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1 Timothy 4

Overview

1 Timothy 4:1, He foretells that in the latter times there shall be a departure from the faith; 1 Timothy 4:6, And to the end that Timothy might not fail in doing his duty, he furnishes him with divers precepts, belonging thereto.

Verse 1

the Spirit: John 16:13, Acts 13:2, Acts 28:25, 1 Corinthians 12:11, 1 John 2:18, Revelation 2:7, Revelation 2:11, Revelation 2:17, Revelation 2:29, Revelation 3:6, Revelation 3:13, Revelation 3:22

expressly: Ezekiel 1:3

the latter: Numbers 24:14, Deuteronomy 4:30, Deuteronomy 32:29, Isaiah 2:2, Jeremiah 48:47, Jeremiah 49:39, Ezekiel 38:16, Daniel 10:14, Hosea 3:5, Micah 4:1, 2 Timothy 3:1-9, 1 Peter 1:20, 2 Peter 3:3, Jude 1:4, Jude 1:18

depart: Daniel 11:35, Matthew 24:5-12, 2 Thessalonians 2:3, 2 Timothy 3:1-5, 2 Timothy 4:4

seducing: Genesis 3:3-5, Genesis 3:13, 1 Kings 22:22, 1 Kings 22:23, 2 Chronicles 18:19-22, 2 Corinthians 11:3, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12, 2 Timothy 3:13, 2 Peter 2:1, Revelation 9:2-11, Revelation 13:14, Revelation 16:14, Revelation 18:2, Revelation 18:23, Revelation 19:20, Revelation 20:2, Revelation 20:3, Revelation 20:8, Revelation 20:10

and doctrines: Daniel 11:35-38, 1 Corinthians 8:5, 1 Corinthians 8:6, 1 Corinthians 10:20, Colossians 2:18, Acts 17:18, Revelation 9:20,*Gr.

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:1 - last days Leviticus 15:8 - General Deuteronomy 31:29 - the latter days Deuteronomy 32:17 - sacrificed 2 Chronicles 11:15 - for the devils 2 Chronicles 18:22 - the lord hath Job 24:1 - seeing Psalms 102:23 - He weakened Proverbs 11:9 - An hypocrite Proverbs 14:25 - General Proverbs 19:9 - and Isaiah 30:8 - the time to come Jeremiah 23:26 - prophets of Ezekiel 13:4 - like Ezekiel 13:8 - behold Ezekiel 13:10 - seduced Daniel 7:24 - another Daniel 7:25 - and think Daniel 8:23 - in the Daniel 11:34 - cleave Daniel 11:38 - But in his estate Habakkuk 2:18 - a teacher Matthew 7:15 - which Matthew 15:9 - teaching Matthew 18:7 - for Matthew 24:11 - General Mark 7:7 - the commandments John 2:1 - a marriage Acts 8:29 - General Acts 10:19 - the Spirit Romans 1:18 - who hold 1 Corinthians 3:12 - wood 1 Corinthians 11:19 - there 2 Corinthians 2:17 - which Galatians 1:7 - pervert Colossians 2:4 - lest 2 Thessalonians 2:11 - that 1 Timothy 1:19 - concerning 2 Timothy 4:3 - the time Hebrews 13:9 - carried 1 John 2:26 - concerning 1 John 4:1 - many Revelation 11:2 - it is Revelation 16:13 - three

Verse 2

lies: 1 Kings 13:18, 1 Kings 22:22, Isaiah 9:15, Jeremiah 5:21, Jeremiah 23:14, Jeremiah 23:32, Daniel 8:23-25, Matthew 7:15, Matthew 24:24, Acts 20:30, Romans 16:18, Ephesians 4:14, 2 Timothy 3:5, 2 Peter 2:1-3, Revelation 16:14

their: Romans 1:28, Ephesians 4:19

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 18:22 - the lord hath Proverbs 19:9 - and Isaiah 44:20 - Is there Isaiah 48:1 - not in truth Isaiah 57:11 - that thou Isaiah 59:3 - your lips Jeremiah 9:5 - taught Jeremiah 14:14 - The prophets Jeremiah 23:26 - prophets of Jeremiah 50:36 - upon the liars Ezekiel 13:4 - like Daniel 11:34 - cleave Habakkuk 2:18 - a teacher Matthew 27:4 - What Luke 10:13 - for Acts 19:35 - and of Romans 1:18 - who hold Romans 2:15 - their conscience 1 Corinthians 11:19 - there Ephesians 4:25 - putting Colossians 2:4 - lest 1 Timothy 1:19 - concerning 2 Timothy 3:8 - men Titus 1:12 - liars Hebrews 10:22 - an evil 2 Peter 3:3 - that there 1 John 1:6 - we lie Revelation 21:8 - and all

