Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Holman Bible

who wants everyone to be saved and to come to 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.

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.

John Wesley New Testament

Who willeth all men to be saved and to come to 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.

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
Who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

to be saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
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

the knowledge
ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

Images 1 Timothy 2:4

Prayers for 1 Timothy 2:4

Context Readings

Instructions To Pray For All People

3 This is good and pleasing in the eyes of God our Saviour; 4 Whose desire is that all men may have salvation and come to the knowledge of what is true. 5 For there is one God and one peacemaker between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:23

Have I any pleasure in the death of the evil-doer? says the Lord: am I not pleased if he is turned from his way so that he may have life?

Ezekiel 18:32

For I have no pleasure in the death of him on whom death comes, says the Lord: be turned back then, and have life.

2 Timothy 2:25

Gently guiding those who go against the teaching; if by chance God may give them a change of heart and true knowledge,

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God has come, giving salvation to all men,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow in keeping his word, as he seems to some, but he is waiting in mercy for you, not desiring the destruction of any, but that all may be turned from their evil ways.

2 Timothy 3:7

Ever learning, and never coming to the knowledge of what is true.

Hebrews 10:26

For if we do evil on purpose after we have had the knowledge of what is true, there is no more offering for sins,

Isaiah 45:22

Let your hearts be turned to me, so that you may have salvation, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is no other.

Isaiah 49:6

It is not enough for one who is my servant to put the tribes of Jacob again in their place, and to get back those of Israel who have been sent away: my purpose is to give you as a light to the nations, so that you may be my salvation to the end of the earth.

Isaiah 53:11

... made clear his righteousness before men ... had taken their sins on himself.

Isaiah 55:1

Ho! everyone in need, come to the waters, and he who has no strength, let him get food: come, get bread without money; wine and milk without price.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say to them, By my life, says the Lord, I have no pleasure in the death of the evil-doer; it is more pleasing to me if he is turned from his way and has life: be turned, be turned from your evil ways; why are you looking for death, O children of Israel?

Habakkuk 2:14

For the earth will be full of the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the sea is covered by the waters.

Matthew 28:19

Go then, and make disciples of all the nations, giving them baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:

Mark 16:15

And he said to them, Go into all the world, and give the good news to everyone.

Luke 1:77

To give knowledge of salvation to his people, through the forgiveness of sins,

Luke 14:23

And the lord said to the servant, Go out into the roads and the fields, and make them come in, so that my house may be full.

Luke 24:47

And that teaching about a change of heart and forgiveness of sins is to be given to Jerusalem first and to all nations in his name.

John 3:15-17

So that whoever has faith may have in him eternal life.

John 6:37

Whatever the Father gives to me will come to me; and I will not send away anyone who comes to me.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the true and living way: no one comes to the Father but by me.

John 17:17

Make them holy by the true word: your word is the true word.

Romans 3:29-30

Or is God the God of Jews only? is he not in the same way the God of Gentiles? Yes, of Gentiles:

Romans 10:12-15

And the Jew is not different from the Greek: for there is the same Lord of all, who is good to all who have hope in his name:

2 Corinthians 5:17-19

So if any man is in Christ, he is in a new world: the old things have come to an end; they have truly become new.

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

Who put to death the Lord Jesus and the prophets, violently driving us out; who are unpleasing to God and against all men;

1 Timothy 4:10

And this is the purpose of all our work and our fighting, because our hope is in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, and specially of those who have faith.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a servant of God, and an Apostle of Jesus Christ, in agreement with the faith of the saints of God and the full knowledge of what is true in harmony with religion,

Revelation 14:6

And I saw another angel in flight between heaven and earth, having eternal good news to give to those who are on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and language and people,

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