Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Nevertheless the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, Lord knows those who are his, and, Let every man who names the name of Lord keep away from unrighteousness.

New American Standard Bible

Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are His," and, "Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness."

King James Version

Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Holman Bible

Nevertheless, God’s solid foundation stands firm, having this inscription:The Lord knows those who are His, and
Everyone who names the name of the Lord
must turn away from unrighteousness.

International Standard Version

However, God's solid foundation still stands. It has this inscription on it: "The Lord knows those who belong to him," and "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."

American Standard Version

Howbeit the firm foundation of God standeth, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his: and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.

Amplified

But the firm foundation of (laid by) God stands, sure and unshaken, bearing this seal (inscription): The Lord knows those who are His, and, Let everyone who names [himself by] the name of the Lord give up all iniquity and stand aloof from it.

An Understandable Version

However, the solid foundation of God stands firm. [Note: This probably refers to the church. See I Tim. 3:15]. It is sealed with these words [i.e., certifying God's ownership and a commitment to Him]: "The Lord knows those who are His people," [See Num. 16:5], and "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord should stop practicing wickedness." [See Isa. 36:13].

Anderson New Testament

But the foundation of God stands firm, having this inscription: The Lord knows those who are his; and, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Bible in Basic English

But God's strong base is unchanging, having this sign, The Lord has knowledge of those who are his: and, Let everyone by whom the name of the Lord is named be turned away from evil.

Common New Testament

Nevertheless, God's firm foundation stands, having this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and, "Everyone who names the name of the Lord must turn away from wickedness."

Daniel Mace New Testament

however, the foundation of the divine architect is still immoveable, having this inscription, " the Lord discerns who are his." and, " let every one that invokes the name of the Lord, depart from iniquity."

Darby Translation

Yet the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his; and, Let every one who names the name of the Lord withdraw from iniquity.

Godbey New Testament

The foundation of God stands solid indeed, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his: and; Let every one naming the name of the Lord depart from iniquity.

Goodspeed New Testament

Yet God's solid foundation stands unshaken, bearing this inscription, "The Lord knows those who belong to him," and "Everyone who uses the name of the Lord must give up evil."

John Wesley New Testament

But the foundation of God standeth fast, having this seal, The Lord knoweth those that are his: and, Let every one who nameth the name of the Lord depart from iniquity.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Nevertheless, the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his. And, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

Truly the firm foundation of God has stood, having this seal, The Lord knows them being his. And, Let every one naming the name of Christ remove from iniquity.

King James 2000

Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his. And, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

However, the solid foundation of God stands firm, having this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who names the name of the Lord must abstain from unrighteousness."

Modern King James verseion

Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal: "The Lord knew those who are His." And, "Let everyone who names the name of Christ depart from iniquity!"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the sure ground of God remaineth, and hath this seal: the Lord knoweth them that are his, and let every man that calleth on the name of Christ, depart from iniquity.

Moffatt New Testament

But the solid foundation laid by God remains, and this is its inscription: the Lord knows who are his, and 'let everyone who names the name of the Lord give up evil.'

Montgomery New Testament

Nevertheless God's firm foundation stands unshaken, bearing this inscription, THE LORD KNOWS THOSE WHO ARE HIS, and this also, LET EVERY ONE WHO NAMES THE NAME OF THE LORD RENOUNCE WICKEDNESS.

NET Bible

However, God's solid foundation remains standing, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."

New Heart English Bible

However God's firm foundation stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are his," and, "Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness."

Noyes New Testament

Nevertheless Gods firm foundation standeth, having this seal, "The Lord knoweth them that are his;" and, "Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord depart from iniquity."

Sawyer New Testament

But the foundation of God stands firm, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his; and, Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from wickedness.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit, the firm foundation of God, standeth, having this seal - The Lord hath acknowledged them who are his, and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord stand aloof from unrighteousness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Nevertheless the stable foundation of God standeth firm, having this seal, the Lord knoweth those who belong to him. And, let every man who mentions the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet God's firm foundation still stands unmoved, and it bears this inscription-- 'THE LORD KNOWS THOSE WHO ARE HIS'; and this-- 'LET ALL THOSE WHO USE THE NAME OF THE LORD TURN AWAY FROM WICKEDNESS.'

