Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, impious,

New American Standard Bible

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

King James Version

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Holman Bible

For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

International Standard Version

People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

American Standard Version

For men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, railers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Amplified

For people will be lovers of self and [utterly] self-centered, lovers of money and aroused by an inordinate [greedy] desire for wealth, proud and arrogant and contemptuous boasters. They will be abusive (blasphemous, scoffing), disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy and profane.

An Understandable Version

For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive talkers, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Anderson New Testament

For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, revilers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Bible in Basic English

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, uplifted in pride, given to bitter words, going against the authority of their fathers, never giving praise, having no religion,

Common New Testament

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for men will be selfish, avaricious, vain, proud, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful,

Darby Translation

for men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, evil speakers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, profane,

Godbey New Testament

For men will be lovers of themselves, moneylovers, arrogant, proud, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Goodspeed New Testament

People will be selfish, avaricious, boastful, arrogant, abusive, undutiful, ungrateful, irreverent,

John Wesley New Testament

For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, arrogant, proud, evil-speakers,

Julia Smith Translation

For men shall be self-lovers, lovers of money, boastful, proud, slandering, disobedient to parents, unthankful, wicked,

King James 2000

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Lexham Expanded Bible

for people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Modern King James verseion

For men will be self-lovers, money-lovers, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, cursed speakers, disobedient to father and mother, unthankful, unholy,

Moffatt New Testament

For men will be selfish, fond of money, boastful, haughty, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, irreverent,

Montgomery New Testament

For men will be selfish, mercenary, boastful, haughty, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, irreligious,

NET Bible

For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

New Heart English Bible

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Noyes New Testament

For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without

Sawyer New Testament

Men will be selfish, avaricious, vain, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

The Emphasized Bible

For men will be - fond of themselves, fond of money, ostentatious, arrogant, defamers, to parents, unyielding, unthankful, unkind,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For men will be self-lovers, money-lovers, boasters, vainglorious, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Men will be selfish, mercenary, boastful, haughty, and blasphemous; disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, impure,

Webster

For men will be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Weymouth New Testament

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, profane. They will be disobedient to parents, thankless, irreligious,

Williams New Testament

For people will be selfish, avaricious, boastful, haughty, abusive, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, irreverent,

World English Bible

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Worrell New Testament

for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Worsley New Testament

for men will be selfish, covetous, arrogant, proud, blasphemers, undutiful to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Youngs Literal Translation

for men shall be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, evil-speakers, to parents disobedient, unthankful, unkind,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

φίλαυτος 
Philautos 
Usage: 1

φιλάργυρος 
Philarguros 
Usage: 2

ἀλαζών 
Alazon 
Usage: 2

ὑπερήφανος 
Huperephanos 
Usage: 5

βλάσφημος 
Blasphemos 
Usage: 5

ἀπειθής 
Apeithes 
Usage: 6

to parents
γονεύς 
Goneus 
Usage: 14

ἀχάριστος 
Acharistos 
Usage: 1

Prayers for 2 Timothy 3:2

Context Readings

Difficult Times Ahead In The Last Days

1 But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come. 2 For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, impious, 3 devoid of natural affection, irreconcilable, slanderous, without self-control, savage, no lovers of good,


Cross References

Philippians 2:21

For they all seek the things of themselves, not the things of Christ Jesus.

Jude 1:16

These are grumblers, fault-finders, going according to their lusts, and their mouth speaks overblown things, marveling personages for the sake of advantage.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked man boasts of his heart's desire. And the greedy man renounces, [yea], despises LORD.

Psalm 49:6

Those who trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches,

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees, being lovers of money, heard all these things, and they sneered him.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, reckless, beclouded, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God,

James 4:16

But now ye boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

2 Peter 2:12

But these men, like irrational beasts of nature, having been born for capture and destruction, speaking evil at which things they do not understand, will be destroyed in their corruption,

Psalm 52:1

Why boast thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? The loving kindness of God [is] continual.

Proverbs 6:17

haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Isaiah 10:15

Shall the axe boast itself against him who hews with it? Shall the saw magnify itself against him who wields it? As if a rod should wield those who lift it up, [or] as if a staff should lift up [him who is] not wood.

Daniel 7:25

And he shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the sanctified of the Most High. And he shall think to change the times and the law, and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and half a time.

Daniel 11:36

And the king shall do according to his will. And he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvelous things against the God of gods. And he shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished, for

Mark 7:11-12

But ye say, If a man should say to his father or mother, Whatever ye might be benefited from me is Corban, that is, an offering,

Luke 12:15

And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.

Acts 5:36

For before these days Theudas rose up saying himself to be somebody, to whom a number of men, about four hundred, bonded themselves, who was killed. And all, as many as were persuaded by him, were dispersed and developed into nothi

Romans 1:29-31

having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity;

Romans 11:18

do not boast against the branches. But if thou boast, thou do not bear the root, but the root thee.

Romans 15:1-3

Now we the strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the frail, and not to please ourselves.

2 Corinthians 5:15

And he died for all so that those who live would no longer live to themselves, but to him who died for them, and was raised.

Colossians 3:5

Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and exalts himself against all that is called God or an object of worship, so as for him to sit in the temple of God, as God, displaying himself that he is God.

1 Timothy 1:20

of whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I delivered to Satan, so that they may be disciplined not to blaspheme.

1 Timothy 3:3

no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,

1 Timothy 6:4

he is puffed up, understanding nothing, but doting about disputes and word controversies, from which develop envy, strife, revilings, evil surmisings,

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all the evils, of which some aspiring have wandered from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

James 2:8

If ye indeed fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself, ye do well.

James 4:6

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.

2 Peter 2:3

And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,

2 Peter 2:18

For, uttering swollen things of vanity, they entice (to sensuality by lusts of flesh) those who actually escaped from those who live in error,

Jude 1:10-11

But these men indeed revile whatever they have not seen. But whatever they understand naturally, as the irrational beasts, in these things they are corrupted.

Revelation 13:1

And I stood upon the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea having ten horns, and seven heads, and ten diadems upon its horns, and upon its heads names of blasphemy.

Revelation 13:5-6

And a mouth was given to it speaking great things and blasphemy. And authority was given it to make war forty-two months.

Revelation 16:9

And the men were scorched with great heat. And the men blasphemed the name of God who has power over these plagues, and they did not repent to give him glory.

Revelation 16:11

And they blasphemed the God of heaven from their pains and from their sores. And they did not repent of their works.

Revelation 16:21

And great hail, like a talent weight, descended out of the sky upon men. And the men blasphemed God from the plague of the hail, because the plague of it was exceedingly great.

Revelation 18:12-13

merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stone, and pearl, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and every ivory vessel, and every vessel of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and mar

Matthew 15:6

And he will, no, not honor his father or mother. And ye have annulled the command of God because of your tradition.

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