For among them are those who slip into households and captivate weak women weighed down with sins, led on by various impulses,
always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men of depraved mind, worthless in regard to the faith.
But they will not make further progress; for their foolishness will be obvious to all, just as was that also of Jannes and Jambres.
Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance,
sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, and
at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord rescued me!
Indeed, all who want to live in a godly way in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
But evil people and impostors will proceed from bad
to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,