2 Timothy 2:9
Strong's Lexicon
for
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

which
()
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

I suffer
κακοπαθῶ (kakopathō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2553: To suffer evil, endure affliction. From the same as kakopatheia; to undergo hardship.

to the extent of
μέχρι (mechri)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3360: As far as, until, even to.

being chained
δεσμῶν (desmōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1199: Or desmos des-mos' neuter and masculine respectively from deo; a band, i.e. Ligament or shackle; figuratively, an impediment or disability.

like
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

a criminal.
κακοῦργος (kakourgos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2557: (lit: an evil-worker), a criminal. From kakos and the base of ergon; a wrong-doer, i.e. Criminal.

But
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

word
λόγος (logos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3056: From lego; something said; by implication, a topic, also reasoning or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, the Divine Expression.

of God
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

cannot be chained !
δέδεται (dedetai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1210: To bind, tie, fasten; I impel, compel; I declare to be prohibited and unlawful. A primary verb; to bind.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I suffer for it to the point of being bound like a criminal, but God’s message is not bound.

New American Standard Bible
for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.

King James Bible
Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, [even] unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
for which I am suffering even to the point of being chained like a criminal. But God's word is not chained.

New Living Translation
And because I preach this Good News, I am suffering and have been chained like a criminal. But the word of God cannot be chained.

English Standard Version
for which I am suffering, bound with chains as a criminal. But the word of God is not bound!

New American Standard Bible
for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.

King James Bible
Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I suffer for it to the point of being bound like a criminal, but God's message is not bound.

International Standard Version
Because of it I am experiencing trouble, even to the point of being chained like a criminal. However, God's word is not chained.

NET Bible
for which I suffer hardship to the point of imprisonment as a criminal, but God's message is not imprisoned!

American Standard Version
wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the word of God is not bound.

English Revised Version
wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the word of God is not bound.

Young's Literal Translation
in which I suffer evil -- unto bonds, as an evil-doer, but the word of God hath not been bound;






Cross References
Luke 23:32
And there were also two other, malefactors, led with him to be put to death.

Acts 21:33
Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.

Acts 28:31
Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.

Philippians 1:7
Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.

Philippians 1:13
So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the palace, and in all other places;

Philippians 1:14
And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.

Philippians 1:17
But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.

1 Thessalonians 1:8
For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.

2 Timothy 1:8
Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

2 Timothy 2:3
Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 4:17
Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
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