2 Timothy 4:4
Strong's Lexicon
[So]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

they will turn
ἀποστρέψουσιν (apostrepsousin)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 654: To turn away, pervert, remove; I restore, replace; mid: I desert, reject. From apo and strepho; to turn away or back.

[their]
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine 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.

ears {away}
ἀκοὴν (akoēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 189: Hearing, faculty of hearing, ear; report, rumor. From akouo; hearing.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine 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.

truth
ἀληθείας (alētheias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 225: From alethes; truth.

and
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

turn aside
ἐκτραπήσονται (ektrapēsontai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1624: From ek and the base of trope; to deflect, i.e. Turn away.

to
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

myths.
μύθους (mythous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3454: An idle tale, fable, fanciful story. Perhaps from the same as mueo; a tale, i.e. Fiction.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will turn away from hearing the truth and will turn aside to myths.

New American Standard Bible
and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths.

King James Bible
And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths.

New Living Translation
They will reject the truth and chase after myths.

English Standard Version
and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.

New American Standard Bible
and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths.

King James Bible
And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will turn away from hearing the truth and will turn aside to myths.

International Standard Version
They will refuse to listen to the truth and will turn to myths.

NET Bible
And they will turn away from hearing the truth, but on the other hand they will turn aside to myths.

American Standard Version
and will turn away their ears from the truth, and turn aside unto fables.

English Revised Version
and will turn away their ears from the truth, and turn aside unto fables.

Young's Literal Translation
and indeed, from the truth the hearing they shall turn away, and to the fables they shall be turned aside.






Cross References
Isaiah 30:10
Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:

Matthew 13:15
For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

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

1 Timothy 1:4
Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.

Titus 1:14
Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.

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 4:3
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

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 4:5
But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.

2 Timothy 4:6
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
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