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20. O Timothy, keep that which is com- || cerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen. mitted to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science 1 The first to Timothy was written from falsely so called :
Laodicea, which is the chiefest city of 21. Which some professing,haveerred con- Phrygia Pacatiana.
T The Second Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to TIMOTHY.
15. This thou knowest, that all they which 1 Paul's love to Timothy: 6 he exhorteth him to stir up are in Asia, be turned away from me; of the gift of God, 8 and not to be ashamed of the gospel of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes. Christ. 15 Of Phygellus and Hermogenes.
16. The Lord give mercy unto the house 1. the will of God, according to the was not ashamed of my chain:
Onesiphorus; for he oft refreshed me, and promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,
17. But when he was in Rome, he sought 2. To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the me out very diligently, and found me.
18. The Lord grant unto him that he may Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. 3. I thank God, whom I serve from my how many things he ministered unto me
find mercy of the Lord in that day : and in forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in at Ephesus, thou knowest very well.
CHAP. 11. my prayers night and day;
1 Timothy exhorted to constancy and perseverance, 15 and 4. Greatly desiring to see thee, being mind
to shew himself approved. ful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy : 1. TTHOU therefore, my son, be strong
5. When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first 2. And the things that thou hast heard in thy grandmother Lois,and thy mother Eu- of me among many witnesses, the same nice; and I am persuaded that in thee also commit thou to faithful men, who shall be
6. Wherefore I put thee in remembrance able to teach others also. that thou stir up the gift of God, which is 3. Thou therefore endure hardness, as a in thee by the putting on of my hands. good soldier of Jesus Christ.
7, For God hath not given us the spirit 4.Noman that warreth, entangleth himself of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a with the affairs of this life; that he may please sound mind.
him who hath chosen him to be a soldier. 8. Be not thou therefore ashamed of the 5. And if a man also strive for masteries, yet testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prison- is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully. er: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of 6. The husbandman that laboureth, must the gospel according to the power of God; be first partaker of the fruits.
9. Who hath saved us, and called us 7. Consider what I say; and the Lord with a holy calling, not according to our give thee understanding in all things. works, but according to his own purpose 8. Remember that Jesus Christ, of the and
grace, which was given us in Christ | seed of David, was raised from the dead, Jesus before the world began;
according to my gospel : 10. But is now made manifest by the ap- 9. Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evilpearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who doer, even unto bonds; but the word of hath abolished death, and hath brought life God is not bound. and immortality to light through the gospel : 10. Therefore I endure all things for the
11. Whereunto Iam appointeda preacher, elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with
12. For the which cause I also suffer these eternal glory. : things; nevertheless I am not ashamed: for 11. It is a faithful saying: For if we be I know whom I have believed, and I am per-dead with him, we shall also live with him: suaded that he is able to keep that which I 12. If we suffer, we shall also reign with have committed unto him against that day. him: if we deny him, he also will deny us :)
13. Hold fast the form of sound words, 13. If we believe not, yet he abideth which thou hast heard of me, in faith and faithful; he cannot deny himself. love which is in Christ Jesus.
14. Of these things put them in remem14. That good thing which was commit- | brance, charging them before the Lord, that ted unto thee, keep by the Holy Ghost they strive not about words to no profit, but, which dwelleth in us.
to the subverting of the hearers.
15. Study to shew thyself approved unto 8. Now as Jannes and Jambres withGod, a workman that needeth not to be stood Moses, so do these also resist the ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth; truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate con
16. But shun profane and vain babblings: cerning the faith. forthey will increase unto more ungodliness. 9. But they shall proceed no further: for
17. And their word will eat as doth a can- | their fol shall be manifest unto all men, ker: of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus; as theirs also was.
18. Who concerning the truth have err- 10. But thou hast fully known my doced, saying that the resurrection is past al-trine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longready, and overthrow the faith of some. suffering, charity, patience,
19. Nevertheless, the foundation of God 11. Persecutions, afflictions, which came standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra;
knoweth them that are his. And, Let every what persecutions I endured: but out of ! one that nameth the name of Christ, depart | them all the Lord delivered me. | from iniquity.
