2 Timothy 2:13

“If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If we beleeue not, yet he abideth faithfull, he cannot denie himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

if we are faithless, he abideth faithful; for he cannot deny himself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If we are without faith, still he keeps faith, for he will never be untrue to himself.
- Basic English Bible

if we are unfaithful, *he* abides faithful, for he cannot deny himself.
- Darby Bible

If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.
- Webster's Bible

And even if *our* faith fails, He remains true--He cannot prove false to Himself.
- Weymouth Bible

If we are faithless, he remains faithful. He can't deny himself."
- World English Bible

if we bileuen not, he dwellith feithful, he mai not denye hym silf.
- Wycliffe Bible

if we are not stedfast, he remaineth stedfast; to deny himself he is not able.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:13


2:13 If we believe not - That is, though some believe not, God will make good all his promises to them that do believe. He cannot deny himself - His word cannot fail.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:13


2Ti 2:13 If we believe not, [yet] he abideth faithful. If we prove faithless, he will still be faithful to keep every promise he has made.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 2

  • 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.
  • BSP
    Verse 5: Just as the organizer of a race has the right to set rules, the organizer in the race for life, Jehovah God, has the right to set rules for mankind.
  • Irene123
    Rom. 2:6 - "Your fruitfulness in God will always be directly proportionate to your rootfullness in God"
  • 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 2 CORINTHIANS 10:3 FOR THOUGH WE WALK IN THE FLESH WE DO NOT WAR AFTER THE FLESH GALATIANS 6:17 AND TAKE THE HEMET OF SALVATION AND THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT WHICH IS THE WORD OF GOD
  • Brianna vs. 24
    What timely advice! We live in very upsetting times, and violence is being conducted as never before. So many use violence as a means to get "justice". Violence only begets violence. If cultivate the fruitage of the spirit we will be able to be restrained when wronged, and fully trust in Jehovah God to administer justice, not our fist ( or gun).
  • Steve morrow
    2 TIMOTHY 2:19 NEVERTHELESS THE FOUNDATION OF GOD STANDETH SURE HAVING THIS SEAL THE LORD KNOWETH THEM THAT ARE HIS AND LET EVERYONE THAT NAMETH THE NAME OF CHRIST DEPART FROM INIQUITY ROMANS 10:13 FOR WHOSOEVER SHALL CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED

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