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that in me first Jesus Christ might 1 Timothy is put in mind of the charge which shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern : cart was given unto him by Paul at his going

to them which should hereafter believe 5 At :33 to Macedonia. 5 Of the right use and end of the law. 11 Of Saint Paul's calling to on him to life everlasting. be an apostle, 20 and of Hymeneus and 17 Now unto the King eternal, im- Derin Alexander.

mortal, 'invisible, the only wise God, "be kRsans AUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ'" by honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen. Hun

the commandment of God our 18 This charge °I commit unto thee, ideas te 3. B. & Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is son Timothy, Paccording to the prophes our hope;

cies which went before on thee, that thou a les 2 Unto Timothy, © my own son in the by them mightest 'war a good warfare; # Acts 16.1. faith: 'Grace, mercy, and peace, from God 19 'Holding faith, and a good con- **

our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. science; which some having put away as

3 As I besought thee to abide still at concerning faith 'have made shipwreck: Gal. 1.3. Ephesus, " when I went into Macedonia, 20 Of whom is Hymeneus and "Alex. Tais that thou mightest charge some

ander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, ress AM 20.“ they teach no other doctrine,

that they may learn not to 'blaspheme...5 4 Neither give heed to fables and end

CHAP. II. Ch. 6. 3, 16** less genealogies, *which minister quesG 7.& tions, rather than godly edifying which is 1 That it is meel to pray and give thanks for +

all men, and the reason why. 9 How women 2 Tim. 2. 14, in faith : so do.

should be attired. 12 They are not permitted 5 Now 'the end of the commandment

to teach. 15 They shall be seved, notwith is charity "out of a pure heart, and of a standing the testimonies of Ged's wrath, in 8, 10. Gal. s. good conscience, and of faith unfeigned: childbirth, if they continue in faith.

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7 Desiring to be teachers of the law; sions, and giving of thanks, be made for Frix neb.6.4, 20. ° understanding neither what they say, nor all men; whereof they affirm.

2 * For kings, and for all that are in 8 But we know that Pthe law is good, |authority; that we may lead a quiet and if a man use it lawfully;

peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. Ist 9 “Knowing this, that the law is not 3 For this is good and acceptable in the made for a righteous man, but for the law- the sight of God our Saviour;

less and disobedient, for the ungodly and 4 Who will have all men to be saved, te 2 Tim. 4.3. for sinners, for unholy and profane, for 'and to come unto the knowledge of 1388 Tit. 1.9.& murderers of fathers and murderers of the truth. sch. 6. 15. mothers, for manslayers,

5 & For there is one God, and one 10 For whoremongers, for them that mediator between God and men, the man defile themselves with mankind, for men- Christ Jesus; stealers, for liars, for perjured persons, 6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, 585

and if there be any other thing that is || to be testified 'in due time. 1 * Cor. 12. contrary 'to sound doctrine;

7 mWhereunto I am ordained a prsach-Team 11 According to the glorious gospel of er, and an apostle, (" I speak the truth in the *the blessed God, which was committed Christ, and lie not;) oa teacher of the Tita to my trust.

Gentiles in faith and verity. 12 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, 8 I will therefore that men prayerery & . 1. pr. u who hath enabled me, "for that he where, 'lifting up holy hands, without fatis

counted me faithful, 'putting me into wrath and doubting. 34. Johns. the ministry;

9 In like manner also, that 'Fomen 8 Eps 13 'Who was before a blasphemer, adorn themselves in modest apparel, with it

and a persecutor, and injurious: but I shamefacedness and sobriety; not with Bot 18. Cor. 15. obtained mercy, because *I did it igno- ||broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or isso rantly in unbelief.

costly array; 14 And the grace of our Lord was 10 'But (which becometh women pro 1993 time. exceeding abundant with faith and love fessing godliness) with good works. which is in Christ Jesus.

11 Let the woman learn in silence with :*}} 15 This is a faithful saying, and all subjection. Marketing worthy of all acceptation, that Christ 12 But I suffer not a woman to teach,

Jesus came into the world to save sin- nor to usurp authority over the man, 1 Jolan*3. 3. ners; of whom I am chief.

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Of bishops and deacons.


Paul's precepts to Timothy. 13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve.

CHAP. IV. 14 And Adam was not deceived, but

| He foretelleth that in the latter times there x Gen. 1.97. the woman being deceived was in the

shall be a departure from the faith. 6 And 1 Cor. 11.), transgression.

to the end that Timothy might not fail in 15 Notwithstanding she shall be saved doing his duty, he furnisheth him with Cor.3.3. in childbearing, if they continue in faith

divers precepts belonging thereto. and charity and holiness with sobriety.


