2 Timothy 2 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

2 Timothy 2


2 Timothy 2:1

Thou therefore, my child, be strengthened in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:2

And the things which thou hast heard from me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:3

Suffer hardship with [me], as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:4

No soldier on service entangleth himself in the affairs of [this] life; that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.

2 Timothy 2:5

And if also a man contend in the games, he is not crowned, except he have contended lawfully.

2 Timothy 2:6

The husbandmen that laboreth must be the first to partake of the fruits.

2 Timothy 2:7

Consider what I say; for the Lord shall give thee understanding in all things.

2 Timothy 2:8

Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, of the seed of David, according to my gospel:

2 Timothy 2:9

wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the word of God is not bound.

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore I endure all things for the elect’s sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

2 Timothy 2:11

Faithful is the saying: For if we died with him, we shall also live with him:

2 Timothy 2:12

if we endure, we shall also reign with him: if we shall deny him, he also will deny us:

2 Timothy 2:13

if we are faithless, he abideth faithful; for he cannot deny himself.

2 Timothy 2:14

Of these things put them in remembrance, charging [them] in the sight of the Lord, that they strive not about words, to no profit, to the subverting of them that hear.

2 Timothy 2:15

Give diligence to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, handling aright the word of truth.

2 Timothy 2:16

But shun profane babblings: for they will proceed further in ungodliness,

2 Timothy 2:17

and their word will eat as doth a gangrene: or whom is Hymenaeus an Philetus;

2 Timothy 2:18

men who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already, and overthrow the faith of some.

2 Timothy 2:19

Howbeit the firm foundation of God standeth, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his: and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.

2 Timothy 2:20

Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some unto honor, and some unto dishonor.

2 Timothy 2:21

If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, meet for the master’s use, prepared unto every good work.

2 Timothy 2:22

after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

2 Timothy 2:23

But foolish and ignorant questionings refuse, knowing that they gender strifes.

2 Timothy 2:24

And the Lord’s servant must not strive, but be gentle towards all, apt to teach, forbearing,

2 Timothy 2:25

in meekness correcting them that oppose themselves; if peradventure God may give them repentance unto the knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 2:26

and they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him unto his will.

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