1 I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings be made for all men;
References for 1 Timothy 2:1
    • a 2:1 - Personal and confiding intercourse with God on the part of one able to approach him, as Rom. 8.27,34; Heb. 7.25.
      2 for kings and all that are in dignity, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all piety and gravity;
      3 for this is good and acceptable before our Saviour God,
      4 who desires that all men should be saved and come to [the] knowledge of [the] truth.
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        • b 2:4 - Epignosis, as Col. 1.10, where it is translated 'true knowledge.' It is that which acknowledges the truth of a thing, and to know the truth thus suggests possession of it. But 'full knowledge' here would hardly be an appropriate translation, as it would imply a contrast with 'partial knowledge.'
          5 For God is one, and [the] mediator of God and men one, [the] man Christ Jesus,
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            • c 2:5 - Or 'there is one God and one mediator.'
              6 who gave himself a ransom for all, the testimony [to be rendered] in its own times;
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                • d 2:6 - Antilutron huper: a ransom in place of.
                  7 to which *I* have been appointed a herald and apostle, (I speak [the] truth, I do not lie,) a teacher of [the] nations in faith and truth.
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                    • e 2:7 - Or 'preacher,' as 2Tim. 1.11; 2Pet. 2.5.
                      8 I will therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up pious hands, without wrath or reasoning.
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                        • f 2:8 - i.e. men in contrast to women.
                        • g 2:8 - Hosios, as 'holy,' Heb. 7.26.
                          9 In like manner also that the women in decent deportment and dress adorn themselves with modesty and discretion, not with plaited [hair] and gold, or pearls, or costly clothing,
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                            • h 2:9 - The whole deportment; the way in which the woman presents herself, of which dress is a sign.
                            • i 2:9 - i.e. 'sobriety' or with 'sound mind;' so ver. 15, as Rom. 12.3; 2Tim. 1.7.
                              10 but, what becomes women making profession of the fear of God, by good works.
                              11 Let a woman learn in quietness in all subjection;
                              12 but I do not suffer a woman to teach nor to exercise authority over man, but to be in quietness;
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                                • j 2:12 - Or 'a man.' It is in contrast with women, as in ver. 8.
                                  13 for Adam was formed first, then Eve:
                                  14 and Adam was not deceived; but the woman, having been deceived, was in transgression.
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                                    • k 2:14 - A strong form of the word, but scriptural Greek often adds strengthening prepositions with the force little changed: see Rom. 7.11; 16.18; 1Cor. 3.18; 2Cor. 11.3; 2Thess. 2.3, where the same Greek word is used.
                                      15 But she shall be preserved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and holiness with discretion.
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                                        • l 2:15 - Hagiasmos. See Note i at Rom. 1.4.