2 Peter 3:3
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Most importantly, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires.

Young's Literal Translation
this first knowing, that there shall come in the latter end of the days scoffers, according to their own desires going on,

King James Bible
Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

First of all,
πρῶτον (prōton)
Adverb - Superlative
Strong's 4412: First, in the first place, before, formerly. Neuter of protos as adverb; firstly.

you must understand
γινώσκοντες (ginōskontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1097: A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' in a great variety of applications and with many implications.

ὅτι (hoti)
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

ἐπ’ (ep’)
Strong's 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

ἐσχάτων (eschatōn)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 2078: Last, at the last, finally, till the end. A superlative probably from echo; farthest, final.

ἡμερῶν (hēmerōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 2250: A day, the period from sunrise to sunset.

ἐμπαῖκται (empaiktai)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1703: A mocker, scoffer. From empaizo; a derider, i.e. a false teacher.

will come,
ἐλεύσονται (eleusontai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2064: To come, go.

ἐμπαιγμονῇ (empaigmonē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1701: Mockery, scoffing, scorn. From empaizo; derision.

[and] following
πορευόμενοι (poreuomenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4198: To travel, journey, go, die.

αὐτῶν (autōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

ἰδίας (idias)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

evil desires.
ἐπιθυμίας (epithymias)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 1939: Desire, eagerness for, inordinate desire, lust. From epithumeo; a longing.


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