12. Yea, and all that will live godly in 20. But in a great house there are not Christ Jesus, shall suffer persecution. only vessels of gold and of silver, but also 13. But evil men and seducers shall wax of wood, and of earth; and some to honour, worse and worse, deceiving, and being deand some to dishonour.
ceived. 21. If a man therefore purge himself 14. But continue thou in the things which from these, he shall be a vessel unto ho-thou hast learned and hast been assured of, nour, sanctified, and meet for the master's knowing of whom thou hast learned them; use, and prepared unto every good work. 15. And that from a child thou hast
22. Flee also youthful lusts : but follow known the holy scriptures, which are able righteousress, faith, charity, peace, with to make thee wise unto salvation, through them that callonthe Lord outof a pure heart.faith which is in Christ Jesus.
23. But foolish and unlearned questions 16. All scripture is given by inspiration avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. of God; and is profitable for doctrine, for
24. And the servant of the Lord must reproof, for correction, for instruction in not strive; but be gentle unto all mon, apt righteousness : to teach, patient,
17. That the man of God may be perfect, 25. In meekness instructing those that thoroughly furnished unto all good works. oppose themselves; if God peradventure
CHAP. IV. will give them repentance to the acknow-|| 1 Paul's solemn charge to Timothy: 9 he willeth him to ledging of the truth;
come to him, and to bring Mark with him and certain 26. And that they may recover them
other things. selves out of the snare of the devil, who are 1. CHARGE thee therefore before God, taken captive by him at his will. CHAP. III.
judge the quick and the dead at his appear1 He foretelleth the wickedness in the last days, 6 describeth ing and his kingdom; the enemies of the truth, 16 and commendeth the holy
2. Preach the word; be instant in seascriptures.
son, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, 1. THIS know also, that in the last days with all long-suffering and doctrine. perilous times shall come.
3. For the time will come when they 2. For men shall be lovers of their own will not endure sound doctrine ; but after selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphe- their own lusts shall they heap to themselves mers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, teachers, having itching ears ; unholy,
4. And they shallturn away their ears from 3. Without natural affection, truce-break- the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. ers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, de- 5. But watch thou in all things, endure spisers of those that are good,
afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, 4. Traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers make full proof of thy ministry. of pleasures more than lovers of God; 6. For I am now ready to be offered,
5. Having a form of godliness, but denying and the time of my departure is at hand. the power thereof: from such turn away. 7. I have fought a good fight, I have finish
6. For of this sort are they which creeped my course, I have kept the faith: into houses, and lead captive silly women 8. Henceforth there is laid up for me laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, a crown of righteousness, which the
7. Ever learning, and never able to come Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me to the knowledge of the truth.
| at that day: and not to me only, but un
to all them also that love his appearing. 17. Notwithstanding the Lord stood with
9. Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me, and strengthened me; that by me the me:
preaching might be fully known, and that 10. For Demas hath forsaken me, hav- all the Gentiles might hear: and I was deing loved this present world, and is depart. || livered out of the mouth of the lion. ed unto Thessalonica ; Crescens to Gala- 18. And the Lord shall deliver me from tia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
every evil work, and will preserve me unto 11. Only Luke is with me. Takc Mark, his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory and bring him with thee: for he is profit- for ever and ever
. Amen. able to me for the ministry.
19. Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the · 12. And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus. household of Onesiphorus.
13. The cloak that I left at Troas with 20. Erastus abode at Corinth: but TroCarpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, | phimys have I left at Miletum sick. and the books, but especially the parch- 21. Do thy diligence to come before winments.
ter. Eubulus greeteth thee,and Pudens, and 14. Alexander the coppersmith did me Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren. much evil : the Lord reward him accord- 22. The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy ing to his works :
spirit. Grace be with you. Amen. 15. Of whom be thou ware also; for hei The second epistle unto Timotheus, orhath greatly withstood our words.
dained the first bishop of the church of 16. At my first answer no man stood the Ephesians, was written from Rome, with me, but all men forsook me: I pray when Paul was brought before Nero the God that it may not be laid to their charge. second time.
1. Pale Le Iesus Christ, according to the who'subvert whole houses, teaching things
1 The Epistle of PAUL to TITUS. CHAP. I.
10. For there are many unruly and vain 5 Why Titus was left at Crete. 6 How ministers should talkers and deceivers, especially they of the be qualified. 10 Of evil-doers.
