Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

Amplified

He must correct those who are in opposition with courtesy and gentleness in the hope that God may grant that they will repent and be led to the knowledge of the truth [accurately understanding and welcoming 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;

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 the Lord's servant must not strive, but be gentle towards all, apt to teach, forbearing, 25 in meekness correcting them that oppose themselves; if peradventure God may give them repentance unto the knowledge of the truth, 26 and they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him unto his will.


Cross References

1 Timothy 2:4

who would have all men to be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth.

Acts 8:22

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray the Lord, if perhaps the thought of thy heart shall be forgiven thee.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, even if a man be overtaken in any trespass, ye who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; looking to thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify in your hearts Christ as Lord: being ready always to give answer to every man that asketh you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, yet with meekness and fear:

Acts 2:38

And Peter'said unto them, Repent ye, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ unto the remission of your sins; and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

And when they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then to the Gentiles also hath God granted repentance unto life.

Acts 20:21

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

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud; for Jehovah hath spoken.

Jeremiah 26:12-15

Then spake Jeremiah unto all the princes and to all the people, saying, Jehovah 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 thus , Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a calf unaccustomed to the yoke : turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art Jehovah my God.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith Jehovah: I will put my law in their inward parts, and in their heart will I write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people:

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

A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put 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 shall ye 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 unto me whom they have pierced; and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his first-born.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

Matthew 21:32

For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not; but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye saw it, did not even repent yourselves afterward, that ye might believe him.

Mark 1:3-4

The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make ye ready the way of the Lord, Make his paths straight;

Mark 1:15

and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe in the gospel.

John 5:34

But the witness which I receive is not from man: howbeit I say these things, that ye may be saved.

Acts 5:21

And when they heard this , they entered into the temple about daybreak, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison-house to have them brought.

Acts 5:31

Him did God exalt with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins.

Acts 22:1-23

Brethren and fathers, hear ye the defence which I now make unto you.

2 Timothy 3:7

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

Titus 1:1

Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no man, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all meekness toward all men.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, neither shadow that is cast by turning.

1 John 5:16

If any man see his brother sinning a sin not unto death, he shall ask, and God will give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death: not concerning this do I say that he should make request.

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