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2 Timothy 4:7

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I haue fought a good fight, I haue finished my course, I haue kept the faith.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith:
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have made a good fight, I have come to the end of my journey, I have kept the faith:
- Basic English Bible

I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
- Darby Bible

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
- Webster's Bible

I have gone through the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have guarded the faith.
- Weymouth Bible

I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith.
- World English Bible

Y haue stryuun a good strijf, Y haue endid the cours, Y haue kept the feith.
- Wycliffe Bible

the good strife I have striven, the course I have finished, the faith I have kept,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 4:7

2Ti 4:7 I have fought a good fight. The figure is drawn from the Grecian games. Literally, "I have striven a good strife". I have finished [my] course. Drawn from the games also. The race is run to the end. I have kept the faith. In spite of every opposition and affliction he has remained true.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 4

  • Kendra
    When you are charged by god it's best to answer that charge because god is yet to come back amen
  • Helen Ikua for verse 14
    I think that the kind of opposition, truly satanic in nature, that the apostle faced from that basest of creatures was the kind that constitutes deliberate and malicious obfuscation of the advance of the truth of the gospel. The apostle's umbrage with this vile worker of iniquity does not emanate from petty personal grievance committed against his own person Paul was big enough to rise above such small mindedness throughout the duration of his ministry to the Gentiles rather, the pronouncement of judgement against Alexander the Coppersmith is a divine declaration that nothing that the tents of base wickedness can divine is able to stop the work of God in its tracks - not until every appointed ear in every far flung place has heard the soul cleansing truth of the priceless gospel of which Paul himself was first recipient, then benefactor in his role as appointed teacher and preacher to the Gentiles.
  • Gods child for verse 4
    I mean I respect god are father the creator of everything I love him very much their were times where I was at my worst n he helped to get where iam now u jst have to do good n show him how much you really want it and patients got to have faith n that is being fake why would you turn your back on our god the father who made us you also have to do your part we all know were not perfect the truth is the truth n for ppl who don't want to listen I'm not one to Jude I respect every ones opion he knows were NT perfect jst ask for forgiveness he loves us he's here to help us n listen jst talk to him he hears us it jst sorry the way the world is now people are so focused on the wrong things greed Jesus Christ died for sins every one has a chance its up to them if they wanna listen or not muc love to everyone god bless
  • Kenneth Lovette for verse 7
    He spoke those words moments before his death so as promised He shall live again. Amen
  • Mary Alice for verse 7
    It's 7 o'clock in the morning...have been awake for a while praising my Lord Jesus Christ and telling Him how much I love Him. I reach for my phone for today's verse and as I read it, it's truly an inspiration...absolutely a msg from my God. Thank you Lord for living me.
  • John Vredenbregt for verse 7
    Fighting the good fight for me is staying on course while following Christ.