5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness [some translations have virtue here]; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.
Faith that trusts God to empower us & bring a good result
Virtue to want what is right & good
Knowledge to know what plan to develop
Self-control to actually stick to that plan
Perseverance to keep at it
Godliness which is a reverential attitude towards God that makes us want to do what pleases Him.
And to all of that, I say: Lord, let your Word take root in me!
And that's the weigh it goes,