2 Timothy 3:12
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English Standard Version
Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,

King James Bible
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

American Standard Version
Yea, and all that would live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all that will live godly in Christ Jesus, shall suffer persecution.

English Revised Version
Yea, and all that would live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Webster's Bible Translation
And all indeed that will live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.

Weymouth New Testament
And indeed every one who is determined to live a godly life as a follower of Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Who will live (οἱ θέλοντες ζῇν)

Whose will is to live, or who are bent on living.

Godly (εὐσεβῶς)

Only here and Titus 2:12. Comp. κατ' εὐσέβειαν according to godliness, 1 Timothy 6:3; Titus 1:1; and ἐν πάσῃ εὐσεβείᾳ in all godliness, 1 Timothy 2:2. See also 1 Timothy 4:7; 1 Timothy 6:11, and on godliness, 1 Timothy 2:2.

Shall suffer persecution (διωχθήσονται)

In this sense only here in Pastorals.

2 Timothy 3:12 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

live.

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...

1 Timothy 2:2 For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels...

1 Timothy 6:3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ...

Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect...

Titus 2:12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

2 Peter 3:11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conversation and godliness,

shall.

Joshua 17:14 And the children of Joseph spoke to Joshua, saying, Why have you given me but one lot and one portion to inherit...

Psalm 37:12-15 The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes on him with his teeth...

Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven...

Matthew 10:22-25 And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved...

Matthew 16:24 Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Matthew 23:34 Why, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify...

Mark 10:30 But he shall receive an hundred times now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands...

Luke 14:26,27 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters...

John 15:19-21 If you were of the world, the world would love his own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world...

John 16:2,33 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yes, the time comes, that whoever kills you will think that he does God service...

John 17:14 I have given them your word; and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith...

1 Corinthians 15:19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

1 Thessalonians 3:3,4 That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto...

Hebrews 11:32-38 And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also...

1 Peter 2:20,21 For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well...

1 Peter 3:14 But and if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

1 Peter 4:12-16 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you...

1 Peter 5:9,10 Whom resist steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brothers that are in the world...

Revelation 1:9,10 I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ...

Revelation 7:14 And I said to him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes...

Revelation 12:4,7-10 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth...

Cross References
John 15:20
Remember the word that I said to you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.

Acts 14:22
strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.

1 Corinthians 15:19
If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied.

2 Corinthians 4:9
persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;

Titus 2:12
training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age,

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