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1 Timothy 6

Introduction

1Of the duty of servants.
3Not to have fellowship with newfangled teachers.
6Godliness is great gain;
10and love of money the root of all evil.
11What Timothy is to fly, and what to follow.
17and whereof to admonish the rich.
20To keep the purity of true doctrine, and to avoid profane janglings.

Verse 1

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.
servants
Deuteronomy 28:48; Isaiah 47:6; 58:6; Matthew 11:9,30; Acts 15:10; 1 Corinthians 7:21,22; Galatians 5:1
count
Genesis 16:9; 24:2,12,27,35-67; 2 Kings 5:2,3,13; Malachi 1:6; Acts 10:7,22; Ephesians 6:5-8; Colossians 3:22-25; Titus 2:9; 1 Peter 2:17-20
that the
5:14; Genesis 13:7,8; 2 Samuel 12:14; Nehemiah 9:5; Isaiah 52:5; Ezekiel 36:20,23; Luke 17:1; Romans 2:24; 1 Corinthians 10:32; Titus 2:5,8,10; 1 Peter 2:12; 3:16
Reciprocal: Genesis 16:8 - Sarai's maid;  Genesis 39:2 - house;  Exodus 4:18 - Let me go;  Matthew 18:7 - unto;  Matthew 28:20 - them;  Luke 7:8 - and he goeth;  Romans 13:7 - honour to;  1 Peter 2:18 - be

Verse 2

And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.
believing
Colossians 4:1; Philemon 1:10-16
let
Genesis 16:4,5; Numbers 16:3; Matthew 6:24; 2 Peter 2:10; Jude 1:8
because they are brethren
5:1; Matthew 23:8; 25:40; Romans 8:29; Galatians 3:26-29; Colossians 3:11
because they are
Galatians 5:6; Ephesians 1:1,15; Colossians 1:2,4; 3:12; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; Philemon 1:5-7
faithful
or, believing. partakers.
Joel 2:28; Romans 11:17; Ephesians 3:6; Hebrews 3:1,14; 1 Peter 5:1
These
4:11; Titus 2:1,15; 3:8
Reciprocal: Genesis 16:8 - Sarai's maid;  Genesis 24:33 - GeneralRuth 2:4 - And they;  Malachi 1:6 - a servant;  Matthew 8:6 - my;  Luke 7:8 - and he goeth;  Acts 10:7 - two;  Romans 1:7 - beloved;  1 Corinthians 14:3 - exhortation;  Colossians 3:22 - obey;  1 Thessalonians 2:11 - General1 Timothy 3:11 - faithful;  Titus 2:9 - servants;  Philemon 1:16 - a brother;  Philemon 1:17 - thou count;  1 John 1:3 - ye also

Verse 3

If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;
any
1:3,6; Romans 16:17; Galatians 1:6,7
to wholesome
1:10; 2 Timothy 1:13; 4:3; Titus 1:9; 2:1,2; *Gr:; Proverbs 15:4; Titus 1:9; 3:8
the words
Matthew 22:21; 28:20; 1 Thessalonians 4:1,2,8
the doctrine
4:7,8; Titus 1:1; 2:11-14; 2 Peter 1:3-7
Reciprocal: Proverbs 16:28 - froward;  Proverbs 19:27 - GeneralMatthew 5:19 - shall teach;  Luke 6:39 - Can;  Romans 2:8 - contentious;  1 Corinthians 3:12 - wood;  1 Corinthians 8:2 - if;  1 Corinthians 11:16 - seem;  1 Corinthians 14:38 - General2 Corinthians 11:13 - false;  Philippians 2:14 - disputings;  1 Timothy 1:4 - godly;  1 Timothy 4:6 - good doctrine;  2 Timothy 3:12 - live;  Titus 1:10 - there;  Titus 2:8 - Sound;  Titus 2:10 - the doctrine;  Hebrews 13:9 - carried;  2 Peter 1:6 - godliness;  2 Peter 3:11 - godliness

