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2 Timothy 3 NAS

``Difficult Times Will Come"

1 But realize this, that 1in the last days difficult times will come.

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2 For men will be 2lovers of self, 3lovers of money, 4boastful, 5arrogant, 6revilers, 7disobedient to parents, 8ungrateful, 9unholy,

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3 10unloving, irreconcilable, 11malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, 12haters of good,

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    • a 3:3 - Lit "not loving good"
      5 holding to a form of 17godliness, although they have 18denied its power; 19Avoid such men as these.

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      6 For among them are those who 20enter into households and captivate 21weak women weighed down with sins, led on by 22various impulses,

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        • c 3:6 - Or "creep into"
        • d 3:6 - Or "idle"
          7 always learning and never able to 23come to the knowledge of the truth.

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            • e 3:7 - Or "recognition"
              8 Just as 24Jannes and Jambres 25opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, 26men of depraved mind, rejected in regard to the faith.

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              9 But they will not make further * progress; for their 27folly will be obvious to all, just 28as Jannes's and Jambres's folly was also.

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                • f 3:9 - Lit "that of those"
                  10 Now you 29followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, 30love, perseverance,

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                    • g 3:10 - Or "steadfastness"
                      11 31persecutions, and 32sufferings, such as happened to me at 33Antioch, at 34Iconium and at 35Lystra; what 36persecutions I endured, and out of them all 37the Lord rescued me!

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                      12 Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus 38will be persecuted.

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                      13 But evil men and impostors 39will proceed from bad to worse, 40deceiving and being deceived.

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                      14 You, however, 41continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,

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                      15 and that 42from childhood you have known 43the sacred writings which are able to 44give you the wisdom that leads to 45salvation through faith which is in 46Christ Jesus.

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                      16 47All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;

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                        • h 3:16 - Lit "God-breathed"
                        • i 3:16 - Lit "training which is in"
                          17 so that 48the man of God may be adequate, 49equipped for every good work.

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                          • a 3:3 - Lit "not loving good"
                          • b 3:5 - Or "religion"
                          • c 3:6 - Or "creep into"
                          • d 3:6 - Or "idle"
                          • e 3:7 - Or "recognition"
                          • f 3:9 - Lit "that of those"
                          • g 3:10 - Or "steadfastness"
                          • h 3:16 - Lit "God-breathed"
                          • i 3:16 - Lit "training which is in"