2 Timothy 2:9
Good News Translation
Because I preach the Good News, I suffer and I am even chained like a criminal. But the word of God is not in chains,

Contemporary English Version
And because of this message, I am locked up in jail and treated like a criminal. But God's good news isn't locked in jail,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherein I labour even unto bands, as an evildoer. But the word of God is not bound.

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Wherein I labour even unto bands, as an evildoer. But the word of God is not bound.

I suffer.

2 Timothy 1:8,12,16 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but labour with the gospel, according to the power of God. . . .

Acts 9:16 For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.

as.

Ephesians 6:20 For which I am an ambassador in a chain: so that therein I may be bold to speak according as I ought.

1 Peter 2:12,14 Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation. . . .

1 Peter 3:16 But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

1 Peter 4:15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or a railer or coveter of other men's things.

even.

Acts 28:31 Preaching the kingdom of God and teaching the things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, without prohibition.

Ephesians 6:19,20 And for me, that speech may be given me, that I may open my mouth with confidence, to make known the mystery of the gospel, . . .

Philippians 1:12-14 Now, brethren, I desire you should know that the things which have happened to me have fallen out rather to the furtherance of the gospel: . . .

2 Thessalonians 3:1 For the rest, brethren, pray for us that the word of God may run and may be glorified, even as among you:

but.

Ephesians 3:1 For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ, for you Gentiles:

Philippians 1:7 As it is meet for me to think this for you all, for that I have you in my heart; and that, in my bands and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my joy.

Colossians 4:3,18 Praying withal for us also, that God may open unto us a door of speech to speak the mystery of Christ (for which also I am bound): . . .

Context
Grace and Perseverance
8Be mindful that the Lord Jesus Christ is risen again from the dead, of the seed of David, according to my gospel: 9Wherein I labour even unto bands, as an evildoer. But the word of God is not bound. 10Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with heavenly glory.…
Cross References
Luke 23:32
And there were also two other malefactors led with him to be put to death.

Acts 21:33
Then the tribune, coming near, took him and commanded him to be bound with two chains: and demanded who he was and what he had done.

Acts 28:31
Preaching the kingdom of God and teaching the things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, without prohibition.

Philippians 1:7
As it is meet for me to think this for you all, for that I have you in my heart; and that, in my bands and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my joy.

Philippians 1:13
So that my bands are made manifest in Christ, in all the court and in all other places.

Philippians 1:14
And many of the brethren in the Lord, growing confident by my bands, are much more bold to speak the word of God without fear.

Philippians 1:17
And some out of contention preach Christ not sincerely: supposing that they raise affliction to my bands.

1 Thessalonians 1:8
For from you was spread abroad the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and in Achaia but also in every place: your faith which is towards God, is gone forth, so that we need not to speak any thing.

2 Timothy 1:8
Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but labour with the gospel, according to the power of God.

2 Timothy 2:3
Labour as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching may be accomplished and that all the Gentiles may hear. And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

Additional Translations
for which I suffer to the extent of being chained like a criminal. But the word of God cannot be chained!

in which I suffer hardship even to chains as an evildoer. But the word of God is not bound!

Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even to bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the word of God is not bound.

in which I suffer even unto bonds as an evil-doer: but the word of God is not bound.

wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the word of God is not bound.

In which I suffer trouble, as an evil-doer, even to bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

For preaching the Good News I suffer, and am even put in chains, as if I were a criminal: yet the word of God is not imprisoned.

in which I suffer hardship to the point of chains as a criminal. But God's word isn't chained.

in which I suffer evil -- unto bonds, as an evil-doer, but the word of God hath not been bound;
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