Verse 3

Forbidding: Daniel 11:37, 1 Corinthians 7:28, 1 Corinthians 7:36-39, Hebrews 13:4

to abstain: Romans 14:3, Romans 14:17, 1 Corinthians 8:8, Colossians 2:20-23, Hebrews 13:9

which: Genesis 1:29, Genesis 1:30, Genesis 9:3, Ecclesiastes 5:18, Acts 10:13-15, 1 Corinthians 6:13

with: 1 Timothy 4:4, 1 Samuel 9:13, Matthew 14:19, Matthew 15:36, Luke 24:30, John 6:23, Acts 27:35, Romans 14:6, 1 Corinthians 10:30, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 3:17

believe: 1 Timothy 2:4, John 8:31, John 8:32, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:28 - General Ecclesiastes 7:16 - Be not Ecclesiastes 8:15 - Then I Joel 2:26 - and praise Zechariah 14:21 - every Matthew 8:14 - wife's Matthew 19:10 - General Mark 7:15 - nothing Mark 8:6 - gave thanks Acts 10:15 - What Romans 14:20 - All 1 Corinthians 9:5 - to lead Galatians 2:14 - the truth Colossians 2:16 - in meat Colossians 2:21 - General Colossians 2:23 - a show 1 Timothy 3:2 - the husband 1 Timothy 4:5 - it 1 Timothy 5:11 - they will 1 Timothy 5:14 - the younger Titus 1:15 - the pure Revelation 14:4 - for

Verse 4

every: Genesis 1:31, Deuteronomy 32:4

and: Acts 11:7-9, Acts 15:20, Acts 15:21, Acts 15:29, Acts 21:25, Romans 14:14, Romans 14:20, 1 Corinthians 10:23, 1 Corinthians 10:25

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:16 - thou mayest freely eat Genesis 9:3 - even Genesis 9:4 - the life Leviticus 3:17 - blood Leviticus 7:13 - leavened Leviticus 7:26 - ye shall eat Leviticus 11:2 - General Deuteronomy 8:10 - thou hast Deuteronomy 12:16 - General 1 Samuel 9:13 - he doth bless Ecclesiastes 8:15 - Then I Matthew 14:19 - he blessed Matthew 15:11 - that which goeth Matthew 15:36 - and gave thanks Mark 6:41 - blessed Luke 9:16 - he blessed Luke 11:41 - all Luke 22:17 - gave John 6:11 - when Acts 27:35 - and gave 1 Corinthians 10:30 - for which 1 Timothy 1:18 - according 1 Timothy 4:3 - with 1 Timothy 5:23 - General Titus 1:15 - the pure

Verse 5

it: 1 Timothy 4:3, Luke 11:41, 1 Corinthians 7:14, Titus 1:15

the: Luke 4:4

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 8:10 - thou hast Matthew 14:19 - he blessed Matthew 15:11 - that which goeth Mark 6:41 - blessed Luke 9:16 - he blessed Luke 22:17 - gave John 6:11 - when Acts 11:9 - What Acts 15:20 - things

