2 Timothy 2:12

“If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If we suffer, we shall also reigne with him: if wee denie him, hee also will denie vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If we endure, we will also reign with Him; If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

if we endure, we shall also reign with him: if we shall deny him, he also will deny us:
- American Standard Version (1901)

If we go on to the end, then we will be ruling with him: if we say we have no knowledge of him, then he will say he has no knowledge of us:
- Basic English Bible

if we endure, we shall also reign together; if we deny, *he* also will deny us;
- Darby Bible

If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:
- Webster's Bible

If we patiently endure pain, we shall also share His Kingship; If we disown Him, He will also disown us;
- Weymouth Bible

If we endure, we will also reign with him. If we deny him, he also will deny us.
- World English Bible

if we suffren, we schulen regne togidere; if we denyen, he schal denye vs;
- Wycliffe Bible

if we do endure together -- we shall also reign together; if we deny [him], he also shall deny us;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:12


2:12 If we deny him - To escape suffering for him.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:12


2Ti 2:12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with [him]. We die in order to live. So our suffering with Christ "worketh out for us a far more exceeding [and] eternal weight of glory" (2Co 4:17). Compare also Ro 8:17 Mt 19:27,28. If we deny [him], he also will deny us. See Mt 10:33.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 2

  • Trinity adwoa kwofie
    for the same bible says that for whosoever that shall call on the name of the lord shall be saved. and it is only the righteous that will be saved. this verse is telling us that God knows his children and the salvation that he promised us is sealed by the resurrection of his son. so in other for us to inherit this we should move away from sin.
  • Samuel Thangarajan
    Be strong in the grace that is in Lord Jesus Christ We have to be strong in the grace.Holding on the things He has accomplished on the cross.His grace is sufficient for us.It is sufficient for all the things we pass through. By His grace a throne is established.God bless you
  • I always saw GRACE as extra time to learn the TRUTH and get it right while you still have LIFE because HIS GRACE is sufficient and GRACE stop at the grave, then JUDGMENT.
  • This scripture shows the importance of delegating responsibility. Paul entrusted responsibility to Timothy and he in turn encouraged Timothy to entrust responsibility to others.
  • Dont partake with them
  • Jim Sorrell for verse 3
    To gain a better understanding of this verse I have enrolled in karate training. I learned how to fight. I learned loyalty towards my instructors and their goal for my betterment. I learned to endure the repetitions and the injuries. I learned that God is with me wherever I go.

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