1 Timothy 1:1

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Paul an Apostle of Iesus Christ by the commaundement of God our Sauiour, & Lord Iesus Christ which is our hope,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, {who is} our hope,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Saviour, and Christ Jesus our hope;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, by the order of God our Saviour and Christ Jesus our hope;
- Basic English Bible

Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ, according to [the] command of God our Saviour, and of Christ Jesus our hope,
- Darby Bible

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Savior, and Lord Jesus Christ, who is our hope;
- Webster's Bible

Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God our Saviour and Christ Jesus our hope:
- Weymouth Bible

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and Christ Jesus our hope;
- World English Bible

Poul, apostle `of Jhesu Crist, bi the comaundement of God oure sauyour, and of Jhesu Crist oure hope,
- Wycliffe Bible

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to a command of God our Saviour, and of the Lord Jesus Christ our hope,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 1:1


1:1 Paul an apostle - Familiarity is to be set aside where the things of God are concerned. According to the commandment of God - The authoritative appointment of God the Father. Our Saviour - So styled in many other places likewise, as being the grand orderer of the whole scheme of our salvation. And Christ our hope - That is, the author, object, and ground, of all our hope.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 1:1


1Ti 1:1 The Work Assigned to Timothy SUMMARY OF I TIMOTHY 1: Greetings. Why Timothy Was Left at Ephesus. The True Object of the Commandment. Whom the Law Affects. Paul's Call to the Apostleship. Hymenaeus and Alexander. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ. As one object of this letter was to strengthen Timothy's authority, Paul writes as an apostle. By the commandment of God. See Ro 16:26. As the Judaizing opposers tried to show that Paul was inferior to Peter and the other apostles, he often recalls the fact that his appointment came not from them, and that he was independent of them. The Lord sent him to the Gentiles, as they were sent to the Jews (Ac 9:15).

Discussion for 1 Timothy 1

  • Neenee
    Women can be pastors God used women all throughout the Bible. Example. Debra..do a study on her...
  • Mamie Fluker
    No a woman can not be a pastor because a pastor is over a church.1 Timothy 2;12 But I suffer not a woman to teach,nor to usurp authority over the man,but to be in silence.In our church we can preach with the permission of man,but we have no women pastors in our church.The man is head of woman and God is the head of man.God bless you.
  • Kolapo
    Can a woman be pastor? Someone fill with spirit should please helps us with the answer
  • Craig
    like that he gives direction.how we conduct ourselves inside the churc-and out side of the church.having a good conscience
  • James
    Preacher yes pastor no
  • Linda
    Does this passage mean women can't be a Pastor or a preacher?

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