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12 Now them that are an enemy, but admonish such we command and him as a brother. exhort by our Lord Jesus 16 Now the Lord of

peace Christ, that with quiet. himself give you peace alness they work, and eat ways by all means. The their own bread.

Lord be with you all. 13 But ye, brethren, be 17 The salutation of Paul not weary in well do with mine own hand, which ing.

is the token in every epi14 And if any man obey stle: so I write. not our word by this epi- 18 The grace of our Lord stle, note that man, and Jesus Christ be with you have no company with all. Amen. him, that he inay be a

The second epistle to the shamed.

Thesealonians was written 15 Yet count him not as from Athens.

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THE

FIRST EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE

TO

TIMOTHY.

PAUL

CHAPTER I.

est charge some that they 1 Timothy is put in mind of the

teach no other doctrine, charge which was given unto him by Paul at his going to Ma

4 Neither give heed' to cedonia. 5 of the right use and fables and endless geneend of the law. 11 of Saint alogies, which minister Paul's calling to be an apostle, 20 and of Hymencus and Alex- questions, rather than ander.

godly edifying which is in an apostle of faith; so do. Jesus Christ by the 5 Now the end of the commandment of God our commandment is charity Saviour, and Lord Jesus out of a pure heart, and Christ, which is our hope; of a good conscience, and

2 Unto Timothy, my own of faith unfeigned : son in the faith: Grace, 6 From which some havmercy, and peace, from ing swerved have turned God our Father and Je- aside unto vain jangling; sus Christ our Lord.

7 Desiring to be teachers 3 As I besought thee to of the law; understanding abide still at Ephesus, neither what they say, nor when I went into Mace- whereof they affirm. donia, that thou might-8 But we know that the

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law is good, if a man use fering, for a pattern to it lawfully;

them which should here9 Knowing this, that the after believe on him to law is not made for a righ- life everlasting. teous man, but for the 17 Now unto the King lawless and disobedient, eternal, immortal, invifor the ungodly and for sible, the only wise God, sinners, for unholy and be honour and glory for profané, for murderers of ever and ever. Amen. fathers and murderers of 18 This charge I commothers, for manslayers, mit unto thee, son Ti10 For whoremongers, mothy, according to the for them that defile them- prophecies which went beselves with mankind, for fore on thee, that thou by menstealers, for liars, for them mightest war a good perjured persons, and if warfare ; there be any other thing 19 Holding faith, and a that is contrary to sound good conscience; which doctrine;

some having put away 11 According to the glo- concerning faith have rious gospel of the bless- made shipwreck: ed God, which was com- 20 Of whom is Hymenamitted to my trust. us and Alexander; whom

12 And I thank Christ I have delivered unto SaJesus our Lord, who hath tan, that they may learn enabled me, for that he not to blaspheme. counted me faithful, put

CHAPTER II. ting me into the ministry; 1 Tha' it is meet to pray and give 13 Who was before a

thanks for all men, and the rea.

son why. 9 Hore women should blasphemer, and a perse- be allired. 12 They are not percutor, and injurious: but mitted to teach. 15 They shall be I obtained mercy, because

saved, notwithstanding the tes

timonies of God's wrath, in I did it ignorantly in un- childbirth, they continue in belief.

faith. 14 And the grace of our

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EXHORT therefore, Lord was exceeding abun- that, first of all, supdant with faith and love plications, prayers, interwhich is in Christ Jesus. cessions, and giving of

15 This is a faithful say, thanks, be made for all ing, and worthy of all ac- men; ceptation, that Christ Je- 2 For kings, and for all sus came into the world that are in authority; that to save sinners; of whom we may lead a quiet and I am chief,

peaceable life in all godli16 Howbeit for this cause ness and honesty. I cbtained mercy, that in 3 For this is good and me first Jesus Christ might acceptable in the sight of shew forth all longsuf-1 God our Saviour;

4 Who will have all men in faith and charity and to be saved, and to come holiness with sobriety. unto the knowledge of the

CHAPTER III. truth.

2 10w bishops, and deacons, and 5 For there is one God, their wives should be qualified, and one mediator between

14 and to what end Saint Paul God and men, the man

wrote to Timothy of these things.

15 Of the church, and the blessed Christ Jesus;

truth therein taught and pro6 Who gave himself a

fessed. rancam forenil, to be tes. THIS ima trucessarinhoso tified in due time.

