Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Now the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and the teachings of demons,

New American Standard Bible

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

King James Version

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;

International Standard Version

Now the Spirit says clearly that in the last times some people will abandon the faith by following deceitful spirits, the teachings of demons,

A Conservative Version

But the Spirit says expressly that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

American Standard Version

But the Spirit saith expressly, that in later times some shall fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons,

Amplified

But the [Holy] Spirit distinctly and expressly declares that in latter times some will turn away from the faith, giving attention to deluding and seducing spirits and doctrines that demons teach,

An Understandable Version

Now the Holy Spirit specifically says that in later times [Note: "Later times" in the New Testament usually refers to the period following the first coming of Christ and the establishment of the church], some people will fall away from the faith [i.e., the true teaching of Christianity]. They will pay attention to deceitful spirits [i.e., lying people] and the teaching of evil spirits.

Anderson New Testament

Now the Spirit says expressly, that, in the last times, some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and teachings suggested by demons,

Bible in Basic English

But the Spirit says clearly that in later times some will be turned away from the faith, giving their minds to spirits of deceit, and the teachings of evil spirits,

Common New Testament

Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith by giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Now the spirit says expresly, that in the latter times some shall abandon the faith, by giving credit to seducing spirits, and the doctrine concerning demons;

Darby Translation

But the Spirit speaks expressly, that in latter times some shall apostatise from the faith, giving their mind to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons

Godbey New Testament

But the Spirit says positively, that in the last times certain ones will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and to the teachings of demons,

Goodspeed New Testament

The Spirit distinctly says that in later times some will turn away from the faith, and devote their attention to deceitful spirits and the things that demons teach

John Wesley New Testament

But the spirit saith expresly, that in the later times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of devils,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, listening to spirits of error and doctrines of demons;

Julia Smith Translation

And the Spirit says expressly, that in later times some shall be removed from the faith, holding to deceitful spirits, and doctrines of evil spirits;

King James 2000

Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to deceitful spirits, and doctrines of demons;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the last times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons,

Modern King James verseion

But the Spirit expressly says that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and teachings of demons,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The spirit speaketh evidently that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, and shall give heed unto spirits of error,

Moffatt New Testament

But in later days, the Spirit distinctly declares, certain people will rebel against the faith; they will listen to spirits of error and to the doctrines that daemons teach

Montgomery New Testament

Now the Spirit distinctly declares that in latter days there will be some who will fall away from the faith, by listening to spirits of error, and to teachings of demons

NET Bible

Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the later times some will desert the faith and occupy themselves with deceiving spirits and demonic teachings,

New Heart English Bible

But the Spirit says expressly that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons,

Noyes New Testament

Now the Spirit saith expressly, that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and teachings of demons,

Sawyer New Testament

But the Spirit says expressly, that in the last times some shall apostatize from the faith, attending to lying spirits and doctrines of demons,

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit, the Spirit, expressly saith - that, in later seasons, some will revolt from the faith, giving heed unto seducing spirits, and unto teachings of demons -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW the Spirit speaketh expresly, that in the latter days some will apostatise from the faith, giving heed to spirits of delusion, and doctrines of devils;

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the Spirit distinctly says that in later times there will be some who will fall away from the Faith, and devote their attention to misleading spirits, and to the teaching of demons,

Webster

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons;

Weymouth New Testament

Now the Spirit expressly declares that in later times some will fall away from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and the teachings of demons;

Williams New Testament

Now the Spirit distinctly declares that in later times some will turn away from the faith, because they continuously give their attention to deceiving spirits and the things that demons teach

World English Bible

But the Spirit says expressly that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons,

Worrell New Testament

But the Spirit expressly saith, that in later times, some will fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and to teachings of demons,

Worsley New Testament

Now the Spirit expressly saith, that in latter times some shall apostatize from the faith, attending to seducing spirits,

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Spirit expressly speaketh, that in latter times shall certain fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and teachings of demons,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ῥητῶς 
Rhetos 
Usage: 1

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the latter
ὕστερος 
Husteros 
Usage: 1

καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἀφίστημι 
Aphistemi 
Usage: 13

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

πλάνος 
Planos 
Usage: 5

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

and

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

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

Images 1 Timothy 4:1

Prayers for 1 Timothy 4:1

Context Readings

The Coming Apostasy

1 Now the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and the teachings of demons, 2 through the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared.


Cross References

2 Peter 3:3

First, be aware of this: Scoffers will come in the last days to scoff, living according to their own desires,

Jude 1:18

they told you, “In the end time there will be scoffers walking according to their own ungodly desires.”

Ezekiel 38:16

You will advance against My people Israel like a cloud covering the land. It will happen in the last days, Gog, that I will bring you against My land so that the nations may know Me, when I show Myself holy through you in their sight.

John 16:13

When the Spirit of truth comes, He will guide you into all the truth. For He will not speak on His own, but He will speak whatever He hears. He will also declare to you what is to come.

Revelation 20:8

and will go out to deceive the nations at the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them for battle. Their number is like the sand of the sea.

Genesis 3:3-5

But about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God said, ‘You must not eat it or touch it, or you will die.’”

Genesis 3:13

So the Lord God asked the woman, “What is this you have done?”And the woman said, “It was the serpent. He deceived me, and I ate.”

