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

  • 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.
  • Donnell Williams
    No.Please read 1Tim.3:1-13 and Titus2:1-8.
  • JP
    As far as the debate over women teaching and preaching, I think we can safely say that decision's been made. Read the next chapter versus 12, 13 and 14..
  • Adam
    No, women should not be in a position to usurp the authority of a man.

    Titus 2:3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; 2:4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, 2:5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their
  • Nee NEE
    I do believe that women can pastor do a study on HULDAH, DEBRA, AND PHIILIPS (4) DAUGHTERS ALL OF WHOM WHERE
    PROPHETESS. ALSO A STUDY ON 1 COR 11:5 AND IF IT WAS NOT FOR A WOMAN THERE WOULD BE NO MAN PASTOR
    AND THEN DO A STUDY ON GEN. WHEN TWO ARE MARRIED THEY BECOME ONE....
    FOR A WOMEN TO BE SILENT IN CHURCH THE GREEK WORD FOR SILENCE IS CHATTER.THAT PERTAINS TO EVERYONE MALE OR FEMALE....

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