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

  • Lucy gottlieb
    Steve morrow you know why the law is not made for people of faith? Because the just live by faith. If the spirit of G-D is leading you he will never lead you into sin. That is why I believe a man can walk in perfection. If Jesus said, "be ye perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect." It must be possible...consider yourself dead but alive unto the L-RD!!!
  • Steve morrow
    1 TIM 1:9 KNOW ING THIS THAT THE LAW IS NOT MADE FOR A RIGHTEOUS MAN BUT FOR THE LAWLESS AND DISOBEDIENT FOR THE UNGODLY AND FOR SINNERS FOR UNHOLY..... 10 FOR WHOREMONGERS FOR THEM THAT DEFILE THEMSELVES WITH MANKIND FOR MENSTEALERS FOR LIARS FOR PERJURED PERSONS AND IF THERE BE ANY OTHER THING THAT IS COTRARY TO SOUND DOCTRINE 11 ACCORDING TO THE GLORIOUS GOSPEL OF THE BLESSED GOD .....
  • Irene123
    To AIM - God HAD to use Deborah - because there was no man to stand in the gap. The time of the judges was Israel's lowest - as far as 'men of God' were concerned. They were not to have judges - God was their judge. They were not to have a king (Saul, etc.). but they were God's chosen and He loved them, so He went along with them AT TIMES, but they paid for all their faithlessness. cont.
  • Irene123
    To AIM - Jer. 35:19; Eze. 22:30; God is not unreasonable; we can reason with him. Deborah was chosen because there was no man to stand in the gap, but God's preference was for a man. Deborah was a PROPHETESS, like Anna of Luke. In Judges 4:6 Deborah rebukes Barak, the armies leader for not doing God's will. So God told her to go with him - if that was the only way He could get His will done.
  • Irene123
    To Breeze - THANK-YOU so much for pointing out the scripture on pastors, bishops are to have one wife. I've known women weren't to usurp authority, but hadn't noticed this scripture. It makes it so OBVIOUS!!
    Pastors, etc. ".....are to have one WIFE;" not pastors, etc. are to have one HUSBAND. I can't thank you enough for knowing who Jesus is.
  • Mark verrell
    these words are astounding MIRACULOUS INSPIRING HOPE FILLED (when one reads of the reactions of some in society who offer nothing other than worse retribution and punishment to the everyday occurrences of crimes described in these passages 1 Timothy 8-11 IT IS AWESOME THE HOPE IN THESE SCRIPTURES

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