Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 If anyone therefore purges himself from these, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, and suitable for the master's use, prepared for every good work. 22 Flee from youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 23 But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord,

1 Corinthians 6:18

Flee sexual immorality! "Every sin that a man does is outside the body," but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

1 Timothy 1:5

but the goal of this command is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and sincere faith;

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise your youth; but be an example to those who believe, in word, in your way of life, in love, in spirit, in faith, and in purity.

Psalm 119:9

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

1 Corinthians 10:14

Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

1 Peter 3:11

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Acts 9:14

Here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on your name."

3 John 1:11

Beloved, don't imitate that which is evil, but that which is good. He who does good is of God. He who does evil hasn't seen God.

1 Chronicles 29:17-18

I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. Now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.

Psalm 17:1

Hear, Yahweh, my righteous plea; Give ear to my prayer, that doesn't go out of deceitful lips.

Psalm 66:18-19

If I cherished sin in my heart, the Lord wouldn't have listened.

Proverbs 6:5

Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Ecclesiastes 11:9-10

Rejoice, young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart, and in the sight of your eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

Acts 7:59

They stoned Stephen as he called out, saying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"

Romans 14:17

for the Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:19

So then, let us follow after things which make for peace, and things by which we may build one another up.

Romans 15:5-6

Now the God of patience and of encouragement grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus,

1 Corinthians 1:2

to the assembly of God which is at Corinth; those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, both theirs and ours:

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I beg you, brothers, through the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfected together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Follow after love, and earnestly desire spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.

1 Timothy 1:14

The grace of our Lord abounded exceedingly with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire therefore that the men in every place pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and doubting.

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