King James Bible

 King James BibleYoung's Literal Translation
1:1  Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus, Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, through the will of God, according to a promise of life that `is' in Christ Jesus,
1:2  To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. to Timotheus, beloved child: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and Christ Jesus our Lord!
1:3  I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day; I am thankful to God, whom I serve from progenitors in a pure conscience, that unceasingly I have remembrance concerning thee in my supplications night and day,
1:4  Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy; desiring greatly to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that with joy I may be filled,
1:5  When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also. taking remembrance of the unfeigned faith that is in thee, that dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice, and I am persuaded that also in thee.
1:6  Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands. For which cause I remind thee to stir up the gift of God that is in thee through the putting on of my hands,
1:7  For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. for God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind;
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; therefore thou mayest not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but do thou suffer evil along with the good news according to the power of God,
1:9  Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began, who did save us, and did call with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, that was given to us in Christ Jesus, before the times of the ages,
1:10  But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel: and was made manifest now through the manifestation of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who indeed did abolish death, and did enlighten life and immortality through the good news,
1:11  Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. to which I was placed a preacher and an apostle, and a teacher of nations,
1:12  For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day. for which cause also these things I suffer, but I am not ashamed, for I have known in whom I have believed, and have been persuaded that he is able that which I have committed to him to guard -- to that day.
1:13  Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. The pattern hold thou of sound words, which from me thou didst hear, in faith and love that `is' in Christ Jesus;
1:14  That good thing which was committed unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us. the good thing committed guard thou through the Holy Spirit that is dwelling in us;
1:15  This thou knowest, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes. thou hast known this, that they did turn from me -- all those in Asia, of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes;
1:16  The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he oft refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain: may the Lord give kindness to the house of Onesiphorus, because many times he did refresh me, and of my chain was not ashamed,
1:17  But, when he was in Rome, he sought me out very diligently, and found me. but being in Rome, very diligently he sought me, and found;
1:18  The Lord grant unto him that he may find mercy of the Lord in that day: and in how many things he ministered unto me at Ephesus, thou knowest very well. may the Lord give to him to find kindness from the Lord in that day; and how many things in Ephesus he did minister thou dost very well know.
2:1  Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. Thou, therefore, my child, be strong in the grace that `is' in Christ Jesus,
2:2  And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. and the things that thou didst hear from me through many witnesses, these things be committing to stedfast men, who shall be sufficient also others to teach;

 

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