2 Timothy 2:5

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
New King James Version

And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules.
New American Standard Bible

And also if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules.
New International Version

Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor’s crown unless he competes according to the rules.
The Amplified Bible

And if anyone enters competitive games, he is not crowned unless he competes lawfully (fairly, according to the rules laid down).
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And if a person contends in the athletic games, he is not crowned as the victor unless he engages in the athletic contest according to the prescribed rules.
Phillips’ Modern English

2. A man who enters an athletic contest wins no prize unless he keeps the rules laid down.
Williams’ Language of the People

No contestant in the games is crowned, unless he competes according to the rules.
 
2 Tim. 2:4 π 2 Tim. 2:6
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. The Coasting Zone - Neil Girrard When the subject comes up, we’re quick to protest that we have not yet arrived – but is that quick rejection really just a cover for complacency in our hearts?

  2. How to Miss God; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer It is quite easily accomplished, as Christians from all ages have usually left their first love rather early in their Christian walk.

  3. Our Duty - Neil Girrard A word study on strife and striving that reveals what God expects of us - contains some surprising answers!

  4. Ruthless Goddess - Neil Girrard A look at the power of pornography.
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