to whom there has been allotted the same precious faith as that which is ours through the righteousness of our God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ. 001:002 May more and more grace and peace be granted to you in a full knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, 001:003 seeing that His divine power has given us all things that are needful for life and godliness, through our knowledge of Him who has appealed to us by His own glorious perfections. 001:004 It is by means of these that He has granted us His precious and wondrous promises, in order that through them you may, one and all, become sharers in the very nature of God, having completely escaped the corruption which exists in the world through earthly cravings. 001:005 But for this very reason adding, on your part, all earnestness along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge; 001:006 along with knowledge, self control; along with self control, power of endurance; 001:007 along with power of endurance, godliness; along with godliness, brotherly affection; and along with brotherly affection, love... Continue reading book >>

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