THE FIRST EPISTLE of Paul the Apostle to Timothie. Chapter 1

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CHAP. I.

1 Timothie is put in mind of the charge which was giuen vnto him by Paul at his going to Macedonia. 5 Of the right vse and end of the Law. 11 Of Saint Pauls calling to be an Apostle, 20 and of Hymeneus & Alexander.

1Paul an Apostle of Iesus Christ by the commaundement of God our Sauiour, & Lord Iesus Christ which is our hope,

2Unto Timothie my own sonne in the Faith: Grace, mercie, and peace from God our Father, and Iesus Christ our Lord.

3As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine,

4Neither giue heed to fables, and endlesse genealogies, which minister questions, rather then edifying which is in faith: so doe.

5Now the end of the commandement is charity, out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith vnfained.

6From which some hauing swarued, haue turned aside vnto vaine iangling,6

7Desiring to bee teachers of the Law, vnderstāding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirme.

8But we know that the Law is good, if a man vse it lawfully.

9Knowing this, that the Law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawlesse and disobedient, for the vngodly, and for sinners, for vnholy, and profane, for murderers of fathers, and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,


Why Christ came.

10For whoremongers, for them that defile themselues with mankinde, for men-stealers, for liars, for periured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine,

11According to the glorious Gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.

12And I thanke Christ Iesus our Lord, who hath enabled mee: for that he counted me faithfull, putting me into the Ministerie,

13Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecuter, and iniurious. But I obtained mercie, because I did it ignorantly, in vnbeliefe.

14And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant, with faith, & loue, which is in Christ Iesus.

15This is a faithfull saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Iesus came into the world to saue sinners, of whom I am chiefe.

16Howbeit, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first, Iesus Christ might shew foorth all long suffering, for a paterne to them which should hereafter beleeue on him to life euerlasting.

17Now vnto þe king eternal, immortall, inuisible, the onely wise God, be honour and glory for euer & euer. Amen.

18This charge I commit vnto thee, sonne Timothie, according to the prophesies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest warre a good warfare,

19Holding faith, and a good conscience, which some hauing put away, concerning faith, haue made shipwracke.

20Of whom is Hymeneus and Alexander, whome I haue deliuered vnto Satan, that they may learne not to blaspheme.



Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for 1 Timothy Chapter 1

6 Or, not aiming at.


* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania