2 Timothy 2:25
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In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of 2 Timothy 2:25
In meekenesse instructing those that oppose themselues, if God peraduenture will giue them repentance to the acknowledging of the trueth.- King James Version (1611)
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with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,- New American Standard Version (1995)
in meekness correcting them that oppose themselves; if peradventure God may give them repentance unto the knowledge of the truth,- American Standard Version (1901)
Gently guiding those who go against the teaching; if by chance God may give them a change of heart and true knowledge,- Basic English Bible
in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of [the] truth,- Darby Bible
In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God perhaps will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth: - Webster's Bible
He must speak in a gentle tone when correcting the errors of opponents, in the hope that God will at last give them repentance, for them to come to a full knowledge of the truth- Weymouth Bible
in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,- World English Bible
paciente, with temperaunce repreuynge hem that ayenstonden the treuthe, that sum tyme God yyue to hem forthenkyng, that thei knowen the treuthe,- Wycliffe Bible
in meekness instructing those opposing -- if perhaps God may give to them repentance to an acknowledging of the truth,- Youngs Literal Bible
View Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:25
2:25 In meekness - He has often need of zeal, always of meekness. If haply God - For it is wholly his work. May give them repentance - The acknowledging of the truth would then quickly follow.
View People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:25
2Ti 2:25 In meekness instructing them that oppose themselves. Opposers must be corrected, but not rudely; rather gently, kindly, humbly. If God peradventure will give them repentance. God gives repentance often by providences which lead to repentance.
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