egenonto de kai yeudoprofhtai en tw law wV kai en umin esontai yeudodidaskaloi oitineV pareisaxousin aireseiV apwleiaV kai ton agorasanta autouV despothn arnoumenoi epagonteV eautoiV tacinhn apwleian
2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
kai polloi exakolouqhsousin autwn taiV apwleiaiV di ouV h odoV thV alhqeiaV blasfhmhqhsetai
2:2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.
kai en pleonexia plastoiV logoiV umaV emporeusontai oiV to krima ekpalai ouk argei kai h apwleia autwn ou nustazei
2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
ei gar o qeoV aggelwn amarthsantwn ouk efeisato alla seiraiV zofou tartarwsaV paredwken eiV krisin tethrhmenouV
2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast [them] down to hell, and delivered [them] into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;
kai arcaiou kosmou ouk efeisato all ogdoon nwe dikaiosunhV khruka efulaxen kataklusmon kosmw asebwn epaxaV
2:5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth [person], a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;
kai poleiV sodomwn kai gomorraV tefrwsaV katastrofh katekrinen upodeigma mellontwn asebein teqeikwV
2:6 And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned [them] with an overthrow, making [them] an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly;
kai dikaion lwt kataponoumenon upo thV twn aqesmwn en aselgeia anastrofhV errusato
2:7 And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked:
blemmati gar kai akoh o dikaioV egkatoikwn en autoiV hmeran ex hmeraV yuchn dikaian anomoiV ergoiV ebasanizen
2:8 (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed [his] righteous soul from day to day with [their] unlawful deeds;)
oiden kurioV eusebeiV ek peirasmou ruesqai adikouV de eiV hmeran krisewV kolazomenouV threin
2:9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
malista de touV opisw sarkoV en epiqumia miasmou poreuomenouV kai kuriothtoV katafronountaV tolmhtai auqadeiV doxaV ou tremousin blasfhmounteV
2:10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous [are they], selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
opou aggeloi iscui kai dunamei meizoneV onteV ou ferousin kat autwn para kuriw blasfhmon krisin
2:11 Whereas angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them before the Lord.
outoi de wV aloga zwa fusika gegenhmena eiV alwsin kai fqoran en oiV agnoousin blasfhmounteV en th fqora autwn katafqarhsontai
2:12 But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;
komioumenoi misqon adikiaV hdonhn hgoumenoi thn en hmera trufhn spiloi kai mwmoi entrufwnteV en taiV apataiV autwn suneuwcoumenoi umin
2:13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, [as] they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots [they are] and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;
ofqalmouV econteV mestouV moicalidoV kai akatapaustouV amartiaV deleazonteV yucaV asthriktouV kardian gegumnasmenhn pleonexiaiV econteV kataraV tekna
2:14 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
kataliponteV thn euqeian odon eplanhqhsan exakolouqhsanteV th odw tou balaam tou bosor oV misqon adikiaV hgaphsen
2:15 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam [the son] of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
elegxin de escen idiaV paranomiaV upozugion afwnon en anqrwpou fwnh fqegxamenon ekwlusen thn tou profhtou parafronian
2:16 But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the madness of the prophet.
outoi eisin phgai anudroi nefelai upo lailapoV elaunomenai oiV o zofoV tou skotouV eiV aiwna tethrhtai
2:17 These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
uperogka gar mataiothtoV fqeggomenoi deleazousin en epiqumiaiV sarkoV aselgeiaiV touV ontwV apofugontaV touV en planh anastrefomenouV
2:18 For when they speak great swelling [words] of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, [through much] wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
eleuqerian autoiV epaggellomenoi autoi douloi uparconteV thV fqoraV w gar tiV htthtai toutw kai dedoulwtai
2:19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
ei gar apofugonteV ta miasmata tou kosmou en epignwsei tou kuriou kai swthroV ihsou cristou toutoiV de palin emplakenteV httwntai gegonen autoiV ta escata ceirona twn prwtwn
2:20 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.
kreitton gar hn autoiV mh epegnwkenai thn odon thV dikaiosunhV h epignousin epistreyai ek thV paradoqeishV autoiV agiaV entolhV
2:21 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.
sumbebhken de autoiV to thV alhqouV paroimiaV kuwn epistreyaV epi to idion exerama kai uV lousamenh eiV kulisma borborou
2:22 But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog [is] turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.