2 Timothy 2:24

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
New King James Version

And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient,
New American Standard Bible

And the Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,
New International Version

And the Lord’s servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.
The Amplified Bible

And the servant of the Lord must not be quarrelsome (fighting and contending). Instead, he must be kindly to everyone and mild-tempered [preserving the bond of peace]; he must be a skilled and suitable teacher, patient and forbearing and willing to suffer wrong.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And the Lord’s bondslave must not in the nature of the case quarrel but be gentle to all, skillful in teaching, forbearing,
Phillips’ Modern English

And the Lord’s servant must not be a man of strife: he must be kind to all, ready and able to teach: he must be tolerant
Williams’ Language of the People

and a slave of the Lord must not quarrel but must be gentle to everybody; he must be a skillful teacher, and not resentful under injuries.
 
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