12Indeed, all who desire to livegodly in ChristJesus1will be persecuted.
But evilmen and impostors2will proceed from bad to worse, 3deceiving and being deceived.
You, however, 4continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,
and that 5from childhood you have known6the sacredwritings which are able to 7give you the wisdom that leads to 8salvationthroughfaith which is in 9ChristJesus.
1610AllScripture is ainspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for btraining in righteousness;
17so that 11the man of God may be adequate, 12equipped for everygoodwork.