Verse 4

He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,
He
1:7; 3:6; Proverbs 13:7; 25:14; 26:12; Acts 8:9,21-23; Romans 12:16; 1 Corinthians 3:18; 1 Corinthians 8:1,2; Galatians 6:3; Colossians 2:18; 2 Thessalonians 2:4; 2 Timothy 3:4; 2 Peter 2:12,18; Jude 1:10,16; Revelation 3:17
proud
or, a fool. doting. or, sick. about.
1:4; 2 Timothy 2:23
words
Isaiah 58:4; Acts 15:2; Romans 2:8; 13:13; 14:1; 1 Corinthians 3:3; 11:16,18; 2 Corinthians 11:20; Galatians 5:15,20,21,26; Philippians 1:15; 2:3,14; Titus 3:9; James 1:19; 2:14-18; James 4:1,2,5,6; 1 Peter 2:1,2
Reciprocal: Genesis 31:1 - glory;  Job 15:3 - he reason;  Psalm 31:20 - the strife;  Proverbs 9:13 - GeneralProverbs 13:10 - Only;  Jeremiah 50:36 - dote;  Ezekiel 13:3 - foolish;  Matthew 5:19 - shall teach;  Matthew 12:44 - he findeth;  Acts 18:15 - a question;  1 Corinthians 1:11 - that there;  1 Corinthians 13:4 - envieth;  Galatians 3:1 - Foolish;  Ephesians 4:31 - clamour;  1 Timothy 1:6 - turned;  1 Timothy 6:20 - avoiding;  2 Timothy 2:14 - that;  2 Timothy 3:2 - proud;  James 3:14 - if

Verse 5

Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
Perverse, etc
or, Gallings one of another.
1:6; 1 Corinthians 11:16
men
Matthew 7:17-20; 12:33; John 3:19-21; Ephesians 4:17-19; 2 Thessalonians 2:8-11; 2 Timothy 3:8; Titus 1:15,16; Hebrews 3:12,13; 2 John 1:8-10
supposing
6; 3:3,8; 2 Kings 5:20-27; Isaiah 56:11; Jeremiah 6:13; 8:10; Ezekiel 33:31; Matthew 21:13; Matthew 23:14; Acts 8:18-20; 19:24-28; Titus 1:11; 2 Peter 2:3,15; Jude 1:11; Revelation 18:3,13
from
Romans 16:17,18; 2 Thessalonians 3:6; 2 Timothy 3:5
Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:46 - without;  Deuteronomy 20:18 - GeneralJob 9:20 - it shall;  Job 15:3 - he reason;  Proverbs 4:24 - a;  Hosea 12:8 - Yet;  Zechariah 11:5 - Blessed;  Matthew 12:44 - he findeth;  Matthew 15:14 - Let;  Matthew 18:17 - let;  Luke 12:13 - Master;  John 2:16 - make;  John 6:26 - Ye seek;  Acts 19:9 - he departed;  Acts 19:27 - that not;  Acts 20:30 - speaking;  Romans 9:20 - repliest;  1 Corinthians 5:11 - with;  Ephesians 4:31 - clamour;  Ephesians 5:11 - no;  Philippians 3:19 - whose God;  1 Timothy 1:4 - questions;  1 Timothy 6:20 - avoiding;  2 Timothy 2:14 - that;  2 Timothy 2:23 - General1 John 1:8 - the truth

Verse 6

But godliness with contentment is great gain.
godliness
4:8; Psalms 37:16; 84:11; Proverbs 3:13-18; 8:18-21; 15:16; 16:8; Matthew 6:32,33; Luke 12:31,32; Romans 5:3-5; 8:28; 2 Corinthians 4:17,18; 5:1; Philippians 1:21; Hebrews 13:5
contentment
8; Exodus 2:21; Luke 3:14; Philippians 4:11-13
Reciprocal: Genesis 34:23 - GeneralGenesis 43:2 - GeneralGenesis 48:15 - fed me;  Exodus 20:17 - thy neighbour's house;  Deuteronomy 32:47 - General2 Kings 4:13 - I dwell;  2 Kings 6:2 - and take thence;  Job 1:9 - Doth Job;  Psalm 49:10 - leave;  Psalm 112:3 - Wealth;  Proverbs 19:23 - shall abide;  Proverbs 28:25 - he that putteth;  Proverbs 30:8 - feed;  Ecclesiastes 2:11 - behold;  Ecclesiastes 6:7 - the labour;  Isaiah 33:6 - fear;  Jeremiah 35:9 - GeneralJeremiah 45:5 - seekest;  Mark 10:30 - an hundredfold;  Luke 12:15 - for;  Luke 18:30 - manifold more;  Romans 12:16 - condescend to men of low estate;  1 Timothy 6:5 - supposing;  2 Peter 1:6 - godliness;  2 Peter 3:11 - godliness

