2 Timothy 3 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
  Search
New Revised Standard (NRS) New International Version (NIV)
1 You must understand this, that in the last days distressing times will come. 1 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.
2 For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
3 inhuman, implacable, slanderers, profligates, brutes, haters of good, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good,
4 treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God--
5 holding to the outward form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid them! 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with them.
6 For among them are those who make their way into households and captivate silly women, overwhelmed by their sins and swayed by all kinds of desires, 6 They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over weak-willed women, who are loaded down with sins and are swayed by all kinds of evil desires,
7 who are always being instructed and can never arrive at a knowledge of the truth. 7 always learning but never able to acknowledge the truth.
8 As Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these people, of corrupt mind and counterfeit faith, also oppose the truth. 8 Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also these men oppose the truth--men of depraved minds, who, as far as the faith is concerned, are rejected.
9 But they will not make much progress, because, as in the case of those two men, their folly will become plain to everyone. 9 But they will not get very far because, as in the case of those men, their folly will be clear to everyone.
10 Now you have observed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness, 10 You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance,
11 my persecutions, and my suffering the things that happened to me in Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra. What persecutions I endured! Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them. 11 persecutions, sufferings--what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra, the persecutions I endured. Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.
12 Indeed, all who want to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. 12 In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,
13 But wicked people and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived. 13 while evil men and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it, 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it,
15 and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings that are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 15 and how from infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
16 All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,
17 so that everyone who belongs to God may be proficient, equipped for every good work. 17 so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.