Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

preach the word [as an official messenger]; be ready when the time is right and even when it is not [keep your sense of urgency, whether the opportunity seems favorable or unfavorable, whether convenient or inconvenient, whether welcome or unwelcome]; correct [those who err in doctrine or behavior], warn [those who sin], exhort and encourage [those who are growing toward spiritual maturity], with inexhaustible patience and [faithful] 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.

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 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

be instant
ἐφίστημι 
Ephistemi 
Usage: 20

in season
εὐκαίρως 
Eukairos 
Usage: 2

out of season
ἀκαίρως 
Akairos 
out of season
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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

μακροθυμία 
Makrothumia 
Usage: 14

and

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

Images 2 Timothy 4:2

Prayers for 2 Timothy 4:2

Context Readings

Paul's Charge To Timothy

1 I solemnly testify therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who is going to judge the living and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom, 2 preach the word, stand ready in season, out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. 3 For there will be time when they will not tolerate sound doctrine, but they will accumulate teachers to themselves according to their own desires, who tickle the ear,


Cross References

1 Timothy 4:13

Until I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true, because of which reason, reprove them harshly, so that they may be sound in the faith,

Titus 2:15

These things speak and exhort and rebuke with every command. Let no man disregard thee.

1 Timothy 5:20

Those who sin, rebuke in the sight of all, so that the others may also have fear.

2 Timothy 3:10

But thou have closely followed my doctrine, conduct, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance,

Psalm 40:9

I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great assembly. Lo, I will not refrain my lips. O LORD, thou know.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of lord LORD is upon me, because LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, {and recovering of sight to the blind (LXX/NT)}, and

Jonah 3:2

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the preaching that I bid thee.

Luke 4:18-19

The Spirit of Lord is upon me, because he anointed me to preach good-news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the broken hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to sent forth in deliv

Luke 7:4

And when they came to Jesus they urged him earnestly, saying, He is worthy for whom thou may offer this,

Luke 7:23

And blessed is he, whoever will not be offended by me.

Luke 9:60

But Jesus said to him, Leave the dead to bury their own dead, but thou, after departing, proclaim the kingdom of God.

John 4:6-10

And Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore being wearied from the journey, thus was sitting on the well. It was about the sixth hour.

John 4:32-34

But he said to them, I have food to eat that ye know not.

Acts 13:5

And after becoming in Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews, and they also had John for a helper.

Acts 16:13

And on the Sabbath day we went outside the city beside a river, where it was customary for prayer to be. And having sat down, we spoke to the women who came together.

Acts 16:31-33

And they said, Believe in the Lord Jesus, and thou will be saved, thou and thy household.

Acts 20:7

And upon the first day of the week, the disciples having come together to break bread, Paul discoursed with them, intending to depart on the morrow. And he prolonged his speech until midnight.

Acts 20:18-21

And when they came to him, he said to them, Ye know, from the first day in which I stepped in Asia, how I became with you all the time,

Acts 28:16

And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the commandant, but Paul was allowed to dwell by himself with the soldier who guarded him.

Acts 28:30-31

And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired lodging. And he received all who came in to him,

Romans 10:15

And how will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those who proclaim good news of peace, of those who proclaim good news of good things.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, enduring tribulation, persevering in prayer,

Galatians 6:6

But let him who is taught in the word share in all good things with him who teaches.

Colossians 1:25

Of which I became a helper according to the administration of God, which was given to me for you to fulfill the word of God,

Colossians 1:28-29

Whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

just as ye know, as each one of you as a father of his own children, imploring you, and comforting,

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we encourage you, brothers, admonish the unruly, strengthen the weak-spirited, help the infirmed, be patient toward all.

1 Thessalonians 5:20

Do not disdain prophecies,

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Think on these things--exist within these things--so that thy progress may be visible among all.

2 Timothy 2:21

If therefore any man purges himself from these things, he will be a vessel for esteem, sanctified and useful to the master, prepared for every good work.

2 Timothy 2:25

in mildness correcting those who oppose. Perhaps God may grant them repentance for recognition of the truth,

Hebrews 13:22

And I urge you, brothers, bear with the word of exhortation, for I also wrote to you in brief.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.

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