Verse 7

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
we brought
Job 1:21; Proverbs 27:24; Ecclesiastes 5:15,16
certain
Psalms 49:17; Luke 12:20,21; 16:22,23
Reciprocal: Luke 12:15 - Take

Verse 8

And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
Genesis 28:20; 48:15; Deuteronomy 2:7; 8:3,4; Proverbs 27:23-27; 30:8,9; Ecclesiastes 2:24-26; Ecclesiastes 3:12,13; Matthew 6:11,25-33; Hebrews 13:5,6
Reciprocal: Ruth 1:6 - in giving;  Proverbs 23:4 - Labour;  Ecclesiastes 2:22 - hath man;  Matthew 6:19 - GeneralLuke 3:14 - and be;  1 Timothy 6:6 - contentment

Verse 9

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
they
Genesis 13:10-13; Numbers 22:17-19; Joshua 7:11; 2 Kings 5:20-27; Proverbs 15:27; 20:21; Proverbs 21:6; 22:16; 28:20-22; Isaiah 5:8; Hosea 12:7,8; Amos 8:4-6; Zechariah 11:5; Matthew 13:22; 19:22; 26:15; James 5:1-4; 2 Peter 2:15,16; Jude 1:11
snare
3:7; Deuteronomy 7:25; Psalms 11:6; Proverbs 1:17-19; Luke 21:35; 2 Timothy 2:26
many
Mark 4:19; Ephesians 4:22; 1 John 2:15-17
which
1:9; Numbers 31:8; Joshua 7:24-26; Matthew 27:3-5; Acts 5:4,5; 8:20; 2 Peter 2:3
Reciprocal: Genesis 13:6 - GeneralGenesis 14:12 - who;  Exodus 18:21 - hating;  Exodus 28:40 - glory;  Numbers 22:7 - rewards of divination;  Numbers 22:19 - GeneralDeuteronomy 5:21 - GeneralDeuteronomy 17:17 - neither shall he;  Joshua 7:21 - I coveted;  Judges 16:5 - we will;  2 Samuel 16:3 - day;  1 Kings 21:2 - Give me;  1 Kings 21:6 - Because;  Job 18:8 - he is cast;  Job 27:8 - GeneralPsalm 10:3 - whom;  Psalm 91:3 - snare;  Psalm 119:36 - and not to;  Proverbs 1:13 - GeneralProverbs 1:19 - every;  Proverbs 28:22 - hasteth to be rich;  Ecclesiastes 5:13 - riches;  Isaiah 57:17 - the iniquity;  Jeremiah 17:11 - he that;  Jeremiah 22:17 - covetousness;  Ezekiel 22:12 - greedily;  Ezekiel 28:16 - the multitude;  Ezekiel 33:31 - but their;  Matthew 6:24 - mammon;  Matthew 12:44 - he findeth;  Matthew 19:23 - That;  Matthew 22:5 - one;  Mark 4:7 - GeneralMark 10:22 - for;  Luke 8:14 - and are;  Luke 14:18 - I have;  Luke 16:9 - mammon;  Luke 18:24 - How;  Luke 22:5 - and covenanted;  Acts 19:24 - brought;  Acts 24:26 - hoped;  1 Corinthians 5:11 - or covetous;  Ephesians 2:3 - in the;  Ephesians 5:15 - not;  1 Timothy 1:19 - made;  2 Timothy 2:4 - entangleth;  2 Timothy 3:6 - divers;  Hebrews 10:39 - unto;  Hebrews 12:1 - let us lay;  Hebrews 13:5 - conversation;  James 4:2 - lust;  1 Peter 2:11 - war;  2 Peter 3:7 - and perdition

