2 Timothy 4:2
Strong's Lexicon
Preach
κήρυξον (kēryxon)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2784: To proclaim, herald, preach. Of uncertain affinity; to herald, especially divine truth.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative 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;
λόγον (logon)
Noun - Accusative 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.

be prepared
ἐπίστηθι (epistēthi)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2186: To stand by, be urgent, befall one (as of evil), be at hand, impend. From epi and histemi; to stand upon, i.e. Be present.

in season
εὐκαίρως (eukairōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2122: Opportunely, in season, conveniently. Adverb from eukairos; opportunely.

[and] out of season;
ἀκαίρως (akairōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 171: Unseasonably, out of due season, inopportunely. Adverb from the same as akaireomai; inopportunely.

reprove,
ἔλεγξον (elenxon)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1651: (a) I reprove, rebuke, discipline, (b) I expose, show to be guilty. Of uncertain affinity; to confute, admonish.

rebuke,
ἐπιτίμησον (epitimēson)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2008: From epi and timao; to tax upon, i.e. Censure or admonish; by implication, forbid.

[and] encourage
παρακάλεσον (parakaleson)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3870: From para and kaleo; to call near, i.e. Invite, invoke.

with
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.

every [ form of]
πάσῃ (pasē)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

patient
μακροθυμίᾳ (makrothymia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3115: Patience, forbearance, longsuffering. From the same as makrothumos; longanimity, i.e. forbearance or fortitude.

instruction.
διδαχῇ (didachē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1322: Teaching, doctrine, what is taught. From didasko; instruction.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not ; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

New American Standard Bible
preach the word; be ready in season [and] out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

King James Bible
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage--with great patience and careful instruction.

New Living Translation
Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching.

English Standard Version
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.

New American Standard Bible
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

King James Bible
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

International Standard Version
to proclaim the message. Be ready to do this whether or not the time is convenient. Refute, warn, and encourage with the utmost patience when you teach.

NET Bible
Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.

American Standard Version
preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

English Revised Version
preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Young's Literal Translation
preach the word; be earnest in season, out of season, convict, rebuke, exhort, in all long-suffering and teaching,






Cross References
Galatians 6:6
Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.

Colossians 4:3
Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:

1 Thessalonians 1:6
And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost:

1 Timothy 5:20
Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.

2 Timothy 3:10
But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience,

Titus 1:13
This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Titus 2:15
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.

2 Timothy 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,

2 Timothy 4:1
I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;

2 Timothy 3:17
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
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