2 Timothy 3:1-9 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of stress. 1 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.
2 For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, 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, fierce, 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 the form of religion but denying the power of it. Avoid such people. 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 capture weak women, burdened with sins and swayed by various impulses, 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 will listen to anybody 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 men also oppose the truth, men of corrupt mind and counterfeit faith; 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 get very far, for their folly will be plain to all, as was that of those two men. 9 But they will not get very far because, as in the case of those men, their folly will be clear to everyone.