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Chapter 2


Update:  2022.02.16


2 Tim. 2:1 (LIT/UBS4) Therefore (oun) you (su), one born (teknon) of me (mou), be inherently empowered (endunamou) in (en) the (tē) grace (chariti), the (tē) [grace, RE] in (en) Christ (Christō) Jesus (Iēsou).


2 Tim. 2:2 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) what things (ha) you heard (ēkousas) alongside (par’) of me (emou), through (dia) many (pollōn) witnesses (marturōn), cause yourself to pass these things along (parathou tauta) to believable (pistois) mortals (anthrōpois), ones who (hoitines) shall cause themselves to be (esontai) suitable (hikanoi) to teach (didaxai) ones of another kind (heterous) also (kai).


2 Tim. 2:3 (LIT/UBS4) Suffer malice together with (sunkakopathēson) [me, AE] as (hōs) [a] beautiful (kalos) soldier (stratiōtēs) of Jesus (Iēsou) Christ (Christou).


2 Tim. 2:4 (LIT/UBS4) Absolutely not one (oudeis) causing himself to be [a] soldier (strateuomenos) causes himself to become entangled (empleketai) [in, RE] the (tais) practical issues (pragmateiais) of the (tou) life (biou) [of this, AE], in order that (hina) he may be agreeable (aresē) to the one (tō) having called [him, AE] to be [a] soldier (stratologēsanti)!


2 Tim. 2:5 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) if perhaps (ean) anyone (tis) may compete in the games (athlē) also (kai), he is absolutely not adorned with [a] wreath (ou stephanoutai) if perhaps (ean) he may not have competed in the games (mē athlēsē) lawfully (nomimōs)!


2 Tim. 2:6 (LIT/UBS4) It is required (dei) of the (ton) land worker (geōrgon) laboring (kopiōnta) to partake (metalambanein) of the (tōn) produce (karpōn).


2 Tim. 2:7 (LIT/UBS4) Perceive (noei) what (ho) I say (legō), because (gar) the (ho) Lord (kurios) shall give (dōsei) to you (soi) intelligence (sunesin) in (en) to all things (pasin).


(For all those who have received a new birth above in God’s promised gift of his paternal holy Spirit (Lev. 26:11-12; John 3:3-8; Acts 1:4; 2 Cor. 6:16-18; *1 Pet. 1:23), and for those paternal sons being taught by God (YHWH) himself, see Isa. 54:13; Jer. 31:31-34; Luke 12:12; John 5:19-20, 6:45, 14:26, 15:26, 16:13-14; 1 Cor. 1:4-8, 2:10, 12:8; 2 Cor. 5:19; Gal. 1:12; Eph. 4:20-21; 1 Thes. 4:9; 2 Tim. 2:7; Heb. 8:8-12, 10:16-17; James 1:5-6; 1 John 2:27, 5:20)


2 Tim. 2:8 (LIT/UBS4) Remember (mnēmoneue) Jesus (Iēsoun) Christ (Christon) having been awoken (egēgermenon) out (ek) of dead ones (nekrōn), out (ek) of [a] seed (spermatos) of David (Dauid), down according to (kata) the (to) Evangelism (euangelion) of me (mou);


2 Tim. 2:9 (LIT/UBS4) in (en) which (hō) [Evangelism, v8, RE] I suffer maliciousness (kakopathō) unto (mechri) bonds (desmōn), as (hōs) [a] worker of maliciousness (kakourgos)!


BUT (alla), the (ho) Word (logos) of the (tou) God (theou) has absolutely not been bound (ou dedetai)!


2 Tim. 2:10 (LIT/UBS4) Through (dia) this (touto) I endure (hupomenō) all things (panta):


through (dia) [the sake, AE] of the (tous) called out ones (eklektous), in order that (hina) they (autoi) also (kai) may attain (tuchōsin) wholeness (sōtērias), the (tēs) [wholeness, RE] in (en) Christ (Christō) Jesus (Iēsou), with (meta) ageless (aiōniou) glory (doxēs)!


2 Tim. 2:11 (LIT/UBS4) The (ho) Word (logos) [is] [a] believable one (pistos)!


Because (gar) if (ei) we died away together with (sunapethanomen) [Christ Jesus, v10, ER], we shall live also together with (kai suzēsomen) [Christ Jesus, v10, ER]!


2 Tim. 2:12 (LIT/UBS4) If (ei) we endure (hupomenomen), we shall be kings also together with (kai sumbasileusomen) [Christ Jesus, v10, ER]!


If (ei) we shall cause ourselves to deny (arnēsometha) [Christ Jesus, v10, ER], that one also (kakeinos) shall cause himself to deny (arnēsetai) us (hēmas)!


2 Tim. 2:13 (LIT/UBS4) If (ei) we disbelieve (apistoumen) [Christ Jesus, v10, ER], that one (ekeinos) stays (menei) [a] believable one (pistos)!


Because (gar) he can absolutely not inherently power himself (ou dunatai) to deny (arnēsasthai) himself (heauton)!