If a 7 Whereunto I am or- office of a bishop, he dedained a preacher, and an sireth a good work. apostle, (I speak the truth 2 A bishop then must be in Christ, and lie not;) a blameless, the husband of teacher of the Gentiles in one wife, vigilant, sober, faith and verity.

of good behaviour, given to 8 I will therefore that hospitality, apt to teach; men pray every where, 3 Not given to wine, no lifting up holy hands, striker, not greedy of filwithout wrath and doubt. thy lucre; but patient, not ing.

a brawler, not covetous; 9 In like manner also, 4 One that ruleth well that women adorn them- his own house, having his selves in modest apparel, children in subjection with with shamefacedness and all gravity; sobriety; not with broid- 5 (For if a man know ed hair, or gold, or pearls, not how to rule his own or costly array;

house, how shall he take 10 But (which becometh care of the church of women professing godli- God ?) ness) with good works. 6 Not a novice, lest being

11 Let the woman learn lifted up with pride he fall in silence with all sub- into the condemnation of jection.

the devil. 12 But I suffer not a wo- 7 Moreover he must have man to teach, nor to usurp a good report of them authority over the man, which are without; lest he but to be in silence.

fall into reproach and the 13 For Adam was first share of the devil. formed, then Eve.

8 Likewise must the dea14 And Alain was not cons be grave, not doudeceived, but the woman bletongued, not given to being deceived was in the much wine, not greedy of transgression.

filthy lucre; 15 Notwithstanding she 9 Holding the mystery shall be saved in child- of the faith in a pure conbearing, if they continue science.

10 And let these also first depart from the faith, givbe proved; then let them ing heed to seducing spirits, use the office of a deacon, and doctrines of devils; being found blameless. 2. Speaking lies in hypo

11 Even so must their crisy; having their conwives be grave, not slan- science seared with a hot derers, sober, faithful in iron; all things.

3 Forbidding to marry, 12 Let the deacons be and commanding to atthe husbands of one wife, stain from meats, which ruling their children and God hath created to be retheir own houses well. ceived with thanksgiving

13 For they that have of them which believe and used the office of a dea- know the truth. con well purchase to them- 4 For every creature of selves a good degree, and God is good, and nothing great boldness in the faith to be refused, if it be rewhich is in Christ Jesus, ceived with thanksgiving:

14 These things write I 5 For it is sanctified by unto thee, hoping to come the word of God and unto thee shortly:

prayer. 15 But if I tarry long, 6 If thou put the brethren that thou mayest know in remembrance of these how thou oughtest to be things, thou shalt be a good have thyself in the house minister of Jesus Christ, of God, which is the nourished up in the words church of the living God, of faith and of good docthe pillar and ground of trine, whereunto thou hast the truth.

attained. 16 And without contro- 7 But refuse profane and versy great is the myste, old wives' fables, and exry of godliness: God was ercise thyself rather unto manifest in the flesh, jus- godliness. tified in the Spirit, seen of 8 For bodily exercise proangels, preached unto the fiteth little: but godliness Gentiles, believed on in is profitable unto all things, the world, received up into having promise of the life glory.

that now is, and of that CHAPTER IV.

which is to come. 1 He foretelleth that in the latter

9 This is a faithful saytimes there shall be a departure ing and worthy of all acfrom the faith. 6 And to the end ceptation. that Timothy might not fail in doing his duty, hefurnisheth him

10 For therefore we both toith divers precepts belonging labour and suffer reproach, thereto.

because we trust in the live Now the Spirit speak-ing

God, who is the Savieth expressly, that in our of all men, specially the latter times some shall of those that believe.

11 These things command 5 Now she that is a widow and teach.

indeed, and desolate, trust12 Let no man despise eth in God, and continuthy youth; but be thou eth in supplications and an example of the believ- prayers night and day: ers, in word, in conversa- 6 But she that liveth in tion, in charity, in spirit, pleasure is dead while she in faith, in purity.

liveth. 13 Till I come, give at- 7 And these things give tendance to reading, to in charge, that they may exhortation, to doctrine. be blameless.

14 Neglect not the gift 8 But if any provide not that is in thee, which was for his own, and specially given thee by prophecy, for those of his own house, with the laying on of the he hath denied the faith, han of the presbytery.

and is worse than an in15 Meditate upon these fidel. things; give thyself whol- 9 Let not a widow be ly to them; that thy pro- taken into the number unfiting may appear to all. der threescore years old,

16 Take heed unto thy-having been the wife of self, and unto the doctrine; one man, continue in them: for in 10 Well reported of for doing this thou shalt both good works; if she have save thyself, and them that brought up children, if hear thee.

she have lodged strangers, CHAPTER V.

if she have washed the 1 Rules to be observed in reprov saints' feet, if she have re

ing. 3 of widors. 17 of elders. lieved the afflicted, it she 23 Aprecept for Timothy's health. 24 some men's sins go before un

have diligently followed to judgment, and some men's do every good work. follow after.

11 But the younger wiEBUKE not an elder, dows refuse: for when father; and the younger wanton against Christ, men as brethren;

they will marry; 2 The elder women as 12 Having damnation, mothers; the younger as because they have cast off gisters, with all purity. their first faith.

3 Honour widows that 13 And withal they learn are widows indeed.

to be idle, wandering about 4 But if any widow have from house to house; and children or nephews, let not only idle, but tattlers them learn first to shew also and busybodies, speakpiety at home, and to re-ing things which they quite their parents: for ought not. that is good and accept- 14 I will therefore that able before God.

the younger women marry,

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