Verse 10

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
the love
Genesis 34:23,24; 38:16; Exodus 23:7,8; Deuteronomy 16:19; 23:4,5,18; Judges 17:10,11; Judges 18:19,20,29-31; 2 Samuel 4:10,11; Proverbs 1:19; Isaiah 1:23; 56:11; Jeremiah 5:27; Jeremiah 5:28; Ezekiel 13:19; 16:33; 22:12; Micah 3:11; 7:3,4; Malachi 1:10; Matthew 23:14; Acts 1:16-19; Titus 1:11; Revelation 18:13
coveted
21; 2 Timothy 4:10; Jude 1:11; Revelation 2:14,15
erred
or, been seduced. and pierced.
Genesis 29:14,26,31-35; 2 Kings 5:27; Psalms 32:10; Proverbs 1:31; 2 Peter 2:7,8
Reciprocal: Genesis 29:27 - week;  Genesis 34:27 - spoiled;  Numbers 22:7 - rewards of divination;  Numbers 22:19 - GeneralNumbers 31:8 - Balaam;  Deuteronomy 5:21 - GeneralDeuteronomy 7:25 - snared;  Joshua 7:21 - I coveted;  Joshua 7:24 - took Achan;  Judges 16:5 - we will;  Judges 16:18 - brought money;  1 Samuel 8:3 - but turned;  2 Samuel 16:3 - day;  1 Kings 2:40 - arose;  1 Kings 21:6 - Because;  2 Chronicles 16:4 - hearkened;  Job 27:8 - GeneralJob 31:24 - GeneralPsalm 10:3 - whom;  Psalm 119:36 - and not to;  Proverbs 1:13 - GeneralProverbs 21:6 - getting;  Proverbs 28:20 - but;  Ecclesiastes 5:10 - He that;  Ecclesiastes 5:13 - riches;  Jeremiah 9:23 - rich;  Jeremiah 22:17 - covetousness;  Ezekiel 28:16 - the multitude;  Ezekiel 33:31 - but their;  Hosea 12:7 - the balances;  Micah 2:2 - they covet;  Matthew 6:24 - mammon;  Matthew 12:44 - he findeth;  Matthew 13:22 - the care;  Matthew 19:23 - That;  Matthew 22:5 - one;  Matthew 26:15 - What;  Matthew 28:15 - they took;  Mark 4:7 - GeneralMark 4:19 - the deceitfulness;  Mark 10:22 - for;  Mark 14:11 - and promised;  Luke 8:14 - and are;  Luke 14:18 - I have;  Luke 16:9 - mammon;  Luke 18:24 - How;  Luke 22:5 - and covenanted;  Acts 5:2 - kept;  Acts 16:16 - which;  Acts 16:19 - the hope;  Acts 19:24 - brought;  Acts 24:26 - hoped;  1 Corinthians 5:11 - or covetous;  Ephesians 5:3 - covetousness;  Ephesians 5:5 - who is;  Philippians 4:17 - because;  1 Timothy 1:3 - charge;  2 Timothy 2:18 - concerning;  2 Timothy 2:26 - out;  Hebrews 12:1 - let us lay;  Hebrews 13:5 - conversation;  James 4:2 - lust;  James 5:1 - ye;  James 5:19 - err;  1 Peter 2:11 - war;  1 John 2:15 - Love not