Verse 6

thou put: Acts 20:31, Acts 20:35, Romans 15:15, 1 Corinthians 4:17, 2 Timothy 1:6, 2 Timothy 2:14, 2 Peter 1:12-15, 2 Peter 3:1, 2 Peter 3:2, Jude 1:5

a good: Matthew 13:52, 1 Corinthians 4:1, 1 Corinthians 4:2, 2 Corinthians 3:6, 2 Corinthians 6:4, Ephesians 6:21, Colossians 4:7, 1 Thessalonians 3:2, 2 Timothy 2:15

nourished: Jeremiah 15:16, Ephesians 4:15, Ephesians 4:16, Colossians 2:19, Colossians 3:16, 2 Timothy 3:14-17, 1 Peter 2:2

good doctrine: 1 Timothy 1:10, 1 Timothy 4:16, 1 Timothy 6:3, Psalms 19:7, *marg. Proverbs 4:2, John 7:16, John 7:17, 2 Timothy 4:3, Titus 2:1, Titus 2:7-10, 2 John 1:9

thou hast: Philippians 3:16, 2 Timothy 3:14

Reciprocal: Matthew 15:9 - teaching Acts 26:16 - a minister Romans 10:8 - the word of faith 1 Corinthians 3:12 - gold 2 Corinthians 11:23 - ministers Ephesians 4:14 - tossed Colossians 1:7 - a Colossians 1:25 - I am Colossians 4:17 - the ministry 1 Timothy 1:3 - charge 1 Timothy 4:13 - to doctrine 1 Timothy 4:15 - that 1 Timothy 5:17 - word 2 Timothy 1:5 - unfeigned 2 Timothy 2:2 - who 2 Timothy 3:10 - thou hast fully known Titus 1:13 - that Titus 3:1 - Put

Verse 7

refuse: 1 Timothy 1:4, 1 Timothy 6:20, 2 Timothy 2:16, 2 Timothy 2:23, 2 Timothy 4:4, Titus 1:14, Titus 3:9

exercise: 1 Timothy 1:4, 1 Timothy 2:10, 1 Timothy 3:16, 1 Timothy 6:11, Acts 24:16, 2 Timothy 3:12, Titus 2:12, Hebrews 5:14, 2 Peter 1:5-8

Reciprocal: Proverbs 19:27 - General Matthew 15:9 - teaching 1 Corinthians 3:12 - wood Ephesians 4:14 - tossed 1 Timothy 6:3 - the doctrine Hebrews 12:11 - exercised 2 Peter 1:6 - godliness 2 Peter 1:16 - we have

Verse 8

bodily: 1 Samuel 15:22, Psalms 50:7-15, Isaiah 1:11-16, Isaiah 58:3-5, Jeremiah 6:20, Amos 5:21-24, 1 Corinthians 8:8, Colossians 2:21-23, Hebrews 13:9

little: or, for a little time, Hebrews 9:9, Hebrews 9:10

godliness: 1 Timothy 6:6, Job 22:2, Titus 3:8

having: Deuteronomy 28:1-14, Job 5:19-26, Psalms 37:3, Psalms 37:4, Psalms 37:16-19, Psalms 37:29, Psalms 84:11, Psalms 91:10-16, Psalms 112:1-3, Psalms 128:1-6, Psalms 145:19, Proverbs 3:16-18, Ecclesiastes 8:12, Isaiah 3:10, Isaiah 32:17, Isaiah 32:18, Isaiah 33:16, Isaiah 65:13, Isaiah 65:14, Matthew 5:3-12, Matthew 6:33, Matthew 19:29, Mark 10:19, Mark 10:20, Luke 12:31, Luke 12:32, Romans 8:28, 1 Corinthians 3:22, 2 Peter 1:3, 2 Peter 1:4, 1 John 2:25, Revelation 3:12, Revelation 3:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:2 - General Genesis 24:1 - blessed Genesis 24:35 - the Lord Genesis 28:15 - I am Genesis 33:11 - enough Genesis 47:12 - his father Genesis 49:25 - with blessings Deuteronomy 4:40 - it may go Deuteronomy 5:33 - well Deuteronomy 28:2 - come on thee Deuteronomy 28:4 - General Deuteronomy 32:47 - General 1 Kings 3:14 - I will lengthen 2 Chronicles 31:10 - Since Job 1:9 - Doth Job Psalms 41:2 - blessed Proverbs 3:2 - length Proverbs 11:4 - but Proverbs 13:25 - righteous Proverbs 19:23 - shall abide Proverbs 22:4 - By Isaiah 30:23 - shall he Isaiah 33:6 - fear Ezekiel 13:8 - behold Joel 2:13 - your garments Luke 5:38 - General Luke 18:12 - fast Luke 18:30 - manifold more John 6:63 - the flesh 1 Corinthians 13:3 - profiteth 2 Corinthians 6:10 - and Colossians 2:23 - a show 1 Timothy 6:3 - the doctrine 2 Timothy 2:14 - to no Hebrews 4:2 - did Hebrews 7:18 - the weakness Hebrews 12:11 - exercised James 2:14 - What 2 Peter 1:6 - godliness

