September 2, 2009
verb — [ka-ko-pa-theh-oh]
definition: bear hardship patiently; suffer physical pain, trouble, danger, and distress.
Σὺ δὲ νῆφε ἐν πᾶσιν, κακοπάθησον, ἔργον ποίησον εὐαγγελιστοῦ, τὴν διακονίαν σου πληροφόρησον. (2 Timothy 4:5)
The imperative is translated: “endure hardship” (ESV, NAS, NIV), “endure afflictions” (NKJV), “endure suffering” (NRSV), “bear evils” (DRBY).
How to Evaluate a Preacher
How faithful is he to the Word of God? 2. How much pain is he able to endure? John MacArthur, Marks of the Faithful Preacher, Part 4, from 2 Timothy
noun — [moun-t_uh_-bangk] definition: a person who deceives others, especially in order to trick them out of their money; a person who sells quack