2 Timothy 2:12

“If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If we suffer, we shall also reigne with him: if wee denie him, hee also will denie vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If we endure, we will also reign with Him; If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

if we endure, we shall also reign with him: if we shall deny him, he also will deny us:
- American Standard Version (1901)

If we go on to the end, then we will be ruling with him: if we say we have no knowledge of him, then he will say he has no knowledge of us:
- Basic English Bible

if we endure, we shall also reign together; if we deny, *he* also will deny us;
- Darby Bible

If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:
- Webster's Bible

If we patiently endure pain, we shall also share His Kingship; If we disown Him, He will also disown us;
- Weymouth Bible

If we endure, we will also reign with him. If we deny him, he also will deny us.
- World English Bible

if we suffren, we schulen regne togidere; if we denyen, he schal denye vs;
- Wycliffe Bible

if we do endure together -- we shall also reign together; if we deny [him], he also shall deny us;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:12


2:12 If we deny him - To escape suffering for him.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:12


2Ti 2:12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with [him]. We die in order to live. So our suffering with Christ "worketh out for us a far more exceeding [and] eternal weight of glory" (2Co 4:17). Compare also Ro 8:17 Mt 19:27,28. If we deny [him], he also will deny us. See Mt 10:33.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 2

  • Iwillgo
    JUST REMEMBER THIS.....U CANT TEACH WHAT U DON'T KNOW
  • BSP
    Verse 4: As a soldier under Christ, we must be single-minded and avoid becoming tied up in unnecessary material pursuits that could prevent us from fully accomplishing our life-saving ministry.
  • Darrien DeFederico
    Cathy Cooper, strive lawfully means to compete according to the rules. Paul here is comparing the Christian walk to a race. If you cheat in a race, you are disqualified. If you sin, cheat others, etc. without repenting you will be disqualified from Heaven.
  • Cathy Cooper
    What does verse 5 mean except he strive lawfully
  • Steve morrow
    2 TIMOTHY 2:3 THOU THEREFORE ENDURE HARDNESS AS A GOOD SOLDIER OF JESUS CHRIST --2:4--NO MAN THAT WARRETH ENTANGLETH HIMSELF WITH THE AFFAIRS OF THIS LIFE THAT HE MAY --- PLEASE HIM --- WHO HATH CHOSEN HIM TO BE A SOLDIER EPHESIANS 6:20 FOR WHICH I AM AN AMBASSADOR IN BONDS THAT THEREIN I MAY SPEAK BOLDLY AS I OUGHT TO SPEAK
  • Ray321
    1 Corinthians 9:24 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. We must keep the Faith in Christ Jesus to run the RACE.

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