Parallel Verses

Twentieth Century New Testament

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

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,

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,

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 Be sure of this, that in the last days difficult times will come. 2 Men will be selfish, mercenary, boastful, haughty, and blasphemous; disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, impure, 3 incapable of affection, merciless, slanderous, wanting in self-control, brutal, careless of the right,


Cross References

Philippians 2:21

They are all pursuing their own aims and not those of Christ Jesus.

Jude 1:16

These men are always murmuring, and complaining of their lot; they follow where their passions lead them; they have arrogant words upon their lips; and they flatter men for the sake of what they can get from them.

Jude 1:16

These men are always murmuring, and complaining of their lot; they follow where their passions lead them; they have arrogant words upon their lips; and they flatter men for the sake of what they can get from them.

Jude 1:16

These men are always murmuring, and complaining of their lot; they follow where their passions lead them; they have arrogant words upon their lips; and they flatter men for the sake of what they can get from them.

Luke 16:14

All this was said within hearing of the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, and they began to sneer at Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:4

treacherous, reckless, and puffed up with pride; they will love pleasure more than they love God;

James 4:16

But, as it is, you are constantly boasting presumptuously! All such boasting is wicked.

2 Peter 2:12

These men, however, like animals without reason, intended by nature to be caught and killed--these men, I say, malign those of whom they know nothing, and will assuredly perish through their own corruption,

2 Peter 2:12

These men, however, like animals without reason, intended by nature to be caught and killed--these men, I say, malign those of whom they know nothing, and will assuredly perish through their own corruption,

2 Peter 2:12

These men, however, like animals without reason, intended by nature to be caught and killed--these men, I say, malign those of whom they know nothing, and will assuredly perish through their own corruption,

2 Peter 2:12

These men, however, like animals without reason, intended by nature to be caught and killed--these men, I say, malign those of whom they know nothing, and will assuredly perish through their own corruption,

2 Peter 2:12

These men, however, like animals without reason, intended by nature to be caught and killed--these men, I say, malign those of whom they know nothing, and will assuredly perish through their own corruption,

2 Peter 2:12

These men, however, like animals without reason, intended by nature to be caught and killed--these men, I say, malign those of whom they know nothing, and will assuredly perish through their own corruption,

Mark 7:11-12

You say 'If a man says to his father or mother "Whatever of mine might have been of service to you is Korban"' (which means 'Given to God')--

Luke 12:15

And then he added: "Take care to keep yourselves free from every form of covetousness; for even in the height of his prosperity a man's true Life does not depend on what he has."

Acts 5:36

For not long ago Theudas appeared, professing to be somebody, and was joined by a body of some four hundred men. But he was killed; and all his followers scattered and dwindled away.

Romans 1:29-31

They reveled in every form of wickedness, evil, greed, vice. Their lives were full of envy, murder, quarreling, treachery, malice.

Romans 11:18

Yet do not exult over the other branches. But, if you do exult over them, remember that you do not support the root, but that the root supports you.

Romans 15:1-3

We, the strong, ought to take on our own shoulders the weaknesses of those who are not strong, and not merely to please ourselves.

2 Corinthians 5:15

And that he died for all, so that the living should no longer live for themselves, but for him who died and rose for them.

Colossians 3:5

Therefore destroy all that is earthly in you--immorality, uncleanness, passions, evil desires, and that greed which is idolatry.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Who so opposes himself to every one that is spoken of as a God or as an object of worship, and so exalts himself above them, that he seats himself in the Temple of God, and displays himself as God!

1 Timothy 1:20

Hymenaeus and Alexander are instances--the men whom I delivered over to Satan, that they might be taught not to blaspheme.

1 Timothy 3:3

not addicted to drink or brawling, but of a forbearing and peaceable disposition, and not a lover of money;

1 Timothy 6:4

is puffed up with conceit, not really knowing anything, but having a morbid craving for discussions and arguments. Such things only give rise to envy, quarreling, recriminations, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:10

Love of money is a source of all kinds of evil; and in their eagerness to be rich some have wandered away from the Faith, and have been pierced to the heart by many a regret.

James 2:8

Yet, if you keep the royal law which runs--'Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thou dost thyself,' you are doing right;

James 4:6

No; the gift that God gives is for a nobler end; and that is why it is said--'God is opposed to the haughty, but gives help to the humble.'

1 Peter 5:5

Again, you younger men should show deference to the older. And all of you should put on the badge of humility in mutual service, for 'God is opposed to the proud, but gives his help to the humble.'

2 Peter 2:3

In their covetousness they will try to make you a source of profit by their fabrications; but for a long time past their Sentence has not been standing idle, nor their Ruin slumbering.

2 Peter 2:14-15

They have eyes only for adulteresses, eyes never tired of sin; they entice weak souls; their minds are trained to covet; they live under a curse.

2 Peter 2:18

With boastful and foolish talk, they appeal to the passions of man's lower nature, and, by their profligacy, entice those who are just escaping from the men who live such misguided lives.

Jude 1:10-11

But these men malign whatever they do not understand; while they use such things as they know by instinct (like the animals that have no reason) for their own corruption.

Revelation 13:1

Then I saw, 'rising out of the sea, a wild Beast with ten horns' and seven heads. On its horns were ten diadems, and on its heads were blasphemous names.

Revelation 13:5-6

The Beast was given 'a mouth that spoke proudly' and blasphemously, and it was empowered to work its will for forty-two months.

Revelation 16:9

and men were scorched by the intense heat. They blasphemed the Name of God who controlled these Curses, yet they did not repent and give him praise.

Revelation 16:11

and blasphemed the God of Heaven, because of their pains and because of their sores; yet they did not repent of what they had done.

Revelation 16:21

Great hailstones, a pound in weight, are falling upon men from the heavens. And men blasphemed God because of the Curse of the hail, for it was a very terrible Curse.

Revelation 18:12-13

their cargoes of gold, or silver, or precious stones, or pearls, or fine linen, or purple robes, or silk, or scarlet cloth; nor their many scented woods; nor their many articles of ivory; nor their many articles of choicest wood, or brass, or iron, or marble;

Matthew 15:6

He is in no way bound to honor his father.' In this way you have nullified the words of God on account of your traditions.

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