2 Timothy 3:6
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English Standard Version
For among them are those who creep into households and capture weak women, burdened with sins and led astray by various passions,

King James Bible
For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

American Standard Version
For of these are they that creep into houses, and take captive silly women laden with sins, led away by divers lusts,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For of these sort are they who creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, who are led away with divers desires:

English Revised Version
For of these are they that creep into houses, and take captive silly women laden with sins, led away by divers lusts,

Webster's Bible Translation
For of this sort are they who creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts;

Weymouth New Testament
Among them are included the men who make their way into private houses and carry off weak women as their prisoners--women who, weighed down by the burden of their sins, are led by ever-changing caprice,

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Vincent's Word Studies

Of this sort (ἐκ τούτων)

Lit. of these. The formula often in Paul.

Which creep (οἱ ἐνδύνοντες)

N.T.o. Thrust themselves into. Comp. Jde 1:4, παρεισεδύησαν crept in privily (see note); 2 Peter 2:1 (note), παρεισάξουσιν shall privily bring in; and Galatians 2:4, παρεισάκτους brought in by stealth.

Lead captive (αἰχμαλωτίζοντες)

Only here in Pastorals. See on captives, Luke 4:18; and see on 2 Corinthians 10:5.

Silly women (γυναικάρια)

N.T.o. olxx. Silly is expressed by the contemptuous diminutive. Comp. Vulg. mulierculas.

Laden (σεσωρευμένα)

Only here and Romans 12:20, citation. In lxx, see Judith 15:11, of loading a wagon with the property of Holofernes. It implies heaped up; heavily laden.

Led away (ἀγόμενα)

Away is superfluous. It is only an inference. The meaning is under the direction of. Comp. Romans 8:14; Galatians 5:18.

Divers (ποικίλαις)

In Pastorals only here and Titus 3:3. Lit. variegated, of different tints. See on manifold wisdom, Ephesians 3:10.

2 Timothy 3:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

of this.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer...

Titus 1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

Jude 1:4 For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men...

laden.

Psalm 38:4 For my iniquities are gone over my head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.

Isaiah 1:4 Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD...

Matthew 11:28 Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

led.

1 Corinthians 12:2 You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, even as you were led.

2 Peter 3:17 You therefore, beloved, seeing you know these things before, beware lest you also, being led away with the error of the wicked...

divers.

Mark 4:19 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word...

1 Timothy 6:9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy...

2 Peter 2:18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness...

Jude 1:16,18 These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaks great swelling words...

Cross References
Matthew 4:24
So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, those having seizures, and paralytics, and he healed them.

1 Timothy 5:6
but she who is self-indulgent is dead even while she lives.

Titus 1:11
They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach.

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.

Jude 1:4
For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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