2 Timothy 3:13

“But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But euill men and seducers shall waxe worse and worse, deceiuing, and being deceiued.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But evil men and impostors will proceed {from bad} to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But evil men and impostors shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Evil and false men will become worse and worse, using deceit and themselves overcome by deceit.
- Basic English Bible

But wicked men and juggling impostors shall advance in evil, leading and being led astray.
- Darby Bible

But evil men and seducers will become worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.
- Webster's Bible

But bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, misleading and being misled.
- Weymouth Bible

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.
- World English Bible

But yuele men and disseyueris schulen encreese in to worse, errynge, and sendinge in to errour.
- Wycliffe Bible

and evil men and impostors shall advance to the worse, leading astray and being led astray.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 3:13


3:13 Deceiving and being deceived - He who has once begun to deceive others is both the less likely to recover from his own error, and the more ready to embrace the errors of other men.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 3:13


2Ti 3:13 Evil men. The men who hate the church shall become worse and worse. Seducers. Enchanters, men who lead astray.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 3

  • Hannah
    I know it is all truth and awesome to know!! Praise YHWH and Yahshua Messiah!!! FOREVER!!
  • Busisiwe
    Man will be lovers of pleasure than the lovers of God and love money.We are more into entertainment than worshippers, the dance moves and attireis disgusting!!!! The materialism has taken over, the word of God has no effect in the church today. Money has became a god in the church, money demanded by force. The poor and the needy are rejected and dispised, The book of Mica 3 is clear on this matte
  • Irene123
    S. Whitten - I know a Sharon Whitten in my church; do you know if you are related? I live in San Bdno., Ca.
  • Sarah whitten
    Irene123 I AGREE WITH YOU..
  • Steve morrow
    2 TIMOTHY 3:15 AND THAT FROM A CHILD THOU HAST KNOWN THE --- HOLY SCRIPTURES --- WHICH ARE ABLE TO MAKE THEE WISE UNTO SALVATION THROUGH --- FAITH --- WHICH IS IN CHRIST JESUS
  • Steve morrow
    2 timothy 3:7 ever learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth romans 10:2 for I bear them record that they have a zeal of god but not according to knowledge 1 timothy 6:5 perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth supposing that gain is godliness from such withdraw thyself JOHN 3:30 HE MUST INCREASE BUT I MUST DECREASE

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