Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Every scripture is inspired by God and useful for instruction, for reproof, for correction, for discipline in righteousness,

New American Standard Bible

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;

King James Version

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Holman Bible

All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,

International Standard Version

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

American Standard Version

Every scripture inspired of God is also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is in righteousness.

Amplified

Every Scripture is God-breathed (given by His inspiration) and profitable for instruction, for reproof and conviction of sin, for correction of error and discipline in obedience, [and] for training in righteousness (in holy living, in conformity to God's will in thought, purpose, and action),

An Understandable Version

All Scripture is inspired by God [Note: Literally, this word means "breathed out by God"] and is useful for teaching [truth], rebuking [wrongdoing], correcting [error] and for providing instruction [i.e., training] on how to live right,

Anderson New Testament

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished for every good work.

Bible in Basic English

Every holy Writing which comes from God is of profit for teaching, for training, for guiding, for education in righteousness:

Common New Testament

All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness;

Daniel Mace New Testament

for all divinely inspired writings are conducive to instruction, to conviction, to reformation, and the practice of virtue;

Darby Translation

Every scripture is divinely inspired, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

Godbey New Testament

All scripture is God-breathed and profitable unto teaching, unto conviction, unto correction, unto instruction which is in righteousness:

Goodspeed New Testament

All Scripture is divinely inspired, and useful in teaching, in reproof, in correcting faults, and in training in uprightness,

John Wesley New Testament

All scripture is inspired of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

Julia Smith Translation

All writing divinely inspired, and profitable for doctrine, for refutation, for correction, for instruction in justice:

King James 2000

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Lexham Expanded Bible

All scripture [is] inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness,

Modern King James verseion

All Scripture is God-breathed, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For all scripture given by inspiration of God, is profitable to teach, to improve, to amend, and to instruct in righteousness,

Moffatt New Testament

All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for amendment, and for moral discipline,

Montgomery New Testament

Every Scripture, seeing that it is God-breathed, is also profitable for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

NET Bible

Every scripture is inspired by God and useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

New Heart English Bible

All Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Noyes New Testament

All Scripture is inspired by God, and is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for discipline in righteousness;

Sawyer New Testament

All Scripture is divinely inspired and is profitable for instruction, for conviction, for correction, for education in righteousnes,

The Emphasized Bible

Every scripture, is God-breathed, and profitable - unto teaching, unto conviction, unto correction, unto the discipline that is in righteousness, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

All scripture is given by the inspiration of God, and advantageous for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness

Twentieth Century New Testament

Everything that is written under divine inspiration is helpful for teaching, for refuting error, for giving guidance, and for training others in righteousness;

Webster

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Weymouth New Testament

Every Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for convincing, for correction of error, and for instruction in right doing;

Williams New Testament

All Scripture is inspired by God, and useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in doing what is right,

World English Bible

Every Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness,

Worrell New Testament

Every Scripture inspired of God is also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

Worsley New Testament

and is profitable for doctrine, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

Youngs Literal Translation

every Writing is God-breathed, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for setting aright, for instruction that is in righteousness,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
All
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

is given by inspiration of God
θεόπνευστος 
theopneustos 
Usage: 1

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ὠφέλιμος 
Ophelimos 
Usage: 4

for
πρός 
Pros 
πρός 
Pros 
πρός 
Pros 
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412
Usage: 412
Usage: 412
Usage: 412

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

ἔλεγχος 
Elegchos 
Usage: 2

ἐπανόρθωσις 
Epanorthosis 
Usage: 1

παιδεία 
Paideia 
Usage: 6

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Images 2 Timothy 3:16

Context Readings

The Value Of The Scriptures

15 And that from a babe thou have known the sacred writings, which are able to make thee wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 Every scripture is inspired by God and useful for instruction, for reproof, for correction, for discipline in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God may be qualified, having been completed for every good work.


Cross References

Romans 15:4

For as many things as were written previously were written for our learning, so that through perseverance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

2 Peter 1:19-21

And we have the prophetic word sure, to which ye do well giving heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns, and the daystar arises in your hearts.

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living, and potent, and sharper, above every two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division both of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and discernible of the thoughts and intentions of the hear

Deuteronomy 4:36

Out of heaven he made thee to hear his voice, that he might instruct thee. And upon earth he made thee to see his great fire, and thou heard his words out of the midst of the fire.

2 Samuel 23:2

The Spirit of LORD spoke by me, and his word was upon my tongue.

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of LORD is perfect, restoring the soul. The testimony of LORD is sure, making a simple man wise.

Psalm 119:97-104

O how I love thy law! It is my meditation all the day.

Nehemiah 9:20

Thou also gave thy good Spirit to instruct them, and did not withhold thy manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst.

Psalm 119:9

With what shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to thy word.

Psalm 119:11

I have laid thy word up in my heart that I might not sin against thee.

Psalm 119:130

The opening of thy words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life,

Proverbs 15:10

There is grievous correction for him who forsakes the way. He who hates reproof shall die.

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that hearkens to the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

Micah 2:7

Shall it be said, O house of Jacob, Is the Spirit of LORD restricted? Are these his doings? Do not my words do good to him who walks uprightly?

Matthew 13:52

And he said to them, Because of this every scholar who has been instructed in the kingdom of the heavens is like a man, a house-ruler, who brings forth out of his treasure things new and old.

Matthew 21:42

Jesus says to them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone that those who build rejected, this came to be in the head of the corner. This happened from Lord, and it is marvelous in our eyes?

Matthew 22:31-32

But concerning the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken to you by God, saying,

Matthew 22:43

He says to them, How then does David in spirit call him Lord, saying,

Matthew 26:54

How then would the scriptures be fulfilled that it is necessary to happen this way?

Matthew 26:56

But all this has come to pass, so that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples fled, having forsook him.

Mark 12:24

And having answered, Jesus said to them, Are ye not led astray because of this: not knowing the scriptures nor the power of God?

Mark 12:36

For David himself said by Holy Spirit, The Lord says to my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand until I may place thine enemies a footstool of thy feet.

John 3:20

For every man who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, so that his works may not be exposed.

John 10:35

If he designated those men gods, for whom the word of God came to be (and the scripture cannot be broken),

Acts 1:16

Men, brothers, it was necessary for this Scripture to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit foretold through the mouth of David about Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus,

Acts 18:25

This was a man who was instructed in the way of the Lord. And being fervent in the Spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things about the Lord, knowing only the immersion of John.

Acts 20:20

How I kept back nothing of these things that are beneficial, not to inform you, and to teach you in public, and from house to house,

Acts 20:27

For I did not withdraw from declaring to you the whole plan of God.

Acts 28:25

And being discord among each other, they departed after Paul spoke one thing, saying, Well spoke the Holy Spirit through Isaiah the prophet to our fathers,

Romans 2:20

a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the childlike, having in the law the essence of knowledge and truth,

Romans 3:2

Much every way. First, because they were indeed entrusted with the oracles of God.

Romans 4:23

Now it was not written because of him alone that it was imputed to him,

1 Corinthians 12:7

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each man toward that which is beneficial.

Galatians 3:8

And the scripture having foreseen that God makes the Gentiles righteous from faith, proclaimed the good-news in advance to Abraham: In thee all the nations will be blessed.

Ephesians 4:11-16

And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers

Ephesians 5:11-13

And do not associate with the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead even rebuke them.

2 Timothy 2:25

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

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, stand ready in season, out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Hebrews 3:7

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, Today if ye hear his voice,

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the foundation of hoping, the evidence of events not being seen.

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