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

  • 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 15: Parents want to start teaching their children about the Bible as early as possible. It's never to early for a child to learn about God.
  • Ray321
    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: Not all scripture is for us, but we can learn from it. There are scripture for Jews and there are scripture for Gentiles. It is very clear what the Word if God is talking about.
  • 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!!
  • 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

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