2 Timothy 2:25

English Standard Version

25 correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, (Da 4:27; Ac 5:31; Ac 8:22; Ga 6:1; 1Ti 2:4; 1Ti 6:11; Tit 3:2; 1Pe 3:15)

New International Version

25 Opponents must be gently instructed, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth,

New International Reader’s Version

25 They must gently teach those who are against them. Maybe God will give a change of heart to those who are against you. That will lead them to know the truth.

King James Version

25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;