Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 for this is good and acceptable before our Saviour God, 4 who desires that all men should be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth. 5 For God is one, and the mediator of God and men one, the man Christ Jesus,


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:23

Have I any pleasure at all in the death of the wicked? saith the Lord Jehovah; is it not in his turning from his way, that he may live?

Ezekiel 18:32

For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord Jehovah; therefore turn ye and live.

2 Timothy 2:25

in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of the truth,

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord does not delay his promise, as some account of delay, but is longsuffering towards you, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

2 Timothy 3:7

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

Hebrews 10:26

For where we sin wilfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains any sacrifice for sins,

Isaiah 45:22

Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.

Isaiah 49:6

and he saith, It is a small thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel; I have even given thee for a light of the nations, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.

Isaiah 53:11

He shall see of the fruit of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant instruct many in righteousness; and he shall bear their iniquities.

Isaiah 55:1

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters; and he that hath no money, come ye, buy, and eat: yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price!

Ezekiel 33:11

Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Habakkuk 2:14

For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of Jehovah as the waters cover the sea.

Matthew 28:19

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them to 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 preach the glad tidings to all the creation.

Luke 1:77

to give knowledge of deliverance to his people by the remission of their sins

Luke 14:23

And the lord said to the bondman, Go out into the ways and fences and compel to come in, that my house may be filled;

Luke 24:47

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name to all the nations beginning at Jerusalem.

John 3:15-17

that every one who believes on him may not perish, but have life eternal.

John 6:37

All that the Father gives me shall come to me, and him that comes to me I will not at all cast out.

John 14:6

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father unless by me.

John 17:17

Sanctify them by the truth: thy word is truth.

Romans 3:29-30

Is God the God of Jews only? is he not of the nations also? Yea, of nations also:

Romans 10:12-15

For there is no difference of Jew and Greek; for the same Lord of all is rich towards all that call upon him.

2 Corinthians 5:17-19

So if any one be in Christ, there is a new creation; the old things have passed away; behold all things have become new:

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who have both slain the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and have driven us out by persecution, and do not please God, and are against all men,

1 Timothy 4:10

for, for this we labour and suffer reproach, because we hope in a living God, who is preserver of all men, specially of those that believe.

Titus 1:1

Paul, bondman of God, and apostle of Jesus Christ according to the faith of God's elect, and knowledge of the truth which is according to piety;

Revelation 14:6

And I saw another angel flying in mid-heaven, having the everlasting glad tidings to announce to those settled on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people,

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