2 Timothy 3:1

“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

This know also, that in the last dayes perillous times shall come.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But know this, that in the last days grievous times shall come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But be certain of this, that in the last days times of trouble will come.
- Basic English Bible

But this know, that in [the] last days difficult times shall be there;
- Darby Bible

This know also, that in the last days perilous times will come.
- Webster's Bible

But of this be assured: in the last days grievous times will set in.
- Weymouth Bible

But know this, that in the last days, grievous times will come.
- World English Bible

But wite thou this thing, that in the laste daies perelouse tymes schulen neiye, and men schulen be louynge hem silf,
- Wycliffe Bible

And this know thou, that in the last days there shall come perilous times,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 3:1


3:1 In the last days - The time of the gospel dispensation, commencing at the time of our Lord's death, is peculiarly styled the last days. Grievous - Troublesome and dangerous.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 3:1


2Ti 3:1 A Defection from the Truth Foretold SUMMARY OF II TIMOTHY 3: False Teachers Predicted. Enemies of the Truth Described. Paul's Life Known to Timothy. His Example Commended. The Holy Scriptures. In the last days. In the last ages of the world. The expression is often used of the gospel dispensation. Perilous times. Grievous, times of distress.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 3

  • A disciple
    BSP; In seeing all these things coming to pass, and threatening more and more; we find ourselves like Habakkuk the Prophet; crying to the Lord in anguish over the unbelievable perversion and lawlessness consuming the earth all around us. Habakkuk 1:1-4 All the words and experiences in God of the Saints and Prophets who went before us, and the good examples of their lives, are all for our support!
  • BSP
    Verse 1: The last days are described as perilous or dangerous. We are surrounded by dangerous conditions and this indicates that this system is in its "last days" before it is adversely judged by Jehovah God.
  • Steve morrow
    2 TIMOTHY 3:16 ALL SCRIPTURE IS GIVEN BY INSPIRATION OF GOD AND IS PROFITABLE FOR DOCTRINE FOR REPROOF FOR CORRECTION FOR INSTRUCTION IN RIGHTEOUSNESS --- 2 TIMOTHY 4:2 PREACH THE WORD BE INSTANT IN SEASON OUT OF SEASON REPROVE REBUKE EXHORT WITH ALL LONGSUFFERING AND DOCTRINE --- PROVERBS 15:10 CORRECTION IS GRIEVOUS UNTO HIM THAT FORSAKETH THE WAY AND HE THAT HATETH REPROOF SHALL DIE
  • Ray321
    Romans 8:16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God. Glory be to God to cleanse us with his Holy Word so we can grow in Love.
  • BSP
    Verse 12: All who choose to imitate Jesus with godly devotion will be persecuted.
  • Hannah
    I know it is all truth and awesome to know!! Praise YHWH and Yahshua Messiah!!! FOREVER!!

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