2 Timothy 3:1-7 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 You should also know this, Timothy, that in the last days there will be very difficult times. 1 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.
2 For people will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and ungrateful. They will consider nothing sacred. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
3 They will be unloving and unforgiving; they will slander others and have no self-control; they will be cruel and have no interest in what is good. 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good,
4 They will betray their friends, be reckless, be puffed up with pride, and love pleasure rather than God. 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God--
5 They will act as if they are religious, but they will reject the power that could make them godly. You must stay away from people like that. 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with them.
6 They are the kind who work their way into people's homes and win the confidence of vulnerable women who are burdened with the guilt of sin and controlled by many 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 Such women are forever following new teachings, but they never understand the truth. 7 always learning but never able to acknowledge the truth.