2 Timothy 1:6

“Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore I put thee in remembrance, that thou stirre vp the gift of God which is in thee, by the putting on of my hands.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For this reason I remind you to kindle afresh the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For which cause I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee through the laying on of my hands.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason I say to you, Let that grace of God which is in you, given to you by my hands, have living power.
- Basic English Bible

For which cause I put thee in mind to rekindle the gift of God which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
- Darby Bible

For which cause I put thee in remembrance, that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the imposition of my hands.
- Webster's Bible

For this reason let me remind you to rekindle God's gift which is yours through the laying on of my hands.
- Weymouth Bible

For this cause, I remind you that you should stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands.
- World English Bible

For which cause Y moneste thee, that thou reise ayen the grace of God, that is in thee bi the settyng on of myn hondis.
- Wycliffe Bible

For which cause I remind thee to stir up the gift of God that is in thee through the putting on of my hands,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 1:6


1:6 Wherefore - Because I remember this. I remind thee of stirring up - Literally, blowing up the coals into a flame. The gift of God - All the spiritual gifts, which the grace of God has given thee.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 1:6


2Ti 1:6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance. From the earnestness with which he stirs up Timothy in both Epistles, it seems likely that he did not possess the rugged, restless energy of Paul. That thou stir up the gift of God. The supernatural gift which he received by the imposition of the apostolic hands. The gift of office was conferred by ordination at the hands of the presbytery; the gift of miraculous powers, by the imposition of the hands of an apostle.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 1:6

  • Moses Mmusi Nonyane for verse 6
    2 Tim 1:6. Gift is something from God we don 't work for it we don 't even deserve it,but we receive it for free by God grace.we must work it out and discover it to he glory of God
  • Amb. Jumbo U.C for verse 6
    There is a gift God has given to every believer. Some come by the laying on of hands, as Paul did to Timothy when they were together. This gift cannot be effective if it is not stirred, rekindled or fanned to flame. And what you do not use you loose.
  • Olabode for verse 6
    God created us differently with different kinds of gifts. Among the gifts are gift of knowledge, gift of wisdom, interpretation of tongues, discerning Spirit etc. Paul was encouraging us that the gift God has given unto us, we should use them to glorify God.
  • Gift here is singular Not as in Gift s .Gift of the Spirit And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles ' hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money,
  • The. Spiritual gifts(prophecy, healing, words of knowledge, prophecy), can be transferred by the laying on of hands.

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