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2 Timothy 2 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:1 - Thou therefore, my child, be strengthened in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:2 - And the things which thou hast heard from me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:3 - Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:4 - No soldier on service entangleth himself in the affairs of this life; that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:5 - And if also a man contend in the games, he is not crowned, except he have contended lawfully.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:6 - The husbandman that laboreth must be the first to partake of the fruits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:7 - Consider what I say; for the Lord shall give thee understanding in all things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:8 - Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, of the seed of David, according to my gospel:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:9 - wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the word of God is not bound.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - Therefore I endure all things for the elect’s sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:11 - Faithful is the saying: For if we died with him, we shall also live with him:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:12 - if we endure, we shall also reign with him: if we shall deny him, he also will deny us:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:13 - if we are faithless, he abideth faithful; for he cannot deny himself.

An Unashamed Workman

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:14 - Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them in the sight of the Lord, that they strive not about words, to no profit, to the subverting of them that hear.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:15 - Give diligence to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, handling aright the word of truth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:16 - But shun profane babblings: for they will proceed further in ungodliness,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:17 - and their word will eat as doth a gangrene: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:18 - men who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already, and overthrow the faith of some.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:19 - Howbeit the firm foundation of God standeth, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his: and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:20 - Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some unto honor, and some unto dishonor.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:21 - If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, meet for the master’s use, prepared unto every good work.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:22 - But flee youthful lusts, and follow after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:23 - But foolish and ignorant questionings refuse, knowing that they gender strifes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:24 - And the Lord’s servant must not strive, but be gentle towards all, apt to teach, forbearing,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:25 - in meekness correcting them that oppose themselves; if peradventure God may give them repentance unto the knowledge of the truth,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:26 - and they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him unto his will.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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