2 Tim. 2:25 KJV (With Strong’s)

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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
In
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
meekness
praiotes (Greek #4236)
gentleness, by implication, humility
KJV usage: meekness.
Pronounce: prah-ot'-ace
Origin: from 4235
e instructing
paideuo (Greek #3811)
to train up a child, i.e. educate, or (by implication), discipline (by punishment)
KJV usage: chasten(-ise), instruct, learn, teach.
Pronounce: pahee-dyoo'-o
Origin: from 3816
those that oppose themselves
antidiatithemai (Greek #475)
to set oneself opposite, i.e. be disputatious
KJV usage: that oppose themselves.
Pronounce: an-tee-dee-at-eeth'-em-ahee
Origin: from 473 and 1303
; if
mepote (Greek #3379)
not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps)
KJV usage: if peradventure, lest (at any time, haply), not at all, whether or not.
Pronounce: may'-pot-eh
Origin: μή ποτε (may pot'-eh) from 3361 and 4218
God
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
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
peradventure
mepote (Greek #3379)
not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps)
KJV usage: if peradventure, lest (at any time, haply), not at all, whether or not.
Pronounce: may'-pot-eh
Origin: μή ποτε (may pot'-eh) from 3361 and 4218
f will give
didomi (Greek #1325)
to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection)
KJV usage: adventure, bestow, bring forth, commit, deliver (up), give, grant, hinder, make, minister, number, offer, have power, put, receive, set, shew, smite (+ with the hand), strike (+ with the palm of the hand), suffer, take, utter, yield.
Pronounce: did'-o-mee
Origin: a prolonged form of a primary verb (which is used as an alternative in most of the tenses)
them
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)
repentance
metanoia (Greek #3341)
(subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication, reversal (of (another's) decision)
KJV usage: repentance.
Pronounce: met-an'-oy-ah
Origin: from 3340
to
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
the acknowledging
epignosis (Greek #1922)
recognition, i.e. (by implication) full discernment, acknowledgement
KJV usage: (ac-)knowledge(-ing, - ment).
Pronounce: ep-ig'-no-sis
Origin: from 1921
g of the truth
aletheia (Greek #225)
truth
KJV usage: true, X truly, truth, verity.
Pronounce: al-ay'-thi-a
Origin: from 227
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instructing.
Jer. 13:15‑17• 15Hear ye, and give ear, be not lifted up; for Jehovah hath spoken.
16Give glory to Jehovah your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the mountains of twilight; and ye shall look for light, but he will turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.
17And if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because Jehovah's flock is gone into captivity.
(Jer. 13:15‑17)
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Jer. 26:12‑15• 12And Jeremiah spoke to all the princes and to all the people, saying, Jehovah sent me to prophesy against this house and against this city all the words that ye have heard.
13And now, amend your ways and your doings, and hearken to the voice of Jehovah your God; and Jehovah will repent him of the evil that he hath pronounced against you.
14But as for me, behold, I am in your hand; do unto me as seemeth good and right in your eyes:
15only know for certain that if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof; for of a truth Jehovah hath sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.
(Jer. 26:12‑15)
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John 5:34• 34But I do not receive witness from man, but I say this that *ye* might be saved. (John 5:34)
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Acts 22:1‑23:11• 1Brethren and fathers, hear my defence which I now make to you.
2And hearing that he addressed them in the Hebrew tongue, they kept the more quiet; and he says,
3*I* am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, educated according to the exactness of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God, as *ye* are all this day;
4who have persecuted this way unto death, binding and delivering up to prisons both men and women;
5as also the high priest bears me witness, and all the elderhood: from whom also, having received letters to the brethren, I went to Damascus to bring those also who were there, bound, to Jerusalem, to be punished.
6And it came to pass, as I was journeying and drawing near to Damascus, that, about mid-day, there suddenly shone out of heaven a great light round about me.
7And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
8And *I* answered, Who art thou, Lord? And he said to me, *I* am Jesus the Nazaraean, whom *thou* persecutest.
9But they that were with me beheld the light, and were filled with fear, but heard not the voice of him that was speaking to me.
10And I said, What shall I do, Lord? And the Lord said to me, Rise up, and go to Damascus, and there it shall be told thee of all things which it is appointed thee to do.
11And as I could not see, through the glory of that light, being led by the hand of those who were with me, I came to Damascus.
12And a certain Ananias, a pious man according to the law, borne witness to by all the Jews who dwelt there,
13coming to me and standing by me, said to me, Brother Saul, receive thy sight. And *I*, in the same hour, received my sight and saw him.
14And he said, The God of our fathers has chosen thee beforehand to know his will, and to see the just one, and to hear a voice out of his mouth;
15for thou shalt be a witness for him to all men of what thou hast seen and heard.
16And now why lingerest thou? Arise and get baptised, and have thy sins washed away, calling on his name.
17And it came to pass when I had returned to Jerusalem, and as I was praying in the temple, that I became in ecstasy,
18and saw him saying to me, Make haste and go quickly out of Jerusalem, for they will not receive thy testimony concerning me.
19And *I* said, Lord, they themselves know that *I* was imprisoning and beating in every synagogue those that believe on thee;
20and when the blood of thy witness Stephen was shed, I also myself was standing by and consenting, and kept the clothes of them who killed him.
21And he said to me, Go, for *I* will send thee to the nations afar off.
22And they heard him until this word, and lifted up their voice, saying, Away with such a one as that from the earth, for it was not fit he should live.
