1 Timothy 1:20

“Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Of whom is Hymeneus and Alexander, whome I haue deliuered vnto Satan, that they may learne not to blaspheme.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Among these are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan, so that they will be taught not to blaspheme.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I delivered unto Satan, that they might be taught not to blaspheme.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Such are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have given up to Satan, so that they may say no more evil words against God.
- Basic English Bible

of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have delivered to Satan, that they may be taught by discipline not to blaspheme.
- Darby Bible

Of whom is Hymeneus and Alexander; whom I have delivered to Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.
- Webster's Bible

Among these are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have delivered to Satan so that they may be taught not to blaspheme.
- Weymouth Bible

of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I delivered to Satan, that they might be taught not to blaspheme.
- World English Bible

Of whiche is Ymeneus and Alisaundre, which Y bitook to Sathanas, that thei lerne `to not blasfeme.
- Wycliffe Bible

of whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I did deliver to the Adversary, that they might be instructed not to speak evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 1:20


1:20 Whom - Though absent. I have delivered to Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme - That by what they suffer they may be in some measure restrained, if they will not repent.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 1:20


1Ti 1:20 Hymenaeus. He is mentioned as a heretical teacher in 2Ti 2:17. Alexander. Of whom nothing is known. I have delivered unto Satan. Excommunicated. Compare 1Co 5:5.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 1

  • Ray321
    Galatians 2:7-8 7 But contrariwise, when they saw that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed unto me, as the gospel of the circumcision was unto Peter 8 For he that wrought effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles: Paul had a mission from Jesus himself to reach out to Gentiles and Peter to reach out to Jews.
  • Evangelist Andrew Kelly
    Paul is telling us who he was and not who he is after he got saved.

    1st 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;
    [13] Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
  • Ray321
    1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope. How important is Paul to us in the Bible? The scriptures will tell us how important Paul is to the Gentiles. Paul is our Apostle for today.
  • Wayne
    Gal. 3:28, in Christ, there is neither male nor female, for we are all one in Christ.
  • Ray321
    Lucy gottlib, very well spoken. So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17. We are all on this site for a reason, we all love the Lord . We are seeking for answers or just want to express ourselves to others in what we have learned, that is good. We must keep searching God until that day comes. We can only hope that people will find God. God bless you. ....
  • 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!!!

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