Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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 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,

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 be quarrelsome, but he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, patient when wronged, 25 with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God will grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth, 26 and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will.


Cross References

1 Timothy 2:4

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

Acts 8:22

Repent therefore of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, even if anyone is caught in a trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.

1 Peter 3:15

but in your hearts reverence Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and respect;

Acts 2:38

And Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "So then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance unto life."

Acts 20:21

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

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11-17

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11-15

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11-19

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

Matthew 11:29

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

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the harlots believed him; and even when you saw it, you did not afterward repent and believe him.

Mark 1:3-4

"The voice of one crying in the wilderness: 'Prepare 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, and believe in the gospel."

John 5:34

Not that the testimony which I receive is from man; but I say this that you may be saved.

Acts 5:21

And when they heard this, they entered into the temple about daybreak and began to teach. Now when the high priest and his associates came, they called the Council together, even all the Senate of the sons of Israel, and sent orders to the prison house for them to be brought.

Acts 5:31

God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior, to give repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.

Acts 22:1-23

"Brethren and fathers, hear my defense which I now offer to you."

2 Timothy 3:7

always 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, for the faith of God's elect and the knowledge of the truth which leads to godliness,

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable and gentle, and to show true humility toward all men.

James 1:17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother commit a sin that does not lead to death, he will ask, and God will give him life for those whose sin is not leading to death. There is sin leading to death. I do not say that he should pray about that.

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