2 Timothy 2:5


“And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.”

King James Version (KJV)



Other Translations of 2 Timothy 2:5

“And if a man also striue for masteries, yet is hee not crowned except hee striue lawfully.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of 2 Timothy chapter 2

“Also if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules.”
New American Standard Version (1995)

“And if also a man contend in the games, he is not crowded, except he have contended lawfully.”
American Standard Version (1901)

“And if a man takes part in a competition he does not get the crown if he has not kept the rules.”
Basic English Bible

“And if also any one contend [in the games], he is not crowned unless he contend lawfully.”
Darby Bible

“For he also that striveth for the mastery, is not crowned, except he strive lawfully. ”
Douay Rheims Bible

“And if a man also striveth for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he striveth lawfully. ”
Webster's Bible

“And if any one takes part in an athletic contest, he gets no prize unless he obeys the rules.”
Weymouth Bible

“Also, if anyone competes in athletics, he isn't crowned unless he has competed by the rules.”
World English Bible

“For he that fiytith in a batel, schal not be corowned, but he fiyte lawfuli.”
Wycliffe Bible

“and if also any one may strive, he is not crowned, except he may strive lawfully;”
Youngs Literal Bible


Gabriel odum's comment on 2014-01-04 05:04:41:

If any competes in a contest he is not crowned except he strives lawfully. In a nut shell a person that wants to get to heaven must be holy. The bible in hebrew 12:14, say follow peace with all men and holiness without which no man shall see the lord


kamo franke's comment on 2013-02-21 07:10:04:

Very powerful, I need help to expand it on spiritual growth context, please, explain in detail.


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