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920 Paul's love to Timothy. II. TIMOTHY. Of Phygellus and Hermogenes.

16 Who only hath immortality, dwell- 19 Laying up in store for themselves a ing in the light which no man can ap good foundation against the time to come, proach unto; whom no man hath seen that they may lay hold on eternal life. nor can see: to whom be honour and 20 0 Timothy, keep that which power everlasting. Amen.

cominitted to thy trust, avoiding profane 17 Charge them that are rich in this and vain babblings, and oppositions of world, that they be not high-minded, nor science falsely so called ; trust in uncertain riches, but in the liv 21 Which some professing, have erted ing God, who giveth us richly all things concerning the faitli. Grace be with thee. to enjoy ;

Amen.. 18 That they do good, that they be rich & The first to Timothy was written in good works, ready to distribute, will. | froin Laodicea, which is the chiefest ing to communicate;

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THE SECOND EPISTLE OF PAUL. THE APOSTLE

.; TO TIMOTHY. :

CHAP. I. - ' Il preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher I Paul's love to Timothy, and Timothy's || of the Gentiles. faith.8 Paulgiveth divers exhortations. | '12 For the which cause I also suffer

15 Of Phygellus and Hermogenes,' these things: nevertheless I am not a DAUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ by shamed: for I know wliom I have be

I the will of God, according to the lieved, and am persuaded that he is able promise of life which is in Christ Jesus, to keep that which I have committed un

2 To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: | to him against that day. Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the 13 Hold fast the form of sound words, Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. ' which thou hast heard of me, in faith and

3 I thank God, whom I serve from my love which is in Christ Jesus. forefathers with pure conscience, that 14 That good thing which was comwithout ceasing I have remembrance of mitted unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost thee in my prayers night and day, which dwelleth in us.

4 Greatly desiring to see thee, being 15 This thori knówest, that all they mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled which are in Asia be turned array from me, with joy ;

of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes. * 5 When I call to remembrance the un- 16 The Lord give mercy into the feigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt | house of Onesiphorus'; for he oft refreshed first in thy grandmother' Lois, and thy | me, and was not ashamed of my chain : mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that| 17 But, when he was in Rome, he sought in thee also.

me out very diligently, and found me. 6 Wherefore I put thee in remem-1.18 The Lord grant unto him that he brance, that thou stir up the gift of God, 1 may find mercy of the Lord in that which is in thee by the putting on of my day : and in how many things he minishands.

| tered unto me at Ephestis, thou knowest 1.7 For God hath not gives us the spirit || very well. of fear; but of power, and of love, and

. : CHAP. II. : of a sound mind.

1 Timothy exhorted to constancy and 8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of perseverance, 15 and to shet hiinself the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his approved. prisoner: but be thou partaker of the THOU therefore, my son, 'be strong afflictions of the gospel according to the 1 in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. power of God;

2 And the things that thou hast heard 9 Who hath saved us, and called us of me among many witnesses, the same with an holy calling, not according to i cogimit thou to faithful men, who shall cur works, but according to his own be able to teach others also. purpose and grace, which was given 3 Thou therefore endure hardness, as us in Christ Jesus before the world be a good soldier of Jesus Christ. gan;

4 No man that warreth entangleth 10 But is now inade manifest by the himself with the affuirs of this life ; that appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, he may please him who hath chosen him who hath abolished death, and hath to be a soldier. brought lite and immortality to light 5 And if a man also strive for masterthrough the gospel : .

ies, yet is he not crowned, except he 11 Whereunto I am appointed all strire lawfully.

Exhortation to constancy. CHAP. III, iv. Enemies of the truth described. 921 6 The husbandman that laboureth must |

CHAP. III. be first partaker of the fruits.

|| 1 Paul advertiseth himofthe timesto come, • 7 Consider what I say; and the Lord | 6 describeth the enemies of the truth, 16 give thee urderstanding in all things

and commendeth the holy scriptures. 8 Remember that Jesus Christ of the THIS know also, that in the last days seed of David was raised from the dead 1 perilous times shall come. according to my gospel :

2 For men shall be lovers of their own 9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil- || selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blaš•rloer, even unto bonds ; but the word of phemers, disobedient to parents, unthankGod is not bound.

ful, unholy, 10 Therefore I endure all things for 3 Without natural affection, truce the elect's sake, that they may also obtain breakers, false accusers, incontinent,fierce, the salvation which is in Christ Jcsus despisers of those that are good, with eternal glory.

4 Traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers 11 It is a faithful saying: For if we be of pleasures more than lovers of God; dead with him, we shall also live with him :1 5 Having a form of godliness, but de

12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with | nying the power thereof : from such turn lum: if we deny him, he also will deny 11s: || away.

