2 Timothy 2:17

“And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And their word will eate as doth a canker: of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and their word will eat as doth a gangrene: or whom is Hymenaeus an Philetus;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And their words will be like poisoned wounds in the flesh: such are Hymenaeus and Philetus;
- Basic English Bible

and their word will spread as a gangrene; of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
- Darby Bible

And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus;
- Webster's Bible

and their teaching will spread like a running sore. Hymenaeus and Philetus are men of that stamp.
- Weymouth Bible

and their word will consume like gangrene, of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
- World English Bible

and the word of hem crepith as a canker. Of whiche Filete is, and Ymeneus,
- Wycliffe Bible

and their word as a gangrene will have pasture, of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:17


2:17 And their word - If they go on, will be mischievous as well as vain, and will eat as a gangrene.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:17


2Ti 2:17 And their word. The profane and vain babblings. Will eat as doth a canker. Eat deeper and deeper, like a gangrene. Of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus. Heretical teachers. See 1Ti 1:20.

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