2 Timothy 2:16

“But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But shun profane and vaine bablings, for they will increase vnto more vngodlinesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But avoid worldly {and} empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But shun profane babblings: for they will proceed further in ungodliness,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But take no part in wrong and foolish talk, for those who do so will go farther into evil,
- Basic English Bible

But profane, vain babblings shun, for they will advance to greater impiety,
- Darby Bible

But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase to more ungodliness.
- Webster's Bible

But from irreligious and frivolous talk hold aloof, for those who indulge in it will proceed from bad to worse in impiety,
- Weymouth Bible

But shun empty chatter, for they will proceed further in ungodliness,
- World English Bible

But eschewe thou vnhooli and veyn spechis, for whi tho profiten myche to vnfeithfulnesse,
- Wycliffe Bible

and the profane vain talkings stand aloof from, for to more impiety they will advance,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:16


2:16 They - Who babble thus will grow worse and worse.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:16


2Ti 2:16 But shun. Preach the truth. Shun foolish speculations. Profane. Unholy.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 2

  • X
    This is about rightly deviding Gods Words..
    Isreal Time.. outime Despensation of Grace Law..Faith ..Belief...
    Not Works.. sealed by the Holy Spirit In The Body Of Christ
  • Olga
    The instructions are that Timothy is to share with people Paul's demeanor, actions, and's were the other accounts that faithful person telling about his ministry, the hardships, miracles, and his change from persecutor to follower of Christ so others not saved could also be saved.
  • BSP
    Verse 22: This verse urges us to flee from youthful desires. When we are young, we may want to do many things and some bad things can look enticing, but we don't want to give into wrong desires.
  • BSP
    Verse 25: There is no need to fight or be hostile when preaching to others. It is important to maintain a mild and respectful attitude towards all.
  • 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.

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