THE FIRST EPISTLE of Paul the Apostle to Timothie. Chapter 6
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1 Of the duetie of seruants. 3 Not to haue fellowship with newfangled teachers. 6 Godlinesse is great gaine, 10 and loue of money the roote of all euill. 11 What Timothie is to flie, and what to follow, 17 and whereof to admonish the rich. 20 To keepe the puritie of true doctrine, and to auoyd prophane ianglings.
1Let as many seruants as are vnder the yoke, count their owne masters worthy of all honour, that the Name of God, and his doctrine be not blasphemed.
2And they that haue beleeuing masters, let them not despise them because they are brethren: but rather doe them seruice, because they are faithfull and beloued, partakers of the benefite: These things teach and exhort.2
3If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, euen the wordes of our Lord Iesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godlinesse:
4Hee is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions, and strifes of wordes, whereof commeth enuie, strife, railings, euill surmisings,4
5Peruerse disputings of men of corrupt mindes, and destitute of the trueth, supposing that gaine is godlinesse: From such withdraw thy selfe.5
6But godlinesse with contentment is great gaine.
7For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certaine we can cary nothing out.
8And hauing food and raiment let vs be therewith content.
9But they that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish & hurtfull lusts, which drowne men in destruction and perdition.
10For the loue of money is the root of all euill, which while some coueted after, they haue erred from the faith, and pierced themselues through with many sorrowes.10
11But thou, O man of God, flie these things; and follow after righteousnesse, godlinesse, faith, loue, patience, meekenesse.
12Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternall life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
13I giue thee charge in the sight of God, who quickneth all things, and before Christ Iesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good Confession,13
14That thou keepe this commandement without spot, vnrebukeable, vntill the appearing of our Lord Iesus Christ.
15Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed, and onely Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords:
16Who onely hath immortalitie, dwelling in the light, which no man can approch vnto, whom no man hath seene, nor can see: to whom be honour and power euerlasting. Amen.
17Charge them that are rich in this world, that they bee not high minded, nor trust in vncertaine riches, but in the liuing God, who giueth vs richly all things to enioy,17
18That they doe good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate,18
19Laying vp in store for themselues a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay holde on eternall life.
20O Timothie, keepe that which is committed to thy trust, auoyding prophane and vaine bablings, and oppositions of science, fasly so called:
21Which some professing, haue erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen. The first to Timothie was written from Laodicea, which is the chiefest citie of Phrygia Pacaciana.
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for 1 Timothy Chapter 6
2 Or, beleeuing.
4 Or, a foole. , Or, sicke.
5 Or.gallings one of another.
10 Or, bene seduced.
13 Or, profession.
17 Gr. vncertaintie of riches.
18 Or, sociable.
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