Verse 11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
But
2 Timothy 2:22
O man
20; Deuteronomy 33:1; 1 Samuel 2:27; 9:6; 1 Kings 13:1,26; 17:18,24; 20:28; 2 Kings 1:9,13; 2 Kings 5:20; 23:17; 1 Chronicles 23:14; 2 Chronicles 8:14; Nehemiah 12:24,36; Jeremiah 35:4; 2 Timothy 3:17
flee
1 Corinthians 6:18; 10:14; 2 Timothy 2:22
and
5:10; Deuteronomy 16:20; Psalms 34:14; 38:20; Isaiah 51:1; Romans 14:19; 1 Corinthians 14:1; 2 Timothy 2:22; Hebrews 12:14; 1 Peter 3:11
righteousness
4:12; Galatians 5:22,23; Philippians 4:8,9; Titus 2:11,12; 2 Peter 1:5-7
Reciprocal: Numbers 4:30 - service;  Joshua 14:6 - the man;  Judges 13:6 - A man;  1 Kings 12:22 - General2 Kings 4:9 - man of God;  2 Chronicles 11:2 - the man;  2 Chronicles 25:7 - a man of God;  Psalm 37:11 - the meek;  Psalm 90:1 - the man;  Proverbs 15:9 - he loveth;  Proverbs 21:21 - that;  Proverbs 24:6 - by;  Matthew 5:5 - the meek;  Matthew 5:19 - do;  Romans 7:23 - another;  Romans 9:30 - followed;  Romans 12:12 - patient;  Romans 16:21 - Timotheus;  2 Corinthians 6:4 - in much;  Ephesians 4:2 - lowliness;  Ephesians 5:9 - righteousness;  Philippians 3:12 - I follow;  Colossians 4:17 - Take;  1 Thessalonians 5:14 - be;  1 Thessalonians 5:15 - ever;  1 Timothy 1:4 - godly;  1 Timothy 3:3 - patient;  1 Timothy 4:7 - exercise;  2 Timothy 2:24 - the servant;  2 Timothy 2:25 - In;  2 Timothy 3:10 - faith;  Titus 1:8 - sober;  James 3:13 - with meekness;  2 Peter 1:6 - godliness;  2 Peter 3:11 - godliness

Verse 12

Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
Fight
1:18; Zechariah 10:5; 1 Corinthians 9:25,26; 2 Corinthians 6:7; 10:3-5; Ephesians 6:10-18; 1 Thessalonians 5:8,9; 2 Timothy 4:7
lay
19; Psalms 63:8; Proverbs 3:18; Song of Solomon 3:4; Philippians 3:12-14; Hebrews 3:14; 6:18; 1 John 2:25; Revelation 3:3
whereunto
Romans 8:28-30; 9:23,24; Colossians 3:15; 1 Thessalonians 2:12; 2 Thessalonians 2:14; 2 Timothy 1:9; 1 Peter 3:9; 1 Peter 5:10
hast
13; Deuteronomy 26:3,17-19; Isaiah 44:5; Luke 12:8,9; Romans 10:9,10; Hebrews 13:23
Reciprocal: Numbers 4:30 - service;  Numbers 8:24 - wait upon;  Deuteronomy 20:3 - be ye terrified;  Judges 3:2 - might know;  1 Chronicles 26:6 - mighty men of valour;  Proverbs 24:6 - by;  Matthew 10:32 - confess me;  Matthew 19:16 - eternal;  Romans 7:23 - another;  1 Corinthians 9:7 - goeth;  1 Corinthians 16:13 - quit;  Ephesians 1:18 - his calling;  2 Timothy 2:2 - many;  Titus 1:2 - eternal;  1 Peter 3:21 - the answer;  1 Peter 5:9 - stedfast

Verse 13

I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession;
give
5:21
who quickeneth
Deuteronomy 32:39; 1 Samuel 2:6; John 5:21,26; 14:25,26; 14:6; Acts 17:25; Revelation 21:6; Revelation 22:1
who before
Matthew 27:11; John 18:36,37; 19:11; Revelation 1:5; 3:14
confession
or, profession.
Reciprocal: Exodus 6:13 - GeneralLeviticus 8:35 - keep;  Numbers 27:19 - give him;  Deuteronomy 3:28 - charge Joshua;  1 Kings 2:1 - charged;  1 Chronicles 22:6 - charged him;  Esther 4:8 - to charge;  Psalm 18:49 - will I give thanks;  Isaiah 55:4 - I have;  Ezekiel 44:8 - ye have not;  Zechariah 3:7 - if thou wilt keep;  Matthew 10:32 - confess me;  Mark 8:15 - he charged;  Mark 15:2 - GeneralLuke 23:3 - Pilate;  John 18:33 - and said;  Romans 4:17 - who quickeneth;  Romans 15:30 - for the;  Ephesians 4:17 - in the;  Colossians 2:13 - he;  1 Thessalonians 2:11 - charged;  1 Thessalonians 4:1 - by the;  1 Thessalonians 5:27 - 1charge;  2 Thessalonians 3:6 - in the;  1 Timothy 1:18 - charge;  1 Timothy 6:12 - hast;  1 Timothy 6:17 - Charge;  2 Timothy 2:14 - charging;  2 Timothy 4:1 - charge;  Titus 2:13 - the glorious

