Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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.

Amplified

Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God [which He has laid] stands [sure and unshaken despite attacks], bearing this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of the Lord stand apart from wickedness and withdraw from wrongdoing.”

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.

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.'

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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Images 2 Timothy 2:19

Prayers for 2 Timothy 2:19

Context Readings

A Worker Approved To God And Not Ashamed

18 men who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already, and overthrow the faith of some. 19 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. 20 Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some unto honor, and some unto dishonor.


Cross References

John 10:14

I am the good shepherd; and I know mine own, and mine own know me,

1 Corinthians 8:3

but if any man loveth God, the same is known by him.

Isaiah 28:16

therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner -'stone of sure foundation: he that believeth shall not be in haste.

Luke 13:27

and he shall say, I tell you, I know not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

1 Corinthians 1:2

unto the church of God which is at Corinth, even them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be'saints, with all that call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, their Lord and ours:

Numbers 16:5

and he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, In the morning Jehovah will show who are his, and who is holy, and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he shall choose will he cause to come near unto him.

Nahum 1:7

Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that 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 children of Israel; and I will bless them.

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 1:6

For Jehovah knoweth 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

Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect; And their inheritance shall be for ever.

Psalm 37:27-28

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

Psalm 97:10

O ye that love Jehovah, hate evil: He preserveth the souls of his saints; He delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 112:6

For he shall never be moved; The righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance.

Psalm 125:1-2

They that trust in Jehovah Are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abideth for ever.

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in thine own eyes; Fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passeth, the wicked is no more; But the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

Isaiah 14:32

What then shall one answer the messengers of the nation? That Jehovah hath founded Zion, and in her shall the afflicted of his people take refuge.

Isaiah 63:19

We are become as they over whom thou never barest rule, as they that were not called by thy name.

Isaiah 65:15

And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen; and the Lord Jehovah will slay thee; and he will call his servants by another name:

Haggai 2:23

In that day, saith Jehovah of hosts, will I take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, saith Jehovah, and will make thee as a signet; for I have chosen thee, saith Jehovah 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 thereof, saith Jehovah of hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day.

Zechariah 4:7-9

Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain; and he shall bring forth the top stone with shoutings of Grace, grace, unto it.

Matthew 7:23

And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

Matthew 7:25

and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and if fell not: for it was founded upon the rock.

Matthew 24:24

For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.

Matthew 28:19

Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:

Mark 13:22

for there shall arise false Christs and false prophets, and shall show signs and wonders, that they may lead astray, if possible, the elect.

Luke 6:48

he is like a man building a house, who digged and went deep, and laid a foundation upon the rock: and when a flood arose, the stream brake against that house, and could not shake it: because it had been well builded.

John 13:18

I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled: He that eateth my bread lifted up his heel against me.

Acts 9:14

and here he hath authority from the chief priests to bind all that call upon thy name.

Acts 11:26

and when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that even for a whole year they were gathered together with the church, and taught much people, and that the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

Acts 15:17

That the residue of men may seek after the Lord, And all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called,

Romans 8:28

And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.

Romans 8:31-35

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

Romans 9:11

for the children being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth,

Romans 11:2

God did not cast off his people which he foreknew. Or know ye not what the scripture saith of Elijah? how he pleadeth with God against Israel:

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Romans 15:9

and that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, Therefore will I give praise unto thee among the Gentiles, And sing unto thy name.

Romans 15:20

yea, making it my aim so to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, that I might not build upon another man's foundation;

1 Corinthians 3:10-11

According to the grace of God which was given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder I laid a foundation; and another buildeth thereon. But let each man take heed how he buildeth thereon.

2 Corinthians 7:1

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

Galatians 4:9

but now that ye have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how turn ye back again to the weak and beggarly rudiments, whereunto ye desire to be in bondage over again?

Ephesians 2:20

being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief corner stone;

Ephesians 3:15

from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,

Ephesians 4:17-22

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the Gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 4:30

And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, in whom ye were sealed unto the day of redemption.

Ephesians 5:1-11

Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children;

Colossians 3:5-8

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

1 Timothy 6:19

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God hath appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

Hebrews 6:18-19

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us:

Hebrews 11:10

for he looked for the city which hath the foundations, whose builder and maker is God.

1 Peter 1:13-19

Wherefore girding up the loins of your mind, be sober and set your hope perfectly on the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

2 Peter 1:4-10

whereby he hath granted unto us his precious and exceeding great promises; that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in that world by lust.

2 Peter 3:14

Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for these things, give diligence that ye may be found in peace, without spot and blameless in his sight.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us: but they went out , that they might be made manifest that they all are not of us.

1 John 3:7-10

My little children, let no man lead you astray: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous:

Revelation 2:13

I know where thou dwellest, even where Satan's throne is; and thou holdest fast my name, and didst not deny my faith, even in the days of Antipas my witness, my faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwelleth.

Revelation 3:8

I know thy works (behold, I have set before thee a door opened, which none can shut), that thou hast a little power, and didst keep my word, and didst not deny my name.

Revelation 17:8

The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and is about to come up out of the abyss, and to go into perdition. And they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, they whose name hath not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast, how that he was, and is not, and shall come.

Revelation 21:14

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

Revelation 22:4

and they shall see his face; and his name'shall be on their foreheads.

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