2 Timothy 3Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
Know That Difficult Times Will Come, And Turn Away From The Ungodly
3 But know this— that during the last days difficult[a] times will be present. 2 For the people will be self-lovers, money-lovers, boasters, proud, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 unaffectionate, unreconcilable[b], slanderous, without-self-control, untamed[c], not-lovers-of-good, 4 traitors, reckless, having become conceited, pleasure-lovers rather than God-lovers, 5 holding a form of godliness but having denied the power of it. Indeed, be turning-away-from these ones.
For They Deceive The Ignorant And Oppose The Truth
6 For from these are the ones creeping into the houses and taking-captive little-women[d]— women having been heaped with sins, being led by various desires, 7 always learning and never being able to come to the knowledge of the truth. 8 And the way Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, in this manner these also oppose the truth— people having been corrupted as to the mind, disapproved with respect to the faith. 9 But they will not advance further, for their folly will be very-evident to everyone, as also the folly of those two came-to-be[e].
Continue In The Teaching And Lifestyle You Have Seen In Me And Learned From The Scriptures
10 Now you closely-followed my teaching, way-of-life, purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, 11 persecutions, sufferings— such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra. Such persecutions I endured! And the Lord delivered me out of them all! 12 And indeed all the ones wanting to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. 13 And evil people and impostors will advance to the worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14 But you, be continuing in the things which you learned and were convinced-of, knowing from whom[f] you learned, 15 and that from babyhood you have known the sacred writings being able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus!
All Scripture Is God-Breathed, And Profitable For Equipping Us For Good Works
16 All[g] Scripture is God-breathed[h], and profitable for teaching, for rebuking[i], for correcting[j], for training[k] in righteousness, 17 in order that the person of God may be complete[l], having been equipped for every good work.
2 Timothy 3:6Paul may be referring negatively to the women, weak-women, silly-women, gullible-women; or, this may be derogatory of the creepers who prey on helpless-women, vulnerable-women. The following three phrases describe the women.
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