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Evidence for when 2 Timothy was written.

 
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Scholars Listed DATE WRITTEN
EARLY LATE AVERAGE
Apologetics Study Bible, Ted Cabal, Ph.D. Editor 64 67 65.5
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible, Walter A. Elwell, Ph.D. 64 67 65.5
Believer's Study Bible, A.D. 66-67 is likely 66 67 66.5
Raymond Brown, Ph.D. Written either first or last of the pastorals. If by Paul, perhaps through a secretary, 64 or shortly thereafter (if written first) or 66-67 (if last). If pseudonymous (80-90%), in the late 60s shortly after Paul's death (if written first) or decades later, most likely toward the end of the first century (if last). 66 67 66.5
F.F. Bruce, Ph.D.  c.63-65 63 65 64.0
D.A. Carson, R.T. France, and G.J. Wenham, eds. New Bible Commentary: 21 Century Edition, 63 to 67 CE 63 67 65.0
M. G. Easton M. A., D. D. AD 67 or 68 67 68 67.5
ESV Bible, Wayne Gruden General Editor 67 68 67.5
ESV Study Bible, AD 64 to 67 64 67 65.5
David A. Fiensy, Ph.D. AD 65 65 65 65.0
Norman L. Geisler, Ph.D.   AD 67 67 67 67.0
Donald Guthrie, Ph.D. New Testament Introduction, 64 to 67 CE 64 67 65.5
A.E. Hill, Ph.D. AD 64 to 67 64 67 65.5
Holman Bible Handbook, David S. Dockery, Ph.D. Editor 64 67 65.5
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Geoffrey W. Bromiley, Ph.D. General Editor 63 64 63.5
R. Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and D. Brown, eds.  AD 67 to 68 67 68 67.5
Craig S. Keener, Ph.D. about AD 62–64 62 64 63.0
John MacArthur, about AD 66 to 67 66 67 66.5
K.E. Malberg, AD 67 to 68 67 68 67.5
M.S. Mills, Ph.D. AD 67    67 67 67.0
C. Michael Moss, Ph.D. AD 66-67 66 67 66.5
Thomas Nelson's KJV Study Bible, Wayne A. Brindle, Th.D. Editor 67 67 67.0
Nelson's NKJV Study Bible, Earl D. Radmacher, Th.D. General Editor 67 67 67.0
S.L. Peterson, AD 65  Timeline Charts of the Western Church      65 65 65.0
Reformation Study Bible, R.C. Sproul, Ph.D. General Editor, 64 68 66.0
J.A.T. Robinson, Ph.D. Autumn AD 58 58 58 58.0
T. Robinson, AD 62 The Bible Timeline 62 62 62.0
Charles Caldwell Ryrie, Th.D., Ph.D., Ryrie Study Bible AD 67 67 67 67.0
William Smith, Ph.D. Smith's Bible Dictionary. A.D. 67 or 68 67 68 67.5
Merrill F. Unger, Ph.D. Th.D. A.D.67 or 68 67 68 67.5
Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.  ? AD 65 65 65 65.0
J. Walvoord and R. Zuck  AD 67  The Bible Knowledge Commentary: An Exposition of the Scriptures 67 67 67.0
The Woman's Study Bible, Dorothy Kelley Patterson, Ph.D. General Editor 66 67 66.5
Willmington's Bible Handbook, Harold L. Willmington, Ph.D. 67 67 67.0
Glo-Bible 66 67 66.5
Number Scholars 35
Range of Dates (Averaged) 65.2 AD  to 66.4 AD
Average of Dates 65.8 AD
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