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

  • Wayne
    Irene, do u not understand who he is talking about? Not you or any believing woman. Those who are laden with sins and diverse lusts. Ever learning but not coming to the truth and being saved. The preceding verses tells us who those people are. And with history and traditions of men, we understand. Its not a gender thing. Just factual.
  • Wayne
    Hey Irene, dont be changing the scriptures! The Word is written as the Lord desires.
  • Jennifer Harvey
    We must line up with the word of God! Or else we can not see the kingdom of God! God word is true!
  • GREVILLE G. LIBURD
    "....As personal, esoteric visions reveal life s foibles, So moral vision must then come from God, and not from human source, As human standards change, and are problematic to enforce. Or, tell me then, man s moral wisdom comes from whence?" What is the Source of Wisdom and Moral Judgement? "GOD KNOWS There is absolutely nothing that God does not know, Within every nook and cranny of this tainted earth below. And every star, and every heavenly acre, and every angel and heavenly host, And every whisper of Creation must honor the Holy Ghost. God is good, and His mercies endure forever, God is slow to wrath, more kindness He will deliver. God is gracious and kind and merciful, even in righteous anger His longsuffering shields earthly ingrates from danger. Shall man by searching find God? No, God is unsearchable, His absolute goodness is not carnally discernible. Can man find redemption through research or reason? No, Faith in Jesus Christ, God s Son is the only way to go. But this is not a task that Christ-less minds can do, It happens only when Christ s Spirit dwells within you."
  • Vincent palmer
    The text is warming and makes my soul so great an wonderful I feel free to serve our living god
  • Louisbrown
    Don't add on are take way .what is to said nothing. U got to line up with bible .not going line up with you ok..we are sinner. Not the bible. It the living word of God. Lol

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