2 Timothy 2:6

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.
New King James Version

The hard-working farmer must be first to partake of the crops.
New American Standard Bible

The hard-working farmer ought to be the first to receive his share of the crops.
New International Version

The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops.
The Amplified Bible

[It is] the hard-working farmer [who labors to produce] who must be the first partaker of the fruits.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

It is a necessity in the nature of the case that the tiller of the soil who labors with wearisome effort be the first to be partaking of the fruits.
Phillips’ Modern English

Only the man who works on the land has the right to the first share of its produce.
Williams’ Language of the People

The toiling farmer ought to be the first to share the crop.
2 Tim. 2:5 π 2 Tim. 2:7
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See Also:

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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Balaam’s Way; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer Our present, end-time generation also has its apostate teachers, comparable to Balaam.

  2. Test the Spirits; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer Any spirit (attitude) that attempts to annul, replace or misrepresent the character and person of Jesus is not the Spirit of God and cannot proceed from God.

  3. True Leadership; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer The sifting of a Christian’s character to get him ready for true Christian leadership is a time-consuming process, and just reading Scripture and attending seminars will not produce the necessary fruits.
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