13 If we believe not, yet he abideth 6 For of this sort are they which creep faithful : he cannot deny himself.

into houses, and lead captive silly women 14 Of these things put them in remem laden with sins, led away with divers lusts; brance, charging Them before the Lord 7 Ever learning, and neve: able to that they strive not about words to no come to the knowledge of the truth. profit, but to the subverting of the hearers. 8 Now as Jannes and Jambres with

15 Study to shew thyself approved stood Moses, so do these also resist the unto God, a workman that needeth not truth : men of corrupt minds, reprobate to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word concerning the faith. of truth.

9 But they shall proceed no further : 16 But shun profane and vain bab- || for their folly shall be manifest unto all blings : for they will increase unto more men, as theirs also was. umgodliness.

10 But thou hast fully known my doci7 And their word will eat as doth a trine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longcanker ;, of whom is Hymenius and Phi- suffering, charity, patience, letus ;

11 Persecutions, afilictions which came 18 Who concerning the truth have err- unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lysed, saying that the resurrection is past al- tra ; what persecutions I endured : but ready; and overthrow the faith of some. out of them all the Lord delivered me.

39 Nevertheless the foundation of Gol 12 Yea, and all that will live godly il standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution... knoweth them that are his. And, Letev 13 But evil men and seducers shall wax ery one that nameth the name of Christ worse and worse, deceiving, and being depart from iniquity.. .

deceived. 20 But in a great house there are not 14 But continue thou in the things only vessels of gold and of silver, but which thou hast learned and hast been also of wool and cf earth ; and some to assured of, knowing of whom thou hast honour, and soine to dishonour.

learned them ; 21 If a man therefore purge himself il 15 And that from a child thou hast from tliese, he shall be a vessel unto hon- | known the holy scriptures, which are able our, sanctified, and meet for the master's to make thee wise unto salvation through Asc, and prepared unto every good work. faith which is in Christ Jesus.

22 lice also youthful lusts : but follow 16 All scripture is given by inspiratighteousness, faith, charity, peace, with | tion of God, and is profitable for doctrine, them that call on the Lord out of a pure for reproof, for correction, for instruction heart.

in righteousness : 23 But foolish and unlearned questions 17 That the mari of God may be peravoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. fect, throughly furnished unto all good

24 And the servant of the Lord must works. not strive; but be gentle unto all men,

CHAP. IV. apt to teach, patient,

1 Paul exhortech Timothy. 9 He willeth ..25 In meekness instructing those that him to come to him, and to bring Mark, oppose themselves; if God peradventure anul things which he wrote for. will give them repentance to the acknowl-IL CHARGE chce therefore before God, edging of the truth; .

and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall 26 And trut they may recover then-judge the quick and the dead at his apselves out of the share of the devil, who i hearing and his kingilum ; are taken captive by bin at his will.

2 Preach the word ; be instant in sca922 Paul exhorteth Timothy. TITUS: ...onapin Salutationia. son, out of season ; reprove, rebuke, ex- ll thce, and the books, but especially the hort with all long-suffering and doctrine. parchments.

3 For the time will come, when they will I 14 Alexander the copper-smith did me not endure sound doctrine ; but after much evil: the Lord reward him accordtheir own lusts shall they heap to them- ing to his works : selves teachers, having itching ears; 15 Of whom be thou ware also ; for

4 And they shall turn away their ears i he hath greatly withstood our words from the truth, and shall be turned unto | 16 At my first answer nomån stood with fables.

me, but all men forsook me; I pray God 5 But watch thou in all things, endure that it may not be laid to their charge. : afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, 17 Notwithstanding, the Lord stond with make full proof of thy ministry.

me, and strengthened me; that by me the 6. For I am now ready to be offered, preaching might be fully known, and that and the time of my departure is at hand. all the Gentiles might hear : and I was

7 I have fought a good fight, I have I delivered out of the mouth of the lion. finished my course, I have kept the 18 And the Lord shall deliver me from faith;

every evil work, and will preserve me 8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a unto his heavenly kingdom ; to whom be crown of righteousness, which the Lord, ll glory for ever and ever. Amen. the righteous Judge, shall give me at that 19 Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the day: and not to me only, but unto all household of Onesipliorus. them also that love his appearing.

20 Erastus abode at Corinth; but Tro9 Do thy diligence to come shortly unto | phimus have I left at Miletum sick. me:

21 Do thy diligence to come before 10 For Demas hath forsaken me, hav winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Puimg loved this present world, and is de dens, and Linus, and Claudia, and al parted unto, Thessalonica ; Crescens to the brethren. Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.

22 The Lord Jesus Christ be with the 11 Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, spirit. Grace be with you. Amen. and bring him with thee : for he is prof- | The second efistle unto Timotheus, itable to me for the ministry,

ordained the first bishop of the church 1: And Tvchicus have I sent to Ephesus. || of the Ephesians, was written from

15 The cloak that I left at Troas with Rome, when Paul was brought before Carpus, when thou comest, bring with Nero the second time. ,

THE EPISTLE OF PAUL TO TITUS.
CHAP. I.

if the steward of God; not self-willed, not 1 Why Titus was left in Crere. 6 How | soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, ministers should be qualified 10 Of not given to filthy lucre ; evil doers.

8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of DAUL, a servant of God, and an apos- ll good men, sober, just, holy, temperate ; I tle of Jesus Christ, according to the 9 Holding fast the faithful word as he faith of God's elect, and the acknowl- hath been taught, that he may be able eding of the truth which is after godli- by sound doctrine both to exhort and to ness ;

convince the gain-sayers. 2 In hope of eternal life, which God, 10 For there are many unruly and vain that cannot lie, promised before the work! talkers and deceivers, specially they of began ;

the circumcision : . 3 Bat hath in due times manifested his 11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who word through preaching, which is com- subvert whole houses, teaching things mitted unto me according to the com- which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake. mandment of God our Saviour ;

12 One of themselves, even a prophet 4 To Titus, mine own son after the of their own, said, The Cretians are alcommon faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, | ways liars, evil beasts, slow bellies. from God the Father, and tie Lord Je- 13 This witness is true : wherefore sus Christ our Saviour.

| rebuke them sharply, that they may be 5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, sound in the faith; that thou shouldest set in order the thingsl 1Not giving heed to Jewish fables, that are wanting, and ordain elders in and commandments of inen that turn every city, as I had appointed thee: from the truth.

6 If any be blameless, the husband of 15 Unto the pure all things are pure : one wife, having faithful children, not ac- but unto them that are defiled and uncused of riot, or unruly.

believing is nothing pure ; but even their - 7 For a bishop must be blameless, as ll mind and conscience is defiled.

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Directions for life and doctrine. PHILEMON. Hereticks A 925 16 They profess that they know God ; ! .

. CHAP. ) but in works they deny him, being abom- | 1 Titus directed what 101 inable, and disobedient, and unto every obstinate hereticks. 12 good work reprobate.

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Icipalties and powers 1 Direclions given to l'itus, both for his trates, to be ready to eve

doctrine and life. 9 Of the duty of 1 2 To speak evil of no servants,

brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness PUT speak thou the things which be- || unto all men. D come sound doctrine :

3 For we ourselves also were sometimes 2 That the aged men be sober, grave, || foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in || lusts and pleasures, living in malice and patience; **

I envy, hateful, and hating one another. 3 The aged women bikewise, that they NI 4 But after that the kindness and love be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not of God our Saviour toward man appeared, false accusers, not given to much wine, 5 Not by works of righteousness which teachers of good things ;

we have done, but according to his mercy 4 That they may teach the young wom- he saved us, by the washing of regeneraen to be sober, to love their husbands, to tion, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; love their children,

6 Which he shed on us abundantly, 5. To be discreet, chaste, keepers at through Jesus Christ our Saviour ; ,' home, good, obeclient to theirown husbands, 1 7 That being justified by his grace, we that the word of God be not blasphemed. should be made heirs according to the

6 Young men likewise exhort to be hope of eternal life. sober-minded.

8 This is a faithful saying, and these things 27 In all things shewing thyself a pattern I will that thou affirm constantiy, that of good works : in doctrine shewing un they which have believed in God might be corruptness, gravity, sincerity,

careful to maintain good works. These 8 Sound speech that cannot be con things are good and profitable unto men. demned ; that he that is of the contrary il 9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealpart may be ashamed, having no evil ogies, and contentions, and strivings about thing to say of you. .

the law; for they are'unprofitable and vain. .9 Exhort servants to be obedient un- 10 A man that is an heretick, after to their own masters, and to please them the first and second admonition, reject; well in all things ; not answering again ; 11 Knowing that he that is such, is

10 Not purloining, but shewing all good subverted, and sinneth, being condemned fidelity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of himself. of God our Saviour in all things.

12 When I shall send Artemas unto 11 For the grace of God that bringeththee, or Tychicus, be diligent to come salvation hath appeared to all men, unto me to Nicopolis: for I have determin

12 Teaching us, that denyingungodliness, ed there to winter. and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, 1 13 Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apolrighteously, and golly, in this present world; los on their journey diligently, that noth

13 Looking for that blessed hope, and ing be wanting to them. the glorious appearing of the great God, 1 14 And let ours also learn to maintain and our Saviour Jesus Christ ;

good works for necessary uses, that they 14 Who gave himself for us, that he be not unfruitful. might redeem us from ali iniquity, and ! 15 All that are with me salute thee. purify unto himself a peculiar people, zeal-Greet them that love us in the faith. ous of good works.

