1 Timothy 1:5

“Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now the end of the commandement is charity, out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith vnfained.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the end of the charge is love out of a pure heart and a good conscience and faith unfeigned:
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the effect of the order is love coming from a clean heart, and a knowledge of what is right, and true faith:
- Basic English Bible

But the end of what is enjoined is love out of a pure heart and a good conscience and unfeigned faith;
- Darby Bible

Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:
- Webster's Bible

But the end sought to be secured by exhortation is the love which springs from a pure heart, a clear conscience and a sincere faith.
- Weymouth Bible

but the goal of this command is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and sincere faith;
- World English Bible

For the ende of comaundement is charite of clene herte, and good conscience, and of feith not feyned.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the end of the charge is love out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 1:5


1:5 Whereas the end of the commandment - of the whole Christian institution. Is love - And this was particularly the end of the commandment which Timotheus was to enforce at Ephesus, #1Tim 1:3|,18. The foundation is faith; the end, love. But this can only subsist in an heart purified by faith, and is always attended with a good conscience.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 1:5


1Ti 1:5 The end of the commandment is charity. The purpose of "the charge" (Revised Version) entrusted to you is love. See 1Ti 1:3. You must show these teachers that instead of teaching foolish fables they must inculcate love. The three things essential to a pure and holy love are: (1) A pure heart; (2) a good conscience; and (3) sincere faith.

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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