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2 Timothy 3:4

“Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Traitours, heady, high minded, louers of pleasures more then louers of God,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

traitors, headstrong, puffed up, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
- American Standard Version (1901)

False to their friends, acting without thought, lifted up in mind, loving pleasure more than God;
- Basic English Bible

traitors, headlong, of vain pretensions, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
- Darby Bible

Traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
- Webster's Bible

treacherous, headstrong, self-important. They will love pleasure instead of loving God,
- Weymouth Bible

traitors, headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
- World English Bible

with out benygnyte, traitouris, ouerthwert, bollun with proude thouytis, blynde, loueris of lustis more than of God,
- Wycliffe Bible

traitors, heady, lofty, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 3:4

3:4 Lovers of sensual pleasure - Which naturally extinguishes all love and sense of God.

People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 3:4

2Ti 3:4 Heady. Headstrong. Lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God. Lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 3

  • Jim
    Darlene, you are so right! The light is fading fast in the world, but ever growing in the true child of God. It is no wonder the world hates us so!
  • Darlene
    2nd Timothy ch 3 tells us exactly were we are in God's eyes as a nation.I hate the world my grandchildren have to grow up in.
  • ABailey
    We must understand that in no wise anyone that refrain from the truth can be considered a product of righteousness for many have said Lord Lord and have been rejected. Let no one be under the understanding that God is not in control for all things are known of him whether disobedience or ungodlyness, therefore may all be confident that He will deliver His people. In the abundance of HIs love let us draw even closer to Him.
  • Rebecca Dove
    Timothy chapter 3 is all true. And there are so many children going up against their parents. A d the Bible speaks of honoring your parents, especially your mother. I am not where I need to be, but I am not where I used to be. By the Loving Grace of my God I will get to be with Him in Heaven end when my time comes. And I know that God is getting tired of the way His children are acting. We all need to Pray for eachother and our country. And please let people know about God, and please love your parents.
  • Anne
    Paul is warning Timothy of what is to come but encourages him to stay in the Word of God, the holy scriptures, which will sustain him.
  • Geraldine
    On Aug 31, 2015 I was praying in the Spirit when 2 Timothy 3 ch , was given to me. In the 12:00 am hour last night. The lord spoke to in the Spirit. I hear the Lord saying , This is where we at in the world. This is happen. saith The Lord. I'm coming in a day they know not of, I'm angry because of they sins , They sins are heavy, upon the earth. I sent u do my work my child. U must not be Afraid to speak. The Lord is telling me to minister to the people about 2 Timothy 3 ch . I'm prepared my self to bring this message from the Lord MAY THE BLESS EACH EVERY WHO READ THIS AND TAKE HEED. BLESSINGS , A SERVANT OF THE LORD

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