Grace be witil you all. Amen. 15 These things speak, and exhort, and I It was written to Titus, ordained the rebuke with all authority. Let no mani first bishop of the church of the Credespise thee.

tians, from Nicopolis of Macedonia.

THE EPISTLE OF PAUL TO PHILEMON.

Paul desireth Philemon to forgive his ser- || 3 Grace to you, and peace, from God

d'ant, and lovingly to receive him again. our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. PAUL, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and 4 I thank my God, making mention of I Timothy our brother, unto Philemon thee always in my prayers, our dearly beloved, and fellow-labourer, 5 Hearing of thy love and faith, which

2 And to our beloved Apphia, and Ar- thou hast toward the Lord Jesus, and tochippus our fellow-scidicr, and to the ward all saints; church in thy house:

1 6 That the communication of thy faithi 922 kul exhortath, hegem ; HEBREWS.

anted to forgiveness son become effectual by the acknowl- ll 16. Not now as a servant, but above Aging of every good thing which is in | servant, a brother beloved, specially to you in Christ Jesus.

me, but how much more unto thee, both 7 For we have great joy and consola in the flesh, and in the Lord Wir! tion in thy love, because the bowels of i 17 If thon count me therefore, a part the saints are refreshed by thee, brother. ner, receive him as myself.

: 8 Wherefore, though I might be much . :18 If he hath wronged thee, or oveth bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which I'thec ought, put that on mine account ; , * is convenient, is ill i :19. I Paul have written it with mide

9 Yet for love's sake I rather beseech | own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, say to thee how thou owest unto me erea and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.. thine own self besides. Forte

10 I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, 20 Yea, brother, let me have joy of whom I have begotten in my bonds :.... thee in the Lord : refresh my bowels in

11 Which in time past was to thee un the Lord. profitable, but now profitable to thee and 21 Having confidence in thy obedience to me:

I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou. 12 Whom I have sent again : thou wilt also do more than I says !, , therefore receive him, that is, mine own 22 But withal prepare me also a lodge bowels :

ing: for I trust that through your pray13 Whom I would have retained with ll ers I shall be given unto you., me, that in thy stead he might have minis 23 There salute thee Epaphras, my tered unto me in the bonds of the gnspel :-) || fellow-prisoner in Christ Jesus ;

14. But without thy mind would I do, 1 24 Marcus, Aristarchus, Demas, Locas, pothing ; that thy benefit should not be my fellow-labourers. 's

! T as it were of necessity, but willingly. 25. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ

15 For perhaps he therefore departed | be with your spirit. Amen. I n for a season, that thou shouldest receive Written from Rome to Philemon, him for ever ; :,:. is...",

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Sinonimi i CHAP. I.

, throne, O God, is for ever and ever: 1 Christ, in these last times, coming to us || sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of from the Father, 4 is preferred be fure | thy kingdom,

Copes.co angels both in person and office

9 Thou hast loved righteousness, sand. C OD, who at sundry times and in di- hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy

vers manners spake in time past un- | God, hath anointed thee with the oil of to the fathers by the prophets, icon i gladness above thy fellows. .

2 Hath in these last days spoken unto 10 And, Thou, Lord, in the beginus by his Son, whom he hath appointed ning hast laid the foundation of the earth : heir of all things, by whom also he made and the heavers are the works of thine. the worlds ;

hands. 3 Who being the brightness of his glory, 11 They shall perish; but thou remainand the express image of his person, and est : and tiey all shall wax old as dochka upholding all things by the word of his garment; ijinniin

18-8, power, when he had by himself purged 1 12 And as a vesture shalt thou fold them our sins, sat down on the right hand of up, and they shall be changed; but the the Majesty on high ;.

art the same, and thy years shall not fail: 4 Being made so much better than the 13 But to which of the angels said he angels, as he hath by inheritance obtain- || at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I ed a more excellent name than they. make thine enemies thy footstool ?

5 For unto which of the angels said he 14 Are they not all ministering spirits, at any time, Thou art my Son, this day sent forth to minister for them who sball have I begotten thee? And again, I will be heirs of salvation be to him a Father, and he shall be to ||

CHAP, II. , i me a Son ?

1 We ought to be obedient unto Christ Jen 6 And again, when he bringeth in the sus, 5 because he vouchea fed to take first-begotten into the world, he saith, our nature upon him, 14 as recessary. And let all the angels of God worship him. THEREFORE we qught to give the

7 And of the angels he saith, Who 1 more earnest heed to the things which maketh his angels spirits, and his minis- we have heard, lest at any time we should ters a flame of fire."

let them slip, on 8 But unto the Şon, he saith, Thyll 2 For if the word spoken by angelą vas.

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