11. Whose faith of God's elect, and the acknowledg- which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake. ing of the truth which is after godliness; 12. One of themselves, even a prophet of
2. In hope of eternal life, which God, that their own, said, The Cretians are always cannot lie, promised before the world began; | liars, evil beasts, slow bellies. 3. But hath in due times manifested his
13. This witness is true. Wherefore reword through preaching, which is commit-|| buke them sharply, that they may be sound ted unto me, according to the command in the faith; ment of God our Saviour ;
14. Not giving heed to Jewish fables, 4. To Titus mine own son after the com- | and commandments of men, that turn from mon faith : Grace, mercy, and peace, from the truth. God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ 15. Unto the pure all things are pure ; our Saviour.
but unto them that are defiled and unbe5. For this cause left I thee in Crete, lieving is nothing pure; but even their mind that thou shouldest set in order the things || and conscience is defiled. that are wanting, and ordain elders in every 16. They profess that they know God; city, as I had appointed thee:
but in works they deny him, being abomi6. If any be blameless, the husband of nable, and disobedient, and unto every one wife, having faithful children, not ac- good work reprobate. cused of riot, or unruly.
CHAP. II. 7. For a bishop must be blameless, as 1 Directions given unto Tilus both for his doctrine and the steward of God; not self-willed, not
life. 9 of the duty of servants, fc. soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, 1.
UT not given to filthy lucre;
come sound doctrine: 8. But a lover of hospitality, a lover of 2. That the aged men be sober, grave, temgood men, sober, just, holy, temperate; perate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
9. Holding fast the faithful word, as he 3. The aged women likewise, that they hath been taught, that he may be able by be in behaviour as becometh holiness, 'not sound doctrine both to exhort and to con- false accusers, not given to much wine, vince the gairsayers.
teachers of good things;
4. That they may teach the young wo- 3. For we ourselves also were sometimes men to be sober, to love their husbands, to foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers love their children,
lusts and pleasures, living in malice and 5. To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, envy, hateful, and hating one another. good, obedient to their own husbands, that 4. But after that the kindness and love the word of God be not blasphemed.
of God our Saviour toward man appeared, 6. Young men likewise exhort to be so- 5. Not by works of righteousness which ber-minded :
we have done, but according to his mercy 7. In all things shewing thyself a pattern | he saved us, by the washing of regeneraof good works; in doctrine shewing uncor- tion, and renewing of the Holy Ghost ; ruptness, gravity, sincerity,
6. Which he shed on us abundantly 8. Sound speech, that cannot be condemn through Jesus Christ our Saviour; ed; that he that is of the contrary part, may
7. That, being justified by his grace, we be ashamed, having noevilthing to sayofyou. I should be made heirs according to the hope
9. Exhort servants to be obedient unto of eternal life. their own masters, and to please them well 6. This is a faithful saying; and these in all things; not answering again ; things I will that thou affirm constantly;
10. Not purloining, but shewing all good that they which have believed in God might fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine | be careful to maintain good works. These of God our Saviour in all things.
things are good and profitable unto men. 11. For the grace of God, that bringeth 9. But avoid foolish questions, and genesalvation, hath appeared to all men, alogies, and contentions, and strivings about
12. Teaching us,that,denying ungodliness | the law; for they are unprofitable and vain. and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, 10. A man that is a heretic,after the first righteously, and godly, in this present world; || and second admonition, reject;
13. Looking for that blessed hope, and 11. Knowing that he that is such, is subthe glorious appearing of the great God and verted, and sinneth, being condemned of our Saviour Jesus Christ;
himself. 14. Who gave himself for us, that he 12. When I shall send Artemas unto might redeem us from all iniquity, and pu- || thee, or Tychicus, be diligent to come unto rify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous me to Nicopolis: for I have determined of good works.
there to winter. 15. These things speak, and exhort, and 13. Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos rebuke with all authority. Let no man on their journey diligently, that nothing be despise thee.
wanting unto them. CHAP. III.
14. And let ours also learn to maintain Tilus is yet further directed by Paul, both concerning the good works for necessary, uses, that they
things he should teach, and not teach, &c. be not unfruitful. 1. UT them in mind to be subject to 15. All that are with me, salute thee.
principalities and powers, to obey Greet them that love us in the faith. Grace magistrates, to be ready to every good work, be with you all. Amen. ( 2. To speak evil of no man, to be no q It was written to Titus, ordained the first
brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness bishop of the church of the Cretians, from unto all men.
