Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

in mildness correcting those who oppose. Perhaps God may grant them repentance for recognition of the truth,

New American Standard Bible

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

King James Version

In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Holman Bible

instructing his opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance leading them to the knowledge of the truth.

International Standard Version

and gentle when refuting opponents. After all, maybe God will allow them to repent and to come to a full knowledge of the truth,

American Standard Version

in meekness correcting them that oppose themselves; if peradventure God may give them repentance unto the knowledge of the truth,

Amplified

He must correct his opponents with courtesy and gentleness, in the hope that God may grant that they will repent and come to know the Truth [that they will perceive and recognize and become accurately acquainted with and acknowledge it],

An Understandable Version

[He must] gently correct those people who oppose [him], in hope that God will give them [opportunity for] repentance, leading to a [full] knowledge of the truth,

Anderson New Testament

in meekness instructing those who oppose themselves, if, possibly, God may give them repentance in order to the acknowledgment of the truth,

Bible in Basic English

Gently guiding those who go against the teaching; if by chance God may give them a change of heart and true knowledge,

Common New Testament

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God will grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

Daniel Mace New Testament

with great temper and meekness informing those, who differ in opinion; because he does not know, but God may change their minds, by convincing them of the truth.

Darby Translation

in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of the truth,

Godbey New Testament

in meekness correcting the adversaries; if peradventure God may grant unto them repentance into the perfect knowledge of the truth,

Goodspeed New Testament

correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,

John Wesley New Testament

apt to teach, patient of evil, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if haply God may give them repentance, to the acknowledging of the truth;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth,

Julia Smith Translation

In meekness instructing them being in a contrary state; lest perhaps God may give them repentance to the acknowledgment of the truth;

King James 2000

In meekness instructing those that oppose them; if God perhaps will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Lexham Expanded Bible

correcting those who are opposed with gentleness, [seeing] whether perhaps God may grant them repentance to a knowledge of the truth,

Modern King James verseion

in meekness instructing those who oppose, if perhaps God will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and one that can suffer the evil in meekness, and can inform them that resist - if that God at any time will give them repentance for to know the truth -

Moffatt New Testament

he must be gentle in his admonitions to the opposition ??God may perhaps let them change their mind and admit the Truth;

Montgomery New Testament

He must be gentle when instructing opponents; for possibly God may give them a change of mind for the recognition of the truth,

NET Bible

correcting opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance and then knowledge of the truth

New Heart English Bible

in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,

Noyes New Testament

in meekness admonishing those that oppose themselves; if haply God may give them repentance to attain the full knowledge of the truth,

Sawyer New Testament

in meekness correcting the adversaries, that God may give them a change of mind to a knowledge of the truth,

The Emphasized Bible

In meekness, bringing under discipline them that oppose themselves, lest at any time God should give them repentance unto a personal knowledge of truth,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

with meekness correcting those who are opposers, if at last God may give unto them repentance so as to submit to the conviction of the truth;

Twentieth Century New Testament

He should instruct his opponents in a gentle spirit; for, possibly, God may give them a repentance that will lead to a fuller knowledge of Truth,

Webster

In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God perhaps will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth:

Weymouth New Testament

He must speak in a gentle tone when correcting the errors of opponents, in the hope that God will at last give them repentance, for them to come to a full knowledge of the truth

Williams New Testament

With gentleness he must correct his opponents, for God might grant them repentance that would lead them to a full knowledge of the truth,

World English Bible

in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,

Worrell New Testament

in meekness correcting those opposing themselves, if peradventure God should give them repentance to a full knowledge of the truth,

Worsley New Testament

with meekness instructing those of different sentiments, not knowing but God may give them repentance to the acknowledgement of the truth;

Youngs Literal Translation

in meekness instructing those opposing -- if perhaps God may give to them repentance to an acknowledging of the truth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

πρᾳότης 
Praotes 
Usage: 9

παιδεύω 
Paideuo 
Usage: 12

ἀντιδιατίθεμαι 
Antidiatithemai 
Usage: 1

if
μήποτε μήποτε 
mepote 
lest, lest at any time, whether or not, lest haply , if peradventure, no ... not at all, not tr
Usage: 12

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

μήποτε μήποτε 
mepote 
lest, lest at any time, whether or not, lest haply , if peradventure, no ... not at all, not tr
Usage: 12

will give
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254


Usage: 0

μετάνοια 
metanoia 
Usage: 19

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Worker Approved To God And Not Ashamed

24 And a bondman of Lord must not quarrel, but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient, 25 in mildness correcting those who oppose. Perhaps God may grant them repentance for recognition of the truth, 26 and they may sober up out of the snare of the devil, having been captured by him for his will.


Cross References

1 Timothy 2:4

who wants all men to be saved and to come to knowledge of truth.

Acts 8:22

Repent therefore from this thine evil, and beg God, if perhaps the thought of thy heart will be forgiven thee.

Galatians 6:1

And brothers, if a man is overtaken in some transgression, ye the spiritual, restore such in a spirit of meekness, looking to thyself lest thou also be tempted.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.

Acts 2:38

And Peter said to them, Repent ye, and be immersed each of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

And when they heard these things, they relaxed and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life.

Acts 20:21

testifying both to Jews and to Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus.

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, mildness.

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Hear ye, and give ear, be not proud, for LORD has spoken.

Jeremiah 26:12-15

Then Jeremiah spoke to all the rulers and to all the people, saying, LORD sent me to prophesy against this house and against this city all the words that ye have heard.

Jeremiah 31:18-19

I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself [saying], Thou have chastised me, and I was chastised as a calf unaccustomed [to the yoke]. Turn thou me back, and I shall be turned back, for thou are LORD my God.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says LORD: I will give my law{s (LXX/NT)} in their inward parts, and I will write {them (LXX/NT)} in their hearts. And I will be their God, and th

Ezekiel 11:19

And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. And I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh,

Ezekiel 36:26

I will also give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. And I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 36:31

Then ye shall remember your evil ways, and your doings that were not good. And ye shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.

Zechariah 12:10

And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplication. And they shall look to me whom they have pierced. And they shall mourn for him, as [a man] mourns for his only

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye will find rest for your souls.

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you in a way of righteousness, and ye did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the harlots believed him. And having seen it, ye did not repent afterward to believe him.

Mark 1:3-4

The voice of a man crying out in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of Lord. Make his paths straight.

Mark 1:15

and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent ye, and believe in the good-news.

John 5:34

But I do not take the testimony from man. However, I say these things, so that ye may be saved.

Acts 5:21

And having heard, they entered into the temple at early morning, and taught. But the high priest having arrived, and those with him, they called the council together, and all the senate of the sons of Israel. And they sent to the p

Acts 5:31

God exalted this man with his right hand, a Pathfinder and a Savior to give repentance to Israel and remission of sins.

Acts 22:1-23

Men, brothers, and fathers, hear now my defense to you.

2 Timothy 3:7

ever learning and never able to come to knowledge of truth.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a bondman of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the chosen of God, and the knowledge of truth according to piety,

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be noncontentious, meek, showing all mildness to all men.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect endowment is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation nor shadow of turning.

1 John 5:16

If any man may see his brother sinning a sin not toward death, he will ask, and he will give life to him, to those not sinning toward death. There is sin toward death. I do not say that he should make request about that.

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