Parallel Verses

Amplified

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control].

New American Standard Bible

For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.

King James Version

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Holman Bible

For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.

International Standard Version

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline.

A Conservative Version

For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of soberness.

American Standard Version

For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.

An Understandable Version

For God did not give us a spirit [i.e., a disposition] that makes us cowards but one that gives us power and love and self-control.

Anderson New Testament

For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Bible in Basic English

For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of self-control.

Common New Testament

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power and love and self-discipline.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the spirit, which God has given us, is not a spirit of timidity, but of fortitude, of benevolence, and of moderation.

Darby Translation

For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of wise discretion.

Godbey New Testament

For God has not given us the spirit of cowardice; but of power and divine love and prudence.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the Spirit God has given us is a spirit not of timidity but of power, love, and self-discipline.

John Wesley New Testament

For God hath not given us the Spirit of fear, but of power, and love, and sobriety.

Julia Smith Translation

For God gave not to us the spirit of timidity; but of power, and love, and of soundness of mind.

King James 2000

For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power and love and self-discipline.

Modern King James verseion

For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For God hath not given to us the spirit of fear: but of power, and of love, and of soberness of mind.

Moffatt New Testament

for God has not given us a timid spirit but a spirit of power and love and discipline.

Montgomery New Testament

For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but a spirit of power and of love and of self-control.

NET Bible

For God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.

New Heart English Bible

For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.

Noyes New Testament

for God gave us not the spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of admonition.

Sawyer New Testament

For God gave us not a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

The Emphasized Bible

For God hath not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and love, and correction.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For God hath not given us a spirit of fear; but of courage, and of love, and of sobriety.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the Spirit which God gave us was not a spirit of cowardice, but a spirit of power, love, and self-control.

Webster

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Weymouth New Testament

For the Spirit which God has given us is not a spirit of cowardice, but one of power and of love and of sound judgement.

Williams New Testament

For the Spirit that God has given us does not impart timidity but power and love and self-control.

World English Bible

For God didn't give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.

Worrell New Testament

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and sobriety.

Worsley New Testament

For God hath not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but of vigor, and of love, and of prudence.

Youngs Literal Translation

for God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

of fear
δειλία 
Deilia 
Usage: 1

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

of power
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

and



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

of love
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Timothy 1:7

References

Images 2 Timothy 1:7

Context Readings

Paul's Advice For Timothy

6 That is why I remind you to fan into flame the gracious gift of God, [that inner fire—the special endowment] which is in you through the laying on of my hands [with those of the elders at your ordination]. 7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control]. 8 So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord or about me His prisoner, but with me take your share of suffering for the gospel [continue to preach regardless of the circumstances], in accordance with the power of God [for His power is invincible],



Cross References

Romans 8:15

For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading again to fear [of God’s judgment], but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons [the Spirit producing sonship] by which we [joyfully] cry, “Abba! Father!”

Acts 1:8

But you will receive power and ability when the Holy Spirit comes upon you; and you will be My witnesses [to tell people about Me] both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and Samaria, and even to the ends of the earth.”

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit [the result of His presence within us] is love [unselfish concern for others], joy, [inner] peace, patience [not the ability to wait, but how we act while waiting], kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Zechariah 4:6

Then he said to me, “This [continuous supply of oil] is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel [prince of Judah], saying, ‘Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit [of whom the oil is a symbol],’ says the Lord of hosts.

Luke 24:49

Listen carefully: I am sending the Promise of My Father [the Holy Spirit] upon you; but you are to remain in the city [of Jerusalem] until you are clothed (fully equipped) with power from on high.”

1 John 4:18

There is no fear in love [dread does not exist]. But perfect (complete, full-grown) love drives out fear, because fear involves [the expectation of divine] punishment, so the one who is afraid [of God’s judgment] is not perfected in love [has not grown into a sufficient understanding of God’s love].

Proverbs 2:7


He stores away sound wisdom for the righteous [those who are in right standing with Him];
He is a shield to those who walk in integrity [those of honorable character and moral courage],

Micah 3:8


But in fact, I am filled with power,
With the Spirit of the Lord,
And with justice and might,
To declare to Jacob his transgression
And to Israel his sin.

Luke 8:35

And people came out to see what had happened. They came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus’ feet, clothed and in his right mind (mentally healthy); and they were frightened.

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; My [perfect] peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid. [Let My perfect peace calm you in every circumstance and give you courage and strength for every challenge.]

Psalm 119:80


May my heart be blameless in Your statutes,
So that I will not be ashamed.

Proverbs 8:14


“Counsel is mine and sound wisdom;
I am understanding, power and strength are mine.

Luke 10:19

Listen carefully: I have given you authority [that you now possess] to tread on serpents and scorpions, and [the ability to exercise authority] over all the power of the enemy (Satan); and nothing will [in any way] harm you.

Acts 6:8

Now Stephen, full of grace (divine blessing, favor) and power, was doing great wonders and signs (attesting miracles) among the people.

Acts 9:22

But Saul increased in strength more and more, and continued to perplex the Jews who lived in Damascus by examining [theological evidence] and proving [with Scripture] that this Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed).

Acts 10:38

how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with great power; and He went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with Him.

Acts 20:24

But I do not consider my life as something of value or dear to me, so that I may [with joy] finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify faithfully of the good news of God’s [precious, undeserved] grace [which makes us free of the guilt of sin and grants us eternal life].

Acts 21:13

Then Paul replied, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart [like this]? For I am ready not only to be bound and imprisoned, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.”

Acts 26:11

And I often punished them [making them suffer] in all the synagogues and tried to force them to blaspheme; and in my extreme rage at them, I kept hunting them even to foreign cities [harassing and persecuting them].

Acts 26:25

But Paul replied, “I am not out of my mind, most excellent and noble Festus, but [with a sound mind] I am uttering rational words of truth and reason.

Romans 5:5

Such hope [in God’s promises] never disappoints us, because God’s love has been abundantly poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

1 Corinthians 2:4

And my message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom [using clever rhetoric], but [they were delivered] in demonstration of the [Holy] Spirit [operating through me] and of [His] power [stirring the minds of the listeners and persuading them],

2 Corinthians 5:13-14

If we are out of our mind [just unstable fanatics as some critics say], it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for your benefit.

Colossians 1:8

and he also has told us of your love [well-grounded and nurtured] in the [Holy] Spirit.

Hebrews 2:15

and [that He] might free all those who through [the haunting] fear of death were held in slavery throughout their lives.

1 Peter 1:22

Since by your obedience to the truth you have purified yourselves for a sincere love of the believers, [see that you] love one another from the heart [always unselfishly seeking the best for one another],

Luke 15:17

But when he [finally] came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired men have more than enough food, while I am dying here of hunger!

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