2 Timothy 4:2
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New International Version
Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage--with great patience and careful instruction.

New Living Translation
Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching.

English Standard Version
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.

Berean Study Bible
Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and encourage with every form of patient instruction.

Berean Literal Bible
Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; convict, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and instruction.

New American Standard Bible
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

King James Bible
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

International Standard Version
to proclaim the message. Be ready to do this whether or not the time is convenient. Refute, warn, and encourage with the utmost patience when you teach.

NET Bible
Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.

New Heart English Bible
proclaim the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Preach the word and stand with diligence, in season and out of season; reprove and rebuke with all long-suffering and teaching.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Be ready to spread the word whether or not the time is right. Point out errors, warn people, and encourage them. Be very patient when you teach.

New American Standard 1977
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Preach the word; be instant in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

King James 2000 Bible
Preach the word; be diligent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

American King James Version
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

American Standard Version
preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season: reprove, entreat, rebuke in all patience and doctrine.

Darby Bible Translation
proclaim the word; be urgent in season [and] out of season, convict, rebuke, encourage, with all longsuffering and doctrine.

English Revised Version
preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Webster's Bible Translation
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

Weymouth New Testament
proclaim God's message, be zealous in season and out of season; convince, rebuke, encourage, with the utmost patience as a teacher.

World English Bible
preach the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching.

Young's Literal Translation
preach the word; be earnest in season, out of season, convict, rebuke, exhort, in all long-suffering and teaching,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:1-5 People will turn away from the truth, they will grow weary of the plain gospel of Christ, they will be greedy of fables, and take pleasure in them. People do so when they will not endure that preaching which is searching, plain, and to the purpose. Those who love souls must be ever watchful, must venture and bear all the painful effects of their faithfulness, and take all opportunities of making known the pure gospel.
Study Bible
Preach the Word
1I charge you 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: 2Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and encourage with every form of patient instruction. 3For the time will come when men will not tolerate sound doctrine, but with itching ears they will gather around themselves teachers to suit their own desires.…
Cross References
Galatians 6:6
However, the one who receives instruction in the word must share in all good things with his instructor.

Colossians 4:3
as you pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains.

1 Thessalonians 1:6
And you became imitators of us and of the Lord when you welcomed the message with the joy of the Holy Spirit, in spite of your great suffering.

1 Timothy 5:20
But those who persist in sin should be rebuked in front of everyone, so that the others will stand in fear of sin.

2 Timothy 3:10
You, however, have observed my teaching, my conduct, my purpose, my faith, my patience, my love, my endurance,

Titus 1:13
This testimony is true. Therefore rebuke them sternly, so that they will be sound in the faith,

Titus 2:15
Speak these things as you encourage and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise you.
Treasury of Scripture

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

Preach.

Psalm 40:9 I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: see, I have …

Isaiah 61:1-3 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed …

Jonah 3:2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the preaching …

Luke 4:18,19 The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach …

Luke 9:60 Jesus said to him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go you and preach …

Romans 10:15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, …

See on

Colossians 1:25,28 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God …

be.

Luke 7:4,23 And when they came to Jesus, they sought him instantly, saying, That …

Acts 13:5 And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the …

Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

1 Timothy 4:15,16 Meditate on these things; give yourself wholly to them; that your …

in.

John 4:6-10,32-34 Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his …

Acts 16:13,31-33 And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where …

Acts 20:7,18-21 And on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together …

Acts 28:16,30,31 And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to …

reprove.

Colossians 1:28,29 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all …

1 Thessalonians 2:11,12 As you know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of …

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brothers, warn them that are unruly, comfort the …

1 Thessalonians 5:20 Despise not prophesyings.

Titus 1:13 This witness is true. Why rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound …

Titus 2:15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let …

Hebrews 13:22 And I beseech you, brothers, suffer the word of exhortation: for …

Revelation 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

exhort.

1 Timothy 4:13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

all. See on ch.

2 Timothy 2:21,25 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel …

2 Timothy 3:10 But you have fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, …

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