Verse 14

That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:
keep
20; 4:11-16; 1 Chronicles 28:9,10,20; Colossians 4:17
without
Song of Solomon 4:7; Ephesians 5:27; Hebrews 9:14; 1 Peter 1:19; 2 Peter 3:14
unrebukeable
Philippians 2:15; Colossians 1:22; Jude 1:24
until
1 Corinthians 1:8; Philippians 1:6,10; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 2:1; 2 Timothy 4:1; Titus 2:13; Hebrews 9:28; 1 Peter 1:7; 1 John 3:2; Revelation 1:7
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 3:28 - charge Joshua;  Zechariah 3:7 - if thou wilt keep;  Matthew 11:1 - commanding;  Romans 15:30 - for the;  1 Corinthians 1:7 - coming;  Colossians 3:4 - appear;  1 Thessalonians 2:19 - in;  1 Thessalonians 4:1 - by the;  2 Thessalonians 3:6 - in the;  1 Timothy 1:18 - charge;  1 Peter 1:5 - ready;  1 John 2:28 - when

Verse 15

Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
who
1:11,17; Psalms 47:2; 83:18; Jeremiah 10:10; 46:18; Daniel 2:44-47; 4:34; Matthew 6:13
the King
Ezra 7:12; Proverbs 8:15; Revelation 17:14; 19:16
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:11 - is the greatness;  2 Chronicles 2:5 - great is our God;  Job 24:1 - seeing;  Psalm 10:16 - The Lord;  Psalm 90:2 - even from;  Psalm 119:12 - Blessed;  Psalm 136:3 - the Lord;  Lamentations 5:19 - remainest;  Daniel 2:47 - a Lord;  Malachi 1:14 - for;  Mark 14:61 - the Son;  John 17:3 - the only;  Acts 1:7 - It;  Romans 9:5 - blessed;  1 Corinthians 1:7 - coming;  1 Corinthians 15:24 - the kingdom;  1 Thessalonians 2:19 - in;  1 Timothy 2:6 - in;  1 Peter 1:5 - ready;  Revelation 1:5 - and the prince

Verse 16

Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.
only
1:17; Exodus 3:14; Deuteronomy 32:40; Psalms 90:2; Isaiah 57:15; John 8:58; Hebrews 13:8; Revelation 1:8,17,18
dwelling
Psalms 104:2; Habakkuk 3:4; 1 John 1:5; Revelation 1:16,17; 21:3; 22:5
whom
Exodus 33:20; John 1:18; 6:46; 14:9; Colossians 1:15
to whom
1:17; Romans 16:25-27; Ephesians 3:21; Philippians 4:20; Jude 1:25; Revelation 1:6; 4:11; 7:12
Reciprocal: Genesis 1:3 - Let;  Genesis 16:10 - the angel;  Exodus 20:21 - thick;  Exodus 24:10 - saw;  Exodus 33:18 - GeneralExodus 33:23 - thou shalt;  Numbers 12:8 - mouth;  Joshua 22:22 - Lord God;  1 Chronicles 29:11 - is the greatness;  2 Chronicles 5:14 - the priests;  Job 9:11 - he goeth;  Job 23:8 - GeneralJob 26:9 - GeneralJob 37:23 - we;  Psalm 10:16 - The Lord;  Psalm 33:14 - GeneralEcclesiastes 7:24 - GeneralIsaiah 6:1 - I saw also;  Lamentations 5:19 - remainest;  Daniel 2:22 - and the;  Daniel 4:34 - him;  Daniel 7:9 - whose;  Daniel 7:13 - and they;  Habakkuk 1:12 - thou not;  Matthew 6:9 - Hallowed;  John 5:26 - hath life;  John 5:37 - Ye have;  John 17:3 - the only;  Acts 9:3 - a light;  Romans 1:20 - For the;  Romans 11:36 - to whom;  Romans 16:27 - God;  2 Corinthians 11:31 - which;  1 Timothy 3:15 - the living;  2 Timothy 4:18 - to whom;  Hebrews 11:27 - seeing;  Hebrews 13:21 - to whom;  1 Peter 4:11 - to whom;  1 John 1:7 - as;  1 John 4:12 - seen