OW the Spirit 'speaketh expressly, John 16.

that in the latter times some shali 13; Thes.
2 How bishops, and deacons, and their wives, depart from the faith, giving heed to se bebe

should be qualified, 14 and to what end ducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
Saint Paul wrote to Timothy of these things.

2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having b 1 Pet. 1.
15 Of the church, and the blessed truth their conscience seared with a hot iron;
therein taught and professed.

3® Forbidding to marry," and command. 13. 2 Pet. 2. WHIS “is a true saying, If a man desire ing to abstain from meats, which God hath Dan.11.35; c Eph. 4. 12. a good work.

of them which believe and know the truth. Matt.7.15 2 - A bishop then must be blameless, 4 For levery creature of God is good, a pet. 2. 3. o the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, and nothing to be refused, if it be received (Eph. 4. 19. ll of good behaviour, given to hospitality, with thanksgiving: apt to teach;

5 For it is sanctified by the word of 112.2013 38 || Not given to wine, "no striker, God and prayer. inot greedy of filthy lucre; but *patient, 6 If thou put the brethren in rememnot a brawler, not covetous;

brance of these things, thou shalt be a 4 One that ruleth well his own house, good minister of Jesus Christ, "nourished & Rom. 14.

having his children in subjection with up in the words of faith and of good doc- %. 1 Cor. 10. h : Tim.2. all gravity;

trine, whereunto thou hast attained. 5 (For if a man know not how to rule 7 But "refuse profane and old wives' 10.25

. Tit. k. 2 Tim. 2. his own house, how shall he take care fables, and oexercise thyself rather unto i "Tit. 1.6. of the church of God?)

godliness. 6 Not a || novice, lest being lifted up ne the faith. with pride "he fall into the condemna- but godliness is profitable unto all things, 24, 27.1.

8 For "bodily exercise profiteth || little: el. : m Isai.14.12. tion of the devil.

'having promise of the life that now is, 14 7 Moreover he must have a good report and of that which is to come. Acts 12.12. 0 of them that are without; lest he fall 9 'This is a faithful saying and worthy Col. 2. 23. i Thes. 4.19. into reproach "and the snare of the devil. of all acceptation.

8 Likewise must P the deacons be grave, 10 For therefore we both labour and 4 ch. 6. 6. p Acts &. 3. not doubletongued, 'not given to much suffer reproach, because we trust in the $1,3% 11% . wine, not greedy of filthy lucre; living God, 'who is the Saviour of all 23. & 146

9 'Holding the mystery of the faith in men, specially of those that believe. a pure conscience.

11 "These things command and teach. Rom. 8. 28. 10 And let these also first be proved; 12 ? Let no man despise thy youth; See Matt. then let them use the office of a deacon, but* be thou an example of the believers

, 11, 12 o minis. being found blameless.

in word, in conversation, in charity, inch. 6:17 11 Even so must their wives be grave, spirit, in faith, in purity. 2.Tim.' not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. 13 Till I come, give attendance to

12 Let the deacons be the husbands of reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. John 1: 14. one wife, ruling their children and their 14 Neglect not the gift that is in thee, is: 1 Gr. manis own houses well.

which was given thee by prophecy, a with ; Pet.2.7: fested.

13 For they that have || used the office the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. ba Tim. 1.6 John 1.33 of a deacon well purchase to themselves 15 Meditate upon these things; give ch.1.18.

a good degree, and great boldness in the thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting & $:17.3. 1 Pet. 3: 1;. faith which is in Christ Jesus.

may appear to all. 14 These things write I unto thee, 16 " Take heed unto thyself, and unto 2 Tim. 1.6. 2 Matt. 28. hoping to come unto thee shortly: the doctrine; continue in them: for in 10r, in all

15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest doing this thou shalt both save thyself, Acts 20. 28. 2. know how thou oughtest to behave thy- and them that hear thee. self in the house of God, which is the

CHAP. V. a Acts 10.34. church of the living God, the pillar and 13263.18. || ground of the truth.

1 Rules to be observed in reproving. 3 Of Eph. 3- 5, 6, 16 And without controversy great is

widows. 17 Of elders. 23 A precept for

Timothy's health. 24 Some men's sins go 18. Call the mystery of godliness: 'God was + ma- before unto judgment, and some men's do 37, 28. ch. 2. nifest in the flesh, 'justified in the Spirit, follow after. b Col.1.6,23 seen of angels, the Gentiles, "believed on in the world, received REBUKE " not an elder, but intreat - Lev. 19.32

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Of the duty of serrardi 2 The elder women as mothers; the preferring one before another, doing noyounger as sisters, with all purity, thing by partiality.

