1Thisknowalso,thatin the lastdaysperiloustimes shall come .
2Formen shall be lovers of their own selves,covetous,boasters,proud,blasphemers,disobedient to parents,unthankful,unholy,3
Without natural affection,trucebreakers, false accusers,incontinent,fierce, despisers of those that are good,4Traitors,heady,highminded , lovers of pleasuresmorethan lovers of God;5Having a form of godliness,butdenying the powerthereof:fromsuch turn away .
6Forof this sort are they which creepintohouses,and lead captive silly womenladen with sins, led away with diverslusts,7Everlearning , andneverable to cometo the knowledge of the truth.8NowasJannesandJambreswithstoodMoses,sodothesealsoresist the truth:men of corruptminds,reprobateaconcerning the faith.9But they shall proceednofurther : fortheirfolly shall bemanifest unto all men, astheirsalsowas .
10Butthou hast fully knownmydoctrine, manner of life,purpose,faith,longsuffering,charity,patience,11Persecutions,afflictions,whichcame unto meatAntioch,atIconium,atLystra;whatpersecutions I endured : but out of them all the Lorddeliveredme.12Yea,andall that willlivegodlyinChristJesus shall suffer persecution .
13Butevilmenandseducers shall wax worse and worse , deceiving , and being deceived .
14Butcontinuethouin the things which thou hast learnedand hast been assured of , knowingofwhom thou hast learned them;
15Andthatfrom a child thou hast known the holyscriptures,which are able to maketheewiseuntosalvationthroughfaithwhich is inChristJesus.16Allscripture is given by inspiration of God,and is profitablefordoctrine,forreproof,forcorrection,forinstructioninrighteousness:17That the man of God may beperfect, throughly furnisheduntoallgoodworks.