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

  • Katie
    We see this every day in our Churches; having the form of godliness but denying the power thereof.
    we can no longer be content with just saying we believe in the Lord.
    Jesus gave us the power to say NO to sin; Daily we have to become less of our old self and more like Christ.
    Don't go to church to just hear a feel good message ! Go for support and strength;
    GROW SPIRITUALY ( He loved you first)
  • Karla
    One of my very favorites. After our talk I wanted to share.
  • Zeb*C
    God Said It ... That Settles It ...
  • 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!
  • 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.

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