Verse 17

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
Charge
13; 1:3; 5:21
rich
Genesis 13:2; Job 1:1-3; Matthew 19:23; 27:57; Luke 19:2,9,10
that they
Deuteronomy 6:10-12; 8:17; 33:15; 2 Chronicles 26:16; 32:25,26; Psalms 10:3,4; 73:5-9; Proverbs 30:9; Jeremiah 2:31; Ezekiel 16:49,50,56; Daniel 4:30; 5:19-23; Hosea 13:6; Habakkuk 1:15,16; Romans 11:20; James 1:9,10; Revelation 18:6,7
trust
Job 31:24,25; Psalms 52:7; 62:10; Proverbs 11:28; Jeremiah 9:23,24; Mark 10:24; Luke 12:15-21; Ephesians 5:5
uncertain riches
Gr. the uncertainty of riches.
Proverbs 23:5; 27:24; Ecclesiastes 5:13,14
but
Psalms 62:8; 84:11,12; 118:8,9; Jeremiah 17:7,8
the living
3:15; 4:10; 1 Thessalonians 1:9
who
Psalms 104:28; Matthew 6:32; Acts 14:27; 17:25
richly
Ecclesiastes 5:18,19; Colossians 3:16; Titus 3:6; *marg:
Reciprocal: Genesis 1:29 - I have;  Genesis 2:16 - thou mayest freely eat;  Exodus 6:13 - GeneralLeviticus 8:35 - keep;  Leviticus 26:5 - eat your;  Numbers 21:18 - princes;  Deuteronomy 1:16 - charged;  Deuteronomy 17:17 - neither shall he;  Deuteronomy 26:11 - rejoice;  Deuteronomy 28:47 - GeneralDeuteronomy 33:14 - the precious;  Judges 18:10 - where there;  1 Chronicles 29:22 - eat and drink;  2 Chronicles 32:29 - God;  Nehemiah 3:5 - their nobles;  Nehemiah 8:10 - Go your way;  Esther 4:8 - to charge;  Esther 5:11 - the glory;  Job 42:12 - So;  Psalm 49:6 - trust;  Psalm 65:9 - thou preparest;  Psalm 103:5 - satisfieth;  Psalm 104:24 - the earth;  Psalm 119:36 - and not to;  Proverbs 8:18 - durable;  Proverbs 10:15 - rich;  Proverbs 28:11 - rich;  Ecclesiastes 2:24 - nothing;  Ecclesiastes 6:8 - the poor;  Ecclesiastes 7:11 - good with an inheritance;  Ecclesiastes 8:15 - Then I;  Ecclesiastes 10:19 - but;  Jeremiah 10:10 - the living;  Jeremiah 48:7 - because;  Jeremiah 49:4 - trusted;  Ezekiel 28:5 - and thine;  Hosea 12:8 - Yet;  Joel 2:26 - ye shall;  Matthew 5:42 - GeneralMatthew 6:19 - GeneralMatthew 6:20 - GeneralMatthew 6:24 - mammon;  Matthew 13:22 - the deceitfulness;  Matthew 19:21 - go;  Matthew 25:16 - went;  Matthew 25:35 - I was an;  Mark 4:19 - the deceitfulness;  Mark 10:21 - treasure;  Luke 6:24 - woe;  Luke 8:14 - and are;  Luke 12:17 - shall;  Luke 12:19 - Soul;  Luke 12:33 - provide;  Luke 16:9 - Make;  Luke 19:8 - Behold;  Acts 14:17 - filling;  Romans 2:4 - riches;  Romans 11:9 - their table;  1 Corinthians 7:31 - use;  1 Corinthians 10:26 - General2 Corinthians 9:11 - enriched;  Galatians 6:10 - do good;  Philippians 4:19 - according;  1 Thessalonians 2:11 - charged;  1 Thessalonians 5:27 - 1charge;  1 Timothy 5:7 - General2 Timothy 3:4 - highminded;  1 John 3:17 - whoso

