THE SECOND EPISTLE of Paul the Apostle to Timothie. Chapter 2
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1 He is exhorted againe to constancie and perseuerance, and to doe the duetie of a faithfull seruant of the Lord in diuiding the word aright, and staying prophane and vaine bablings. 17 Of Hymeneus and Philetus. 19 The foundation of the Lord is sure. 22 Hee is taught whereof to beware, and what to follow after, and in what sort the seruant of the Lord ought to behaue himselfe.
1Thou therefore, my sonne, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Iesus.
2And the things that thou hast heard of mee among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithfull men, who shall be able to teach others also.2
3Thou therefore indure hardnesse, as a good souldier of Iesus Christ.
4No man that warreth, intangleth himselfe with the affaires of this life, that hee may please him who hath chosen him to be a souldJeremiah
5And if a man also striue for masteries, yet is hee not crowned except hee striue lawfully.
6The husbandman that laboureth, must bee first partaker of the fruites.6
7Consider what I say, and the Lord giue thee vnderstanding in all things.
8Remember that Iesus Christ of the seede of Dauid, was raised from the dead, according to my Gospel:
9Wherein I suffer trouble as an euill doer, euen vnto bonds: but the word of God is not bound.
10Therefore I indure all things for the elects sakes, that they may also obtaine the saluation which is in Christ Iesus, with eternall glory.
11It is a faithfull saying: for if we bee dead with him, wee shall also liue with him.
Of sundry vessels.
12If we suffer, we shall also reigne with him: if wee denie him, hee also will denie vs.
13If we beleeue not, yet he abideth faithfull, he cannot denie himselfe.
14Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord, that they striue not about words to no profite, but to the subuerting of the hearers.
15Studie to shewe thy selfe approued vnto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly diuiding the word of trueth.
16But shun profane and vaine bablings, for they will increase vnto more vngodlinesse.
17And their word will eate as doth a canker: of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus.17
18Who concerning the trueth haue erred, saying that the resurrection is past alreadie, and ouerthrow the faith of some.
19Neuerthelesse the foundation of God standeth sure, hauing the seale, the Lord knoweth them that are his. And, let euery one that nameth the Name of Christ, depart from iniquitie.19
20But in a great house, there are not onely vessels of gold, and of siluer, but also a wood, & of earth: and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
21If a man therefore purge himselfe from these, he shal be a vessell vnto honour, sanctified, and meete for the Masters vse, and prepared vnto euery good worke.
22Flie also youthfull lusts: but follow righteousnesse, faith, charitie, peace with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
23But foolish and vnlearned questions auoid, knowing that they doe gender strifes.
24And the seruant of the Lord must not striue: but bee gentle vnto all men, apt to teach, patient,24
25In meekenesse instructing those that oppose themselues, if God peraduenture will giue them repentance to the acknowledging of the trueth.
26And that they may recouer themselues out of the snare of the deuill, who are taken captiue by him at his will.26
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for 2 Timothy Chapter 2
2 Or, by.
6 Or, the husbandman labouring first, must be partaker of the fruites.
17 Or, gangrene.
19 Or, steady.
24 Or, forbearing.
26 Gr. awake. , Gr. taken aliue.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania