Parallel Bible results for 2 Timothy 4:1-6

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2 Timothy 4:1-6

NRS 1 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly urge you: NIV 1 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: NRS 2 proclaim the message; be persistent whether the time is favorable or unfavorable; convince, rebuke, and encourage, with the utmost patience in teaching. NIV 2 Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage--with great patience and careful instruction. NRS 3 For the time is coming when people will not put up with sound doctrine, but having itching ears, they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own desires, NIV 3 For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. NRS 4 and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander away to myths. NIV 4 They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. NRS 5 As for you, always be sober, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, carry out your ministry fully. NIV 5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry. NRS 6 As for me, I am already being poured out as a libation, and the time of my departure has come. NIV 6 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure.