2 Timothy 4:2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

King James Version

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Holman Bible

proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

International Standard Version

to proclaim the message. Be ready to do this whether or not the time is convenient. Refute, warn, and encourage with the utmost patience when you teach.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

Preach the [Gospel] message; be prepared [to do it both] when it is convenient and when it is inconvenient; reprove [i.e., convince people of their wrongdoing], rebuke [i.e., convict people of their sin], and exhort [i.e., urge people to act], with great patience and teaching.

Anderson New Testament

preach the word, be urgent in season and out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and teaching.

Bible in Basic English

Be preaching the word at all times, in every place; make protests, say sharp words, give comfort, with long waiting and teaching;

Common New Testament

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; correct, rebuke, and exhort, with great patience and instruction.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to preach the word with assiduity upon all occasions: reprove, censure, exhort, with the most tender persuasions.

Darby Translation

proclaim the word; be urgent in season and out of season, convict, rebuke, encourage, with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Godbey New Testament

preach the word: be instant in season and out of season; convict, exhort, rebuke, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Goodspeed New Testament

preach the message; be at it in season and out of season; convince, reprove, exhort people, with perfect patience and willingness to teach.

John Wesley New Testament

be instant in season, out of season; convince, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and teaching.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Preach the word; be instant in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Julia Smith Translation

Proclaim the word; keep fixed seasonably, and unseasonably; refute, censure, beseech, in all longsnffering and teaching.

King James 2000

Preach the word; be diligent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

preach the word, be ready in season [and] out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all patience and instruction.

Modern King James verseion

preach the Word, be instant in season and out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Preach the word, be fervent; be it in season, or out of season. Improve, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.

Moffatt New Testament

I adjure you to preach the word; keep at it in season and out of season, refuting, checking, and exhorting men; never lose patience with them, and never give up your teaching,

NET Bible

Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.

New Heart English Bible

proclaim the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching.

Noyes New Testament

preach the word, be urgent in season, out of season, confute, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and teaching.

Sawyer New Testament

preach the word, press it in season, out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and instruction;

The Emphasized Bible

Proclaim the word, take thy position - in season, out of season, - convince, rebuke, encourage, - with all long-suffering and teaching.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

preach the word, be urgent, in season, out of season; reprove, enjoin, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Proclaim the Message, be ready in season and out of season, convince, rebuke, encourage, never failing to instruct with forbearance.

Webster

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

Weymouth New Testament

proclaim God's message, be zealous in season and out of season; convince, rebuke, encourage, with the utmost patience as a teacher.

Williams New Testament

preach the message, stay at it in season and out of season; convince, reprove, exhort people with perfect patience as a teacher.

World English Bible

preach the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching.

Worrell New Testament

preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and teaching.

Worsley New Testament

preach the word, be instant both in season and out of season; convince, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and instruction.

Youngs Literal Translation

preach the word; be earnest in season, out of season, convict, rebuke, exhort, in all long-suffering and teaching,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
Usage: 256

ἐφίστημι 
Ephistemi 
Usage: 20

in season
εὐκαίρως 
Eukairos 
Usage: 2

ἀκαίρως 
Akairos 
Usage: 1

ἐλέγχω 
Elegcho 
Usage: 12

ἐπιτιμάω 
Epitimao 
Usage: 28

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

μακροθυμία 
Makrothumia 
Usage: 14

and

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

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Context Readings

Paul's Charge To Timothy

1 I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: 2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction. 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,


Cross References

1 Timothy 4:13

Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. For this reason reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,

Titus 2:15

These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority Let no one disregard you.

1 Timothy 5:20

Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.

2 Timothy 3:10

Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance,

Psalm 40:9

I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great congregation; Behold, I will not restrain my lips, O LORD, You know.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;

Jonah 3:2

"Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you."

Luke 4:18-19

"THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME, BECAUSE HE ANOINTED ME TO PREACH THE GOSPEL TO THE POOR. HE HAS SENT ME TO PROCLAIM RELEASE TO THE CAPTIVES, AND RECOVERY OF SIGHT TO THE BLIND, TO SET FREE THOSE WHO ARE OPPRESSED,

Luke 7:4

When they came to Jesus, they earnestly implored Him, saying, "He is worthy for You to grant this to him;

Luke 7:23

"Blessed is he who does not take offense at Me."

Luke 9:60

But He said to him, "Allow the dead to bury their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim everywhere the kingdom of God."

John 4:6-10

and Jacob's well was there. So Jesus, being wearied from His journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour.

John 4:32-34

But He said to them, "I have food to eat that you do not know about."

Acts 13:5

When they reached Salamis, they began to proclaim the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews; and they also had John as their helper.

Acts 16:13

And on the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to a riverside, where we were supposing that there would be a place of prayer; and we sat down and began speaking to the women who had assembled.

Acts 16:31-33

They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."

Acts 20:7

On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight.

Acts 20:18-21

And when they had come to him, he said to them, "You yourselves know, from the first day that I set foot in Asia, how I was with you the whole time,

Acts 28:16

When we entered Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier who was guarding him.

Acts 28:30-31

And he stayed two full years in his own rented quarters and was welcoming all who came to him,

Romans 10:15

How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, "HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THOSE WHO BRING GOOD NEWS OF GOOD THINGS!"

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,

Galatians 6:6

The one who is taught the word is to share all good things with the one who teaches him.

Colossians 1:25

Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,

Colossians 1:28-29

We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children,

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

1 Thessalonians 5:20

do not despise prophetic utterances.

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

2 Timothy 2:25

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

Hebrews 13:22

But I urge you, brethren, bear with this word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.

Revelation 3:19

'Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.



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