For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
For the time wil come when they will not endure ſound doctrine, but after their owne luſts ſhall they heape to themſelues teachers, hauing itching eares:
ἔσται γὰρ καιρὸς ὅτε τῆς ὑγιαινούσης διδασκαλίας οὐκ ἀνέξονται, ἀλλὰ κατὰ τὰς ἐπιθυμίας τὰς ἰδίας ἑαυτοῖς ἐπισωρεύσουσι διδασκάλους, κνηθόμενοι τὴν ἀκοήν·
ἔσται γὰρ καιρὸς ὅτε τῆς ὑγιαινούσης διδασκαλίας οὐκ ἀνέξονται, ἀλλὰ κατὰ τὰς ἐπιθυμίας τὰς ἰδίας ἑαυτοῖς ἐπισωρεύσουσι διδασκάλους κνηθόμενοι τὴν ἀκοὴν,
ἀκοή , feminine noun, akoē — hearing, the sense of hearing (value 99)
G189, ἀκοή akoḗ, ak-o-ay'; from G191; hearing (the act, the sense or the thing heard):—audience, ear, fame, which ye heard, hearing, preached, report, rumor.
the sense of hearing
the organ of hearing, the ear
the thing heard
instruction, namely oral
of preaching the gospel
hearsay, report or rumour
Used in 22 Verses, 12 Books 24  Occurrence Count
ἀλλά , conjunction, alla — otherwise, on the other hand, but (value 62)
G235, ἀλλά allá, al-lah'; neuter plural of G243; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):—and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
nay, rather, yea, moreover
forms a transition to the cardinal matter
Used in 601 Verses, 27 Books 635  Occurrence Count
ἀνέχομαι , verb, anechō — to hold up, bear with (value 777)
G430, ἀνέχομαι anéchomai, an-ekh'-om-ahee; middle voice from G303 and G2192; to hold oneself up against, i.e. (figuratively) put up with:—bear with, endure, forbear, suffer.
to hold up
to hold one's self erect and firm
to sustain, to bear, to endure
Used in 14 Verses, 11 Books 15  Occurrence Count
γάρ , conjunction, gar — for, indeed (a conjunction used to express cause, explanation, inference or continuation) (value 104)
G1063, γάρ gár, gar; a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):—and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Used in 1016 Verses, 27 Books 1067  Occurrence Count
διδασκαλία , feminine noun, didaskalia — instruction (the function or the information) (value 281)
G1319, διδασκαλία didaskalía, did-as-kal-ee'-ah; from G1320; instruction (the function or the information):—doctrine, learning, teaching.
that which is taught, doctrine
Used in 21 Verses, 8 Books 21  Occurrence Count
διδάσκαλος , masculine noun, didaskalos — an instructor (value 540)
G1320, διδάσκαλος didáskalos, did-as'-kal-os; from G1321; an instructor (genitive case or specially):—doctor, master, teacher.
in the NT one who teaches concerning the things of God, and the duties of man
one who is fitted to teach, or thinks himself so
the teachers of the Jewish religion
of those who by their great power as teachers draw crowds around them i.e. John the Baptist, Jesus
by preeminence used of Jesus by himself, as one who showed men the way of salvation
of the apostles, and of Paul
of those who in the religious assemblies of the Christians, undertook the work of teaching, with the special assistance of the Holy Spirit
of false teachers among Christians
Used in 57 Verses, 12 Books 58  Occurrence Count
ἑαυτοῦ , pronoun, heautou — of himself, herself, itself (value 1176)
G1438, ἑαυτοῦ heautoû, heh-ow-too'; from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive case (dative case or accusative case) of G846; him- (her-, it-, them-, also (in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons) my-, thy-, our-, your-) self (selves), etc.:—alone, her (own, -self), (he) himself, his (own), itself, one (to) another, our (thine) own(-selves), + that she had, their (own, own selves), (of) them(-selves), they, thyself, you, your (own, own conceits, own selves, -selves).
himself, herself, itself, themselves
Used in 312 Verses, 25 Books 337  Occurrence Count
εἰμί , verb, eimi — I exist, I am (value 65)
G1510, εἰμί eimí, i-mee'; the first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist (used only when emphatic):—am, have been, × it is I, was. See also G1488, G1498, G1511, G1527, G2258, G2071, G2070, G2075, G2076, G2771, G2468, G5600.
to be, to exist, to happen, to be present
Used in 137 Verses, 15 Books 146  Occurrence Count
ἐπιθυμία , feminine noun, epithymia — desire, passionate longing, lust (value 555)
G1939, ἐπιθυμία epithymía, ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah; from G1937; a longing (especially for what is forbidden):—concupiscence, desire, lust (after).
