Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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;

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 The Lord's slave must not quarrel, but must be kind to all men; a skilful teacher, patient of wrong. 25 He must be gentle when instructing opponents; for possibly God may give them a change of mind for the recognition of the truth, 26 and they may come to their senses again, and escape the snare of the devil, as they are restored to life by God to do his will.


Cross References

1 Timothy 2:4

whose will it is that all men should be saved, and come into full knowledge of the truth.

Acts 8:22

Repent then of this your wickedness, and beseech the Lord to forgive you this purpose of your heart.

Galatians 6:1

Even if any one should be overtaken in a fault, brothers, you that are spiritual ought, in a gentle spirit, to restore such a one, each one of you looking to himself, lest you too be tempted.

1 Peter 3:15

But consecrate Christ in your hearts, as Lord. Be always in readiness to make and answer to any one who asks you a reason for the hope that is within you, yet with gentleness and reverence.

Acts 2:38

"Repent," answered Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

On hearing this they held their peace and glorified God, saying, "Forsooth then, to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance unto life."

Acts 20:21

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

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11-17

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11-15

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11-19

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

Matthew 11:29

"Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Matthew 21:32

"For John came to you in the road of righteousness, and you did not give credence to him; but the tax-gatherers and the harlots gave credence to him. But you, although you saw this, did not even then change your minds and give credence to him.

Mark 1:3-4

The voice of one crying aloud. In the desert make ready a road for the Lord. Make his paths straight.

Mark 1:15

"The time is now come," he said, "and the kingdom of God is near! Repent and believe the gospel."

John 5:34

"(Though for myself I accept no witness from man; I only mention that you may be saved.)

Acts 5:21

When they heard this they went at early dawn to the Temple, and began to teach. Meantime when the high priest and his followers arrived, they summoned the Sanhedrin and all the Council of the Elders of the sons of Israel, and sent to the prison to fetch the apostles.

Acts 5:31

"Him God has exalted at his right hand as Prince and Saviour, to give Israel repentance and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 22:1-23

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense which I now make in your presence."

2 Timothy 3:7

and led captive by ever-changing impulses, are always learning but never able to arrive at knowledge of truth.

Titus 1:1

To Titus, my true son in a common faith, from Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and to the knowledge of the truth which goes with piety;

Titus 3:2

they must speak evil of none, they must not be quarrelsome, but gentle, showing perfect meekness toward all.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect boon is from above, and is ever coming down to us from the Father of the heavenly lights, with whom is no variation nor shadow of eclipse.

1 John 5:16

If any one sees his brother committing a sin that is not deadly, he shall ask, and God will give him life, for any one who is not committing a deadly sin. There is a deadly sin; concerning that I do not say that he should pray.

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