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.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

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

Bible Gateway Recommends

The Jesus Bible, ESV Edition--soft leather-look, multi-color/teal
The Jesus Bible, ESV Edition--soft leather-look, multi-color/teal
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $41.99
Save: $28.00 (40%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Economy Bible, Softcover, Case of 40
ESV Economy Bible, Softcover, Case of 40
Retail: $119.60
Our Price: $59.60
Save: $60.00 (50%)
ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Navy Blue
ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Navy Blue
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $17.99
Save: $22.00 (55%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather
Retail: $99.99
Our Price: $57.99
Save: $42.00 (42%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size, Hardcover
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size, Hardcover
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $18.49
Save: $21.50 (54%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars