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2 Timothy 4:2

Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching.

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2 Timothy 4:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction.

2 Timothy 4:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

2 Timothy 4:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

Preach the Good News. Be ready at all times, and tell people what they need to do. Tell them when they are wrong. Encourage them with great patience and careful teaching,

2 Timothy 4:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

proclaim the word; be urgent in season and out of season, convict, rebuke, encourage, with all longsuffering and doctrine.

2 Timothy 4:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Be ready to spread the word whether or not the time is right. Point out errors, warn people, and encourage them. Be very patient when you teach.

2 Timothy 4:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

proclaim the message; be persistent whether the time is favorable or unfavorable; convince, rebuke, and encourage, with the utmost patience in teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

preach the word, be ready in season and out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all patience and instruction.

2 Timothy 4:2 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Preach the word. Be ready to serve God in good times and bad. Correct people’s mistakes. Warn them. Cheer them up with words of hope. Be very patient as you do these things. Teach them carefully.

2 Timothy 4:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.