24 And (A)the Lord's servant[a] must not be quarrelsome but (B)kind to everyone, (C)able to teach, patiently enduring evil, 25 correcting his opponents (D)with gentleness. God (E)may perhaps grant them repentance (F)leading to a knowledge of the truth, 26 and they may come to their senses and escape from (G)the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Timothy 2:24 For the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface

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