3 Honour widows that are widows 22 Lay hands suddenly on no man, indeed.

neither be partaker of other men's sins: * 4 But if any widow have children or keep thyself pure.

nephews, let them learn first to shew 23 Drink no longer water, but use a f ? Jahn is. | 0r, kind. Il piety at home, and to requite their little wine for thy stomach's sake and $ R 4* c Sec Gen. parents : " for that is good and acceptable thine often infirmities. before God.

24 "Some men's sins are open before 1 Ge! 319 5 °Now she that is a widow indeed, hand, going before to judgment; and and desolate, trusteth in God, and 'con- some men they follow after. tinueth in supplications and prayers 5 night 25 Likewise also the good works of

some are manifest beforehand; and they 6 But she that liveth || in pleasure is that are otherwise cannot be hid. h James 5-5. dead while she liveth.

CHAP. VI. 7 ' And these things give in charge, that 1 Of the duty of servants. 3 Nol to kare 411.46.17. they may be blameless.

fellowship with newfangled teachers. 6 8 But if any provide not for his own,

Godliness is great gain, 10 and lore of k Isai. 38.7. * and specially for those of his own house,

money the root of all evil. 11 What T The hath denied the faith, "and is worse

mothy is to flee, and what to follow", 17 10r.kindred.

and whereof to admonish the rich. 20 To 1 2 Tim. 3. 5. than an infidel.

keep the purity of true doctrine, and to 9 Let not a widow be || taken into the avoid profane janglings.

number under threescore years old, "hav- ET as many servants as are under Estes n Luke 2.36. ing been the wife of one man,

10 Well reported of for good works; worthy of all honour, that the name of loss

if she have brought up children, if she God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. Fica HAE: 15.5. have lodged strangers, if she have 'wash- 2 And they that have believing masters, « Col. 41

ed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the let them not despise them, because they , betur p Gen. 18. 4.

afflicted, if she have diligently followed are brethren; but rather do them service, a chelt 4. John 13. every good work.

because they are || faithful and beloved, ch.13 i But the younger widows refuse: for partakers of the benefit. These things Ti2.192 when they have begun to wax wanton teach and exhort. against Christ, they will marry;

3 If any man teach otherwise, and con- TILI. 12 Having damnation, because they sent f not to wholesome words, even the have cast off their first faith.

words of our Lord Jesus Christ, s and to an 13 ? And withal they learn to be idle, the doctrine which is according to godwandering about from house to house; liness; and not only idle, but tattlers also and 4 He is || proud, knowing nothing, kita. busybodies, speaking things which they but || doting about questions and strifes ek ought not.

of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, 14 'I will therefore that the younger railings, evil surmisings, women marry, bear children, guide the 5 * || Perverse disputings of men of tais house, ‘give none occasion to the adver- corrupt mirds, and destitute of the truth, sary to speak reproachfully.

"supposing that gain is godliness: "from tas 15 For some are already turned aside such withdraw thyself. after Satan.

6 Butogodliness with contentment is free 16 If any man or woman that believeth great gain. u Rom. 12.8. have widows, let them relieve them, and 7 For Pwe brought nothing into tkis bei 24. Gal. 6. let not the church be charged; that it may world, and it is certain we can carry no

relieve them that are widows indeed. thing out.

17 "Let the elders that rule well *be 8 And having food and raiment let x Acts 28. 10. counted worthy of double honour, espe- us be therewith content. Per!,25.4. cially they who labour in the word and 9 But 'they that will be rich fall into a Lev. 19.13. doctrine.

temptation 'and a spare, and into many lassa 18 For the scripture saith, 'Thou shalt foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown 4. Luke 10. not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the men in destruction and perdition. Or, under. corn. And, 'The labourer is worthy of 10 "For the love of money is the root Desa

of all evil: which while some coveted 1 oz.in 19 Against an elder receive not an accu- after, they have || erred from the faith, sation, but || " before two or three witnesses. and pierced themselves through with a

20 - Them that sin rebuke before all, many sorrows. that others also may fear.

ii'But thou,' O man of God, flee these stes 21 "I charge thee before God, and the things; and follow after righteousnes, inst 1.0, with Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. that thou observe these things || without 12 ’ Fight the good fight of faith, lay 14 ter 19

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Of stedfastness. hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art trust in t"uncertain riches, but in the

also called, and hast professed a good living God, 'who givethus richly all b Hebr. 13. profession before many witnesses. things to enjoy;

13 "I give thee charge in the sight of 18 That they do good, that "they be of riches. 30 Dese. God, who quickeneth all things, and rich in good works, "ready to distribute, PT:23:52

John 5,21. before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius ll 'willing to communicate; 11. John is. Pilate witnessed a good || confession; 19 Laying up in store for themselves a p Aeta 14. 17.

14 That thou keep this commandment good foundation against the time to come, a Luke 12.

without spot, unrebukeable, f until the ap- that they may "lay hold on eternal life. Tophile the pearing of our Lord Jesus Christ : 20 0 Timothy, keep that which is ames 25,

15 Which in his times he shall shew, committed to thy trust, avoiding profane 10 cable

who is the blessed and only Potentate, and vain babblings, and oppositions of llebr. 13. 16. 1.97.6. h the Kings of kings, and Lord of lords; science falsely so called:

16 Who only hath immortality, dwell- 21 Which some professing 'have erred Luke 13. 33.

ing in the light which no man can ap- concerning the faith. Grace be with Phil. 1. 20. proach unto; k whom no man hath seen, thee. Amen. Rev. 1.6.& nor can see: Ito whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

The first to Timothy was written 17 17 Charge them that are rich in this from Laodicea, which is the chiefest 16, 93. Tit. Mark 10. 24. world, that they be not highminded, "nor city of Phrygia Pacatiana.

10. Thes. 3. 13. & 5. 23. gch. l. 11,17 h Rev. 17.


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faith which was in T'imothy himself, his mo- our works, but "according to his own pur- !!Tim. 1. v.
ther, and grandmother. 6 He is exhorted to pose and grace, which was given us in
stir up the gift of God which was in him, 8 Christ Jesus 'before the world began;
to be stedfast, and patient in persecution, 13

10 But is now made manifest by the &9. 11. and to ersist in the form and truth of that doctrine which he had learned of him. 15 appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, Phygellus and Hermogenes, and such like, ? who hath abolished death, and hath Rom. 16. are noted, and Onesiphorus is highly com- brought life and immortality to light 2 il mended.

through the gospel :

11°Whereunto I am appointed a %6. Eph. 1.9. the will of God, according to othe preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher Titl. 1.3.6 Hebr.9.15. promise of life which is in Christ Jesus, of the Gentiles.

2 ° To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: 12 For the which cause I also suffer 54, 55. Hebr. Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the these things: nevertheless I am

not a Acts 9. 15. Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. ashamed': 'for I know whom I have || be- finna

3 4 I thank God, whom I serve from lieved, and am persuaded that he is able to ship. 3. 1. Acts 22. 3. my forefathers with pure conscience, that keep that which I have committed unto chita 9.21.26 without ceasing I have remembrance of him against that day. thee in my prayers' night and day;

15 Hold fast the form of hsound trusted. 4 6 Greatly desiring to see thee, being words, i which thou hast heard of me, * in de Tim.6.

mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. geb. 4. 9, 21. with joy;

14 " That good thing which was com-in. 3. 14. 5 When I call to remembrance bthe mitted unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost Hebr. 16. 23. unfeigned faith that is in thee, which "which dwelleth in us.

dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and 15 This thou knowest, that "all they mi tim.. i Acts 16. 1. 'thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded which are in Asia be oturned away from 19. 6. 3. that in thee also.

me; of whom are Phygellus and Her- ki Tim.i. 6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance mogenes. k: Thom. 5:. *that thou stir up the gift of God, which 16 The Lord 'give mercy unto "the 20!

is in thee by the putting on of my hands. house of Onesiphorus; 'for he oft refresh

7 For 'God hath not given us the ed me, and was not ashamedoft my chain: 10. 19. Acts 1's. spirit of fear; ” but of power, and of love, 17 But, when he was in Rome, he sought 16.

p Matt. 5.7. and of a sound mind.

me out very diligently, and found me. 8 "Be not thou therefore ashamed of 18 The Lord grant unto him that he i l'hilem.7.

the testimony of our Lord, nor of me may find mercy of the Lord “in that day: Acts 28. 20. Eph. 3. 1. Phis prisoner: but be thou partaker of and in how many things he ministered u. Matt. 25.

the afflictions of the gospel according to unto me at Ephesus, thou knowest very s7 thes.r. the power of God;

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Enemies of the truth deca CHAP. II.

