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Chapter 6


Update:  2024.01.05


1 Tim. 6:1 (LIT/UBS4) As many as (hosoi) are (eisin) [being] slaves (douloi) under (hupo) [a] yoke (zugon), let them cause themselves to be led (hēgeisthōsan) of the (tous) masters (despotas) of their own (idious), [[the] slaves, RE] [being] worthy (axious) of all (pasēs) honor (timēs);


in order that (hina) the (to) name (onoma) of the (tou) God (theou), and (kai) the (hē) teaching (didaskalia), may not be blasphemed (mē blasphēmētai).


(For slaves having highly esteemed value, see Mat. 10:25, 20:25-28, 24:45-47, 25:14-30; Mark 10:42-45; Luke 7:2-10, 12:37-38, 42-44, 19:12-27; John 15:15-16; Acts 2:18; 1 Tim. 6:1; 2 Tim. 2:24.)


1 Tim. 6:2 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the ones (hoi) having (echontes) believable (pistous) masters (pepotas), do not think down upon2706 (mē kataphroneitōsan) [them, AE], because (hoti) they are (adelphoi) brothers (adelphoi).


BUT (alla), let [the ones, RE] slave (douleuetōsan) more (mallon), because (hoti) [[the, masters, RE] are (eisin) believable (pistoi) and (kai) beloved ones (agapētoi), the ones (hoi) causing themselves to receive (antilambanomenoi) of the (tēs) good work (euergesias)!


Teach (didaske) these things (tauta) and (kai) console (parakalei).


1 Tim. 6:3 (LIT/UBS4) If (ei) anyone (ti) teaches [[a] teaching, v1, RE] of another kind (heterodidaskalei), and (kai) does not cause himself to come to (mē proserchetai) Words (logois) being wholesome (hugiainousin), to the (tois) [Words, RE] of the (tou) lord (kuriou) of us (hēmōn), Jesus (Iēsou) Christ (Christou), and (kai) to the (tē) teaching (didaskalia) down according to (kat’) piety (eusebeian),


1 Tim. 6:4 (LIT/UBS4) he has been made [a] cloud of smoke5187 (tetuphōtai), causing himself to put together (epistamenos) not one (mēden) [Word, RE]!


BUT (alla), he is being sick (nosōn) about (peri) debates (zētēseis), and (kai) word wars (logomachias), out (ex) of which (hōn) is caused to come to pass (ginetai) envy (phthonos), rivalry (eris), blasphemies (blasphēmiai), suspicions (huponoiai), evil things (ponērai),


1 Tim. 6:5 (LIT/UBS4) [the] things rubbing through alongside (diaparatribai) the (ton) mind (noun) of mortals (anthrōpōn) having been thoroughly corrupted (diephtharmenōn), and (kai) having become defrauded (apesterēmenōn) of the (tēs) Truth (alētheias);


they deciding (nomizontōn) procurement (porismon) to be (einai) the (tēn) piety (eusebeian)!


1 Tim. 6:6 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (hē) piety (eusebeia) with (meta) self-satisfaction (autarkeias) is (estin) [a] great (megas) procurement (porismos)


1 Tim. 6:7 (LIT/UBS4) Because (gar) we brought in (eisēnenkamen) into (eis) the (ton) cosmos (kosmon) absolutely not one thing (ouden), that (hoti) absolutely neither (oude) can we inherently power ourselves (dunametha) to bring out (exenenkein) anything (ti)!


1 Tim. 6:8 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) we having (echontes) thorough nourishments (diatrophas) and (kai) coverings (skepasmata), we shall be satisfied (arkesthēsometha) for these things (toutois).


1 Tim. 6:9 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the ones (hoi) wishing (boulomenoi) to become wealthy (ploutein), they fall (empiptousin) into (eis) temptation (peirasmon) and (kai) [a] trap (pagida), and (kai) [into, RE] many (pollas) imperceptible (anoētous) and (kai) harmful (blaberas) lusts (epithumias);


ones which (haitines) sink (buthizousin) the (tous) mortals (anthrōpous) into (eis) ruin (olethron) and (kai) destruction (apōleian)!


1 Tim. 6:10 (LIT/UBS4) Because (gar) [a/the] root (rhiza) of all (pantōn) of the (tōn) malicious things (kakōn) is (estin) the (hē) love of silver (philarguria);


of which (hēs) some (tines), causing themselves to stretch (oregomenoi) [for it, AE], they have been caused to wander away (apeplanēthēsan) from (apo) the (tēs) belief (pisteōs).


And (kai) they pierced themselves round about (periepeiran heautous) for many (pollais) pains (odunais).


