2 Timothy 2:20

“But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Timothy 2:20

But in a great house, there are not onely vessels of gold, and of siluer, but also a wood, & of earth: and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some to honor and some to dishonor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some unto honor, and some unto dishonor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver, but others of wood and earth, and some which are honoured and some without honour.
- Basic English Bible

But in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wooden and earthen; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
- Darby Bible

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honor, and some to dishonor.
- Webster's Bible

Now in a great house there are not only articles of gold and silver, but also others of wood and of earthenware; and some are for specially honourable, and others for common use.
- Weymouth Bible

Now in a large house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of clay. Some are for honor, and some for dishonor.
- World English Bible

But in a greet hous ben not oneli vessels of gold and of siluer, but also of tree and of erthe; and so summen ben in to onour, and summe in to dispit.
- Wycliffe Bible

And in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth, and some to honour, and some to dishonour:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Timothy 2:20

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 2:20


2:20 But in a great house - Such as the church, it is not strange that there are not only vessels of gold and silver, designed for honourable uses, but also of wood and of earth - For less honourable purposes. Yet a vessel even of gold may be put to the vilest use, though it was not the design of him that made it.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 2:20


2Ti 2:20 But in a great house, etc. As in a house there are vessels of honor and dishonor, gold and earthen, so in the house of God, the church, there are even some earthly materials.

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