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Bible Commentaries

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. Tit 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 1Co 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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Bibliographical Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Timothy 2". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/1-timothy-2.html. 1909-1922.