1 Timothy 1:14

“And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant, with faith, & loue, which is in Christ Iesus.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are {found} in Christ Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the grace of our Lord abounded exceedingly with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the grace of our Lord was very great, with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
- Basic English Bible

But the grace of our Lord surpassingly over-abounded with faith and love, which [is] in Christ Jesus.
- Darby Bible

And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
- Webster's Bible

and the grace of our Lord came to me in overflowing fulness, conferring faith on me and the love which is in Christ Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

The grace of our Lord abounded exceedingly with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
- World English Bible

But the grace of oure Lord ouer aboundide, with feith and loue that is in Crist Jhesu.
- Wycliffe Bible

and exceedingly abound did the grace of our Lord, with faith and love that [is] in Christ Jesus:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 1:14


1:14 And the grace - Whereby I obtained mercy. Was exceeding abundant with faith - Opposite to my preceding unbelief. And love - Opposite to my blasphemy, persecution, and oppression.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 1:14


1Ti 1:14 And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant. In the mercy shown to him, for his eyes were opened, with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. He became a believer and was filled with love of Christ.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 1

  • Jtg
    I have woman in my church who peach and teach ,to said this all my church is woman ,two men . I think we have to use what GOD give us
  • Silvia
    There is no doubt that the womens role as a Christian is different to the mens. There are many references to confirm this in the Bible. Surely Eve was made different to Adam for a reason surely if the roles where the same we would look and be the same? Why is this so diffucult to understand for some women?
  • Aim
    God using a woman does not mean she usurps authority over a man. God does have an order and provides a covering for the woman. Deborah was judge over the "sons of Israel." Does not a judge have authority? Does not a judge have authority to render sentencing and did not those who hear go into battle at the word given through Deborah by God? Don't presume to counsel God.
  • Dirk
    Women are not supposed to preach, and those who misread and disagree are doing so to change the bible to suit their needs, please dont do that here, thats why you have people saying its ok to be a gay Christian, they are changing the bible to suit their personal needs
  • Lilian
    Jesus always considered a woman to preach the good news . John 4.7 He even spoke the Samaritan woman on the will and ask a water to drink. Jesus told her He who drinks my living water will never be thirsty. Living water represents God's words that needs to be obeyed. Mary Magdalene was true apostle in Jesus she is a witness to his crucifixion and his resurrection. JESUS choose her to represent
  • Breeze
    A woman cannot pastor. One of the biblical requirements for a pastor is to "be the husband of one wife." Also, in 1 Tim. 2:12, a woman is not to be in authority over a man. In Ephesians 5, wives are asked to submit to their husbands. This does not mean that we are not equal to men, but our roles are different and we are created to fulfill different roles than men. Hope this helps.

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