Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Flee from youthful passions. Instead, pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace together with those who call on the Lord with a pure heart.

New American Standard Bible

Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

King James Version

Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Holman Bible

Flee from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

A Conservative Version

And flee juvenile impulses, but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

American Standard Version

But flee youthful lusts, and follow after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Amplified

Shun youthful lusts and flee from them, and aim at and pursue righteousness (all that is virtuous and good, right living, conformity to the will of God in thought, word, and deed); [and aim at and pursue] faith, love, [and] peace (harmony and concord with others) in fellowship with all [Christians], who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

An Understandable Version

But run from the evil desires of youth and pursue [the practice of] right living, faith, love and peace, along with those people who call on the Lord [i.e., in prayer] from a pure heart.

Anderson New Testament

Shun youthful desires, and follow righteousness, faithfulness, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Bible in Basic English

But keep yourself from those desires of the flesh which are strong when the body is young, and go after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those whose prayers go up to the Lord from a clean heart.

Common New Testament

Now flee from youthful lusts, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Avoid the passions of youth. pursue justice, fidelity, benevolence and concord with all sincere christians.

Darby Translation

But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

Godbey New Testament

But fly from youthful lusts, and pursue righteousness, faith, divine love, peace, with those who call upon the Lord out of a clean heart.

Goodspeed New Testament

Fly from the cravings of youth, and go in pursuit of uprightness, faith, love, and peace, in company with those who call upon the Lord with pure hearts.

John Wesley New Testament

Flee also youthful desires; but follow after righteousness, faith, love, peace with them that call upon the Lord, out of a pure heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Flee also youthful lusts, but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with those that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And flee youthful, eager desires: and follow justice, faith, love, peace, with them calling upon the Lord from a pure heart.

King James 2000

Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But flee from youthful desires, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, [and] peace, in company with those who call upon the Lord from a pure heart.

Modern King James verseion

But flee youthful lusts, and follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lusts of youth avoid, and follow righteousness, faith, love, and peace, with them that call on the Lord with pure heart.

Moffatt New Testament

So shun the lusts of youth and aim at integrity, faith, love and peace, in the company of those who invoke the Lord out of a pure heart.

Montgomery New Testament

Flee from the passions of youth, but run after righteousness, faith, love, and peace, in company with those who out of a pure heart call upon the Lord.

NET Bible

But keep away from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace, in company with others who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

New Heart English Bible

Flee from youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Noyes New Testament

But flee youthful lusts, and follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Sawyer New Testament

But avoid youthful desires, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

The Emphasized Bible

But, from the youthful covetings, flee! and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, along with them who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But flee youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Flee from the passions of youth, but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, in the company of those who, with a pure heart, invoke the Lord.

Webster

Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Weymouth New Testament

Keep a strong curb, however, on your youthful cravings; and strive for integrity, good faith, love, peace, in company with all who pray to the Lord with pure hearts.

Williams New Testament

You must keep on fleeing from the evil impulses of youth, but ever strive for uprightness, faith, love, and peace, in association with those who call upon the Lord with pure hearts.

World English Bible

Flee from youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Worrell New Testament

But flee youthful desires; and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those calling upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

Worsley New Testament

Flee youthful passions: and follow righteousness, fidelity, love, and peace, with all those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart:

Youngs Literal Translation

and the youthful lusts flee thou, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those calling upon the Lord out of a pure heart;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
φεύγω 
Pheugo 
Usage: 23

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

νεωτερικός 
Neoterikos 
Usage: 1

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

ἐπικαλέομαι 
Epikaleomai 
Usage: 32

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

a pure
καθαρός 
Katharos 
Usage: 21

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 2 Timothy 2:22

References

Morish

Images 2 Timothy 2:22

Context Readings

A Worker Approved To God And Not Ashamed

21 Therefore, if anyone stops associating with these people, he will become a special utensil, set apart for the owner's use, prepared for every good action. 22 Flee from youthful passions. Instead, pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace together with those who call on the Lord with a pure heart. 23 Do not have anything to do with foolish and stupid discussions, because you know they breed arguments.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, must flee from all these things. Instead, you must pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

1 Corinthians 6:18

Keep on running away from sexual immorality. Any other sin that a person commits is outside his body, but the person who sins sexually sins against his own body.

1 Timothy 1:5

The goal of this instruction is love that flows from a pure heart, from a clear conscience, and from a sincere faith.

1 Timothy 4:12

Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but be an example for other believers in your speech, behavior, love, faithfulness, and purity.

Psalm 119:9

How can a young man keep his behavior pure? By guarding it in accordance with your word.

1 Corinthians 10:14

And so, my dear friends, keep on running away from idolatry.

1 Peter 2:11

Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and exiles to keep on abstaining from the desires of the flesh that wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 3:11

He must turn away from evil and do good. He must seek peace and pursue it.

Acts 9:14

He is here with authority from the high priests to put in chains all who call on your name."

3 John 1:11

Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The person who does what is good is from God. The person who does what is evil has never seen God.

1 Chronicles 29:17-18

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

Psalm 17:1

LORD, hear my just plea! Pay attention to my cry! Listen to my prayer, since it does not come from lying lips.

Psalm 66:18-19

Were I to cherish iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not listen to me.

Proverbs 6:5

Deliver yourself like a gazelle from a hunter's hand, or like a bird from a fowler's hand.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Ecclesiastes 11:9-10

So enjoy yourself in your youth, young man, and be encouraged during your younger days. Live as you like, consistent with your world view, but keep in mind that God will bring you to account for everything.

Acts 7:59

As they continued to stone Stephen, he kept praying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"

Romans 14:17

For God's kingdom does not consist of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace, and joy produced by the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:19

Therefore, let's keep on pursuing those things that bring peace and that lead to building up one another.

Romans 15:5-6

Now may God, the source of endurance and encouragement, allow you to live in harmony with each other as you follow the Messiah Jesus,

1 Corinthians 1:2

To: God's church in Corinth, to those who have been sanctified by the Messiah Jesus and called to be holy, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah their Lord and ours.

1 Corinthians 1:10

Brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, I urge all of you to be in agreement and not to have divisions among you, so that you may be perfectly united in your understanding and opinions.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Keep on pursuing love, and keep on desiring spiritual gifts, especially the ability to prophesy.

1 Timothy 1:14

and the grace of our Lord overflowed toward me, along with the faith and love that are in the Messiah Jesus.

1 Timothy 2:8

Therefore, I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without being angry or argumentative.

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