desire, craving, longing, desire for what is forbidden, lust
Used in 37 Verses, 18 Books 38  Occurrence Count
ἐπισωρεύω , verb, episōreuō — to heap together (value 2400)
G2002, ἐπισωρεύω episōreúō, ep-ee-so-ryoo'-o; from G1909 and G4987; to accumulate further, i.e. (figuratively) seek additionally:—heap.
to heap up, accumulate in piles
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
ἔσομαι , verb, esomai — should be, shall come to pass, may have (value 326)
G2071, ἔσομαι ésomai, es'-om-ahee; future of G1510; will be:—shall (should) be (have), (shall) come (to pass), × may have, × fall, what would follow, × live long, × sojourn.
"I will be" (future first person singular of 'to be')
Used in 170 Verses, 21 Books 188  Occurrence Count
ἴδιος , adjective, idios — one's own, distinct (value 294)
G2398, ἴδιος ídios, id'-ee-os; of uncertain affinity; pertaining to self, i.e. one's own; by implication, private or separate:—X his acquaintance, when they were alone, apart, aside, due, his (own, proper, several), home, (her, our, thine, your) own (business), private(-ly), proper, severally, their (own).
pertaining to one's self, one's own, belonging to one's self
Used in 109 Verses, 19 Books 113  Occurrence Count
καιρός , masculine noun, kairos — time, season (value 401)
G2540, καιρός kairós, kahee-ros'; of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. set or proper time:—X always, opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. Compare G5550.
a measure of time, a larger or smaller portion of time, hence:
a fixed and definite time, the time when things are brought to crisis, the decisive epoch waited for
opportune or seasonable time
the right time
a limited period of time
to what time brings, the state of the times, the things and events of time
Used in 81 Verses, 19 Books 86  Occurrence Count
κατά , preposition, kata — down, against, according to (value 322)
G2596, κατά katá, kat-ah'; a primary particle; (prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined):—about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) × alone, among, and, × apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to touching), × aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, (charita-)bly, concerning, + covered, (dai-)ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, × more excellent, for, from … to, godly, in(-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), … by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, × natural, of (up-)on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) × own, + particularly, so, through(-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-)to(-gether, -ward), × uttermost, where(-by), with.
down from, through out
according to, toward, along
Used in 437 Verses, 26 Books 481  Occurrence Count
κνήθω , verb, knēthō — to scratch, itch (value 887)
G2833, κνήθω knḗthō, knay'-tho; from a primary κνάω knáō (to scrape); to scratch, i.e. (by implication) to tickle:—X itching.
to scratch, tickle, make to itch
desirous of hearing something pleasant
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
ὁ , article, ho — the (value 70)
G3588, ὁ ho, ho; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom):—the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
this, that, these, etc. Only significant renderings other than "the" counted
Used in 7051 Verses, 27 Books 20257  Occurrence Count
ὅτε , particle, hote — when (value 375)
G3753, ὅτε hóte, hot'-eh; from G3739 and G5037; at which (thing) too, i.e. when:—after (that), as soon as, that, when, while.
when whenever, while, as long as
Used in 105 Verses, 18 Books 106  Occurrence Count
οὐ , particle, ou — not, no (value 470)
G3756, οὐ ou, oo; a primary word; the absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not:—+ long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also G3364, G3372.
no, not; in direct questions expecting an affirmative answer
Used in 1408 Verses, 26 Books 1635  Occurrence Count
ὑγιαίνω , verb, hygiainō — to be sound, healthy (value 1274)
G5198, ὑγιαίνω hugiainō, hoog-ee-ah'-ee-no; from G5199; to have sound health, i.e. be well (in body); figuratively, to be uncorrupt (true in doctrine):—be in health, (be safe and) sound, (be) whole(-some).
to be sound, to be well, to be in good health
of Christians whose opinions are free from any mixture of error
of one who keeps the graces and is strong
Used in 12 Verses, 5 Books 12  Occurrence Count
|2 Timothy 4:3Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
|Original Text (TR 1894)Stephanus 1550 (Total 12385)
|ἔσται γὰρ καιρὸς ὅτε τῆς ὑγιαινούσης διδασκαλίας οὐκ ἀνέξονται, ἀλλὰ κατὰ τὰς ἐπιθυμίας τὰς ἰδίας ἑαυτοῖς ἐπισωρεύσουσι διδασκάλους, κνηθόμενοι τὴν ἀκοήν·
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|shall they heap
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