2 Tim. 3:4 KJV (With Strong’s)

prodotes (Greek #4273)
a surrender
KJV usage: betrayer, traitor.
Pronounce: prod-ot'-ace
Origin: from 4272 (in the sense of giving forward into another's (the enemy's) hands)
t, heady
propetes (Greek #4312)
falling forward, i.e. headlong (figuratively, precipitate)
KJV usage: heady, rash(-ly).
Pronounce: prop-et-ace'
Origin: from a compound of 4253 and 4098
, highminded
tuphoo (Greek #5187)
to envelop with smoke, i.e. (figuratively) to inflate with self-conceit
KJV usage: high-minded, be lifted up with pride, be proud.
Pronounce: toof-o'-o
Origin: from a derivative of 5188
u, lovers of pleasures
philedonos (Greek #5369)
fond of pleasure, i.e. voluptuous
KJV usage: lover of pleasure.
Pronounce: fil-ay'-don-os
Origin: from 5384 and 2237
mallon (Greek #3123)
(adverbially) more (in a greater degree)) or rather
KJV usage: + better, X far, (the) more (and more), (so) much (the more), rather.
Pronounce: mal'-lon
Origin: neuter of the comparative of the same as 3122
e (Greek #2228)
disjunctive, or; comparative, than
KJV usage: and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea. Often used in connection with other particles. Compare especially 2235, 2260, 2273.
Pronounce: ay
Origin: a primary particle of distinction between two connected terms
lovers of God
philotheos (Greek #5377)
fond of God, i.e. pious
KJV usage: lover of God.
Pronounce: fil-oth'-eh-os
Origin: from 5384 and 2316

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Cross References

2 Peter 2:10‑22• 10But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
11Whereas angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them before the Lord.
12But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;
13And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;
14Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
15Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
16But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad the madness of the prophet.
17These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
18For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
19While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
20For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.
21For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
22But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
(2 Peter 2:10‑22)
Jude 8‑9• 8Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.
9Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.
(Jude 8‑9)
lovers of God.

J. N. Darby Translation

traitors, headlong, of vain pretensions, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;

W. Kelly Translation

traitors, headstrong, puffed up, pleasure-lovers rather than God-lovers,