New American Standard Bible
Be on guard against him yourself, for he vigorously opposed our teaching.
King James Bible
Of whom be thou ware also; for he hath greatly withstood our words.
Darby Bible Translation
Against whom be thou also on thy guard, for he has greatly withstood our words.
World English Bible
of whom you also must beware; for he greatly opposed our words.
Young's Literal Translation
of whom also do thou beware, for greatly hath he stood against our words;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Of whom be thou ware also - It would seem from this that Alexander was still a public teacher, and that his discourses were plausible and artful. The best and the wisest of men need to be on their guard against the efforts of the advocates of error.
For he hath greatly withstood our words - Margin, "preachings." The Greek is, "words;" but the reference is doubtless to the public teachings of Paul. This verse makes it clear that it was no private wrong that Paul referred to, but the injury which he was doing to the cause of truth as a professed public teacher.
LibrarySermon for St. Peter's Day
Of brotherly rebuke and admonition, how far it is advisable and seemly or not, and especially how prelates and governors ought to demean themselves toward their subjects. 2 Tim. iv. 2.--"Reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and doctrine." THIS is the lesson which St. Paul gives to his beloved disciple Timothy, whom he set to rule over men, and it equally behoves all pastors of souls and magistrates, to possess these two things,--long-suffering and doctrine. First, it is their office to …
Susannah Winkworth—The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler
Paul Before Nero
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
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