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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.

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.

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 
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 charge [you] in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, Who is to judge the living and the dead, and by (in the light of) His coming and His kingdom: 2 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. 3 For the time is coming when [people] will not tolerate (endure) sound and wholesome instruction, but, having ears itching [for something pleasing and gratifying], they will gather to themselves one teacher after another to a considerable number, chosen to satisfy their own liking and to foster the errors they hold,


Cross References

1 Timothy 4:13

Till I come, devote yourself to [public and private] reading, to exhortation (preaching and personal appeals), and to teaching and instilling doctrine.

Titus 1:13

And this account of them is [really] true. Because it is [true], rebuke them sharply [deal sternly, even severely with them], so that they may be sound in the faith and free from error,

Titus 2:15

Tell [them all] these things. Urge (advise, encourage, warn) and rebuke with full authority. Let no one despise or disregard or think little of you [conduct yourself and your teaching so as to command respect].

1 Timothy 5:20

As for those who are guilty and persist in sin, rebuke and admonish them in the presence of all, so that the rest may be warned and stand in wholesome awe and fear.

2 Timothy 3:10

Now you have closely observed and diligently followed my teaching, conduct, purpose in life, faith, patience, love, steadfastness,

Psalm 40:9

I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great assembly [tidings of uprightness and right standing with God]. Behold, I have not restrained my lips, as You know, O Lord.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed and qualified me to preach the Gospel of good tidings to the meek, the poor, and afflicted; He has sent me to bind up and heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the [physical and spiritual] captives and the opening of the prison and of the eyes to those who are bound,

Jonah 3:2

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach and cry out to it the preaching that I tell you.

Luke 4:18-19

The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon Me, because He has anointed Me [the Anointed One, the Messiah] to preach the good news (the Gospel) to the poor; He has sent Me to announce release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to send forth as delivered those who are oppressed [who are downtrodden, bruised, crushed, and broken down by calamity],

Luke 7:4

And when they reached Jesus, they begged Him earnestly, saying, He is worthy that You should do this for him,

Luke 7:23

And blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from outward conditions -- "and to be envied) is he who takes no offense in Me and who is not hurt or resentful or annoyed or repelled or made to stumble [ whatever may occur].

Luke 9:60

But Jesus said to him, Allow the dead to bury their own dead; but as for you, go and publish abroad throughout all regions the kingdom of God.

John 4:6-10

And Jacob's well was there. So Jesus, tired as He was from His journey, sat down [to rest] by the well. It was then about the sixth hour (about noon).

John 4:32-34

But He assured them, I have food (nourishment) to eat of which you know nothing and have no idea.

Acts 13:5

When they arrived at Salamis, they preached the Word of God [concerning the attainment through Christ of salvation in the kingdom of God] in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John [Mark] as an attendant to assist them.

Acts 16:13

And on the Sabbath day we went outside the [city's] gate to the bank of the river where we supposed there was an [accustomed] place of prayer, and we sat down and addressed the women who had assembled there.

Acts 16:31-33

And they answered, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ [ give yourself up to Him, take yourself out of your own keeping and entrust yourself into His keeping] and you will be saved, [and this applies both to] you and your household as well.

Acts 20:7

And on the first day of the week, when we were assembled together to break bread [ the Lord's Supper], Paul discoursed with them, intending to leave the next morning; and he kept on with his message until midnight.

Acts 20:18-21

And when they arrived he said to them: You yourselves are well acquainted with my manner of living among you from the first day that I set foot in [the province of] Asia, and how I continued afterward,

Acts 28:16

When we arrived at Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard, but Paul was permitted to live by himself with the soldier who guarded him.

Acts 28:30-31

After this Paul lived there for two entire years [at his own expense] in his own rented lodging, and he welcomed all who came to him,

Romans 10:15

And how can men [be expected to] preach unless they are sent? As it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those who bring glad tidings! [How welcome is the coming of those who preach the good news of His good things!]

Romans 12:12

Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer.

Galatians 6:6

Let him who receives instruction in the Word [of God] share all good things with his teacher [contributing to his support].

Colossians 1:25

In it I became a minister in accordance with the divine stewardship which was entrusted to me for you [as its object and for your benefit], to make the Word of God fully known [among you] -- "

Colossians 1:28-29

Him we preach and proclaim, warning and admonishing everyone and instructing everyone in all wisdom ( comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God), that we may present every person mature (full-grown, fully initiated, complete, and perfect) in Christ (the Anointed One).

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

For you know how, as a father [dealing with] his children, we used to exhort each of you personally, stimulating and encouraging and charging you

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we earnestly beseech you, brethren, admonish (warn and seriously advise) those who are out of line [the loafers, the disorderly, and the unruly]; encourage the timid and fainthearted, help and give your support to the weak souls, [and] be very patient with everybody [always keeping your temper].

1 Thessalonians 5:20

Do not spurn the gifts and utterances of the prophets [do not depreciate prophetic revelations nor despise inspired instruction or exhortation or warning].

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Practice and cultivate and meditate upon these duties; throw yourself wholly into them [as your ministry], so that your progress may be evident to everybody.

2 Timothy 2:21

So whoever cleanses himself [from what is ignoble and unclean, who separates himself from contact with contaminating and corrupting influences] will [then himself] be a vessel set apart and useful for honorable and noble purposes, consecrated and profitable to the Master, fit and ready for any good work.

2 Timothy 2:25

He must correct his opponents with courtesy and gentleness, in the hope that God may grant that they will repent and come to know the Truth [that they will perceive and recognize and become accurately acquainted with and acknowledge it],

Hebrews 13:22

I call on you, brethren, to listen patiently and bear with this message of exhortation and admonition and encouragement, for I have written to you briefly.

Revelation 3:19

Those whom I [dearly and tenderly] love, I tell their faults and convict and convince and reprove and chasten [I discipline and instruct them]. So be enthusiastic and in earnest and burning with zeal and repent [changing your mind and attitude].

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