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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),

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,

A Conservative Version

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

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

All scripture is given by inspiration 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 how from your childhood you have had a knowledge of and been acquainted with the sacred Writings, which are able to instruct you and give you the understanding for salvation which comes through faith in Christ Jesus [through the leaning of the entire human personality on God in Christ Jesus in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness]. 16 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), 17 So that the man of God may be complete and proficient, well fitted and thoroughly equipped for every good work.


Cross References

Romans 15:4

For whatever was thus written in former days was written for our instruction, that by [our steadfast and patient] endurance and the encouragement [drawn] from the Scriptures we might hold fast to and cherish hope.

2 Peter 1:19-21

And we have the prophetic word [made] firmer still. You will do well to pay close attention to it as to a lamp shining in a dismal (squalid and dark) place, until the day breaks through [the gloom] and the Morning Star rises ( comes into being) in your hearts.

Hebrews 4:12

For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart.

Deuteronomy 4:36

Out of heaven He made you hear His voice, that He might correct, discipline, and admonish you; and on earth He made you see His great fire, and you heard His words out of the midst of the fire.

2 Samuel 23:2

The Spirit of the Lord spoke in and by me, and His word was upon my tongue.

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the [whole] person; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:97-104

Oh, how love I Your law! It is my meditation all the day.

Nehemiah 9:20

You also gave Your good Spirit to instruct them, and withheld not Your manna from them, and gave water for their thirst.

Psalm 119:9

How shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed and keeping watch [on himself] according to Your word [conforming his life to it].

Psalm 119:11

Your word have I laid up in my heart, that I might not sin against You.

Psalm 119:130

The entrance and unfolding of Your words give light; their unfolding gives understanding (discernment and comprehension) to the simple.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the whole teaching [of the law] is light, and reproofs of discipline are the way of life,

Proverbs 15:10

There is severe discipline for him who forsakes God's way; and he who hates reproof will die [physically, morally, and spiritually].

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that listens to the reproof [that leads to or gives] life will remain among the wise.

Micah 2:7

O house of Jacob, shall it be said, Is the Spirit of the Lord restricted, impatient, and shortened? Or are these [prophesied plagues] His doings? Do not My words do good to him who walks uprightly?

Matthew 13:52

He said to them, Therefore every teacher and interpreter of the Sacred Writings who has been instructed about and trained for the kingdom of heaven and has become a disciple is like a householder who brings forth out of his storehouse treasure that is new and [treasure that is] old [the fresh as well as the familiar].

Matthew 21:42

Jesus asked them, Have you never read in the Scriptures: The very Stone which the builders rejected and threw away has become the Cornerstone; this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes?

Matthew 22:31-32

But as to the resurrection of the dead -- "have you never read what was said to you by God,

Matthew 22:43

He said to them, How is it then that David, under the influence of the [Holy] Spirit, calls Him Lord, saying,

Matthew 26:54

But how then would the Scriptures be fulfilled, that it must come about this way?

Matthew 26:56

But all this has taken place in order that the Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples deserted Him and, fleeing, escaped.

Mark 12:24

Jesus said to them, Is not this where you wander out of the way and go wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?

Mark 12:36

David himself, [inspired] in the Holy Spirit, declared, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at My right hand until I make Your enemies [a footstool] under Your feet.

John 3:20

For every wrongdoer hates (loathes, detests) the Light, and will not come out into the Light but shrinks from it, lest his works (his deeds, his activities, his conduct) be exposed and reproved.

John 10:35

So men are called gods [by the Law], men to whom God's message came -- "and the Scripture cannot be set aside or cancelled or broken or annulled -- "

Acts 1:16

Brethren, he said, it was necessary that the Scripture be fulfilled which the Holy Spirit foretold by the lips of David, about Judas who acted as guide to those who arrested Jesus.

Acts 18:25

He had been instructed in the way of the Lord, and burning with spiritual zeal, he spoke and taught diligently and accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he was acquainted only with the baptism of John.

Acts 20:20

How I did not shrink from telling you anything that was for your benefit and teaching you in public meetings and from house to house,

Acts 20:27

For I never shrank or kept back or fell short from declaring to you the whole purpose and plan and counsel of God.

Acts 28:25

And as they disagreed among themselves, they began to leave, [but not before] Paul had added one statement [more]: The Holy Spirit was right in saying through Isaiah the prophet to your forefathers:

Romans 2:20

You are] a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the childish, having in the Law the embodiment of knowledge and truth -- "

Romans 3:2

Much in every way. To begin with, to the Jews were entrusted the oracles (the brief communications, the intentions, the utterances) of God.

Romans 4:23

But [the words], It was credited to him, were written not for his sake alone,

1 Corinthians 12:7

But to each one is given the manifestation of the [Holy] Spirit [the evidence, the spiritual illumination of the Spirit] for good and profit.

Galatians 3:8

And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify (declare righteous, put in right standing with Himself) the Gentiles in consequence of faith, proclaimed the Gospel [foretelling the glad tidings of a Savior long beforehand] to Abraham in the promise, saying, In you shall all the nations [of the earth] be blessed.

Ephesians 4:11-16

And His gifts were [varied; He Himself appointed and gave men to us] some to be apostles (special messengers), some prophets (inspired preachers and expounders), some evangelists (preachers of the Gospel, traveling missionaries), some pastors (shepherds of His flock) and teachers.

Ephesians 5:11-13

Take no part in and have no fellowship with the fruitless deeds and enterprises of darkness, but instead [let your lives be so in contrast as to] expose and reprove and convict them.

2 Timothy 2:25

He must correct his opponents with courtesy and gentleness, in the hope that God may grant that they will repent and come to know the Truth [that they will perceive and recognize and become accurately acquainted with and acknowledge it],

2 Timothy 4:2

Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching.

Hebrews 3:7

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says: Today, if you will hear His voice,

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses].

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