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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

1 Timothy 6


1:1 Christ, (b-5) Or, according to some authorities, 'Christ Jesus.'

Verse 1

6:1 masters (f-12) Despotes . see Acts 4:24 ; 'serve,' ver. 2, is douleuo .

Verse 2

6:2 masters, (f-6) Despotes . see Acts 4:24 ; 'serve,' ver. 2, is douleuo . faithful (a-28) Or 'believing,' the same as in the beginning of the verse.

Verse 5

6:5 piety. (b-20) 'Withdraw from such,' as A.V., omitted as having but little MS. authority.

Verse 8

6:8 content (c-9) Or 'let us be satisfied.'

Verse 9

6:9 desire (d-4) 'Desire' includes the idea of purpose here.

Verse 10

6:10 [the] (e-7) There is no article in the Greek. It is not that there is no other root, but the love of money is characterized by being such.

Verse 12

6:12 faith. (f-8) Or 'combat of the faith.' hold (g-10) As 'seize,' Acts 16:19 ; 'caught hold,' Matthew 14:31 .

Verse 15

6:15 time (h-5) Lit. 'times,' as ch. 2.6.

Verse 21

6:21 missed (i-8) 'To miss the mark,' or 'not give heed to;' it is to fail in shooting, and metaphorically in one's purpose, or to have erred. See ch. 1.6 and 2 Timothy 2:18 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on 1 Timothy 6". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.