2 Timothy 3:13
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English Standard Version
while evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

King James Bible
But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

American Standard Version
But evil men and impostors shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But evil men and seducers shall grow worse and worse: erring, and driving into error.

English Revised Version
But evil men and impostors shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Webster's Bible Translation
But evil men and seducers will become worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

Weymouth New Testament
But bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, misleading and being misled.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Seducers (γόντες)

N.T.o. Better, impostors or deceivers. From γοᾶν to howl. Originally, one who chants spells; a wizard, sorcerer. Hence, a cheat.

Shall wax worse and worse (προκόψουσιν ἐπὶ τὸ χεῖρον)

Lit. shall proceed to the worse. The formula, Pasto. Comp. 2 Timothy 3:9 and 2 Timothy 2:16.

Deceiving (πλανῶντες)

Properly, leading astray. See on πλάνοις seducing, 1 Timothy 4:1.

2 Timothy 3:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

evil. See on ver.

2 Timothy 3:8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.

2 Timothy 2:16,17 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase to more ungodliness...

2 Thessalonians 2:6-10 And now you know what withholds that he might be revealed in his time...

1 Timothy 4:1 Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits...

2 Peter 2:20 For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...

2 Peter 3:3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceives the whole world...

Revelation 13:14 And deceives them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast...

Revelation 18:23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in you...

being.

Job 12:16 With him is strength and wisdom: the deceived and the deceiver are his.

Isaiah 44:20 He feeds on ashes: a deceived heart has turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say...

Ezekiel 14:9,10 And if the prophet be deceived when he has spoken a thing, I the LORD have deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand on him...

2 Thessalonians 2:11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

Cross References
Isaiah 44:20
He feeds on ashes; a deluded heart has led him astray, and he cannot deliver himself or say, "Is there not a lie in my right hand?"

2 Corinthians 6:8
through honor and dishonor, through slander and praise. We are treated as impostors, and yet are true;

2 Timothy 2:16
But avoid irreverent babble, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness,

Titus 3:3
For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another.

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