English Standard Version
and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,
King James Bible
And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
American Standard Version
and their word will eat as doth a gangrene: or whom is Hymenaeus an Philetus;
And their speech spreadeth like a canker: of whom are Hymeneus and Philetus:
English Revised Version
and their word will eat as doth a gangrene: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
Webster's Bible Translation
And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus;
Weymouth New Testament
and their teaching will spread like a running sore. Hymenaeus and Philetus are men of that stamp.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Will eat (νομὴν ἕξει)
Lit. will have pasturage, and so grow. Νομὴ πυρός a spreading of fire: a sore is said νομὴν ποιεῖσθαι to spread. Comp. Acts 4:17, διανεμηθῇ spread, of the influence of the miracle of Peter, from the same root, νέμειν to distribute or divide; often of herdsmen, to pasture. Νομὴ only here and John 10:9
Transliterated into gangrene. An eating sore; a cancer. N.T.o. olxx. Comp. Ovid:
"Solet immedicabile cancer
Serpere, et illaesas vitiatis addere partes."
Metam. ii. 826
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
canker. or, gangrene. Hymenaeus.
But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.
1 Timothy 1:20
among whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme.
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