2 Timothy 3:13
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
But evilπονηροὶ
(ponēroi)
4190: toilsome, badfrom poneó (to toil)
menἄνθρωποι
(anthrōpoi)
444: a man, human, mankindprobably from anér and óps (eye, face)
and impostorsγόητες
(goētes)
1114: a wailer, a sorcerer, a swindlerfrom goaó (to wail)
will proceedπροκόψουσιν
(prokopsousin)
4298: to cut forward (a way), advancefrom pro and koptó
[from bad] to worse,χεῖρον
(cheiron)
5501: worsefrom a prim. root cher-, used as cptv. of kakos
deceivingπλανῶντες
(planōntes)
4105: to cause to wander, to wanderfrom plané
and being deceived.πλανώμενοι
(planōmenoi)
4105: to cause to wander, to wanderfrom plané







KJV Lexicon
πονηροι  adjective - nominative plural masculine
poneros  pon-ay-ros':  hurtful, i.e. evil; figuratively, calamitous; also (passively) ill, i.e. diseased; but especially (morally) culpable, i.e. derelict, vicious, facinorous; neuter (singular) mischief, malice, or (plural) guilt;
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
ανθρωποι  noun - nominative plural masculine
anthropos  anth'-ro-pos:  man-faced, i.e. a human being -- certain, man.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
γοητες  noun - nominative plural masculine
goes  go'-ace:  a wizard (as muttering spells), i.e. (by implication) an imposter -- seducer.
προκοψουσιν  verb - future active indicative - third person
prokopto  prok-op'-to:  to drive forward (as if by beating), i.e. (figuratively and intransitively) to advance (in amount, to grow; in time, to be well along) -- increase, proceed, profit, be far spent, wax.
επι  preposition
epi  ep-ee':  meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e. over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
το  definite article - accusative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
χειρον  adjective - accusative singular neuter
cheiron  khi'-rone:  from an obsolete equivalent cheres (of uncertain derivation); more evil or aggravated (physically, mentally or morally) -- sorer, worse.
πλανωντες  verb - present active participle - nominative plural masculine
planao  plan-ah'-o:  to (properly, cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue) -- go astray, deceive, err, seduce, wander, be out of the way.;
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
πλανωμενοι  verb - present passive participle - nominative plural masculine
planao  plan-ah'-o:  to (properly, cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue) -- go astray, deceive, err, seduce, wander, be out of the way.;
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But evil men and impostors will proceed 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Evil people and impostors will become worse, deceiving and being deceived.

International Standard Version
But evil people and impostors will go from bad to worse as they deceive others and are themselves deceived.

NET Bible
But evil people and charlatans will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived themselves.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But evil men and deceivers will add to their evils, as they go astray and deceive.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But evil people and phony preachers will go from bad to worse as they mislead people and are themselves misled.

King James 2000 Bible
But evil men and seducers shall grow worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.
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