2 Timothy 2:18

“Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who concerning the trueth haue erred, saying that the resurrection is past alreadie, and ouerthrow the faith of some.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{men} who have gone astray from the truth saying that the resurrection has already taken place, and they upset the faith of some.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

men who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already, and overthrow the faith of some.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Men whose ideas are all false, who say that the coming back from the dead has even now taken place, overturning the faith of some.
- Basic English Bible

[men] who as to the truth have gone astray, saying that the resurrection has taken place already; and overthrow the faith of some.
- Darby Bible

Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.
- Webster's Bible

In the matter of the truth they have gone astray, saying that the Resurrection is already past, and so they are overthrowing the faith of some.
- Weymouth Bible

men who have erred concerning the truth, saying that the resurrection is already past, and overthrowing the faith of some.
- World English Bible

whiche felden doun fro the treuthe, seiynge that the rising ayen is now doon, and thei subuertiden the feith of summen.
- Wycliffe Bible

who concerning the truth did swerve, saying the rising again to have already been, and do overthrow the faith of some;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:18


2:18 Saying the resurrection is already past - Perhaps asserting that it is only the spiritual passing from death unto life.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:18


2Ti 2:18 Who concerning the truth have erred. Their speculation is stated. They preached, as some do in our own times, that the resurrection is past already. That the resurrection which Christ teaches is only a moral resurrection, a resurrection of the soul to a better life. This error was taught also in Corinth, 1Co 15:12, and found some currency in the second century.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 2

  • BSP
    Verse 26~We have to be on guard constantly because the Devil is out to catch us and use us.
  • A disciple
    Why do you leave out Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, and the Book of Revelation? And why do you leave out the Books of Moses and the Prophets and Psalms, and the Writings? They were not complete without us; and we are not complete without them! "The SUM of thy word is truth." We are not allowed to omit or add to anything that God has said!
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    When Gods Word is wrongly divided you've got a disaster and its called religion which is still and remains to this day in the Kingdom of God. The Word of God always refers back too and interprets itself. We all have to come back to what the Word itself says to do and how to go about it. Its all still their and God bless all those who verily do find it amen. Acts through Jude amen. Shalom beloved.
  • A disciple
    "Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ." 2 Timothy 2:3 As we get ready this morning to go forth to our day's work, we first must sit down at the Lord's feet and hear His Word, and present ourselves to God. Searching the Scriptures and examining ourselves to set in order before Him reading and praying in order to work out what we are learning in our behavior and character all the day. Besides the inward struggles and difficulties of our yet undisciplined nature, there is the world of people among whom we live and work, for whose sake also we take care to walk uprightly and in holiness and truth. "We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us" is not merely for our inspiration but the High Calling of God upon us.
  • 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.

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