23And as they were crying, and throwing away their clothes, and casting dust into the air,
24the chiliarch commanded him to be brought into the fortress, saying that he should be examined by scourging, that he might ascertain for what cause they cried thus against him.
25But as they stretched him forward with the thongs, Paul said to the centurion who stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman and uncondemned?
26And the centurion, having heard it, went and reported it to the chiliarch, saying, What art thou going to do? for this man is a Roman.
27And the chiliarch coming up said to him, Tell me, Art *thou* a Roman? And he said, Yes.
28And the chiliarch answered, *I*, for a great sum, bought this citizenship. And Paul said, But *I* was also free born.
29Immediately therefore those who were going to examine him left him, and the chiliarch also was afraid when he ascertained that he was a Roman, and because he had bound him.
30And on the morrow, desirous to know the certainty of the matter why he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him, and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and having brought Paul down set him before them.
1And Paul, fixing his eyes on the council, said, Brethren, I have walked in all good conscience with God unto this day.
2But the high priest Ananias ordered those standing by him to smite his mouth.
3Then Paul said to him, God will smite thee, whited wall. And *thou*, dost thou sit judging me according to the law, and breaking the law commandest me to be smitten?
4And those that stood by said, Dost thou rail against the high priest of God?
5And Paul said, I was not conscious, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evilly of the ruler of thy people.
6But Paul, knowing that the one part of them were of the Sadducees and the other of the Pharisees, cried out in the council, Brethren, *I* am a Pharisee, son of Pharisees: *I* am judged concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead.
7And when he had spoken this, there was a tumult of the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the multitude was divided.
8For Sadducees say there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit; but Pharisees confess both of them.
9And there was a great clamour, and the scribes of the Pharisees' part rising up contended, saying, We find nothing evil in this man; and if a spirit has spoken to him, or an angel …
10And a great tumult having arisen, the chiliarch, fearing lest Paul should have been torn in pieces by them, commanded the troop to come down and take him by force from the midst of them, and to bring him into the fortress.
11But the following night the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good courage; for as thou hast testified the things concerning me at Jerusalem, so thou must bear witness at Rome also.
(Acts 22:1‑23:11)
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Jer. 31:18‑19,33• 18I have indeed heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus: Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised as a bullock not trained: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art Jehovah my God.
19Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after I knew myself, I smote upon my thigh. I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, for I bear the reproach of my youth.
33For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith Jehovah: I will put my law in their inward parts, and will write it in their heart; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
(Jer. 31:18‑19,33)
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Ezek. 11:19• 19And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh; (Ezek. 11:19)
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Ezek. 36:26,31• 26And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh.
31And ye shall remember your evil ways, and your doings which were not good, and shall loathe yourselves for your iniquities and for your abominations.
(Ezek. 36:26,31)
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Zech. 12:10• 10And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look on me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for an only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn. (Zech. 12:10)
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Acts 5:21• 21And when they heard it, they entered very early into the temple and taught. And when the high priest was come, and they that were with him, they called together the council and all the elderhood of the sons of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought. (Acts 5:21)
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Acts 11:18• 18And when they heard these things they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then indeed God has to the nations also granted repentance to life. (Acts 11:18)
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James 1:17• 17Every good gift and every perfect gift comes down from above, from the Father of lights, with whom is no variation nor shadow of turning. (James 1:17)
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1 John 5:16• 16If any one see his brother sinning a sin not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life, for those that do not sin unto death. There is a sin to death: I do not say of that that he should make a request. (1 John 5:16)
peradventure.
repentance.
 that is, who oppose themselves to the truth of God. And to sustain the servant in such a spirit, he is ever to remember the possibility of the recovery of opponents. The enemy of to-day may, in the grace of God, be the friend of tomorrow; and never losing sight of this, he is to go on meekly instructing, and looking to God to give the opposers repentance to the acknowledging of the truth, and that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil. (2 Timothy 2:20-26)

J. N. Darby Translation

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in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgmentf of the truth,

JND Translation Notes

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Clear, full knowledge or acknowledgment, epignosis.

W. Kelly Translation

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in meekness instructing those that oppose, if haply God may give them repentance unto acknowledgment of truth1,

WK Translation Notes

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^ truth: [see p. 33-34]