1 Timothy 1:12

“And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I thanke Christ Iesus our Lord, who hath enabled mee: for that he counted me faithfull, putting me into the Ministerie,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I thank him that enabled me, `even' Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he counted me faithful, appointing me to `his' service;
- American Standard Version (1901)

I give praise to him who gave me power, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he took me to be true, making me his servant,
- Basic English Bible

[And] I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me power, that he has counted me faithful, appointing to ministry him
- Darby Bible

And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;
- Webster's Bible

I am thankful to Him who made me strong--even Christ Jesus our Lord--because He has judged me to be faithful and has put me into His service,
- Weymouth Bible

And I thank him who enabled me, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he counted me faithful, appointing me to service;
- World English Bible

Y do thankingis to hym, that coumfortide me in Crist Jhesu oure Lord, for he gesside me feithful, and putte me in mynystrie,
- Wycliffe Bible

And I give thanks to him who enabled me -- Christ Jesus our Lord -- that he did reckon me stedfast, having put [me] to the ministration,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 1:12


1:12 I thank Christ, who hath enabled me, in that he accounted me faithful, having put me into the ministry - The meaning is, I thank him for putting me into the ministry, and enabling me to be faithful therein.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 1:12


1Ti 1:12 Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me. Hath given me power to preach this glorious gospel, by counting me faithful, and appointing me to his service.

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