2 Timothy: Chapter 04

The Second Epistle to Timothy. The 4th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
4:1 I witness before God and Christ Jesus, that shall deem the quick and the dead, by the coming of him, and the kingdom of him, I testify therefore before god, and before the lord Jesus Christ, which shall judge quick and dead at his appearing in his kingdom, I charge thee therefore before God, & before the Lord Jesus Christ, which shall judge the quick and dead at his appearing, and in his kingdom, I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing, and his kingdom:
4:2 preach the word, be thou busy to opportune and inopportune, reprove, beseech, blame in all patience and doctrine. preach the word, be fervent, be it in season, or out of season. Improve, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering. Preach the word: be instant, in season and out of season: improve, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. Preach the word, be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering & doctrine.
4:3 Forsooth time shall be, when men shall not sustain whole doctrine, but at their desires, they shall gather together to themselves masters itching to the ears. For the time will come, when they will not suffer wholesome doctrine: but after their own lusts shall they (whose ears itch) get them an heap of teachers, For the time will come, when they will not suffer wholesome doctrine: but having their ears itching, shall after their own lusts get them an heap of teachers, For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears:
4:4 And truly they shall turn away their hearing from truth, but to fables they shall be turned together. and shall turn their ears from the truth, and shall be given unto fables: And shall turn their ears from the truth, and shall be given unto fables. And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
4:5 But wake thou, in all things travail thou, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill thy service, be thou sober. But watch thou in all things, and suffer adversity, and do the work of an evangelist, fulfill thine office unto the utmost. But watch thou in all things: suffer adversity: do the work of an Evangelist: make thy ministry fully known. But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an Evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
4:6 For I am sacrificed now, and the time of my departing is nigh. For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departing is at hand. For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departing is at hand. For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
4:7 I have striven a good strife, I have ended the course, I have kept the faith. I have fought a good fight, and have fulfilled my course, and have kept the faith. I have fought a good fight, and have finished my course: I have kept the faith. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
4:8 In the tother time a crown of rightwiseness is kept to me, which the Lord, a just doomsman, shall yield to me in that day; and not only to me, but to them that love his coming. From henceforth is laid up for me a crown of rightwiseness, which the lord that is a righteous judge shall give me at that day. not to me only: but unto all them that love his coming. For henceforth is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous judge shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous judge shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto them also that love his appearing.
4:9 Hie thou to come to me soon. Make speed to come unto me at once. Make speed to come unto me at once. Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me:
4:10 Forsooth Demas hath forsaken me, loving this world, and went to Thessalonica, Crescens into Galatia, Titus into Dalmatia; For Demas hath left me, and hath loved this present world, and is departed into Tessalonica. Crescens is gone to Galacia, and Titus unto Dalmacea. For Demas hath forsaken me, & hath embraced this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica. Crescens is gone to Galacia, Titus unto Dalmacia. For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica: Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
4:11 Luke alone is with me. Take Mark, and bring with thee; for he is profitable to me into service. Only Lucas is with me. Take Mark and bring him with thee, for he is necessary unto me for to minister. Only Luke is with me. Take Mark and bring him with thee: for he is profitable unto me to minister. Only Luke is with me. Take Mark and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry.
4:12 Forsooth I sent Tychicus to Ephesus. and Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus. And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus. And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus.
4:13 The cloth which I left at Troas at Carpas, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but most the parchments. the cloke that I left at troada with Carpus when thou comest bring with thee, and the books, but specially the parchment. The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, & the books, but specially the parchments. The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, but especially the parchments.
4:14 Alexander, the treasurer, shewed to me much evil; the Lord shall yield to him after his works. Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil, the lord reward him according to his deeds, Alexander the coppersmith hath done me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works. Alexander the Coppersmith did me much evil, the Lord reward him according to his works.
4:15 Whom also thou eschew; for he against-stood full greatly our words. of whom be thou ware also. For he withstood our preaching sore. Of whom be thou ware also: for he withstood our preaching sore. Of whom be thou ware also, for he hath greatly withstood our words.
4:16 In my first defence no man was to me, but all forsook me; be it not reckoned to them. At my first answering for myself, no man assisted me, but all forsook me. I pray god, that it may not be laid to their charges: At my first answering no man assisted me, but all forsook me: I pray God, that it may not be laid to their charge. At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.
4:17 Forsooth the Lord stood nigh to me, and comforted me, that the preaching be full-filled by me, and that all folks hear, and I am delivered from the mouth of the lion. notwithstanding the lord assisted me, and strengthened me, that by me the preaching should be fulfilled to the utmost and that all the gentiles should hear, And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion, Notwithstanding the Lord assisted me, and strengthened me, that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles should hear, and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me, that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the Lion.
4:18 And the Lord delivered me from all evil work, and shall make me safe into his heavenly kingdom, to whom be glory into worlds of worlds. Amen. And the lord shall deliver me from all evil doing, and shall keep me unto his heavenly kingdom. To whom be praise for ever and ever Amen. And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be praise for ever and ever, Amen. And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom; to whom be glory for ever, and ever. Amen.
4:19 Greet well Prisca, and Aquila, and the house of Onesiphorus. Salute prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus. Salute Prisca, and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus. Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus.
4:20 Forsooth Erastus dwelt at Corinth, and I left Trophimus sick at Miletum. Erastus abode at Chorinthum. Trophimos I left at Miletum sick. Erastus abode at Corinthus: Trophimus I left at Miletum sick. Erastus abode at Corinth: but Trophimus have I left at Miletum sick.
4:21 Hie thou to come before winter. Eubulus, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all brethren, greet thee well. Make speed to come before winter. Eubolus greeteth thee, and Pudes, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren. Make speed to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, & Claudia, and all the brethren. Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.
4:22 Our Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. The grace of God be with you. Amen. The lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you Amen. The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you, Amen. The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.
END The second epistle written from Rome unto Timothe, when Paul was presented the second time up, before the Emperor Nero. The second Epistle written from Rome unto Timotheus the first bishop elected, of the Church of Ephesus, when Paul was presented the second time before the Emperor Nero. The second Epistle unto Timotheus, ordained the first Bishop of the Church of the Ephesians, was written from Rome, when Paul was brought before Nero the second time.
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