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1 Timothy 6:16 DBY

16 who only has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor is able to see; to whom [be] honour and eternal might. Amen.

Study tools for 1 Timothy 6:16

  • a 6:1 - Despotes: see Acts 4.24; 'serve,' ver. 2, is douleuo.
  • b 6:2 - Despotes: see Acts 4.24; 'serve,' ver. 2, is douleuo.
  • c 6:2 - Or 'believing,' the same as in the beginning of the verse.
  • d 6:5 - 'Withdraw from such,' as A.V., omitted as having but little MS. authority.
  • e 6:8 - Or 'let us be satisfied.'
  • f 6:9 - 'Desire' includes the idea of purpose here.
  • g 6:10 - There is no article in the Greek. It is not that there is no other root, but the love of money is characterized by being such.
  • h 6:12 - Or 'combat of the faith.'
  • i 6:12 - As 'seize,' Acts 16.19; 'caught hold,' Matt. 14.31.
  • j 6:15 - Lit. 'times,' as ch. 2.6.
  • k 6:21 - 'To miss the mark,' or 'not give heed to;' it is to fail in shooting, and metaphorically in one's purpose, or to have erred. See ch. 1.6 and 2Tim. 2.18.