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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And that from a childe thou hast knowen the holy Scriptures, which are able to make thee wise vnto saluation through faith which is in Christ Iesus.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And that from a babe thou hast known the sacred writings which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And that from the time when you were a child, you have had knowledge of the holy Writings, which are able to make you wise to salvation, through faith in Christ Jesus.
- Basic English Bible

and that from a child thou hast known the sacred letters, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith which [is] in Christ Jesus.
- Darby Bible

And that from a child thou hast known the sacred scriptures, which are able to make thee wise to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
- Webster's Bible

and that from infancy you have known the sacred writings which are able to make you wise to obtain salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

From infancy, you have known the holy Scriptures which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith, which is in Christ Jesus.
- World English Bible

for thou hast knowun hooli lettris fro thi youthe, whiche moun lerne thee to heelthe, bi feith that is in Crist Jhesu.
- Wycliffe Bible

and because from a babe the Holy Writings thou hast known, which are able to make thee wise -- to salvation, through faith that [is] in Christ Jesus;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 3:15


3:15 From an infant thou hast known the holy scriptures - Of the Old Testament. These only were extant when Timothy was an infant. Which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith in the Messiah that was to come. How much more are the Old and New Testament together able, in God's hand, to make us more abundantly wise unto salvation! Even such a measure of present salvation as was not known before Jesus was glorified.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 3:15


2Ti 3:15 And that from a child thou hast known. Taught by his grandmother, Lois, and his mother, Eunice, he had learned to know the Scriptures from childhood (2Ti 1:5). The holy scriptures. The Books given by inspiration. The Jewish Scriptures are primarily meant, but a part of the New Testament was already written. Which are able to make thee wise unto salvation. Give thee the wisdom that leads to salvation. If the Old Testament could make him wise, how much more the New Testament! Through faith which is in Christ Jesus. This is essential. Unless the Scriptures lead to Christ, there is no salvation.

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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