Bible Verse Dictionary
2 Timothy 2:16 - Approved
but and etc.
to stand all around that is (near) to be a bystander or (aloof) to keep away from
accessible (as by crossing the door way) that is (by implication of Jewish notions) heathenish wicked
|and vain babblings||G2757||κενοφωνία||
empty sounding that is fruitless discussion
properly assigning a reason (used in argument explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
|they will increase||G4298||προκόπτω||
to drive forward (as if by beating) that is (figuratively and intransitively) to advance (in amount to grow; in time to be well along)
of rest (with the dative case) at on etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards upon etc.: about (the times) above after against among as long as (touching) at beside X-(idiom) have charge of (be- [where-]) fore in (a place as much as the time of -to) (because) of (up-) on (behalf of) over (by for) the space of through (-out) (un-) to (-ward) with. In compounds it retains essentially the same import at
more in quantity number or quality; also (in plural) the major portion
impiety that is (by implication) wickedness
Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.