2 Tim. 2:14 (LIT/UBS4) Bring these things under remembrance (hupomimnēske tauta), witnessing thoroughly to yourself (diamarturomenos) in sight (enōpion) of the (tou) God (theou):


[You, AE] [are] not (mē) to be word-warring (logomachein) over (ep’) absolutely not one thing (ouden) useful (chrēsimon), upon (epi) [a] catastrophe (katastrophē) of the ones (tōn) hearing (akouontōn)!


2 Tim. 2:15 (LIT/UBS4) Make haste (spoudason) to stand yourself alongside3936 (parastēsai seauton) to the (tō) God (theō), approved (dokimon), [a] worker (ergatēn) unashamed (anepaischunton), cutting sharply straight3718 (orthotomounta) the (ton) Word (logon) of the (tēs) Truth (alētheias).


2 Tim. 2:16 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) of the (tas) empty sounds (kenophōnias) [being] over the threshold (bebēlous), do [not, v14, RE] cause yourself to stand around (periistaso) [hearing, v14, RE] [them, AE].


Because (gar) they shall beat forward4298 (prokopsousin) over (epi) [the sake, AE] of more (pleion) ungodliness (asebeias).


2 Tim. 2:17 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) the (ho) word (logos) of them (autōn), as (hōs) gangrene (gangraina), shall have (hexei) [a] pasturing (nomēn), of whom (hōn) is (estin) Hymenaeus (Humenaios) and (kai) Philetus (Philētos);


2 Tim. 2:18 (LIT/UBS4) some who (hoitines), about (peri) the (tēn) Truth (alētheian), aimed incorrectly (ēstochēsan), saying (legontes), “the (tēn) standing up (anastasin) [out of dead ones, AE] to have come to pass (gegonenai) already (ēdē),” and (kai) they upturn (anatrepousin) the (tēn) belief (pistin) of some (tinōn).


2 Tim. 2:19 (LIT/UBS4) Yet truly (mentoi), the (ho) solid (stereos) foundation (themeliōs) of the (tou) God (theou) has stood (hestēken), having (echōn) the (tēn) seal (sphragida) of this (tautēn):


[The] lord (kurios) knew (egnō) the ones (tous) being (ontas) of him (autou).


And (kai) everyone (pas), the one (ho) naming (onomazōn) the (to) name (onoma) of [the] lord (kuriou), depart away (apostētō) from (apo) unrighteousness (adikia).


2 Tim. 2:20 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) in (en) [a] great (megalē) house (oikia) there is (estin) [sic] absolutely not (ouk) only (monon) golden (chrusa) vessels (skeuē) and (kai) silver ones (argura), BUT (alla), wooden ones (xulina) and (kai) earthen ones (ostrakina) also (kai)!


And (kai), truly (men), [there, AE] [are] ones which (ha) [are] in (eis) value (timēn), but (de) ones which (ha) [are] in (eis) no value (atimian)!


2 Tim. 2:21 (LIT/UBS4) Therefore (oun), if perhaps (ean) anyone (tis) may cleanse himself out (ekkatharē heauton) from (apo) these things (toutōn), he shall cause himself to be (estai) into (eis) [a] vessel (skeuos) of value (timēn), one having been made holy (hēgiasmenon), one well benevolent (euchrēston) to the (tō) master (despotē), one having been made ready (hētoimasmenon) into (eis) every (pan) good (agathon) work (ergon).


2 Tim. 2:22 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) flee (pheuge) the (tas) youthful (neōterikas) lusts (epithumias).


But (de) pursue (diōke) righteousness (dikaiosunēn), belief (pistin), love (agapēn), peace (eirēnēn), together with (meta) the ones (tōn) causing themselves to call aloud upon (epikaloumenōn) the (ton) Lord (kurion) out (ek) of [a] cleansed (katharas) heart (kardias).


2 Tim. 2:23 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) request for yourself to be pardoned (paraitou) [from, AE] the (tas) moronic (mōras) and (kai) childish (apaideutous) debates (zētēseis), having seen (eidōs) that (hoti) they generate (gennōsin) fights (machas).


2 Tim. 2:24 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) [a] slave (doulon) of [the] Lord (kuriou) is absolutely not required to cause himself to fight (ou dei machesthai), BUT (alla), to be (einai) affable (ēpion) toward (pros) all (pantas);


[being] able to teach (didaktikon);


[being] able to hold up against evil (anexikakon);


(For slaves having highly esteemed value, see Mat. 10:25, 20:25-28, 24:45-47, 25:14-30; Mark 10:42-45; Luke 7:2-10, 12:37-38, 42-44, 19:12-27; John 15:15-16; Acts 2:18; 1 Tim. 6:1; 2 Tim. 2:24.)


2 Tim. 2:25 (LIT/UBS4) in (en) meekness (prautēti) child-training (paideuonta) the ones (tous) placing themselves in thorough opposition (antidiatithemenous), whether or not (mēpote) the (ho) God (theos) may give (dōē) to them (autois) repentance (metanoian) into (eis) experiential knowledge (epignōsin) of Truth (alētheias)!


2 Tim. 2:26 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) they may sober up (ananēpsōsin) out (ek) of the (tēs) trap (pagidos) of the (tou) diabolical one (diabolou), having been captured alive (ezōgrēmenoi) under (hup’) [authority, AE] of him (autou), in (eis) the (to) desire (thelēma) of that one (ekeinou).