2 Tim. 1:4 KJV (With Strong’s)

Greatly desiring
epipotheo (Greek #1971)
to dote upon, i.e. intensely crave possession (lawfully or wrongfully)
KJV usage: (earnestly) desire (greatly), (greatly) long (after), lust.
Pronounce: ep-ee-poth-eh'-o
Origin: from 1909 and potheo (to yearn)
k to see
eido (Greek #1492)
used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent 3700 and 3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know
KJV usage: be aware, behold, X can (+ not tell), consider, (have) know(-ledge), look (on), perceive, see, be sure, tell, understand, wish, wot. Compare 3700.
Pronounce: i'-do
Origin: a primary verb
se (Greek #4571)
KJV usage: thee, thou, X thy house.
Pronounce: seh
Origin: accusative case singular of 4771
, being mindful
mnaomai (Greek #3415)
to bear in mind, i.e. recollect; by implication, to reward or punish
KJV usage: be mindful, remember, come (have) in remembrance. Compare 3403.
Pronounce: mnah'-om-ahee
Origin: middle voice of a derivative of 3306 or perhaps of the base of 3145 (through the idea of fixture in the mind or of mental grasp)
of thy
sou (Greek #4675)
of thee, thy
KJV usage: X home, thee, thine (own), thou, thy.
Pronounce: soo
Origin: genitive case of 4771
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
dakru (Greek #1144)
a tear
KJV usage: tear.
Pronounce: dak'-roo
Origin: or δάκρυον (dak'-roo-on) of uncertain affinity
, that
hina (Greek #2443)
in order that (denoting the purpose or the result)
KJV usage: albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to. Compare 3363.
Pronounce: hin'-ah
Origin: probably from the same as the former part of 1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare 3588)
I may be filled
pleroo (Greek #4137)
to make replete, i.e. (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc.
KJV usage: accomplish, X after, (be) complete, end, expire, fill (up), fulfil, (be, make) full (come), fully preach, perfect, supply.
Pronounce: play-ro'-o
Origin: from 4134
with joy
chara (Greek #5479)
cheerfulness, i.e. calm delight
KJV usage: gladness, X greatly, (X be exceeding) joy(-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).
Pronounce: khar-ah'
Origin: from 5463

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

2 Tim. 4:9,21• 9Use diligence to come to me quickly;
21Use diligence to come before winter. Eubulus salutes thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and the brethren all.
(2 Tim. 4:9,21)
Rom. 1:11• 11For I greatly desire to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to establish you; (Rom. 1:11)
Rom. 15:30‑32• 30But I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in prayers for me to God;
31that I may be saved from those that do not believe in Judaea; and that my ministry which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;
32in order that I may come to you in joy by God's will, and that I may be refreshed with you.
(Rom. 15:30‑32)
Phil. 1:8• 8For God is my witness how I long after you all in the bowels of Christ Jesus. (Phil. 1:8)
Phil. 2:26• 26since he had a longing desire after you all, and was distressed because ye had heard that he was sick; (Phil. 2:26)
1 Thess. 2:17‑20• 17But we, brethren, having been bereaved of you and separated for a little moment in person, not in heart, have used more abundant diligence to see your face with much desire;
18wherefore we have desired to come to you, even I Paul, both once and twice, and Satan has hindered us.
19For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? are not *ye* also before our Lord Jesus at his coming?
20for ye are our glory and joy.
(1 Thess. 2:17‑20)
1 Thess. 3:1• 1Wherefore, being no longer able to refrain ourselves, we thought good to be left alone in Athens, (1 Thess. 3:1)
 The occasion of Timothy's tears is not revealed; but it was probably at the time of some separation, bidding him farewell, it may be, when leaving him in captivity, as he departed to his own service. Whenever it might have been, it plainly shows that the affection of Paul was fully reciprocated (article #86448)

J. N. Darby Translation

earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

W. Kelly Translation

night and day longing to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy,