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Paul's love for
the Thessalonians, 5 For our gospel came not unto you in word | even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hid. only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, dered us. and in much assurance; as ye know what man. 19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of ner of men we were among you for your sake. rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of
6 And ye became followers of us, and of the our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? Lord, having received the word in much afflic. 20 For ye are our glory and joy. tion, with joy of the Holy Ghost :
CHAPTER III. 7 So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.
1 Saint Paul testifieth his great love to the 8 For from you sounded out the word of the Thessalonians, partly by sending Timothy Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but unto them to strengthen and comfort them : also in every place your faith to God-ward is
partly by rejoicing in their well-doing : 10 spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any and partly by praying for them, and desiring thing
a safe coming unto them. 9 For they themselves shew of us what man. WHEREFORE, when we could no longer ner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye forbear, we thought it good to be left at turned to God from idols, to serve the living and Athens alone; true God:
2 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and min. 10 And to wait for bis Son from heaven, whom ister of God, and our fellow-labourer in the gos. he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which de. pel of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort livered us from the wrath to come.
you concerning your faith: CHAPTER II.
3 That no man should be moved by these af.
flictions : for yourselves know that we are ap1 In what manner the gospel was brought and
pointed thereunto. preached to the Thessalonians, and in what
4 For verily, when we were with you, we told sort also they received it. 18 A reason is
you before that we should suffer tribulation; rendered both why Saint Paul was so long
even as it came to pass, und ye know. absent from them, and also why he was so de
5 For this cause, when I could no longer for sirous to see them.
bear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some TOR yourselves, brethren, know our entrance means the tempter have tempted you, and our in unto you, that it was not in vain :
labour be in vain. 2 But even after that we had suffered before, 6 But now, when Timotheus came from you and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at unto us, and brought us good tidings of your Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak un. faith and charity, and that ye bave good re. to you the gospel of God with much contention. membrance of us always, desiring greatly to see
3 For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor us, as we also to see you: of uncleanness, nor in guile;
7 Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over 4 But as we were allowed of God to be put in you in all our affliction and distress by your trust with the gospel, even so we speak ; not as faith: pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts. 8 For now we live, if ye stand fast in the
5 For neither at any time used we flattering Lord. words, as ye know, nor a cloak of covetousness; 9 For what thanks can we render to God again God is witness :
for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your 6 Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, sa kes before our God; nor yet of others, when we might have been 10 Night and day praying exceedingly that we burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
might see your face, and might perfect that 7 But we were gentle among you, even as a which is lacking in your faith? nurse cherisheth her children:
11 Now God himself and our Father, and our 8 So being affectionately desirous of you, we Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you. were willing to have imparted unto you, not the 12 And the Lord make you to increase and gospel of God only, but also our own souls, be. abound in love one toward another, and toward cause ye were dear unto us.
all men, even as we do toward you: 9 For ye remember, brethren, our labour and 13 To the end he may stablish your hearts ontravail : for labouring night and day, because blamable in holiness before God, even our Fa. we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we ther, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ preached unto you the gospel of God.
with all his saints, 10 Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily,
CHAPTER IV. and justly, and unblamably we behaved our. selves among you that believe :
1 He exhorteth them to go on forward in all 11 As ye know how we exhorted, and com. manner of godliness, 6 to live holily and just. forted, and charged every one of you, as a fa.
ly, 9 to love one another, 11 and quietly to ther doth his children,
follow their own business : 13 and last of all to 12 That ye would walk worthy of God, who sorrow moderately for the dead. 17 And unhath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
to this last exhortation is annexed a brief de13 For this cause also thank we God without scription of the resurrection, and second comceasing, because, when ye received the word of ing of Christ to judgment. God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as TURTHERMORE then we beseech you, breth. the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word I ren, and exhort vou by the Lord Jesus, that of God, which effectually worketh also in you as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk that believe.
and to please God, so ye would abound more 14 For ye, brethren, became followers of the and more. churches of God which in Judea are in Christ 2 For ye know what commandments we gave Jesus : for ye also have suffered like things of you by the Lord Jesus. your own countrymen, even as they have of the 3 For this is the will of God, even your sancti. Jews :.
fication, that ye should abstain from fornica. 15 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their
tion: own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they 4 That every one of you should know how to please not God, and are contrary to all men: possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;
16 Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that 5 Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the they might be saved, to fill up their sins always : Gentiles which know not God: for the wrath is come upon them to the utter. 6 That no man go beyond and defraud his most.
brother in any matter : because that the Lord is 17 But we, brethren, being taken from you for
the avenger of all such, as we also have fore. a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavour. warned you and testified. ed the more abundantly to see your face with 7 For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, great desire,
but unto holiness, 18 Wherefore we would have come unto you, 8 He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not
Of Christ's coming.
Divers precepts. man, but God who hath also given unto us his 5 Ye are all the children of light, and the chil. Holy Spirit,
dren of the day : we are not of the night, nor of 9 But as touching brotherly love ye need not darkness. that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are 6 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but taught of God to love one another.
let us watch and be sober. 10 And indeed ye do it toward all the breth. 7 For they that sleep, sleep in the night ; rep which are in all Macedonia: but we be, and they that be drunken, are drunken in the seech you, brethren, that ye increase more and night. more;
8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, put. 11 And that ye study to be quiet, and to do ting on the breast-plate of faith and love; and your own business, and to work with your own for an helmet, the hope of salvation. hands, as we commanded you ;
9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, 12 That ye may walk honestly toward them but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus that are without, and that ye may have lack of Christ, nothing.
10 Who died for us, that, whether we wake 13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, or sleep, we should live together with him. brethren, concerning them which are asleep, 11 Wherefore, comfort yourselves together, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have | and edify one another, even as also ye do. no hope.
12 And we beseech you, brethren, to know 14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose them which labour among you, and are over again, even so them ulso which sleep in Jesus you in the Lord, and admonish you; will God bring with him.
13 And to esteem them very highly in love for 15 For this we say unto you by the word of the their work's sake. And be at peace among Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto yourselves. the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them 14 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them which are asleep. .
that are unruly, comfort the feeble-minded, sup16 For the Lord himself shall descend from port the weak, be patient toward all men. heaven with a shout, with the voice of the arch 15 See that none render evil for evil unto any angel, and with the trump of God: and the dead man : but ever follow that which is goud, both in Christ shall rise first:
among yourselves, and to all men. 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall 16 Rejoice evermore. be caught up together with them in the clouds, 17 Pray without ceasing. to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever 18 In every thing give thanks : for this is the be with the Lord.
will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 18 Wherefore, comfort one another with these 19 Quench not the Spirit words.
20 Despise not prophesyings, CHAPTER V.
21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is
good. 1 He proceedeth in the former description of
22 Abstain from all appearance of evil. Christ's coming to judgment, 16 and giveth
23 And the very God of peace sanctify you divers precepts, 23 and so concludeth the epis.
wholly ; and I pray God your whole spirit, and tle.
soul, and body, be preserved blameless unto the BUT of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. have no need that I write unto you.
24 Faithful is he that calleth you, who also 2 For yourselves know perfectly, that the will do it. day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the 25 Brethren, pray for us. night,
26 Greet all the brethren with an holy kiss. 3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; 27 I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as read unto all the holy brethren, travail upon a woman with child; and they 28 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with shall not escape,
you. Amen. 4 But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that 1 The first epistle unto the Thessalonians was that day should overtake you as a thief.
written from Athens,
T THE SECOND EPISTLE OF PAUL, THE APOSTLE,
faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of 1 Saint Paul certifieth them of the good opinion
every one of you all toward each other abound.
eth; which he had of their faith, love, and pa
4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the tience: 11 and therewithal useth divers rea
churches of God, for your patience and faith in sons for the comforting of them in persecu
all your persecutions and tribulations that ye tion, whereof the chiefest is taken from the
endure: righteous judgment of God.