Verse 9

1 Timothy 1:15

Reciprocal: 1 Timothy 3:1 - is a Titus 1:9 - fast Revelation 19:9 - These

Verse 10

therefore: 1 Corinthians 4:9-13, 2 Corinthians 4:8-10, 2 Corinthians 6:3-10, 2 Corinthians 11:23-27, 2 Timothy 2:9, 2 Timothy 2:10, 2 Timothy 3:10-12, Hebrews 11:26, Hebrews 13:13, 1 Peter 4:14, 1 Peter 4:15

because: 1 Timothy 6:17, Psalms 37:40, Psalms 52:8, Psalms 84:12, Psalms 118:8, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 50:10, Jeremiah 17:7, Daniel 3:28, Nahum 1:7, Matthew 27:43, Romans 15:12, Romans 15:13, 1 Peter 1:21

the living: 1 Timothy 3:15

the saviour: 1 Timothy 2:4, 1 Timothy 2:6, Psalms 36:6, Psalms 107:2, Psalms 107:6-43, Isaiah 45:21, Isaiah 45:22, John 1:29, John 3:15-17, 1 John 2:2, 1 John 4:14

specially: John 5:24, 1 John 5:10-13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:29 - saved Luke 10:2 - the labourers Romans 16:12 - labour 1 Corinthians 4:12 - labour 2 Corinthians 5:9 - we labour 2 Corinthians 6:5 - labours 2 Corinthians 6:8 - evil 1 Thessalonians 1:9 - the living 1 Thessalonians 2:9 - our 1 Timothy 1:1 - God 1 Timothy 1:6 - From which some having swerved 1 Timothy 5:17 - labour Titus 1:3 - God Titus 3:4 - God Revelation 2:3 - hast laboured

Verse 11

1 Timothy 6:2, 2 Timothy 4:2, Titus 2:15, Titus 3:8

Reciprocal: Matthew 5:19 - do 1 Timothy 1:3 - charge 1 Timothy 5:7 - General 1 Timothy 6:14 - keep

Verse 12

no: Matthew 18:10, 1 Corinthians 16:10, 1 Corinthians 16:11, 2 Timothy 2:7, 2 Timothy 2:15, 2 Timothy 2:22

be thou: 1 Corinthians 11:1, 1 Thessalonians 1:6, 1 Thessalonians 2:10, 2 Thessalonians 3:7-9, Titus 2:7, 1 Peter 5:3

in word: 2 Corinthians 6:4-17, Philippians 4:8, 2 Timothy 2:22, James 3:13, James 3:17, 2 Peter 1:5-8

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 2:2 - and show Zechariah 2:4 - young Matthew 5:19 - do Mark 6:30 - both 2 Corinthians 6:6 - pureness Galatians 5:22 - faith Ephesians 5:2 - walk Philippians 3:17 - be 1 Thessalonians 1:5 - what 1 Thessalonians 1:7 - ensamples 1 Timothy 5:2 - with 1 Timothy 5:22 - keep 1 Timothy 6:11 - righteousness 2 Timothy 3:10 - my 2 Timothy 4:5 - an Titus 1:8 - sober Titus 2:12 - live Titus 2:15 - Let 1 Peter 1:15 - in 1 Peter 1:22 - a pure 1 Peter 2:12 - your conversation 1 Peter 3:2 - behold 2 Peter 3:11 - in all

Verse 13

I come: 1 Timothy 3:14, 1 Timothy 3:15

to reading: Deuteronomy 17:19, Joshua 1:8, Psalms 1:2, Psalms 1:3, Psalms 119:97-104, Proverbs 2:4, Proverbs 2:5, Matthew 13:51, Matthew 13:52, John 5:39, Acts 6:4, Acts 17:11, 2 Timothy 2:15-17

to exhortation: Romans 12:8, 1 Corinthians 14:3, Titus 2:15

to doctrine: 1 Timothy 4:6, 1 Timothy 4:16, 1 Corinthians 14:6, 1 Corinthians 14:26, 2 Timothy 4:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 1:53 - shall pitch Daniel 9:2 - understood 2 Timothy 3:10 - my

