Read God’s Inspired Words—2 Peter 1:19-21



2 Peter 1:20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. 

2 Peter 1:21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.


The Bible is a book of 66 books written by 40 men over a period of 1,500 years. But while men wrote the words on the page, they did not write whatever came to their imaginations. The phrase “private interpretation” in verse 20 means that it is not a human invention. Peter also says in verse 16 that they did not follow “cunningly devised fables.”

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