Verse 18

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
they do
2 Chronicles 24:16; Psalms 37:3; Ecclesiastes 3:12; Luke 6:33-35; Acts 10:38; Galatians 6:10; Hebrews 13:16; 1 Peter 3:11; 3 John 1:11
river
5:10; Luke 12:21; Acts 9:36; Titus 2:14; 3:8; James 2:5
ready
Deuteronomy 15:7-11; Psalms 112:9; Proverbs 11:24,25; Ecclesiastes 11:1,2,6; Isaiah 32:8; 58:7; Luke 6:35; 14:12-14; Acts 2:44,45; 4:34-37; 11:29; Romans 12:8,13; 1 Corinthians 16:2; 2 Corinthians 8:1,2,9,12; 9:6-15; Philippians 4:18,19; Hebrews 13:16; 1 John 3:17
willing to communicate
or, sociable.
Reciprocal: Numbers 21:18 - princes;  Deuteronomy 15:10 - thine heart;  Deuteronomy 26:11 - rejoice;  1 Chronicles 29:22 - eat and drink;  2 Chronicles 32:29 - God;  Nehemiah 3:5 - their nobles;  Nehemiah 8:10 - Go your way;  Psalm 65:9 - thou preparest;  Proverbs 3:28 - GeneralProverbs 22:9 - He that hath a bountiful eye;  Proverbs 27:24 - For;  Matthew 5:16 - that;  Matthew 6:2 - when;  Matthew 25:16 - went;  Mark 14:6 - a good;  Luke 3:11 - He that hath two;  Luke 16:9 - into;  Luke 18:22 - sell;  Luke 19:8 - Behold;  John 5:29 - done good;  1 Corinthians 7:31 - use;  2 Corinthians 6:10 - making;  2 Corinthians 8:10 - expedient;  2 Corinthians 9:11 - enriched;  Ephesians 2:10 - good;  Ephesians 4:28 - give;  Philippians 4:14 - ye did;  Hebrews 6:10 - which;  Hebrews 10:24 - love;  Revelation 2:9 - thou art;  Revelation 3:18 - that thou

Verse 19

Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Laying
Psalms 17:14; Matthew 6:19-21; 10:41,42; 19:21; 25:34-40; Luke 12:33; 16:9; Luke 18:2,22; Galatians 6:8,9
foundation
Proverbs 10:25; Luke 6:48,49; Galatians 5:6; Ephesians 3:17; 2 Timothy 2:19
the time
Proverbs 31:25; Luke 16:9,25
lay
12; Philippians 3:14; 1 Peter 1:4
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:10 - thine heart;  Proverbs 6:8 - GeneralProverbs 22:9 - He that hath a bountiful eye;  Ecclesiastes 11:2 - a portion;  Matthew 19:16 - eternal;  Luke 12:21 - he;  Acts 2:45 - parted;  Acts 4:34 - for;  2 Corinthians 8:10 - expedient;  2 Timothy 4:8 - there;  Titus 1:2 - eternal;  Hebrews 6:1 - laying;  Hebrews 10:34 - in yourselves that ye have;  1 John 2:25 - General

Verse 20

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:
O Timothy
11; 2 Timothy 2:1
keep
14; 1:11; Romans 3:2; 2 Thessalonians 1:4; 2:15; 2 Timothy 1:13,14; 3:14; Titus 1:9; Revelation 3:3
avoiding
4,5; 1:4,6; 4:7; 2 Timothy 3:14-16; Titus 1:4,14; 3:9
oppositions
Acts 17:18,21; Romans 1:22; 1 Corinthians 1:19-23; 2:6; 3:19; Colossians 2:8,18
Reciprocal: Leviticus 8:35 - keep;  Numbers 18:5 - And ye;  Ezekiel 40:45 - the keepers;  Luke 12:48 - For;  Romans 16:21 - Timotheus;  Colossians 4:17 - Take;  1 Thessalonians 2:4 - to be;  1 Timothy 1:18 - charge;  2 Timothy 1:12 - keep;  2 Timothy 2:16 - shun;  2 Timothy 4:7 - I have kept;  Hebrews 13:9 - carried

Verse 21

Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen.
have
10; 1:6,19; 2 Timothy 2:18; Hebrews 10:1-12
Grace
Romans 1:7; 16:20,24; 2 Timothy 4:22; Titus 3:15; Hebrews 13:25
Amen
Matthew 6:13 Reciprocal: Colossians 4:18 - Grace;  James 5:19 - err

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Timothy 6". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-timothy-6.html.