Webster

Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth firm, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Weymouth New Testament

Yet God's solid foundation stands unmoved, bearing this inscription, "The Lord knows those who really belong to Him." And this also, "Let every one who names the Name of the Lord renounce all wickedness."

Williams New Testament

But God's foundation stands unshaken, with these inscriptions: "The Lord knows the people who belong to Him" and "Everyone who bears the name of the Lord must abstain from evil."

World English Bible

However God's firm foundation stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are his," and, "Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness."

Worrell New Testament

Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God has been standing, having this seal, "The Lord knew those who are His:" and "Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness."

Worsley New Testament

However, the foundation of God standeth firm, having this inscription, The Lord knoweth them that are his; and, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Youngs Literal Translation

sure, nevertheless, hath the foundation of God stood, having this seal, 'The Lord hath known those who are His,' and 'Let him depart from unrighteousness -- every one who is naming the name of Christ.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μέντοι 
mentoi 
yet, nevertheless, howbeit, but, not tr
Usage: 5

θεμέλιος 
themelios 
Usage: 13

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129

στερεός 
Stereos 
Usage: 4

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

σφραγίς 
Sphragis 
Usage: 16

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

his

Usage: 0

And

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

Let
ἀφίστημι 
Aphistemi 
Usage: 13

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὀνομάζω 
Onomazo 
Usage: 10

the name
ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἀφίστημι 
Aphistemi 
Usage: 13

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Timothy 2:19

Devotionals containing 2 Timothy 2:19

References

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Prayers for 2 Timothy 2:19

Context Readings

A Worker Approved To God And Not Ashamed

18 men who missed the mark about the truth, saying the resurrection happened already, and they overthrow the faith of some. 19 Nevertheless the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, Lord knows those who are his, and, Let every man who names the name of Lord keep away from unrighteousness. 20 Now in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wood and earthen, and some for esteem and some for disesteem.


Cross References

John 10:14

I am the good shepherd, and I know mine, and I am known by mine,

1 Corinthians 8:3

But if any man loves God, this man is known by him.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says lord LORD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation, a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner-[stone], a sure foundation. He who believes {in him shall, no, not be shamed (LXX/NT)}.

Luke 13:27

And he will say, I tell you, I know not where ye are from. Depart from me, all ye workmen of unrighteousness.

1 Corinthians 1:2

to the congregation of God that is at Corinth, to called men, to holy men who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus with all in every place who call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ--both ours and theirs.

Numbers 16:5

And he spoke to Korah and to all his company, saying, In the morning LORD will show who are his, and who is holy, and will cause him to come near to him, even him whom he shall choose will he cause to come near to him.

Nahum 1:7

LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble, and he knows those who take refuge in him.

John 10:27-30

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

Numbers 6:27

So shall they put my name upon the sons of Israel, and I will bless them.

Job 28:28

And to man he said, Behold, the fear of LORD, that is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 1:6

For LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil, and do good. Seek peace, and pursue it.

Psalm 37:18

LORD knows the days of the perfect, and their inheritance shall be forever.

Psalm 37:27-28

Depart from evil, and do good, and dwell for evermore.

Psalm 97:10

O ye who love LORD, hate evil. He preserves the souls of his sanctified. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 112:6

for he shall never be moved. A righteous man shall be had in everlasting remembrance.

Psalm 125:1-2

Those who trust in LORD are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in thine own eyes. Fear LORD, and depart from evil.

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked man is no more, but the righteous man is an everlasting foundation.

Isaiah 14:32

What then shall [a man] answer the messengers of the nation? That LORD has founded Zion, and in her shall the afflicted of his people take refuge.

Isaiah 63:19

We have become as those over whom thou never bore rule, as those who were not called by thy name.

Isaiah 65:15

And ye shall leave your name for a curse to my chosen, and lord LORD will kill thee. And he will call his servants by another name,

Haggai 2:23

In that day, says LORD of hosts, I will take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, says LORD, and will make thee as a signet. For I have chosen thee, says LORD of hosts.

Zechariah 3:9

For, behold, the stone that I have set before Joshua. Upon one stone are seven eyes. Behold, I will engrave the graving of it, says LORD of hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day.

