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2 Timothy 2:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Suffer hardship with [me], as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Suffer hardship with [me], as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Take thy share in suffering as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Take thy part in suffering hardship, as a brave soldier of Christ Jesus:—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— thou, therefore, suffer evil as a good soldier of Jesus Christ;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Labour as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou therefore indure hardnesse, as a good souldier of Iesus Christ.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And endure evils as a good soldier of Jeshu Meshiha.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And endure evils, as a good soldier of Jesus the Messiah.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou 4771
{4771} Prime
σύ
su
{soo}
The personal pronoun of the second person singular; thou.
therefore 3767
{3767} Prime
οὖν
oun
{oon}
Apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjugationally) accordingly.
endure hardness, 2553
{2553} Prime
κακοπαθέω
kakopatheo
{kak-op-ath-eh'-o}
From the same as G2552; to undergo hardship.
z5657
<5657> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 376
as 5613
{5613} Prime
ὡς
hos
{hoce}
Probably adverb of comparative from G3739; which how, that is, in that manner (very variously used as shown).
a good 2570
{2570} Prime
καλός
kalos
{kal-os'}
Of uncertain affinity; properly beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), that is, valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G0018, which is properly intrinsic).
soldier 4757
{4757} Prime
στρατιώτης
stratiotes
{strat-ee-o'-tace}
From a presumed derivative of the same as G4756; a camperout, that is, a (common) warrior (literally or figuratively).
of Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
Christ. 5547
{5547} Prime
Χριστός
Christos
{khris-tos'}
From G5548; anointed, that is, the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Timothy 2:3

_ _ Thou therefore endure hardness — The oldest manuscripts have no “Thou therefore,” and read, “Endure hardship with (me).” “Take thy share in suffering” [Conybeare and Howson].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Timothy 2:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Timothy 2:3

(2) Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

(2) Another admonition: that the ministry of the word is a spiritual warfare, which no man can so travail in that he pleases his captain, unless he abstains from and parts with all hindrances which might draw him away from it.

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endure:

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
2 Timothy 1:8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;
2 Timothy 3:11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of [them] all the Lord delivered me.
2 Timothy 4:5 But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
1 Corinthians 13:7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
2 Corinthians 1:6 And whether we be afflicted, [it is] for your consolation and salvation, which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, [it is] for your consolation and salvation.
Hebrews 6:15 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
Hebrews 10:32 But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye were illuminated, ye endured a great fight of afflictions;
Hebrews 11:27 By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
Hebrews 12:2-3 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of [our] faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. ... For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
James 1:12 Blessed [is] the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

a good:

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: ... Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
Ephesians 6:11-18 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. ... Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
1 Timothy 1:18 This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare;
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1Co 13:7. 2Co 1:6; 10:3. Ep 6:11. 1Ti 1:18. 2Ti 1:8; 2:10; 3:11; 4:5. He 6:15; 10:32; 11:27; 12:2. Jm 1:12.

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