2 Timothy 1:4

“Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindfull of thy teares, that I may bee filled with ioy,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

longing to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Desiring to see you, keeping in my memory your weeping, so that I may be full of joy;
- Basic English Bible

earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;
- Darby Bible

Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;
- Webster's Bible

being always mindful of your tears, and longing to see you that I may be filled with joy.
- Weymouth Bible

longing to see you, remembering your tears, that I may be filled with joy;
- World English Bible

niyt and dai, desirynge to se thee; hauynge mynde of thi teeris, that Y be fillid with ioye.
- Wycliffe Bible

desiring greatly to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that with joy I may be filled,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 1:4


1:4 Being mindful of thy tears - Perhaps frequently shed, as well as at the apostle's last parting with him.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 1:4


2Ti 1:4 Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears. There is something pathetic in this language. The lonely prisoner calls to him the tears of Timothy at their last parting, and feels a yearning desire to see and counsel him face to face once more.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 1

  • Lindy
    My favorite verse is 2 Timothy 1:7. In Christ we have love, power, and a sound mind. Fear casts out these attributes, but through Christ's power we overcome all fear! PTL!
  • Lilian
    God is not giving us the spirit of fear but of power, love and in sound mind. I am not ashamed of the gospel to whom i believe for God is my life and my salvation. Help me Jesus to be BORN AGAIN IN SPIRIT EVERY MOMENT OF MY LIFE. Thank you JESUS FOR THE BLOOD. WE WILL THINK AND TALK ABOUT YOUR BLOOD. BY YOUR BLOOD WE ARE REDEEMED AND PARDONED. PRAISE YOU JESUS AND I WILL WORSHIP YOU FOREVER AMN
  • Ira l murohy sr
    if we are shame to confess him in this world he will be shame to confess us before his father which is in heaven.sadly on my part i sometime i know i feel ashamed i pray God forgive and strength me that i ll lift him up with joy and praises to the unsaved
  • Ebenezer
    Am not ashamed for i know who i have put my trust in him
  • Joyce
    my son got me this computer and i wanted to get the bible first thing.thanks for letting me get access to lt joyce hammack
  • Danny
    It depicts the necessity of our personal relationship with God and that intimate relationship bond of love speaks with courage. That is the strength of the relationship or personal experience in with whom believed in.

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