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2 Timothy 3:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But they shall proceed no further. For their folly shall be evident unto all men, as theirs also came to be.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all [men], as theirs also was.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But they will not make further progress; for their folly will be obvious to all, just as Jannes’s and Jambres’s folly was also.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But they shall proceed no further: for their folly will be manifest to all [men], as theirs also was.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But they shall not advance farther; for their folly shall be completely manifest to all, as that of those also became.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But they shall not force their way further, for, their folly, shall be, fully evident, unto all,—as also, that of those men, became.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but they shall not advance any further, for their folly shall be manifest to all, as theirs also did become.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But they shall proceed no farther: for their folly shall be manifest to all men, as theirs also was.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But they shal proceede no further: for their folly shall be manifest vnto all [men], as theirs also was.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But they shall not come further, for their folly is known to all men, as also of them it is known.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But they will not make progress, for their infatuation will be understood by every one, as theirs also was understood.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 235
{0235} Prime
ἀλλά
alla
{al-lah'}
Neuter plural of G0243; properly other things, that is, (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations).
they shall proceed 4298
{4298} Prime
προκόπτω
prokopto
{prok-op'-to}
From G4253 and G2875; to drive forward (as if by beating), that is, (figuratively and intransitively) to advance (in amount, to grow; in time, to be well along).
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
no 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
further: 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
4119
{4119} Prime
πλειῶν
pleion
{pli'-own}
Comparative of G4183; more in quantity, number, or quality; also (in plural) the major portion.
for 1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
their 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
folly 454
{0454} Prime
ἄνοια
anoia
{an'-oy-ah}
From a compound of G0001 (as a negative particle) and G3563; stupidity; by implication rage.
shall be 2071
{2071} Prime
ἔσομαι
esomai
{es'-om-ahee}
Future tense of G1510; will be.
z5704
<5704> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 188
manifest 1552
{1552} Prime
ἔκδηλος
ekdelos
{ek'-day-los}
From G1537 and G1212; wholly evident.
unto all 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
[men], 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).
theirs 1565
{1565} Prime
ἐκεῖνος
ekeinos
{ek-i'-nos}
From G1563; that one (or [neuter] thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.
also 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
was. 1096
{1096} Prime
γίνομαι
ginomai
{ghin'-om-ahee}
A prolonged and middle form of a primary verb; to cause to be ('gen' -erate), that is, (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literally, figuratively, intensively, etc.).
z5633
<5633> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 260
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Timothy 3:9

_ _ they shall proceed no further — Though for a time (2 Timothy 2:16) “they shall advance or proceed (English Version, ‘increase’) unto more ungodliness,” yet there is a final limit beyond which they shall not be able to “proceed further” (Job 38:11; Revelation 11:7, Revelation 11:11). They themselves shall “wax worse and worse” (2 Timothy 3:13), but they shall at last be for ever prevented from seducing others. “Often malice proceeds deeper down, when it cannot extend itself” [Bengel].

_ _ their folly — literally, “dementation”: wise though they think themselves.

_ _ shall be manifestGreek, “shall be brought forth from concealment into open day” [Bengel], (1 Corinthians 4:5).

_ _ as theirs ... was — as that of those magicians was, when not only could they no longer try to rival Moses in sending boils, but the boils fell upon themselves: so as to the lice (Exodus 8:18; Exodus 9:11).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Timothy 3:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Timothy 3:9

They shall proceed no farther — In gaining proselytes.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Timothy 3:9

(3) But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all [men], as theirs also was.

(3) He adds a comfort: the Lord will at length take off all their masks.

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2 Timothy 3:8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.
Exodus 7:12 For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
Exodus 8:18-19 And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast. ... Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This [is] the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.
Exodus 9:11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.
1 Kings 22:25 And Micaiah said, Behold, thou shalt see in that day, when thou shalt go into an inner chamber to hide thyself.
Psalms 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
Jeremiah 28:15-17 Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD hath not sent thee; but thou makest this people to trust in a lie. ... So Hananiah the prophet died the same year in the seventh month.
Jeremiah 29:21-23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, of Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and of Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, which prophesy a lie unto you in my name; Behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall slay them before your eyes; ... Because they have committed villany in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbours' wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even I know, and [am] a witness, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 29:31-32 Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus saith the LORD concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite; Because that Shemaiah hath prophesied unto you, and I sent him not, and he caused you to trust in a lie: ... Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he behold the good that I will do for my people, saith the LORD; because he hath taught rebellion against the LORD.
Jeremiah 37:19 Where [are] now your prophets which prophesied unto you, saying, The king of Babylon shall not come against you, nor against this land?
Acts 13:11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord [is] upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
Acts 19:15-17 And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye? ... And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.
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Ex 7:12; 8:18; 9:11. 1K 22:25. Ps 76:10. Jr 28:15; 29:21, 31; 37:19. Ac 13:11; 19:15. 2Ti 3:8.

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