5 Which is a manifest token of the righteous PAUL, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the judgment of God, that ye may be counted wor.
church of the Thessalonians in God our Fa. thy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also ther and the Lord Jesus Christ :
suffer: 2 Grace unto you, and peace, from God our 6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
recompense tribulation to them that trouble 3 We are bound to thank God always for you; you. brethren, as it is meet, because that your lo 7 And to you, who are troubled, rest with us,
s, and thell the good worth you,
Antichrist described. II. THESSALONIANS. Paul craveth their prayers. when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus heaven with his mighty angels,
Christ. 8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them 15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold that know not God, and that obey not the gos the traditions which ye have been taught, pel of our Lord Jesus Christ :
whether by word, or our epistle. 9 Who shall be punished with everlasting de. 16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and struction from the presence of the Lord, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and from the glory of his power;
hath given us everlasting consolation and good 10 When he shall come to be glorified in his hope through grace, saints, and to be admired in all them that be. 17 Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in Jieve (because our testimony among you was every good word and work. believed) in that day. 11 Wherefore also we pray always for you,
CHAPTER III. that our God would count you worthy of
1 He craveth thcir prayers for himself, 3 tes. this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with
tifieth what confidence he hath in them, 5
maketh request to God in their behalf, 6 giopower: 12 That the name of our Lord Jesus Christ
eth them diners precepts, especially to shun
idleness, and ill company, 16 and last of all may be glorified in you, and ye in him, accord. ing to the grace of our God, and the Lord Jesus
concludeth with prayer and salutation. Christ.
FINALLY, brethren, pray for us, that the CHAPTER II.
I word of the Lord may have free course, and
be glorified, even as it is with you;. 1 He willeth them to continue steadfast in the
2 And that we may be delivered from untruth received, 3 sheveth that there shall be
reasonable and wicked men: for all men have a departure from the faith, 9 and a discovery.
not faith.. of antichrist, before the day of the Lord
3 But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish come. 15 And thereupon repeateth his former
you, and keep you from evil. exhortation, and prayeth for them.
4 And we have confidence in the Lord touch
ing you, that ye both do and will do the things VOW we beseech you, brethren, by the com which we command you. I ing of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our 5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the gathering together unto him,
love of God, and into the patient waiting for 2 That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be Christ. troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by 6 Now we command you, brethren, in the letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye with. hand,
draw yourselves from every brother that walketh 3 Let no man deceive you by any means : for disorderly, and not after the tradition which he that day shall not come, except there come a received of us. fulling away first, and that man of sin be reveal. 7 For yourselves know how ye ought to follow ed, the son of perdition ;
us; for we behaved not ourselves disorderly 4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above among you; all that is called God, or that is worshipped ; so 8 Neither did we eat any man's bread for that he, as God, sitteth in the temple of God, nought; but wrought with labour and travail shewing himself that he is God.
night and day, that we might not be chargeable 5 Remember ye not, that when I was yet with to any of you: you, I told you these things?
9 Not because we have not power, but to 6 And now ye know what withholdeth that make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow he might be revealed in his time.
us. 7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already 10 For even when we were with you, this we work : only he who now letteth will let, until commanded you, that if any would not work, he be taken out of the way.
neither should he eat. 8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, 11 For we hear that there are some which whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of walk among you disorderly, working not at all, his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness but are busy bodies. of his coming :
12 Now them that are such we command and 9 Even him, whose coming is after the work. exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quiet. ing of Satan, with all power, and signs, and ness they work, and ent their own bread. lying wonders,
. 13 But ye, brethren, be not weary in well10° And with all deceivableness of unrighte. I doing. ousness in them that perish; because they re. 14 And if any man obey not our word by this ceived not the love of the truth, that they might epistle, note that man, and have no company be saved.
with him, that he may be ashamed. 11 And for this cause God shall send them 15 Yet count him not as an enemy, but ad. strong delusion, that they should believe a monish him as a brother. lie:
16 Now the Lord of peace himself give you 12 That they all might be damned who be. peace always by all means. The Lord be with lieved not the truth, but had pleasure in un. you all. righteousness.
17 The salutation of Paul with mine own 13 But we are bound to give thanks always to hand, which is the token in every epistle : so I God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, be. write. cause God hath from the beginning chosen you
* 18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit, you all. Amen. and belief of the truth:
T The second epistle to the Thessalonians. 14 Whereunto he called you by our gospel, was written from Athens.
113 key work, and Jesus Christie command an
1 THE FIRST EPISTLE OF PAUL, THE APOSTLE,
CHAPTER I. 1 Timothy is put in mind of the charge which was given unto him by Paul at his going to Macedonia. 5 Of the right use and end of the law. 11 of Saint Paul's calling to be an apostle, 20 and of Hymeneus and Alex.
ander. PAUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the com. I mandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Je. sus Christ, which is our hope ;
& Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith; Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord..
3 As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou might est charge some that they teach no other doc.
4 Neither give heed to fables and endless gen. ealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith ; so do.
5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:
6 From which some having swerved, have turned aside unto vain jangling;
7 Desiring to be teachers of the law; under: standing neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.
8'But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully :
9 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobe. dient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers, and mur. derers of mothers, for manslayers, .
10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for men-stealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doc. trine,
11 According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God which was committed to my trust.
12 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry ;
13 Who was before a blasphemer, and a per. secutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief:
14 And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.
16 Howbeit, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life ever. lasting.
17 Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
18 This charge I commit unto thee, son Tim. othy, 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,
CHAPTER IT. 1 That it is meet to pray and give thanks for all men, and the reason why. 9 How women should be attired. 12 They are not permitted to teach. 15 They shall be saved, notwithstanding the testimonies of God's wrath, in child-birth, if they continue in faith. I EXHORT therefore, that, first of all, suppli. Ications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men :
2 For kings, and for all that are in authority : that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;.
4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
5 For there is one God, and one mediator be. tween God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.
7 Whereunto I am ordained a prencher and 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 pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubt
9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefaced. ness and sobriety; not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array ;
10 But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works,
11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.
12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve,
14 And Adam was not deceived, but the wo. man being deceived was in the transgression.
15 Notwithstanding, she shall be saved in child-bearing, if they continue in faith, and charity, and holiness, with sobriety.
CHAPTER III. 2 How bishops, and deacons, and their wives should be qualified, 14 and to what end Saint Paul wrote to Timothy of these things. 15 Of the church, and the blessed truth therein taught and professed. THIS is a true saying, If a man desire the of
fice of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the hus. band of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good beha. viour, given to hospitality, apt to teach ;
3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre ; but patient; not a brawler, not covetous;
4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of
God's how shman known with a house,
6 Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
7 Moreover, he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into re. proach and the snare of the devil.
8 Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, ne greedy of filthy lucre ;
A great apostacy foretold. I. TIMOTHY.
Of widows and elders. 9 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure 2 The elder women as mothers; the younger conscience.
as sisters, with all purity. 10 And let these also first be proved; then let 3 Honour widows that are widows indeed. them use the office of a deacon, being found 4 But if any widow have children or nephews, blameless.
let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to 11 Even so must their wives be grave, not requite their parents : for that is good and accept. slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.
able before God. 12 Let the deacons be the husbands of one 5 Now she that is a widow indeed, and desowife, ruling their children and their own houses late, trusteth in God, and continueth in suppli. well.
cations and prayers night and day. 13 For they that have used the office of a dea. 6 But she that liveth in pleasure, is dead while con well, purchase to themselves a good degree, she liveth, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ 7 And these things give in charge, that they Jesus..
may be blameless. 14 These things write I unto thee, hoping to 8 But if any provide not for his own, and come unto thee shortly :
especially for those of his own house, he hath 15 But if I tnrry long, that thou mayest know denied the faith, and is worse than an infi. how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house del. of God, which is the church of the living God, 9 Let not a widow be taken into the number the pillar and ground of the truth.
under threescore years old, having been the wife 16 And without controversy, great is the mys. of one man, tery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, 10 Well reported of for good works; if she justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached have brought up children, if she have lodged unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, re strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, it ceived up into glory.
she have relieved the afflicted, if she have dili. CHAPTER IV.
gently followed every good work.
11 But the younger widows refuse : for when I He Joretelein that in the latter. times there they have begun to wax wanton against Christ shall be a departure from the faith. 6 And to
they will marry ; the end that Timothy might not fail in doing 12 Having damnation, because they have cast his duty, he furnisheth him with divers pre | off their first faith. cepts belonging thereto.
13 And withal they learn to be idle, wandering NOW the Sprit speaketh expressly, that in the about from house to house; and not only idle,
latter times some shall depart from the faith, but tættlers also, and busybodies, speaking things giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of which they ought not. devils;
14 I will therefore that the younger women 2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their marry, bear children, guide the house, give none conscience seared with a hot iron ;
occasion to the adversary to speak reproach3 Forbidding to marry, and commanding to fully. abstain from meats, which God hath creuted to 15 For some are already turned aside after be received with thanksgiving of them which Satan. believe and know the truth,
16 If any man or woman that believeth have 4 For every creature of God is good, and widows, let them relieve them, and let not the nothing to be refused, if it be received with church be charged; that it may relieve them that thanksgiving :
are widows indeed. 5 For it is sanctified by the word of God, and 17 Let the elders that rule well, be counted prayer.
worthy of double honour, especially they who 6 'If thou put the brethren in remembrance of labour in the word and doctrine. these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Je. 18 For the scripture saith, Thou shalt pot muzsus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith | zle the ox that treadeth out the corn, And, The and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast at. labourer is worthy of his reward. tained.
13 Against an elder receive not an accusation, 7 But refuse profane and old wives' fables, but before two or three witnesses. and exercise thyself rather unto godliness,
20 Them that sin rebuke before all, that others 8 For bodily exercise profiteth little: but god. also may fear. liness is profitable unto all things, having, prom. 21 I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus ise of the life that now is, and of that which is Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe to come.
these things without preferring one before anoth9 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all er, doing nothing by partiality. acceptation.
22 Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither 10 For therefore we both labour and suffer re. be partaker of other men's sins: keep thyself proach, because we trust in the living God who pure. is the Saviour of all men, especially of those that
23 Drink no longer water, but use a little wine believe.
for thy stomach's sake, and thine often infirmi. 11 These things command and teach.
ties. 12 Let no man despise thy youth ; but be thou 24 Some men's sins are open beforehand, going an example of the believers, in word, in conver- before to judgment : and some men they follow sation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. after.
13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to 25 Likewise also the good works of some are exhortation, to doctrine.
manifest beforehand; and they that are otherwise 14 Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which cannot be hid. was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on
CHAPTER VI. of the hands of the presbytery. 15 Meditate upon these things ; give thyself
| 1 of the duty of servants. 3 Not to have fewholly to them ; that thy profiting may appear
lowship with new-fangled teachers. 6 Godli. to all.
ness is great gain, 10 and love of money the 16 Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doc root of all evil. 11 What Timothy is to fly, trine; continue in them: for in doing this thou
and what to follow, 17 and whereof to admon. shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee. ish the rich. 20 To keep the purity of true CHAPTER V.
doctrine, and to avoid profane janglings.
I ET as many servants as are under the yoke 1 Rules to be observed in reproving. 3 Of wid.
count their own masters worthy of all honows. 17 Of elders. 23 A precept for Timothy's
our, that the name of God and his doctrine be health. 24 Some men's sins go before unto
not blasphemed. judgment, and some men's do follow after.
2 And they that have believing masters, let PEBUKE not an elder, but entreat him as a them not despise them, because they are breth. 1 father; and the younger men as brethren; ren; but rather do them service, because they are
ve and with the
ble unto profiteta Bodlines fables,