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Bible Commentaries

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

2 Timothy 1

Verse 1

apostle. App-189 .

Jesus Christ . App-98 .

by. App-104 .

will. App-102 .

God. App-98 .

according to. App-104 .

life. App-170 .

in. App-104 .

Christ Jesus . App-98 .

Verse 2

dearly beloved. App-135 .

son . App-108 .

Grace. App-184 .

from . App-104 .

Father . App-98 .

Lord. App-98 . Compare Philippians 1:2 ; 1 Thessalonians 1:1 . 1 Timothy 1:1 , 1 Timothy 1:2 .

Verse 3

thank. See 1 Timothy 1:12 .

serve. App-190 .

forefathers. Greek. progonos. See 1 Timothy 5:4 .

with = in. Greek. en.

without ceasing. Greek. adialeiptos. See Romans 9:2 . Compare Romans 1:9 .

remembrance . Greek. mneia . See Romans 1:9 .

of. App-104 .

prayers . App-134 .

Verse 4

Greatly desiring. Greek. epipotheo. See Romans 1:11 . see. App-133 .

being mindful = having remembered.

that = in order that. Greek hina.

filled . App-125 .

Verse 5

When I call , &c. Literally Having received remembrance (Greek. hupomnesis. Here and 2 Peter 1:13 , 2 Peter 3:1 ).

unfeigned. See 1 Timothy 1:5 .

faith. App-150 .

that is. Omit.

dwelt = indwelt. Greek. enoikeb. See Romans 8:11 ,

grandmother. Greek. mamme . Only here.

persuaded, App-150 .

Verse 6

Wherefore = on account of ( App-104 ) which cause.

put., in remembrance . Greek. anamimnisko. See 1 Corinthians 4:17 .

stir up. Lit, stir into flame. Greek. anasdpureo. Only here.

gift. App-184 .

Verse 7

hath. given = gave.

not. App-105 .

the = a.

spirit . App-101 .

fear = cowardice. Greek. deilia. Only here.

power . App-172 .

love . App-135 .

sound mind . Greek sophroaiamoa. Only here. Compare 1Ti 2:9 ; 2 Timothy 2:4; 2 Timothy 2:4 , Titus 2:6 , Titus 2:12 .

Verse 8

not . App-105 .

of . Genitive of relation, concerning.

nor . Greek. mede.

partaker of the afflictions = suffer evil with (me). Greek su nkakopatheo , Only here.

of = for.

gospel . App-120 .

Verse 9

bath . Omit.

saved . Compare 1 Timothy 1:1

called . Compare 1 Timothy 6:12 .

purpose. See Acts 11:23 .

before , &c. App-151 .

Verse 10

made manifest . App-106 .

appearing. App-106 .

Who = in that He.

hath . Omit.

abolished . Greek. katargeo. See Luke 13:7 .

brought . . . to light = shed light on. Greek. photizo. See Luke 11:36 .

immortality = incorruption. Greek. aphtharsia. See Romans 2:7 . The Lord did this in His own person, when He rose from the dead, alive for evermore. Acts 13:34 .Romans 6:9 . Revelation 1:18 .

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

Verse 11

Whereunto = Unto (Greek. eis) which.

am = was.

preacher . App-121 .

Gentiles . Greek. ethnos , Compare Acts 22:21 ; Acts 28:28 . Romans 11:13 ; Romans 11:15 , Romans 11:16 . Galatians 1:16 ; Galatians 2:2 .Ephesians 3:1 , Ephesians 3:8 . 1 Timothy 2:7 .

Verse 12

For the which cause , Same as "wherefore", 2 Timothy 1:6 .

also , &c = I suffer these things also.

know . App-132 .

believed, App-150 .

keep = guard, as in 1 Timothy 6:20 .

that which I have committed unto Him = my deposit. Greek paratheke. Seo 1 Timothy 6:20 . against = unto. Greek. e is.

that day . The day of His appearing. Compare 2 Timothy 4:8 .

Verse 13

fast , Omit.

form . Greek. hupotupoais . See 1 Timothy 1:16 .

sound . See 1 Timothy 1:10 with 1 Timothy 6:3 .

words . App-121 .

of = from. Greek. para. App-104 .

Verse 14

That good . . . thee = The good deposit. Greek. parathe ke, as in 2 Timothy 1:12 .

Holy Ghost. App-101 .

Verse 15

be turned = turned.

Phygellus , &c. Nothing is known of these two.

Verse 16

unto = to.

house = household. Onesiphorus must have recently died.

refreshed. Greek anapsucho. Only here. Compare Acts 3:19 .

chain. Compare Acts 28:20 . Ephesians 6:20 .

Verse 18

Lord . App-98 .

ministered . App-190 .

unto me. Omit.

at = in. App-104 .

knowest . App-132 .

very well . Greek. beltion. Only here.

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