Numbers 24:14

Now I am going back to my people, but first, let me warn you what these people will do to your people in the future.”

Deuteronomy 4:30

When you are in distress and all these things have happened to you, you will return to the Lord your God in later days and obey Him.

Deuteronomy 32:29

If only they were wise, they would figure it out;
they would understand their fate.

1 Kings 22:22-23

“The Lord asked him, ‘How?’“He said, ‘I will go and become a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.’ “Then He said, ‘You will certainly entice him and prevail. Go and do that.’

2 Chronicles 18:19-22

And the Lord said, ‘Who will entice Ahab king of Israel to march up and fall at Ramoth-gilead?’ So one was saying this and another was saying that.

Isaiah 2:2

In the last days
the mountain of the Lord’s house will be established
at the top of the mountains
and will be raised above the hills.
All nations will stream to it,

Jeremiah 48:47

Yet, I will restore the fortunes of Moab in the last days.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
The judgment on Moab ends here.

Jeremiah 49:39

In the last days,
I will restore the fortunes of Elam.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of the Lord came directly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the Chebar Canal. And the Lord’s hand was on him there.

Daniel 10:14

Now I have come to help you understand what will happen to your people in the last days, for the vision refers to those days.”

Daniel 11:35-38

Some of the wise will fall so that they may be refined, purified, and cleansed until the time of the end, for it will still come at the appointed time.

Hosea 3:5

Afterward, the people of Israel will return and seek the Lord their God and David their king. They will come with awe to the Lord and to His goodness in the last days.

Micah 4:1

In the last days
the mountain of the Lord’s house
will be established
at the top of the mountains
and will be raised above the hills.
Peoples will stream to it,

Matthew 24:5-12

For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and they will deceive many.

Acts 13:2

As they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work I have called them to.”

Acts 17:18

Then also, some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers argued with him. Some said, “What is this pseudo-intellectual trying to say?”Others replied, “He seems to be a preacher of foreign deities”—because he was telling the good news about Jesus and the Resurrection.

Acts 28:25

Disagreeing among themselves, they began to leave after Paul made one statement: “The Holy Spirit correctly spoke through the prophet Isaiah to your ancestors

1 Corinthians 8:5-6

For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth—as there are many “gods” and many “lords”—

1 Corinthians 10:20

No, but I do say that what they sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God. I do not want you to participate with demons!

1 Corinthians 12:11

But one and the same Spirit is active in all these, distributing to each person as He wills.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your minds may be seduced from a complete and pure devotion to Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one disqualify you, insisting on ascetic practices and the worship of angels, claiming access to a visionary realm and inflated without cause by his unspiritual mind.

2 Thessalonians 2:3-12

Don’t let anyone deceive you in any way. For that day will not come unless the apostasy comes first and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction.

2 Timothy 3:1-9

But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days.

2 Timothy 3:13

Evil people and impostors will become worse, deceiving and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:4

They will turn away from hearing the truth and will turn aside to myths.

1 Peter 1:20

He was chosen before the foundation of the world but was revealed at the end of the times for you

2 Peter 2:1

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, and will bring swift destruction on themselves.

1 John 2:18

Children, it is the last hour. And as you have heard, “Antichrist is coming,” even now many antichrists have come. We know from this that it is the last hour.

1 John 4:6

We are from God. Anyone who knows God listens to us; anyone who is not from God does not listen to us. From this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deception.

Jude 1:4

For some men, who were designated for this judgment long ago, have come in by stealth; they are ungodly, turning the grace of our God into promiscuity and denying Jesus Christ, our only Master and Lord.

Revelation 9:2-11

He opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke came up out of the shaft like smoke from a great furnace so that the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the shaft.

Revelation 9:20

The rest of the people, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands to stop worshiping demons and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which are not able to see, hear, or walk.

Revelation 13:14

He deceives those who live on the earth because of the signs that he is permitted to perform on behalf of the beast, telling those who live on the earth to make an image of the beast who had the sword wound and yet lived.

Revelation 16:14

For they are spirits of demons performing signs, who travel to the kings of the whole world to assemble them for the battle of the great day of God, the Almighty.

Revelation 18:2

He cried in a mighty voice:It has fallen,
Babylon the Great has fallen!
She has become a dwelling for demons,
a haunt for every unclean spirit,
a haunt for every unclean bird,
and a haunt for every unclean and despicable beast.

Revelation 18:23

the light of a lamp
will never shine in you again;
and the voice of a groom and bride
will never be heard in you again.
All this will happen
because your merchants
were the nobility of the earth,
because all the nations were deceived
by your sorcery,

Revelation 19:20

But the beast was taken prisoner, and along with him the false prophet, who had performed the signs in his presence. He deceived those who accepted the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image with these signs. Both of them were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur.

Revelation 20:2-3

He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for 1,000 years.

Revelation 20:10

The Devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet are, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Revelation 2:7

“Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. I will give the victor the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in God’s paradise.

Revelation 2:11

“Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. The victor will never be harmed by the second death.

Revelation 2:17

“Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. I will give the victor some of the hidden manna.I will also give him a white stone, and on the stone a new name is inscribed that no one knows except the one who receives it.

Revelation 2:29

“Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:6

“Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:13

“Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:22

“Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches.”

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