16 (A)All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, (B)and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for [a]instruction in righteousness,

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  1. 2 Timothy 3:16 training, discipline

20 knowing this first, that (A)no prophecy of Scripture is of any private [a]interpretation, 21 for (B)prophecy never came by the will of man, (C)but [b]holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.

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  1. 2 Peter 1:20 Or origin
  2. 2 Peter 1:21 NU men spoke from God

(A)Every word of God is [a]pure;
(B)He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him.

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  1. Proverbs 30:5 tested, refined, found pure

Benediction

25 [a]Now (A)to Him who is able to establish you (B)according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, (C)according to the revelation of the mystery (D)kept secret since the world began 26 but (E)now made manifest, and by the prophetic Scriptures made known to all nations, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, for (F)obedience to the faith—

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  1. Romans 16:25 M puts Rom. 16:25–27 after Rom. 14:23.