Verse 14

Neglect: Matthew 25:14-30, Luke 19:12-26, Romans 12:6-8, 1 Thessalonians 5:19, 2 Timothy 1:6, 1 Peter 4:9-11

which: 1 Timothy 1:18

with: 1 Timothy 5:22, Acts 6:6, Acts 8:17, Acts 13:3, Acts 19:6, 2 Timothy 1:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:14 - and laid Numbers 8:10 - General Numbers 27:18 - lay Deuteronomy 34:9 - Moses Joshua 1:8 - thou shalt Ezekiel 2:8 - open Luke 16:2 - give John 10:2 - he that Acts 9:17 - and putting Acts 20:28 - over 1 Corinthians 14:1 - prophesy Colossians 4:17 - the ministry 2 Timothy 2:2 - many Hebrews 6:4 - and have

Verse 15

Meditate: Joshua 1:8, Psalms 1:2, Psalms 19:14, Psalms 49:3, Psalms 63:6, Psalms 77:12, Psalms 104:34, Psalms 105:5, Psalms 119:15, Psalms 119:23, Psalms 119:48, Psalms 119:97, Psalms 119:99, Psalms 119:148, Psalms 143:5

give: Acts 6:4, 1 Corinthians 16:15, 2 Corinthians 4:14, 2 Corinthians 8:5, Titus 2:14

that: 1 Timothy 4:6, Matthew 5:16, Philippians 2:15, Philippians 2:16

to all: or, in all things

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:3 - cheweth Numbers 3:10 - they shall Numbers 8:26 - and shall Nehemiah 6:3 - I am doing Ecclesiastes 1:13 - I gave Song of Solomon 8:12 - vineyard Ezekiel 3:1 - eat Luke 10:2 - the labourers John 21:15 - Feed 2 Timothy 2:7 - Consider 2 Timothy 4:2 - be 2 Timothy 4:5 - an

Verse 16

Take: 1 Chronicles 28:10, 2 Chronicles 19:6, Mark 13:9, Luke 21:34, Acts 20:28, 1 Corinthians 3:10, 1 Corinthians 3:11, Colossians 4:17, 2 Timothy 4:2, Titus 2:7, Titus 2:15, Hebrews 12:15, 2 John 1:8

unto the: 1 Timothy 4:6, 1 Timothy 1:3, Romans 16:17, Ephesians 4:14, Titus 2:7, Hebrews 13:9, 2 John 1:9

continue: Acts 6:4, Acts 26:22, Romans 2:7, 2 Timothy 3:14, Titus 1:9

thou shalt: Ezekiel 3:19-21, Ezekiel 33:7-9, Acts 20:26, Acts 20:27, 1 Corinthians 9:27

them: Isaiah 55:11, Jeremiah 23:22, Romans 10:10-14, Romans 11:14, 1 Corinthians 9:22, 1 Thessalonians 2:16, 1 Thessalonians 2:19, 1 Thessalonians 2:20, 2 Timothy 2:10, Philemon 1:19, James 5:20

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:13 - be circumspect Exodus 35:35 - the cunning Numbers 3:10 - they shall Nehemiah 6:3 - I am doing Song of Solomon 8:12 - vineyard Ezekiel 3:18 - to save Ezekiel 3:21 - also Ezekiel 18:27 - he shall Obadiah 1:21 - saviours Luke 10:2 - the labourers John 4:36 - he that reapeth receiveth John 5:34 - that John 8:31 - If John 21:15 - Feed Acts 2:40 - Save Romans 12:7 - ministry 1 Corinthians 7:16 - O wife 1 Corinthians 9:19 - that 1 Timothy 4:13 - to doctrine 1 Timothy 5:17 - word James 1:25 - and Revelation 4:8 - full Revelation 5:13 - blessing

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Timothy 4". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-timothy-4.html.