Nicopolis of Macedonia.
I The Epistle of PAUL to PHILEMON. i Paul's joy in hearing of the faith and love of Philemon. I thou hast toward the Lord Jesus, and to10 Onesimus entreated for.
ward all saints; 1. AUL, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and 6. That the communication of thy faith
Timothy our brother, unto Philemon may become effectual by the acknowledg. our dearly beloved, and fellow-labourer, ing of every good thing which is in you in
2. And to our beloved Apphia, and Ar-Christ Jesus. chippus our fellow-soldier, and to the church 7. For we have great joy and consolain thy house:
tion in thy love, because the bowels of the 3. Grace to you, and peace, from God saints are refreshed by thee, brother. our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. 8. Wherefore, though I might be much'
4. I thank my God, making mention of bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is thee always in my prayers,
convenient, 5. Hearing of thy love and faith, which 9. Yet for love's sake I rather beseech
thee, peing such a one as Paul the aged, 18. If he hath wronged thee, or oweth and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ ; thee aught, put that on mine account;
10. I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, 19. I Paul have written it with mine own whom I have begotten in my bonds: hand, I will repay it: albeit, I do not say
11. Which in time past was to thee unpro- to thee how thou owest unto me even thine fitable, but now profitable to thee and to me: own self besides,
12. Whom I have sent again: thou there- 20. Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee fore receive him, that is,mine own bowels; in the Lord: refresh my bowels in the Lord.
13. Whom I would have retained with 21. Having confidence in thy obedience, me, that in thy stead he might have minis- I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt tered unto me in the bonds of the gospel: | also do more than I say.
14. But without thy mind would I do no- 22. But withal prepare me also a lodg: thing; that thy benefit should not be as it ing: for I trust that through your prayers 1 were of necessity, but willingly.
shall be given unto you. 15. For perhaps he therefore departed 23. There salute thee Epaphras, my felfor a season, that thou shouldest receive low-prisoner in Christ Jesus; him for ever;
24. Marcus, Aristarchus, Demas, Lucas, 16. Not now as a servant, but above a my fellow-labourers. servant, a brother beloved, especially to 25. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ me, but how much more unto thee, both in be with your spirit. Amen. the flesh, and in the Lord !
17. If thou count me therefore a partner, 1 Written from Rome to Philemon, by receive him as myself.
Onesimus a servant.
I The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the HEBREWS.
|| God, hath anointed thee with the oil of 1 The essential dignity of the Son, by whom God hath re- gladness above thy fellows. vealed himself in these last days: 4 his pre-eminence above the angels in office
10. And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning 1. OD, who at sundry times and in di- hast laid the foundation of the earth; and
vers manners spake in time past the heavens are the works of thy hands : unto the fathers by the prophets,
11. They shall perish, but thou remainest; 2. Hath in these last days spoken unto us and they all shall wax old as doth a garment; by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of
12. And as a vesture shalt thou fold them all things, by whom also he made the worlds; || up, and they shall be changed: but thou
3. Who, being the brightness of his glory, art the same, and thy years shall not fail. and the express image of his person,
13. But to which of the angels said he at upholding all things by the word of his pow-|| any time, Sit on my right hand, until I er, when he had by himself purged our sins, make thine enemies thy footstool ? sat down on the right hand of the Majesty
14. Are they not all ministering spirits, on high;
sent forth to minister for them who shall be 4. Being made so much better than the || heirs of salvation ? angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained
CHAP. II. a more excellent name than they.
1 Our obligation to give earnesl heed to the gospel. 5 The
dominion of the world not granted to angels, but to the 5. For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I 1. THEREFORE we ought to give the
1.TH begotten thee ? And again, I will be to him more earnest heed to the things a Father, and he shall be to me a Son ? which we have heard, lest at any time we
6. And again, when he bringeth in the should let them slip. First-begotten into the world, he saith, And 2. For if the word spoken by angels was let all the angels of God worship him. steadfast, and every transgression and dis
7. And of the angels he saith, Whoobedience received a just recompense of maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers reward ; a flame of fire.
3. How shall we escape, if we neglect 8. But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, || so great salvation ; which at the first began O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmrighteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom: ed unto us by them that heard him;
9. Thou hast loved righteousness, and 4. God also bearing them witness, both hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy | with signs and wonders, and with divers