Parallel Verses

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,

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,

A Conservative Version

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

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 [narcissistic, self-focused], lovers of money [impelled by greed], boastful, arrogant, revilers, 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,

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 be certain of this, that in the last days times of trouble will come. 2 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, 3 Without natural love, bitter haters, saying evil of others, violent and uncontrolled, hating all good,


Cross References

Philippians 2:21

For they all go after what is theirs, not after the things of Christ.

Jude 1:16

These are the men who make trouble, ever desiring change, going after evil pleasures, using high-sounding words, respecting men's position in the hope of reward.

Psalm 10:3

For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.

Psalm 49:6

Even of those whose faith is in their wealth, and whose hearts are lifted up because of their stores.

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees, who had a great love of money, hearing these things, were making sport of him.

2 Timothy 3:4

False to their friends, acting without thought, lifted up in mind, loving pleasure more than God;

James 4:16

But now you go on glorying in your pride: and all such glorying is evil.

2 Peter 2:12

But these men, like beasts without reason, whose natural use is to be taken and put to death, crying out against things of which they have no knowledge, will undergo that same destruction which they are designing for others;

Psalm 52:1

Why do you take pride in wrongdoing, lifting yourself up against the upright man all the day?

Proverbs 6:17

Eyes of pride, a false tongue, hands which take life without cause;

Isaiah 10:15

Will the axe say high-sounding words against him who is using it, or the blade be full of pride against him who is cutting with it? As if a rod had the power of shaking him who is using it, or as if a stick might take up him who is not wood.

Daniel 7:25

And he will say words against the Most High, attempting to put an end to the saints of the Most High; and he will have the idea of changing times and law; and the saints will be given into his hands for a time and times and half a time.

Daniel 11:36

And the king will do his pleasure; he will put himself on high, lifting himself over every god, and saying things to be wondered at against the God of gods; and all will be well for him till the wrath is complete; for what has been purposed will be done.

Mark 7:11-12

But you say, If a man says to his father or his mother, That by which you might have had profit from me is Corban, that is to say, Given to God,

Luke 12:15

And he said to them, Take care to keep yourselves free from the desire for property; for a man's life is not made up of the number of things which he has.

Acts 5:36

For before this there was Theudas, who said he was someone important, to whom about four hundred men gave their support: he was put to death, and his band was broken up and came to nothing.

Romans 1:29-31

Being full of all wrongdoing, evil, desire for the goods of others, hate, envy, putting to death, fighting, deceit, cruel ways, evil talk, and false statements about others;

Romans 11:18

Do not be uplifted in pride over the branches: because it is not you who are the support of the root, but it is by the root that you are supported.

Romans 15:1-3

We who are strong have to be a support to the feeble, and not give pleasure to ourselves.

2 Corinthians 5:15

And that he underwent death for all, so that the living might no longer be living to themselves, but to him who underwent death for them and came back from the dead.

Colossians 3:5

Then put to death your bodies which are of the earth; wrong use of the flesh, unclean things, passion, evil desires and envy, which is the worship of strange gods;

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Who puts himself against all authority, lifting himself up over all which is named God or is given worship; so that he takes his seat in the Temple of God, putting himself forward as God.

1 Timothy 1:20

Such are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have given up to Satan, so that they may say no more evil words against God.

1 Timothy 3:3

Not quickly moved to wrath or blows, but gentle; no fighter, no lover of money;

1 Timothy 6:4

He has an over-high opinion of himself; being without knowledge, having only an unhealthy love of questionings and wars of words, from which come envy, fighting, cruel words, evil thoughts,

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all evil: and some whose hearts were fixed on it have been turned away from the faith, and been wounded with unnumbered sorrows.

James 2:8

But if you keep the greatest law of all, as it is given in the holy Writings, Have love for your neighbour as for yourself, you do well:

James 4:6

But he gives more grace. So that the Writings say, God is against the men of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low before him.

1 Peter 5:5

And in the same way, let the younger men be ruled by the older ones. Let all of you put away pride and make yourselves ready to be servants: for God is a hater of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low.

2 Peter 2:3

And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.

2 Peter 2:14-15

Having eyes full of evil desire, never having enough of sin; turning feeble souls out of the true way; they are children of cursing, whose hearts are well used to bitter envy;

2 Peter 2:18

For with high-sounding false words, making use of the attraction of unclean desires of the flesh, they get into their power those newly made free from those who are living in error;

Jude 1:10-11

But these men say evil about such things as they have no knowledge of; and the things of which they have natural knowledge, like beasts without reason, are the cause of their destruction.

Revelation 13:1

And he took his place on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads unholy names.

Revelation 13:5-6

And there was given to him a mouth to say words of pride against God; and there was given to him authority to go on for forty-two months.

Revelation 16:9

And men were burned with great heat: and they said evil things against the name of the God who has authority over these punishments; and they were not turned from their evil ways to give him glory.

Revelation 16:11

And they said evil things against the God of heaven because of their pain and their wounds; and they were not turned from their evil works.

Revelation 16:21

And great drops of ice, every one about the weight of a talent, came down out of heaven on men: and men said evil things against God because of the punishment of the ice-drops; for it is very great.

Revelation 18:12-13

Gold, and silver, and stones of great price, and jewels, and delicate linen, and robes of purple and silk and red; and perfumed wood, and every vessel of ivory, and every vessel made of fair wood, and of brass, and iron, and stone;

Matthew 15:6

There is no need for him to give honour to his father. And you have made the word of God without effect because of your teaching.

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