Bible VersionsNAS2 Timothy 2:4; 2 Timothy 2:14; 2 Timothy 4:16
2 Timothy 2:4; 2 Timothy 2:14; 2 Timothy 4:16 (New American Standard)
No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.
Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers.
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
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