Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

[Be willing to] suffer hardship with me like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

New American Standard Bible

Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

King James Version

Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Holman Bible

Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

International Standard Version

Join me in suffering like a good soldier of the Messiah Jesus.

A Conservative Version

Thou therefore endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version

Suffer hardship with me , as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

Amplified

Take [with me] your share of the hardships and suffering [which you are called to endure] as a good (first-class) soldier of Christ Jesus.

Anderson New Testament

Do you, there fore, suffer evil, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Bible in Basic English

Be ready to do without the comforts of life, as one of the army of Christ Jesus.

Common New Testament

Share in hardship as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

Daniel Mace New Testament

bravely endure hardships, like a soldier of Jesus Christ.

Darby Translation

Take thy share in suffering as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Godbey New Testament

Suffer affliction, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

Share my hardships like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

John Wesley New Testament

Thou therefore endure affliction, is a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou therefore suffer ill treatment, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

King James 2000

You therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Suffer together with [me] as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou therefore suffer affliction as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

Join the ranks of those who bear suffering, like a loyal soldier of Christ Jesus.

Montgomery New Testament

Take your share in suffering as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

NET Bible

Take your share of suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

New Heart English Bible

You therefore must share in hardship, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

Noyes New Testament

Endure hardship with me as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

Sawyer New Testament

Endure evil as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

Take thy part in suffering hardship, as a brave soldier of Christ Jesus: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Thou therefore endure hardships, as a brave soldier of Jesus Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Share hardships with me, as a true soldier of Christ Jesus.

Webster

Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

As a good soldier of Christ Jesus accept your share of suffering.

Williams New Testament

Take your share of hardships like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

World English Bible

You therefore must endure hardship, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

Worrell New Testament

Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

Worsley New Testament

Do thou therefore endure hardship, as becomes a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

thou, therefore, suffer evil as a good soldier of Jesus Christ;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

κακοπαθέω 
Kakopatheo 
Usage: 4

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

a good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

στρατιώτης 
Stratiotes 
Usage: 26

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Timothy 2:3

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images 2 Timothy 2:3

Prayers for 2 Timothy 2:3

Context Readings

Exhortation To Be Strong In Grace

2 And the things that you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, you should pass on to trustworthy men who will be able to teach other people also. 3 [Be willing to] suffer hardship with me like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. 4 No soldier on active duty, gets himself involved in the affairs of civilian life, so that he can please the person who enlisted him [i.e., his commanding officer].


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:18

I give you this instruction, my son Timothy, in keeping with the previously spoken prophecies [i.e., predictions] about you, so that by [following] them you will fight the good battle,

2 Timothy 1:8

So, do not be ashamed to testify for our Lord, or ashamed of [being associated with] me, His prisoner, but [be willing to] suffer hardship with me for the sake of the Gospel, relying on God's power [to sustain you].

2 Timothy 4:5

But you should be sober-minded about everything, [willing to] endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

James 1:12

The person who perseveres under trials is blessed, because when he has been approved by God, he will receive the crown of [never ending] life, which God has promised to those who love Him.

1 Corinthians 13:7

[Love] conceals all [people's] faults; it believes [the best about] all people; it hopes [for the best in] all people; it endures [ill treatment from] all people.

2 Corinthians 1:6

But if we experience trouble, it is in order [to provide] for your comfort and salvation. Or, if we are comforted, it is in order [to provide] for your comfort [also], which enables you to endure patiently the same sufferings we experience.

2 Corinthians 10:3-5

For although we live in the world [i.e., in a human body], we do not wage war [i.e., for God and against evil] on a worldly level [i.e., by using the tactics of unsaved people].

Ephesians 6:11-18

You people should put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to withstand the devil's schemes.

2 Timothy 2:10

So, I endure everything for the elect's sake [i.e., God's people], so that they can obtain the salvation which comes through Christ Jesus, with [its] never ending splendor.

2 Timothy 3:11

persecutions and sufferings. You know what kind of things happened to me at Antioch, Iconium and Lystra [See Acts 13:13-14:23], and what [severe] persecutions I experienced [there]. But the Lord rescued me from all of them.

Hebrews 6:15

And so, after waiting patiently, Abraham received what [God] had promised.

Hebrews 10:32

But remember the earlier days when, after you were enlightened [to the truth], you endured a difficult struggle by having to suffer [much].

Hebrews 11:27

By [having] faith, he left Egypt, not being afraid of the king's anger, for he endured [all the rigors of wandering in the desert] because he could see the invisible God.

Hebrews 12:2-3

We should fix our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and completer of the [or, "our"] faith. [Note: Jesus is here pictured as the one who completely fulfills the life of faith, or who provides us with the ability to live such a life]. [And] because He could look forward to joy, He endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right side of God's throne.

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