that in order that. Greek. hina. God. App-98.
do . . . service. App-130.
faithful. Some as "believing".
partakers = those who are partaking. Greek. antilambanomai. See Acts 20:35.
benefit = good work. Greek. euergesia. See Acts 4:9,
If App-118. a,
any man = any one. App-123.
teach otherwise. See 1 Timothy 1:3.
wholesome, Same as "sound", 1 Timothy 1:10.
even the words = those.
Jesus Christ. App-99.
according to. App-104.
godliness. See 1 Timothy 2:2.
proud = puffed up. See 1 Timothy 3:6.
nothing. Greek. medeis.
doting = sick, or diseased. Greek. noseo. Only here. Compare Matthew 4:24.
questions. See 1 Timothy 1:4.
strifes, &c. Greek. logonaaettia. Only here. The verb in 2 Timothy 2:14.
whereof = out of (App-104.) which.
surmisings, Greek. huponaia. Only here.
Perverse disputings. Greek. paradiatribe. Only here. The texts read diaparatribe.
of corrupt minds = corrupted (Greek. diophtheiro. See 2 Corinthians 4:16) as to their mind,
destitute = deprived. Greek. opostereo. See 1 Corinthians 6:7.
gain, &c. Read "godliness is a way of gain".
gain. Greek. porismos. Here and 1 Timothy 6:6.
withdraw thyself. Same as "depart", 1 Timothy 4:1, but the texts omit "from such", &c.
with. Greek. meta. App-104.
contentment. Greek. autarkeia. See 2 Corinthians 9:8 - Compare Philippians 1:4, Philippians 1:11.
nothing. Greek. oudeis.
and it is certain. Read "neither" (Greek. oude). This makes with the second ouden a double negative.
certain. The texts omit.
food = nourishment. Greek. diatrophe. Only here.
raiment = covering, perhaps including shelter. Greek. skepasma, Only here.
content. Same word as 2 Corinthians 12:9 (sufficient). Hebrews 13:5.
fall, &c. Compare 1 Timothy 3:6, 1 Timothy 3:7.
snare. See 1 Timothy 3:7.
foolish. Greek. enoetos. See Romans 1:14.
hurtful. Greek. blaberos. Only here.
drown. Greek. bulhizo. Only here and Luke 5:7.
destruction. Greek. olethros, See 1 Corinthians 5:5.
perdition. See John 17:12.
love of money. Greek. philarguria. Only here. Compare 2 Timothy 3:2.
the = a.
all, &c. = all the evils.
coveted after. See 1 Timothy 3:1.
have erred = were seduced. Greek. apoplanao. Only here and Mark 13:22.
pierced . . . through. Greek. peripeiro. Only here.
with = by. Dative case.
sorrows = pangs. Greek. odune. Only here and Romans 9:3.
meekness. See 1 Corinthians 4:21.
Fight. Greek. agonizomai. See Luke 13:24.
fight. Greek. agon. See Philippians 1:30. Figure of speech Paronomasia. App-6.
whereunto = unto (App-104.) which.
professed = confessed. Greek. homologeo. Occurs twenty-three times; seventeen times "confess", three times "profess" make confession", "promise", "give thanks", once each.
a = the.
profession = confession. Greek. homologia. See 2 Corinthians 9:13. Figure of speech Hyperbaton. App-6.
before = in the sight of.
give . . . charge. See 1 Timothy 1:3.
in the sight of = "before", as above.
quickeneth. See Romans 4:17, The texts read zoogoneo, preserve alive.
Christ Jesus. App-98.
confession. Same as "profession", 1 Timothy 6:12.
without spot = unspotted, Greek. aspilos. Here; James 1:27. 1 Peter 1:19. 2 Peter 3:14.
unrebukeable. Same as "blameless", 1 Timothy 3:2; 1 Timothy 5:7.
Which. Refers to "appearing".
His = His own.
times = seasons. Compare Acts 1:7. See App-195.
Who is. Omit,
blessed. See 1 Timothy 1:11.
lords. Greek. kurieuo. See Luke 22:25.
immortality = deathlessness. Greek. athanasia. Only here and 1 Corinthians 15:53-54.
dwelling in = inhabiting. Greek. oikeo.
which, &c. = unapproachable. Greek. aprositos, Only here.
no man = no one (Greek. oudeis) of men (App-123.)
seen, see. App-133,
nor. Greek. oude. power. App-172.
everlasting. App-151. Compare 1 Timothy 6:12,
this = the present.
highminded. Greek. hupselophroneo. Only here and Romans 11:20.
nor. Greek. mede
trust = set their hope.
in = upon. App-104.
uncertain = the uncertainty of. (Greek. adelotes. Only here.
in. The texts read App-104.
the living. The texts omit,
giveth = providoth. See 1 Timothy 1:4 (minister).
richly. See Colossians 3:16.
to enjoy = for (App-104.)
enjoyment. Greek. apelausis. Here and Hebrews 11:25.
do good. Greek. agathoergeo. Only here.
ready to distribute. Greek. eumetadotos. Only here,
willing to communicate. Greek. koinonikos. Only here. "Sociable" (Authorized Version m.)
Laying up, &c. Greek. apotliesairizo. Only here.
lay hold, &c. Compare 1 Timothy 6:12.
eternal life. The texts read, "the life that is life indeed": for ainios reading ontos. Compare 1 Timothy 5:3.
keep = guard, as in 1 Timothy 5:21 (observe). Compare 2 Timothy 1:12, 2 Timothy 1:14.
that . . . trust. Greek. parakalatheke. Only here and 2 Timothy 1:14. But the texts read paratheke in both places, thus agreeing with 2 Timothy 1:14. Both words mean "deposit". The deposit entrusted to Timothy was the teaching regarding the Mystery (1 Timothy 3:16).
avoiding = turning aside from. See 1 Timothy 1:5; 1 Timothy 1:10.
profane. Greek. bebelos. See 1 Timothy 1:9.
vain babblings. Greek. kenophdnirs. Only here and 2 Timothy 2:16.
oppositions. Greek. antithesis. Only here.
falsely so called. Greek. pseudonumos. Only here. There is much science (knowledge) which does not deserve the name, being only speculation.
erred. See 1 Timothy 1:6 (swerved).
thee. The texts read "you".
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