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should hereafter believe on him to life ever-
17 Now unto the King eternal, immortal,
"invisible, the only wise God, be á honour and
glory for ever and ever. Amen.


18 This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare;


19 Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck :

20 Of whom is Hymeneus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.

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Of bishops and deacons.

A. M. cir. pride he fall into the condemnation of the i devil.

A. D. cir.

z Ps. 10.16.

7 Moreover he must have a good report of

a c.6.15,16. them that are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

b Jn.1.18.

c Ro.16.27.


e c.4.14. f c.3.9.

g 1 Co.5.5.

a or,desire.
b Ro.13.1,

cor, emi-

nent place

d Jn.3.15,

2 Pe.3.9.

e Ro.3.30.
f Hc.9.15.
g Mat.20.29

hor, a testi-
kor, plait



1 Pe. 3.3.

11 Co.14.34
a Phill

b Tit. 1.6,

c or,

4 Who will have all men to be saved, and or, not

to come unto the knowledge of the truth.


5 For there is one God, and one mediator f between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; 6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.

ready to quarrel and offer wrong, as one in wine.

e 2 Ti 22.

f Ps. 101.2.


come to

7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and gor, one an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.

8 I will therefore that men i pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; 10 But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.

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8 Likewise must the deacons 1 be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;


9 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.

10 And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

11 Even so must their wives P be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

12 Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

13 For they that have used the office of a deacon well, purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

14 These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly:

15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ▾ ground of the truth. 16 And without controversy great is the mystery w of godliness: God was manifest in y the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory. CHAPTER IV.

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2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

3 Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

4 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with Mat.25.21 thanksgiving:

t 2 Ti.2.1.

u 2 T1.2.20.
vor, stay.

13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve. 14 And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgres-w1 sion.

15 Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.

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x manifested. y Jn. 1.14.

1 Jn. 1.2.
z Mat.3.16.

Jn. 16.8,9.


1 Jn.5.6.

a Mat.4.11.

1 Pe. 1.12. b Ac.13.46,


c Col. 1.6.

d Lu. 24.51.
Ac. 1.9.

a Da. 11.35.

2 Pe. 21.


c Ec.5.18.
d Je. 15. 16.
1 Pe. 22.

e Tit. 1.14.

f or, for a

little time.

h Pa84.11.

5 For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.

6 If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up d in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.

7 But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. 8 For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

9 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation.

10 For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

11 These things command and teach.

12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, TL27,15 | to exhortation, to doctrine.

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8 But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

9 Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

m Lu. 10.7.



23 Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.

24 Some men's sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and some men they follow after.

25 Likewise also the good works of some are manifest beforehand; and they that are otherwise cannot be hid.


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

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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.

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.


3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent n or,under. not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

o De. 19.15.

p Le 19.17.

q De. 13.11.
r 2 Ti. 4.1.

s Re. 12.7..9

tor, preju-

u De.1.17.

v Ac. 13.3

x Pr.31.6. y Ga.5.19. a Ep.6.5.



4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

5 h Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself. 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.

7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. 8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.

10 Well reported of for good works; if she w2 Jn.11. have brought up children, if she have lodged h strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work. 11 But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, 2 T.1.13 hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction they will marry;

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13 And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only hor, gallidle, but tattlers also and busy-bodies, speaking things which they ought not.

14 I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

15 For some are already turned aside after Satan.

16 If any man or woman that believeth have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.

17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

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14 That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

15 Which in his times he shall show, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

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 bbc honour and power everlasting. Amen.

17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in d uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy ;

18 That they do good, that they be rich in

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9 Who hath saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not "according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began;


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b c.4.10,16.
o c 4.19.

7 Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things.

8 Remember that Jesus Christ, of the seed of David, was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil-doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with etere Mat 23.34 nal glory.

d Ac.28.20.


f He.6.10.

a Joa. 1.7. Ep.6.10. bor, by. c1 Ti. 1 18.



f 1 Co.9.25,
gor, la

10 But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hatha abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel : 11 Whereunto, I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. 12 For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have "believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day. 13 Hold fast the form of y sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and loven which is in Christ Jesus.


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b 1 T4.15.

k Ep.6.20.

1 2 Co. 1.6.

m Ro.6.5,8
Mat. 10.33

• Ro.3.3.

q 2 Pe 1.13.

14 That good thing which was committed PN219. unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us.


r Tit.3.9,10.
82 Pe. 1.10.

11 It is a faithful saying: For if m we be dead with him, we shall also live with him:

12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

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13 If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he P cannot deny himself.

14 Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subVerting of the hearers.

15 Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.


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16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. 17 And their word will eat as doth a ker: of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus; 18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.


19 Nevertheless the foundation of God stand

15 This thou knowest, that all a they which Mat. 13.52 eth y sure, having this seal, The Lord knoware in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.

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eousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 23 But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.

24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, 25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; 26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.



1 He advertiseth him of the times to come, 6 describeth the enemies of the truth, 10 propoun leth unto him his own example, 16 and commendeth the holy scriptures."

