1 Timothy 2:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

King James Version

Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

International Standard Version

who wants all people to be saved and to come to know the truth fully.

A Conservative Version

who wants all men to be saved and to come to knowledge of truth.

American Standard Version

who would have all men to be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth.

Amplified

Who wishes all men to be saved and [increasingly] to perceive and recognize and discern and know precisely and correctly the [divine] Truth.

An Understandable Version

who wants all people to be saved and come to a [full] knowledge of the truth.

Anderson New Testament

who is willing that all men should be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth.

Bible in Basic English

Whose desire is that all men may have salvation and come to the knowledge of what is true.

Common New Testament

who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who wills that all men be saved, by embracing the truth.

Darby Translation

who desires that all men should be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth.

Godbey New Testament

who wishes all men to be saved, and to come to the perfect knowledge of the truth.

Goodspeed New Testament

who wants all men to be saved and to come to know the truth.

Holman Bible

who wants everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

John Wesley New Testament

Who willeth all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

who desires that all men be saved and come unto the knowledge of the truth.

Julia Smith Translation

Who wills all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

King James 2000

Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.

Modern King James verseion

who will have all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which will have all men saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

Moffatt New Testament

to the God who desires all men to be saved and to attain the knowledge of the Truth.

Montgomery New Testament

whose will it is that all men should be saved, and come into full knowledge of the truth.

NET Bible

since he wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.

New Heart English Bible

who desires all people to be saved and come to full knowledge of the truth.

New simplified Bible

It is God's desire that all men have salvation and come to the full (precise) (accurate) (correct) knowledge (Greek: epignosis: recognition, discernment) of the truth.

Noyes New Testament

whose will is that all men should be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth.

Sawyer New Testament

who wishes all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of truth.

The Emphasized Bible

Who willeth, all men, to be saved, and, unto a personal knowledge of truth, to come;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who wills all men to be saved, and come to the acknowledgment of truth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

whose will is that every one should be saved, and attain to a full knowledge of the Truth.

Webster

Who will have all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Weymouth New Testament

who is willing for all mankind to be saved and come to a full knowledge of the truth.

Williams New Testament

who is ever willing for all mankind to be saved and to come to an increasing knowledge of the truth.

World English Bible

who desires all people to be saved and come to full knowledge of the truth.

Worrell New Testament

Who wisheth all men to be saved, and to come into a full knowledge of truth.

Worsley New Testament

who is willing that all men should be saved, and therefore come to the knowledge of the truth.

Youngs Literal Translation

who doth will all men to be saved, and to come to the full knowledge of the truth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

will have
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would , will/would have , desire , desirous , list , to will ,
Usage: 136

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

to be saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
save , make whole , heal , be whole ,
Usage: 79

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

to come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come , go , , vr come
Usage: 424

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

Context Readings

Instructions To Pray For All People

3 This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. 5 For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:23

"Do I have any pleasure in the death of the wicked," declares the Lord GOD, "rather than that he should turn from his ways and live?

Ezekiel 18:32

"For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone who dies," declares the Lord GOD. "Therefore, repent and live."

2 Timothy 2:25

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.

2 Timothy 3:7

always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Hebrews 10:26

For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Isaiah 45:22

"Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth; For I am God, and there is no other.

Isaiah 49:6

He says, "It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will also make You a light of the nations So that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth."

Isaiah 53:11

As a result of the anguish of His soul, He will see it and be satisfied; By His knowledge the Righteous One, My Servant, will justify the many, As He will bear their iniquities.

Isaiah 55:1

"Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters; And you who have no money come, buy and eat Come, buy wine and milk Without money and without cost.

Ezekiel 33:11

"Say to them, 'As I live!' declares the Lord GOD, 'I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live Turn back, turn back from your evil ways! Why then will you die, O house of Israel?'

Habakkuk 2:14

"For the earth will be filled With the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, As the waters cover the sea.

Matthew 28:19

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:15

And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.

Luke 1:77

To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins,

Luke 14:23

"And the master said to the slave, 'Go out into the highways and along the hedges, and compel them to come in, so that my house may be filled.

Luke 24:47

and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

John 3:15-17

so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.

John 6:37

"All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will certainly not cast out.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

John 17:17

"Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.

Romans 3:29-30

Or is God the God of Jews only? Is He not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also,

Romans 10:12-15

For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him;

2 Corinthians 5:17-19

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,

1 Timothy 4:10

For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,

Revelation 14:6

And I saw another angel flying in midheaven, having an eternal gospel to preach to those who live on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people;

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