2 Timothy 2:3

“Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou therefore indure hardnesse, as a good souldier of Iesus Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Suffer hardship with {me,} as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Suffer hardship with `me', as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be ready to do without the comforts of life, as one of the army of Christ Jesus.
- Basic English Bible

Take thy share in suffering as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
- Darby Bible

Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
- Webster's Bible

As a good soldier of Christ Jesus accept your share of suffering.
- Weymouth Bible

You therefore must endure hardship, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
- World English Bible

Trauele thou as a good knyyt of Crist Jhesu.
- Wycliffe Bible

thou, therefore, suffer evil as a good soldier of Jesus Christ;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:3


2Ti 2:3 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. Timothy was a soldier of the cross. It is the part of a soldier to suffer as well as to fight.

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.