2 Tim. 3:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
o men
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
anthropos (Greek #444)
man-faced, i.e. a human being
KJV usage: certain, man.
Pronounce: anth'-ro-pos
Origin: from 435 and ὤψ (the countenance; from 3700)
shall be
esomai (Greek #2071)
will be
KJV usage: shall (should) be (have), (shall) come (to pass), X may have, X fall, what would follow, X live long, X sojourn.
Pronounce: es'-om-ahee
Origin: future of 1510
lovers of their own selves
philautos (Greek #5367)
fond of self, i.e. selfish
KJV usage: lover of own self.
Pronounce: fil'-ow-tos
Origin: from 5384 and 846
, covetous
philarguros (Greek #5366)
fond of silver (money), i.e. avaricious
KJV usage: covetous.
Pronounce: fil-ar'-goo-ros
Origin: from 5384 and 696
, boasters
alazon (Greek #213)
KJV usage: boaster.
Pronounce: al-ad-zone'
Origin: from ἄλη (vagrancy)
, proud
huperephanos (Greek #5244)
appearing above others (conspicuous), i.e. (figuratively) haughty
KJV usage: proud.
Pronounce: hoop-er-ay'-fan-os
Origin: from 5228 and 5316
, blasphemers
blasphemos (Greek #989)
scurrilious, i.e. calumnious (against men), or (specially) impious (against God)
KJV usage: blasphemer(-mous), railing.
Pronounce: blas'-fay-mos
Origin: from a derivative of 984 and 5345
, disobedient
apeithes (Greek #545)
unpersuadable, i.e. contumacious
KJV usage: disobedient.
Pronounce: ap-i-thace'
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and 3982
to parents
goneus (Greek #1118)
a parent
KJV usage: parent.
Pronounce: gon-yooce'
Origin: from the base of 1096
, unthankful
acharistos (Greek #884)
thankless, i.e. ungrateful
KJV usage: unthankful.
Pronounce: ach-ar'-is-tos
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of 5483
, unholy
anosios (Greek #462)
KJV usage: unholy.
Pronounce: an-os'-ee-os
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and 3741

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

Luke 12:15• 15And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions. (Luke 12:15)
Rom. 1:29• 29being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers, (Rom. 1:29)
Col. 3:5• 5Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry. (Col. 3:5)
2 Peter 2:3,14‑15• 3And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.
14having eyes full of adultery, and that cease not from sin, alluring unestablished souls; having a heart practised in covetousness, children of curse;
15having left the straight way they have gone astray, having followed in the path of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the reward of unrighteousness;
(2 Peter 2:3,14‑15)
Jude 11,16• 11Woe to them! because they have gone in the way of Cain, and given themselves up to the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.
16These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts; and their mouth speaks swelling words, admiring persons for the sake of profit.
(Jude 11,16)
Rev. 18:12‑13• 12lading of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and pearl, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet dye, and all thyine wood, and every article in ivory, and every article in most precious wood, and in brass, and in iron, and in marble,
13and cinnamon, and amomum, and incense, and unguent, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep, and of horses, and of chariots, and of bodies, and souls of men.
(Rev. 18:12‑13)
Psa. 10:3• 3For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah. (Psa. 10:3)
Psa. 49:6• 6They depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. … (Psa. 49:6)
Psa. 52:1• 1To the chief Musician: an instruction. Of David; when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David came to the house of Ahimelech. Why boastest thou thyself in evil, thou mighty man? The loving-kindness of *God abideth continually. (Psa. 52:1)
Isa. 10:15• 15--Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? shall the saw magnify itself against him that wieldeth it? As if the rod should wield them that lift it up; as if the staff should lift up him who is not wood! (Isa. 10:15)
Acts 5:36• 36for before these days Theudas rose up, alleging himself to be somebody, to whom a number of men, about four hundred, were joined; who was slain, and all, as many as obeyed him, were dispersed and came to nothing. (Acts 5:36)
Rom. 1:29‑31• 29being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers,
30back-biters, hateful to God, insolent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
31void of understanding, faithless, without natural affection, unmerciful;
(Rom. 1:29‑31)
Rom. 11:18• 18boast not against the branches; but if thou boast, it is not *thou* bearest the root, but the root thee. (Rom. 11:18)
2 Thess. 2:4• 4who opposes and exalts himself on high against all called God, or object of veneration; so that he himself sits down in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God. (2 Thess. 2:4)
James 4:16• 16But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil. (James 4:16)
2 Peter 2:18• 18For while speaking great highflown words of vanity, they allure with the lusts of the flesh, by dissoluteness, those who have just fled those who walk in error, (2 Peter 2:18)
Jude 16• 16These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts; and their mouth speaks swelling words, admiring persons for the sake of profit. (Jude 16)
Dan. 7:25• 25And he shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most high places, and think to change seasons and the law; and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and a half time. (Dan. 7:25)
Dan. 11:36• 36And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every *god, and speak monstrous things against the *God of *gods; and he shall prosper until the indignation be accomplished: for that which is determined shall be done. (Dan. 11:36)
1 Tim. 1:20• 20of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have delivered to Satan, that they may be taught by discipline not to blaspheme. (1 Tim. 1:20)
2 Peter 2:12• 12But these, as natural animals without reason, made to be caught and destroyed, speaking injuriously in things they are ignorant of, shall also perish in their own corruption, (2 Peter 2:12)
Jude 10• 10But these, whatever things they know not, they speak railingly against; but what even, as the irrational animals, they understand by mere nature, in these things they corrupt themselves. (Jude 10)
Rev. 13:1,5‑6• 1And I stood upon the sand of the sea; and I saw a beast rising out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and upon its horns ten diadems, and upon its heads names of blasphemy.
5And there was given to it a mouth, speaking great things and blasphemies; and there was given to it authority to pursue its career forty-two months.
6And it opened its mouth for blasphemies against God, to blaspheme his name and his tabernacle, and those who have their tabernacle in the heaven.
(Rev. 13:1,5‑6)
Rev. 16:9,11,21• 9And the men were burnt with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who had authority over these plagues, and did not repent to give him glory.
11and blasphemed the God of the heaven for their distresses and their sores, and did not repent of their works.
21and a great hail, as of a talent weight, comes down out of the heaven upon men; and men blasphemed God because of the plague of hail, for the plague of it is exceeding great.
(Rev. 16:9,11,21)
 If we compare the list of sins and abominations which Paul gives at the beginning of the epistle to the Romans, as characterizing heathen life, and the moral degradation of men during those times of darkness and demon-worship, with the catalog of sins that characterize those who have the form of godliness, we shall find that it is nearly the same, and morally quite the same (2 Timothy 3 by J.N. Darby)
 It is no small consolation to remember that He who has forewarned us of these things is Himself all-sufficient to sustain, and to enable us to walk in His ways in the midst of surrounding and growing dangers. (2 Timothy 3:1-9)

J. N. Darby Translation

for men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, evil speakers, disobedient to parents, ungratefulh, profane,

JND Translation Notes

Or "ungracious." Cf. Luke 6.35.

W. Kelly Translation

For men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy1,

WK Translation Notes

unholy: not ἄγιος (separate from evil to God), but ὄσιος (holy in the sense of gracious and merciful) (Exp. of the Two Epist. to Timothy, p. 266)