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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

1 Timothy 5

Verse 1

Rebuke. Greek. epiplesso . Only here.

not . App-106 .

elder . App-189 .

intreat . Same as "exhort", 1 Timothy 2:1 and 1 Timothy 6:2 .

Verse 2

elder women . Feminine of "elder", 1 Timothy 5:1 .

with . App-104 .

purity See 1 Timothy 4:12 .

Verse 3

indeed. See John 8:36 .

Verse 4

if. App-118 .2. a.

any . App-123 .

children. App-108 .

nephews = grandchildren or other descendants. Greek. ekgonos . Only here. Shakespeare in Othello uses the word nephews for grandchildren,

show piety at home = treat reverently (Greek. eusebeo . Only here and Acts 17:23 ) their own household.

requite = return recompenses (Greek. amoibe . Only here) to.

parents. Greek. progonos . Only here and a Tim. 1 Timothy 1:3 .

acceptable . Greek. apodektos . Only here and 1 Timothy 2:3 .

before = in the sight of.

God . App-98 .

Verse 5

desolate . Greek. monoomai . Only here.

trusteth = has hoped. Implying continued hoping. in. App-104 .

oontinueth . Greek. prosmeno . See 1 Timothy 1:3 . supplications. App-134 .

prayers. App-134 .

Verse 6

liveth in pleasure. Greek. spatalab . Only here and James 5:6 .

liveth . See App-170 .

Verse 7

give in charge . Greek. parangello . See Acts 1:4 . Compare 1Ti 1:3 ; 1 Timothy 4:11 ; 1 Timothy 6:13 , 1 Timothy 6:17 .

that = in order that. Greek. hina.

blameless . See 1 Timothy 3:2 .

Verse 8

provide . Greek. pronoeo . See Romans 12:17 .

not. App-106 .

those, &c. Greek. oikeios . See Galatians 1:6 , Galatians 1:10 .

own. Omit.

faith . App-150 .

infidel = unbeliever. Greek. apistos . See 1 Corinthians 6:6 ;

Verse 9

taken, &c. = enrolled. Greek. katalegomai . Only here. under less than. Greek. elasson , See Romans 9:11 .

man . App-123 .

Verse 10

Well reported of = borne witness to.

for . App-104 .

brought up , &c. Greek. teknotropheo . Only here. lodged strangers. Greek. xendocheo . Only here.

saints . See Acts 9:13 .

relieved . Greek. eparkeo. Only been and 1 Timothy 5:16 .

afflicted . Greek. thlibo . See a Cor 1 Timothy 1:6 .

diligently followed. Greek. epakoloutheo . Here, 1 Timothy 5:24 .Mark 16:20 . 1 Peter 2:21 .

Verse 11

refuse . See 1 Timothy 4:7 .

begun to wax wanton = grown wanton. Greek. katastreniaso . Only here.

Christ. App-98 .

will. App-102 .

Verse 12

damnation = judgment. App-177 .

cast off . Greek. atheteo. See John 12:48 .

Verse 13

idle. Greek. ( argos . See Matthew 12:36 . Compare the verb ketargeo . Luke 13:7 . Add "also".

wandering about. Greek. pericrct omoi. See Acts 19:13 .

tattlers . Greek. phletaros. Only here. The verb 3 John 1:10 .

busybodies Greek. periergos . See Acts 19:19 .

speaking . App-121 .

Verse 14

will . App-102 .3.

bear children. Greek. tekatogoneo . Only here. Compare 1 Timothy 2:15 .

guide the house . Greek. oikodespoteo . Only here.

none . Greek. medeis .

occasion . Greek. aphorme , See Romans 7:8 .

to speak reproachfully . Literally for the sake of (Greek. charin , occasion of charis , used as a preposition) reviling (Greek. loidoria Here and 1 Peter 3:9 . Compare John 9:28 . Act 23:4 . 1 Corinthians 4:12 . 1 Peter 2:23 ).

Verse 15

some . App-124 .

turred aside . See 1 Timothy 1:6 .

Verse 16

man or woman that belioveth , &c. The texts read "believing ( woman) . . . let her:" "believing" being feminine of App-150 .

church. App-186 .

charged = burdened. Greek. bareo . See 2 Corinthians 1:8 .

Verse 17

rule. Seo 1 Timothy 3:4 .

be counted worthy. Greek. axioo . See Acts 15:38 .

double . Greek. diplous . Only here; Matthew 23:15 (compar.) Revelation 18:6 .

in , App-104 .

word. App-121 .

Verse 18

muzzle. Greek. phimoo . See Luke 4:35 .

treadeth out, &c. See 1 Corinthians 9:9 , where the same quotation occurs. The latter part of the verse is from Matthew 10:10 , &c,

reward = pay. Greek. misthos .

Verse 19

Against. App-104 .

receive . Greek. paradechomai. See Acts 16:21 .

accusation . Greek. kategoria . Here; Luke 6:7 . John 18:29 , Titus 1:6 ,

but . See 1 Corinthians 14:5 (except).

before . App-104 .

two, &c. Compare Deuteronomy 19:15 , Mat 18:16 . 2 Corinthians 13:1 ,

Verse 20

sin. App-128 .

rebuke. Greek. elencho , See t Cor. 1Ti 14:21 .

others. App-124 .

fearn = have fear.

Verse 21

charge. Greek. diamarturomai . See Acts 2:40 .

Lord. The texts omit.

Jesus Christ. The texts read "Christ Jeans". App-98 . X11.

observe = guard.

without = apart from.

preferring . . . another = prejudgment, prejudice. Greek. prokrima. Only here.

nothing . Greek. medeis , as in or 1Ti 14:22 .

by. App-104 .

partiality. Literally inclining towards. Greek. prosklisis . Only here.

Verse 22

suddenly = hastily, i.e. without sufficient testing.

no man = no one. Greek. medeis . See 1 Timothy 5:21 .

neither . Greek. mede .

other men's . App-124 .

sins. At. 128.1.

pure. Greek. hagnos . See 2 Corinthians 7:11 . Not as the word is used to-day, but as clear from aiding in sending unfit men into the ministry, from which all the churches are suffering at this hour. Compare Jude 1:11 .

Verse 23

Drink. . . water . Greek. hudropoteo . Only here.

no longer . Greek. meketi .

for . . . sake. App-104 . 1 Timothy 5:2 .

stomach's . Greek. stomachos . Only here.

often = frequent. Greek. puknos . See Luke 5:33 .

Verse 24

men's. App-123 .

open beforehand . Greek. prodelos . Only here, 1 Timothy 5:20 , and Hebrews 7:14 .

going before . See 1 Timothy 1:18 .

to. App-104 .

judgment. App-177 . Some are notoriously unfit; the unfitness of others is not manifest till they are tested.

Verse 25

also . Should follow works.

manifest beforehand. Same as "open beforehand",

otherwise. Greek. adds. Only here.

cannot = are not ( App-105 ) able to.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Timothy 5". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/1-timothy-5.html. 1909-1922.