1 Tim. 6:11 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) you (su), oh (ō) mortal (anthrōpe) of God (theou), flee (pheuge) these things (tauta)


But (de) pursue (diōke) righteousness (dikaiosunēn), piety (eusebeian), belief (pistin), love (agapēn), endurance (hupomonēn), meekness (praupatheian).


1 Tim. 6:12 (LIT/UBS4) Cause yourself to agonize (agōnizou) for the (ton) beautiful (kalon) agony (agōna) of the (tēs) belief (pisteōs)


Cause yourself to take hold (epilabou) of the (tēs) ageless (aiōniou) life (zōēs) into (eis) which (hēn) you were called aloud (eklēthēs), and (kai) [into which, RE] you confessed alike (hōmologēsas) the (tēn) beautiful (kalēn) confession (homologian) in sight (enōpion) of many (pollōn) witnesses (marturōn).


1 Tim. 6:13 (LIT/UBS4) I give instructions (parangellō) to you (soi) in sight (enōpion) of the (tou) God (theou), of the (tou) (God, RE) making alive (zōogonountos) all (panta) of the things (ta), and (kai) [in sight, RE] of Christ (Christou) Jesus (Iēsou), of the (tou) (Jesus, RE) having witnessed (marturēsantos) over (epi) [the sake, AE] of Pontius (Pontiou) Pilate (Pilatou) the (tēn) beautiful (kalēn) confession (homologian).


1 Tim. 6:14 (LIT/UBS4) You (se) [are] to watchfully keep (tērēsai) the (tēn) injunction (entolēn), [being] unstained (aspilon), irreproachable (anepilēmpton), until (mechri) the (tēs) epiphany (epiphaneias) of the (tou) lord (kuriou) of us (hēmōn), Jesus (Iēsou) Christ (Christou);


1 Tim. 6:15 (LIT/UBS4) who (hēn) [in, AE] his own (idiois) times (kairois) shall thoroughly show (deixei) the (ho) happy one (makarios) and (kai) only (monos) inherently powered one (dunastēs), the (ho) King (basileus) of the ones (tōn) being kings (basileuontōn), and (kai) [the] Lord (kurios) of the ones (tōn) being lords (kurieuontōn);


(For the one making kings, see Rom. 5:17; 1 Cor. 4:8; 1 Tim. 6:15; Rev. 1:6a, 5:10; 17:14; 22:5)


1 Tim. 6:16 (LIT/UBS4) the (ho) only one (monos) holding (echōn) inability to die (athanasian), homesteading (oikōn) [in, AE] unapproachable (aprositon) light (phōs);


[the only one, RE] whom (hon) absolutely not one (oudeis) of [the] mortals (anthrōpōn) saw (eiden), but absolutely not (oude) [one, RE] can inherently power himself (dunatai) to see (idein);


to whom (hō) [is] honor (timē), and (kai) ageless (aiōnion) power (kratos), truly (amēn)!


1 Tim. 6:17 (LIT/UBS4) To the (tois) wealthy ones (plousiois) in (en) the (tō) age (aiōni) now (nun), you give instructions (parangelle) not (mē) to be high-minded (hupsēlophronein);


but neither (mēde) to have hope (ēlpikenai) over (epi) uncertainty (adēlotēti) of wealth (ploutou), BUT (all’), over (epi) God (theō), the one (tō) holding alongside (parechonti) to us (hēmin) all things (panta) richly (plousiōs) into (eis) enjoyment from (apolausin) [them, AE];


1 Tim. 6:18 (LIT/UBS4) to do good works (agathoergein);


to become wealthy (ploutein) in (en) beautiful (kalois) works (ergois);


to be (einai) ones who share well together with (eumetadotous) [others, AE], common sharers (koinōnikous),


1 Tim. 6:19 (LIT/UBS4) gathering treasure away (apothēsaurizontas) for [a] beautiful (kalon) foundation (themelion) for themselves (heautois) into (eis) the (to) [life, RE] being about (mellon) [to come, AE];


in order that (hina) they may cause themselves to really take hold over (epilabōntai ontōs) the (tēs) life (zōēs)!


1 Tim. 6:20 (LIT/UBS4) Oh (ō) Timothy (Timothee), you keep watchful guard (phulaxon) of the (tēn) heritage (parathēkēn), causing yourself to turn out (ektrepomenos) [away from, AE] the (tas) empty sounds (kenophōnias) over the threshold (bebēlous), and (kai) antitheses (antitheseis) of the (tēs) falsely named (pseudōnumou) "knowledge (gnōseōs)";


1 Tim. 6:21 (LIT/UBS4) of which (hēn) some (tines), causing themselves to promise (epangellomenoi) about (peri) the (tēn) belief (pistin), aimed incorrectly (ēstochēsan).


The (hē) grace (charis) [be] together with (meth’) you (humōn).