Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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 
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 charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead, and because of His appearing and His kingdom: 2 Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching. 3 For the time will come when they will not tolerate sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, will multiply teachers for themselves because they have an itch to hear something new.


Cross References

1 Timothy 4:13

Until I come, give your attention to public reading, exhortation, and teaching.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. So, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith

Titus 2:15

Say these things, and encourage and rebuke with all authority. Let no one disregard you.

1 Timothy 5:20

Publicly rebuke those who sin, so that the rest will also be afraid.

2 Timothy 3:10

But you have followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, and endurance,

Psalm 40:9

I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly;
see, I do not keep my mouth closed
as You know, Lord.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord God is on Me,
because the Lord has anointed Me
to bring good news to the poor.
He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives
and freedom to the prisoners;

Jonah 3:2

“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach the message that I tell you.”

Luke 4:18-19

The Spirit of the Lord is on Me,
because He has anointed Me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent Me
to proclaim freedomto the captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to set free the oppressed,

Luke 7:4

When they reached Jesus, they pleaded with Him earnestly, saying, “He is worthy for You to grant this,

Luke 7:23

And anyone who is not offended because of Me is blessed.”

Luke 9:60

But He told him, “Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and spread the news of the kingdom of God.”

John 4:6-10

Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, worn out from His journey, sat down at the well. It was about six in the evening.

John 4:32-34

But He said, “I have food to eat that you don’t know about.”

Acts 13:5

Arriving in Salamis, they proclaimed God’s message in the Jewish synagogues. They also had John as their assistant.

Acts 16:13

On the Sabbath day we went outside the city gate by the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer. We sat down and spoke to the women gathered there.

Acts 16:31-33

So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”

Acts 20:7

On the first day of the week, we assembled to break bread. Paul spoke to them, and since he was about to depart the next day, he extended his message until midnight.

Acts 20:18-21

And when they came to him, he said to them: “You know, from the first day I set foot in Asia, how I was with you the whole time

Acts 28:16

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

Acts 28:30-31

Then he stayed two whole years in his own rented house. And he welcomed all who visited him,

Romans 10:15

And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: How beautifulare the feet of thosewho announce the gospel of good things!

Romans 12:12

Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.

Galatians 6:6

The one who is taught the message must share all his good things with the teacher.

Colossians 1:25

I have become its servant, according to God’s administration that was given to me for you, to make God’s message fully known,

Colossians 1:28-29

We proclaim Him, warning and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

As you know, like a father with his own children,

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers: warn those who are irresponsible, comfort the discouraged, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

1 Thessalonians 5:20

Don’t despise prophecies,

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Practice these things; be committed to them, so that your progress may be evident to all.

2 Timothy 2:21

So if anyone purifies himself from anything dishonorable, he will be a special instrument, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

2 Timothy 2:25

instructing his opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance leading them to the knowledge of the truth.

Hebrews 13:22

Brothers, I urge you to receive this message of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and discipline. So be committed and repent.

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