Tous times shall come.
HIS know also, that in the last days peri-

Paul's charge to Timothy. quick and the dead at his appearing and his A. D. cir. kingdom;



g 1 Co. 1.2.

h ver.16.

or, for

bearing. J Ga. 6.1.


1 TL11. mawake. 1 T1.3.7. alive.

a 1 Ti.4,1. 2 Pe.3.3.

1 Jn.2.18.

Jude 17.18

b Ro.1.29.. 31.

cor, makebates.


2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, 2 Pe.2.10, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

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3 Without natural affection, truce-breakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,


4d Traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

6 For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women, laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

7 Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men i of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith. 9 But they shall proceed no farther: for their folly shall be manifest unto all men, as theirs also was.

10 But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, long-suffering, charity, patience,

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11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all n the Lord delivered me.

12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

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13 But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived. 14 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;

15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, "thoroughly furnished unto all good works. CHAPTER IV.

He exhorteth him to do his duty with ail care and diligence, 6 certifieth him of the nearness of his death, 9 willeth him to coune speedily unto him, and to bring Marcus with him, and certain other things which he wrote for, 14 warneth him to beware of Alexander the smith, 16 informeth him what had befallen him at his first answering, 19 and soon after he concludeth.

CHARGE thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the


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e Phi.3.19. f Tit.1.16.


h Ex.7.11. i 1 Ti.6.5. jor, of no


k or, been a diligent of.


1 Ac.13.45, 50.

m Ac. 14.5, 6,19.

n Pa.34.19.

2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto a fables. 5 But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.

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9 Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me: 10 For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.

11 Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and T.211. bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry.

p c.1.13. q Jn.5.39.

r 2 Pe. 1.21. Ro.15.4.



a or, ner.


a 1 T1.5.21. 6.13.

b Re.20.12, 13.

c Tit. 2.15. d 1 Ti.1.4. e c.2.3.

for, fulfil. g! Ti. 4.12,


h Phi13 2 Pe. 1.14.

i 1 TL.6.12.


Pr.23.23. 11 Co.9.25.


1 Pe.5.4.
Re. 2.10.

m1 Co.2.9.

12 And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus. 13 The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments.

14 Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord P reward him according to his works:

15 of whom be thou ware also; for he hath greatly withstood our words.

16 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.


17 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth " of the lion.

18 And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

19 Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the housen 1 Jn.2.15. hold of Onesiphorus.

o Tit.3.12. P Pa.28.4.

qor preachinge.

r c.1.15.
s Ac.7.60.

20 Erastus abode at Corinth: but Trophimus have I left at Miletum sick.

21 Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.

22 The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Mat.10.19 Grace be with you. Amen.


u Ps.22.21.

v Ps.121.7.

w Cesar Nero, or, the Empe TOT Nero.

T The second epistle unto Timotheus, ordained the first bishop of the church of the Ephesians, was written from Rome, when Paul was brought before Nero the second time.

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5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are want-k ing, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:

6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or unruly.

7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;

8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good mmen, sober, just, holy, temperate;


2 Ti.2.2.

1 1 Ti.3.2,

mor, things


o or, in

p Ja.1.26.
Mat 23.14

r Ac.17.28.

8 2 Ti.4.2
t1 Ti. 1.4.

u Ro. 14.14,

9 Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the▼ 2TL3.5,7. gainsayers.

10 For there are many unruly and vain P talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:

11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert a whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.


wor, void
of judg.


a Pr.16.31.

bor, vigi


cor, holy


d or, make-

12 One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, e 1 Ti.5.14. evil beasts, slow bellies.

13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the


15 Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.

for, wise.
gor, dis

h1 Ti.4.12.




k or, gain-

m Ro.5.15.

16 They profess that they know God; but 1 Mat.5.16. in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work w reprobate.


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4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,

5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

6 Young men likewise exhort to be 8 soberminded.

7 In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

8 Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

n or, to all
men, hath

o Ro.8.13.

p 1 Pe.2.11.

a Lu.1.75.

r 2 Pe.3.12

& Re.1.7.

u Ps. 130.8.

v He.9.14.
w De.7.6,
1 Pe 2.9.

x Ep.2.10.
y 1 Ti.4.12.

a Ro.13.1.

b Ep.4.2.

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6 Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;

7 That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful h to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

10 A man that is a heretic after the first and second admonition reject;

11 Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself.

12 When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus, be diligent to come unto me to Nicopolis: for I have determined there to winter.

13 Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on Co.6.11. their journey diligently, that nothing be wanting unto them.

1 Pe. 4.3.

d or, pity.
e Ep. 24,8,9
f or, richly.
g Ro.3.24.

h ver. 1,14.

i 2 TL2.23.



9 Exhort servants to be obedient unto their ver.8.

14 And let ours also learn to maintain good I works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

15 All that are with me salute thee. Greet them that love us in the faith. Grace be with you all. Amen.

It was written to Titus, ordained the first bishop of the church of the Cretians, from Nicopolis of Macedonia.

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