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

  • Ostain
    The word of God is the only answer for human direction,understanding,knowledge,wisdom correction and counselling as verse 16 states,so in other word lets keep studying and praying God will keep revealing the right ways for the saved saints
  • Zannah
    I was thinking of those who search for God but the natural desires of humankind wants to see and hold on to physical attachment to a God whom they thought is carnal like us. Therefore, resulted in chasing not the true spiritual knowledge of God but after their own weakneses.
  • BSP
    Verse 15 shows that education of the Bible should began as soon as a child is born.
  • Irene123
    To Wayne, month ago - I'm sorry; what scriptures did I change? Whatever I said isn't on here anymore. I have made some mistakes on here so I am serious in this request.
  • Wayne
    Hey Irene, dont be changing the scriptures! The Word is written as the Lord desires.
  • Jennifer Harvey
    We must line up with the word of God! Or else we can not see the kingdom of God! God word is true!

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