14 You, however, (A)continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them, 15 and that (B)from childhood you have known (C)the sacred writings which are able to (D)give you the wisdom that leads to (E)salvation through faith which is in (F)Christ Jesus. 16 (G)All Scripture is [a]inspired by God and beneficial for teaching, for [b]rebuke, for correction, for training in righteousness; 17 so that (H)the man or woman of God may be [c]fully capable, (I)equipped for every good work.

Preach the Word

(J)I solemnly exhort you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to (K)judge the living and the dead, and by His (L)appearing and His kingdom: preach (M)the word; be ready [d]in season and out of season; (N)correct, rebuke, and [e]exhort, with [f]great (O)patience and instruction.


  1. 2 Timothy 3:16 Lit God-breathed
  2. 2 Timothy 3:16 Or reprimand
  3. 2 Timothy 3:17 Or proficient
  4. 2 Timothy 4:2 I.e., whether it is convenient or not
  5. 2 Timothy 4:2 Or encourage
  6. 2 Timothy 4:2 Lit all

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