1 Timothy 61 Let as many as are ▼ servants under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the doctrine be not blasphemed. ▼
▼ 1) Gr bondservants2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but let them serve them the rather, because they that ▼ partake of the benefit are believing and beloved. These things teach and exhort. ▼
▼ 1) Or lay hold of3 If any man teacheth a different doctrine, and consenteth not to ▼ sound words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; ▼
▼ 1) Gr healthful4 he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but ▼ doting about questionings and disputes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, ▼
▼ 1) Gr sick5 wranglings of men corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, supposing that godliness is a way of gain. 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain: 7 for we brought nothing into the world, for neither can we carry anything out; 8 but having food and covering ▼ we shall be therewith content. ▼
▼ 1) Or in these we shall have enough9 But they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition. 10 For the love of money is a root of all ▼ kinds of evil: which some reaching after have been led astray from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows. ▼
▼ 1) Gr evils11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, ▼ patience, meekness. ▼
▼ 1) Or stedfastness12 Fight the good fight of the faith, lay hold on the life eternal, whereunto thou wast called, and didst confess the good confession in the sight of many witnesses. 13 I charge thee in the sight of God, who ▼ giveth life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed the good confession; ▼
▼ 1) Or preserveth all things alive14 that thou keep the commandment, without spot, without reproach, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ: 15 which in ▼ its own times he shall show, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of ▼
▼ 2kings, and Lord of ▼
▼ 3lords; ▼
▼ 1) Or his 2) Gr them that reign as kings 3) Gr them that rule as lords16 who only hath immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power eternal. Amen. 17 Charge them that are rich in this present ▼ world, that they be not highminded, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; ▼
▼ 1) Or age18 that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, ▼ willing to communicate; ▼
▼ 1) Or ready to sympathize19 laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed. 20 O Timothy, guard ▼ that which is committed unto thee , turning away from the profane babblings and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called; ▼
▼ 1) Gr the deposit21 which some professing have ▼ erred concerning the faith. Grace be with you. ▼
▼ 1) Gr missed the mark
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