Zechariah 4:7-9

Who are thou, O great mountain? Before Zerubbabel [thou shall become] a plain, and he shall bring forth the top stone with shoutings of Grace, grace, to it.

Matthew 7:23

And then I will profess to them, I never acknowledged you. Depart from me, ye who work lawlessness.

Matthew 7:25

And the rain descended, and the torrents came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell not, for it had been founded upon the rock.

Matthew 24:24

For there will arise FALSE Christs and FALSE prophets, and they will give great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the chosen.

Matthew 28:19

After going, make ye disciples of all the nations, immersing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Mark 13:22

For FALSE Christs and FALSE prophets will arise, and will give signs and wonders, in order to lead astray, if possible, even the chosen.

Luke 6:48

He is like a man who builds a house, who dug and excavated, and laid a foundation upon the rock. And when a flood developed, the stream beat upon that house, and could not shake it, for it had been founded upon the rock.

John 13:18

I speak not about you all. I have seen whom I chose, but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He who eats bread with me lifted up his heel against me.

Acts 9:14

And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call upon thy name.

Acts 11:26

and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. And it came to pass a whole year for them to be assembled in the congregation, and to teach a considerable multitude, and to call the disciples Christians, first at Antioch.

Acts 15:17

so that the rest of men might seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles upon whom my name is called upon them, says the Lord, who does these things.

Romans 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, who are the called according to purpose.

Romans 8:31-35

What then will we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?

Romans 9:11

(for not yet having been born, nor having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to selection might remain, not from works, but from him who calls),

Romans 11:2

God did not thrust away his people whom he foreknew. Or know ye not what the scripture tells by Elijah? How he encounters God about Israel.

Romans 12:9

Love without hypocrisy, abhorring what is evil, clinging to what is good,

Romans 15:9

and the Gentiles, for the sake of mercy, to glorify God, as it is written, Because of this I will give thanks to thee among Gentiles, and will sing to thy name.

Romans 15:20

And thus having aspired to proclaim the good-news not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build upon a foundation belonging to another man,

1 Corinthians 3:10-11

According to the grace of God that was given to me, as a wise master builder, I laid a foundation and another man is building on it. But let each man take heed how he is building on it.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every filthiness of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in fear of God.

Galatians 4:9

but now knowing God, but rather being known by God, how is it ye turn again to the weak and destitute elements to which ye desire again to be in bondage anew?

Ephesians 2:20

Which was built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief corner,

Ephesians 3:15

from whom every patriarchy in heavens and on earth is named.

Ephesians 4:17-22

This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 4:30

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in which ye are sealed for a day of redemption.

Ephesians 5:1-11

Become ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

Colossians 3:5-8

Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Timothy 6:19

storing up for themselves a good foundation for that which is coming, so that they may take hold of the eternal life.

Titus 2:11-14

For the saving grace of God has appeared to all men,

Hebrews 6:18-19

So that by two immutable events, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have strong encouragement, having fled for refuge to seize the hope being openly displayed.

Hebrews 11:10

For he anticipated the city that has the foundations, whose builder and architect is God.

1 Peter 1:13-19

Therefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope entirely for the grace brought to you at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 1:4-10

Because of which, the precious and greatest promises have been given to us, so that through these ye might become companions of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption in the world in lust.

2 Peter 3:14

Therefore, beloved, anticipating these things, be diligent to be found by him in peace, without spot and blameless.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they were of us, they would have continued with us, but--so that they might be made known, that they are not all of us.

1 John 3:7-10

Little children, let no man lead you astray. He who is doing righteousness is righteous, just as that man is righteous.

Revelation 2:13

I know thy works, and where thou dwell, where Satan's throne is. And thou hold firm my name, and did not deny my faith in the days in which Antipas was my faithful witness, who was killed among you where Satan dwells.

Revelation 3:8

I know thy works. Behold, I have given before thee an opened door that none is able to shut it, because thou have little power, and thou keep my word, and did not deny my name.

Revelation 17:8

The beast that thou saw was, and is not, and is going to ascend out of the abyss and go into destruction. And those who dwell on the earth will wonder, whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of th

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city having twelve foundations, and on them the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Revelation 22:4

And they will see his face, and his name is on their foreheads.

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