2 Timothy 2:1-13 DBY

1 Thou therefore, my child, be strong in the grace which [is] in Christ Jesus.
2 And the things thou hast heard of me in the presence of a many witnesses, these entrust to faithful men, such as shall be competent to instruct others also.

References for 2 Timothy 2:2

    • j 2:2 - Dia: the state or circumstances in which a thing happened, as Rom. 2.27.
      3 Take thy share in suffering b as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. c

      References for 2 Timothy 2:3

        • k 2:3 - See ch. 1.8.
        • l 2:3 - Or 'Christ Jesus,' according to some authorities.
          4 No one going d as a soldier entangles himself with the affairs of life, that he may please him who has enlisted him as a soldier.

          References for 2 Timothy 2:4

            • m 2:4 - Or 'serving.'
              5 And if also any one contend [in the games], he is not crowned unless he contend lawfully.
              6 The husbandman must labour e before partaking of the fruits.

              References for 2 Timothy 2:6

                • n 2:6 - It might be rendered, 'The labouring husbandman ought to be the first to partake (as Heb. 6.7) of the fruits.' But the sense is that he must work first in order to partake.
                  7 Think of what I say, for the Lord will give thee understanding in all things.
                  8 Remember Jesus Christ raised from among [the] dead, of [the] seed of David, according to my glad tidings,
                  9 in which I suffer even unto bonds as an evil-doer: but the word of God is not bound.
                  10 For this cause I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that *they* also may obtain f the salvation which [is] in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

                  References for 2 Timothy 2:10

                    • p 2:10 - Not in an active sense, but simply get it, not miss it.
                      11 The word [is] faithful; for if we have died together with [him], we shall also live together;
                      12 if we endure, g we shall also reign together; if we deny, *he* also will deny us;

                      References for 2 Timothy 2:12

                        • o 2:12 - 'Endure' has a double sense in English: 'to last,' and 'to go through suffering patiently.' Here it is the latter, as in Rom. 2.7; 8.25; Jas. 5.11.
                          13 if we are unfaithful, *he* abides faithful, for he cannot deny himself.