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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
1 Timothy 2



Verse 1

exhort. App-134.

supplications. App-134.

prayers. App-134.

intercessions. App-134.

giving of thanks. Greek. eucharistia. See Acts 24:3.

for. App-104.

men. App-123.

Verse 2

in. App-104.

authority. Greek. huperoche. See 1 Corinthians 2:1.

that = in

order that. Greek. hina.

lead. Greek. diago, Only here and Titus 3:3.

quiet. Gt. eremos. Only here.

peaceable. Greek. hesuchios. Only here and 1 Peter 3:4.

life. App-170.

godliness. Greek. eusebeia. See Acts 3:13.

honesty = gravity. Greek. semnotes. Only here, 1 Timothy 3:4, and Titus 2:7. Compare 1 Timothy 3:8.

Verse 3

acceptable. Greek. apodektos. Only here and 1 Timothy 5:4. God. App-98.

Saviour. See 1 Timothy 1:1.

Verse 4

will = wills. App-102.

have . . . to be = that . . . should be.

to. Omit.

unto. App-104.

knowlocge. App-132.

Verse 5

Mediator. Greek. mesistrs. See Galatians 1:3, Galatians 1:19.

between = of.

Christ Jesus. App-98.

Verse 6

ransom. Greek. antilutron. Only here. Compare Matthew 20:28. Mark 10:45 (lutron). Titus 2:14. Hebrews 9:12.

to be testified = the testimony.

due time = its own seasons (App-196). Compare Galatians 1:4, Galatians 1:4.

Verse 7

Whereunto = For (Greek. eis) which.

ordained = appointed. Same word in 1 Timothy 1:12 (putting).

preacher. App-121.

apostle. App-189.

Christ. App-98. but the texts omit "in Christ not". App-106. Compare Romans 9:1. 2 Corinthians 11:31. Galatians 1:1, Galatians 1:20.

faith. App-160.

verity = truth.

Verse 8

will. App-102.

men = the men, i, e. husbands. App-123.

pray. App-134.

every where = in (Greek. en) every place.

holy. Greek. heal. See Acts 2:27.

doubting = reasoning or disputing.

Verse 9

In like manner = Likewise.

also. The texts omit.

women. The whole context shows that wives are in the apostle"s mind. See verses: 1 Timothy 2:12-15.

adorn. Greek. kosmee. Five times in the Gospels. Titus 2:10, 1 Peter 3:5. Revelation 21:2, Revelation 21:19.

modest = becoming, orderly. Greek. kosmios. Only here and 1 Timothy 3:2.

apparel. Greek. kalaelole. Only here. Compare Mark 12:38.

with. App-104.

shamefacedness = shamefastness, as originally in AUTHORIZED VERSION 1611. Greek. aidos. Only here and Hebrews 12:28,

sobriety. Greek. sophrosune. See Acts 26:25. Compare 2 Timothy 1:7. Titus 2:4, Titus 2:12.

not, App-103.

with. App-104.

broiled hair = plaits, or braids. Greek. plegma. Only here. Compare 1 Peter 3:3.

costly. Greek. poluteles. Elsewhere, Mark 14:3. 1 Peter 3:4.

Verse 10

godliness. Greek. theosebeia. Only here.

with. App-104. 1 Timothy 2:1,

Verse 11

subjection. Greek. hupotage. See 1 Corinthians 14:34; 2 Corinthians 9:13.

Verse 12

nor. Greek. oude,

usurp authority. Greek. authenteo. Only here.

Verse 13

formed. Greek. plasso. Only here and Romans 9:20.

Verse 14

deceived. Greek. apateo. See Ephesians 5:6.

being deceived. Greek. apatao, but the texts read exapatao, as in 2 Corinthians 11:3 (thoroughly deceived, or as we say, "taken in. ")

was = came to be.

transgression. Greek. parabasis. Compare App-128.

Verse 15

Notwithstanding = But.

in = through. App-104, 1 Timothy 2:1,

childbearing = the childbearing. Greek. teknogonia. Only here.

if. App-118.1. b.

continue. Greek. meno. See p. 1511.

charity = love, as in 1 Timothy 1:6.

holiness. Greek. hagiasmos. See Romans 6:19.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Timothy 2:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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