Parallel Verses

Amplified

[misled] by the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared as with a branding iron [leaving them incapable of ethical functioning],

New American Standard Bible

by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron,

King James Version

Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

Holman Bible

through the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared.

International Standard Version

and the hypocrisy of liars, whose consciences have been burned by a hot iron.

A Conservative Version

speaking lies in hypocrisy, their own conscience having been seared with a hot iron,

American Standard Version

through the hypocrisy of men that speak lies, branded in their own conscience as with a hot iron;

An Understandable Version

[Such teaching will be spread] by hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared over as with a hot iron [i.e., making them insensitive to their guilt].

Anderson New Testament

through the hypocrisy of liars, who are seared in their conscience,

Bible in Basic English

Through the false ways of men whose words are untrue, whose hearts are burned as with a heated iron;

Common New Testament

through the pretensions of liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron,

Daniel Mace New Testament

broach'd by hypocrititical impostors, whose consciences are cauteriz'd,

Darby Translation

speaking lies in hypocrisy, cauterised as to their own conscience,

Godbey New Testament

speaking lies in hypocrisy, having been cauterized as to their own conscience,

Goodspeed New Testament

through the pretensions of liars??en with seared consciences

John Wesley New Testament

By the hypocrisy of them that speak lies, having their own consciences seared as with an hot iron:

Julia Smith Translation

In the hypocrisy of speaking falsely; burned with a hot iron in their own consciousness;

King James 2000

Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

Lexham Expanded Bible

by the hypocrisy of liars, who are seared in their own conscience,

Modern King James verseion

speaking lies in hypocrisy, being seared in their own conscience,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and devilish doctrine of them which speak false through hypocrisy, and have their consciences marked with a hot iron,

Moffatt New Testament

through plausible sophists who are seared in conscience ??3 men who prohibit marriage and insist on abstinence from foods which God created for believing men, who understand the Truth, to partake of with thanksgiving.

Montgomery New Testament

speaking lies in hypocrisy. These are men whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron,

NET Bible

influenced by the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared.

New Heart English Bible

through the hypocrisy of men who speak lies, branded in their own conscience as with a hot iron;

Noyes New Testament

through the hypocrisy of speakers of lies, who bear a brand on their own conscience,

Sawyer New Testament

[misled] by the hypocrisy of false teachers, whose consciences are cauterized,

The Emphasized Bible

in hypocrisy, speaking falsehood, of demons cauterised in their own conscience, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

men who teach lies with hypocrisy; and have their own consciences cauterised;

Twentieth Century New Testament

who will make use of the hypocrisy of lying teachers. These men's consciences are seared,

Webster

Speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

Weymouth New Testament

through the hypocrisy of men who teach falsely and have their own consciences seared as with a hot iron;

Williams New Testament

through the pretensions of false teachers, men with seared consciences,

World English Bible

through the hypocrisy of men who speak lies, branded in their own conscience as with a hot iron;

Worrell New Testament

in hypocrisy of men speaking lies, branded in their own conscience with a hot iron;

Worsley New Testament

and doctrines of demons founded in the hypocrisy of liars, who are seared in their own conscience, forbidding to marry,

Youngs Literal Translation

in hypocrisy speaking lies, being seared in their own conscience,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ψευδολόγος 
Pseudologos 
Usage: 1

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

ὑπόκρισις 
Hupokrisis 
Usage: 5

καυτηριάζω 
Kauteriazo 
sear with a hot iron
Usage: 1

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

συνείδησις 
suneidesis 
Usage: 32

Images 1 Timothy 4:2

Prayers for 1 Timothy 4:2

Context Readings

The Coming Apostasy

1 But the [Holy] Spirit explicitly and unmistakably declares that in later times some will turn away from the faith, paying attention instead to deceitful and seductive spirits and doctrines of demons, 2 [misled] by the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared as with a branding iron [leaving them incapable of ethical functioning], 3 who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from [certain kinds of] foods which God has created to be gratefully shared by those who believe and have [a clear] knowledge of the truth.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:19

And they, [the ungodly in their spiritual apathy], having become callous and unfeeling, have given themselves over [as prey] to unbridled sensuality, eagerly craving the practice of every kind of impurity [that their desires may demand].

1 Kings 13:18

He answered him, “I too am a prophet, as you are; and an angel spoke to me by the word of the Lord, saying, ‘Bring him back with you to your house, so that he may eat bread and drink water.’” But he lied to him.

1 Kings 22:22

The Lord said to him, ‘How?’ And he said, ‘I will go out and be a deceiving spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.’ Then the Lord said, ‘You are to entice him and also succeed. Go and do so.’

Isaiah 9:15


The elderly and honorable man, he is the head;
And the prophet who teaches lies, he is the tail.

Jeremiah 5:21


‘Now hear this, O foolish people without heart,
Who have eyes but do not see,
Who have ears but do not hear.

Jeremiah 23:14


“Also I have seen a horrible thing in the prophets of Jerusalem:
They commit adultery and walk in lies;
They encourage and strengthen the hands of evildoers,
So that no one has turned back from his wickedness.
All of them have become like Sodom to Me,
And her inhabitants like Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 23:32

Hear this, I am against those who have prophesied false and made-up dreams,” says the Lord, “and have told them and have made My people err and go astray by their lies and by their reckless boasting; yet I did not send them or command them nor do they benefit and enhance [the life of] these people in the slightest way,” says the Lord.

Daniel 8:23-25


“At the latter period of their reign,
When the transgressors have finished,
A king will arise
Insolent and skilled in intrigue and cunning.

Matthew 7:15

“Beware of the false prophets, [teachers] who come to you dressed as sheep [appearing gentle and innocent], but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Matthew 24:24

For false Christs and false prophets will appear and they will provide great signs and wonders, so as to deceive, if possible, even the elect (God’s chosen ones).

Acts 20:30

even from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse and distorted things, to draw away the disciples after themselves [as their followers].

Romans 1:28

And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God or consider Him worth knowing [as their Creator], God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do things which are improper and repulsive,

Romans 16:18

For such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites and base desires. By smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting [the innocent and the naive].

Ephesians 4:14

So that we are no longer children [spiritually immature], tossed back and forth [like ships on a stormy sea] and carried about by every wind of [shifting] doctrine, by the cunning and trickery of [unscrupulous] men, by the deceitful scheming of people ready to do anything [for personal profit].

2 Timothy 3:5

holding to a form of [outward] godliness (religion), although they have denied its power [for their conduct nullifies their claim of faith]. Avoid such people and keep far away from them.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But [in those days] false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will subtly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction on themselves.

Revelation 16:14

for they are [actually] the spirits of demons, performing [miraculous] signs. And they go out to the kings of the entire inhabited earth, to gather them together for the war of the great day of God, the Almighty.

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