Let every one that nameth the name of 1 He is exhorted again to constancy and per. Christ depart from iniquity. severance, and to do the duty of a faithful 20 But in a great house there are not to servant of the Lord in dividing the word only vessels of gold and of silver, but also aright, and staying profane and vain bab

of wood and of earth; 'and some to blings. 17 of Hymeneus and Philetus. 19 The foundation of the Lord is sure. 22 He honour, and some to dishonour. is taught whereof to beware, and what to 21 " If a man therefore purge himself ; Set follow after, and in what sort the servant of from these, he shall be a ressel unto hones: the Lord ought to behave himself.

nour, sanctified, and meet for the master's 9.Tim.1.2. THOU therefore,"my son, be strong use, and" prepared unto every good work.

22 Flee also youthful lusts : but fol. less 2 And the things that thou hast heard low righteousness, faith, charity, peace, Tab of me || among many witnesses, the same with them that call on the Lord out of ritas.

at di Tim. 1. commit thou to faithful men, who shall 1 Tim. 3.2. be able to teach others also.

23 But 'foolish and unlearned questions this 3'Thou therefore endure hardness, 6 as avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. Tas a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

24 And the servant of the Lord must 11 4 + No man that warreth entangleth not strive; but be gentle unto all mea, bere hi Cor.9. himself with the affairs of this life; that apt to teach, || patient,

he may please him who hath chosen him 25 "In meekness instructing those that ifers to be a soldier.

oppose themselves; 'if God peradventure 5 And 'if a man also strive for mas- will give them repentance to the acknow-tatti ki Cor.9. teries, yet is he not crowned, except he ledging of the truth; strive lawfully.

26 And that they may recover them- sadz 6 * || The husbandman that laboureth selves 'out of the snare of the devil, who is the must be first partaker of the fruits. are + taken captive by him at his will. 7 Consider what I say; and the Lord

CHAP. III. give thee understanding in all things.

1 He advertiseth him of the times to come, 6 8 Remember that Jesus Christ i of the

describeth the enemies of the truth, 10 pre je mi Cor. 15. seed of David TM was raised from the dead

poundeth unto him his own example, 16 end bis "according to my gospel :

commendeth the holy scriptures. 9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil

TH . Acts 9. 16. doer, Peven unto bonds; "but the word

WHIS know also, that in the last days et fait

perilous times shall come. p Eph. 3. 1. of God is not bound.

2 For men shall be lovers of their la 10 Therefore 'I endure all things for own selves, covetous, "boasters, proud,

the elect's sakes, "that they may also ob- ' blasphemers, disobedient to parents, Real 19, 2o." Phii. tain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus unthankful, unholy, with eternal glory.

3 - Without natural affection, truce , si 11 * It is a faithful saying: For "if we breakers, || false accusers, 'incontinent, Tzi: be dead with him, we shall also live fierce, despisers of those that are good, with him:

4 Traitors, heady, highminded, "lovers 12 'If we suffer, we shall also reign of pleasures more than lovers of God;

with him: 'if we deny him, he also will 5 Having a form of godliness, but de i Pet. 4. 13." deny us:

nying the power thereof: 'from such | 13 "If we believe not, yet he abideth turn away. 3. Luke 12 faithful: *he cannot deny himself. 6 For of this sort are they which creeps

14 Of these things put them in remem- into houses, and lead captive silly women, ei lia : brance, charging them before the Lord laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

that they strive not about words to no pro- 7 Ever learning, and never able to Times bi Timis fit, but to the subverting of the hearers. come to the knowledge of the truth.

15 Study to shew thyself approved unto 8 'Now as Jannes and Jambres with- 10.5* & 6.4. Tit? God, a workman that needeth not to be stood Moses, so do these also resist the moment

ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. truth: 'men of corrupt minds, * || repro

16 But shun profane and vain bab- bate concerning the faith.
blings: for they will increase unto more 9 But they shall proceed no further:

for their folly shall be manifest unto all times 17 And their word will eat as doth men, "as their's also was.

a || canker: of whom is € Hymeneus and 10 But || thou hast fully known my sy 1 Cor. 15. Philetus;

doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, 18 Who 'concerning the truth have longsuffering, charity, patience, 24 Rom. 8. erred, 6 saying that the resurrection is past 11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came Ce***

already; and overthrow the faith of some. unto me 'at Antioch, 'at Iconium, 'atti

19 Nevertheless the foundation of Lystra ; what persecutions I endured: but Assis John 10:44, God standeth || sure, having this seal, The out of them all the Lord delivered me. Lord 'knoweth them that are his. And, 12 Yea, and all that will live godly test


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Acts 28. 31. Eph. 6.

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