1 Timothy 2:1-8 DBY

1 I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, a thanksgivings be made for all men;

References for 1 Timothy 2:1

    • o 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 b of [the] truth.

      References for 1 Timothy 2:4

        • p 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 c of God and men one, [the] man Christ Jesus,

          References for 1 Timothy 2:5

            • q 2:5 - Or 'there is one God and one mediator.'
              6 who gave himself a ransom for d all, the testimony [to be rendered] in its own times;

              References for 1 Timothy 2:6

                • r 2:6 - Antilutron huper: a ransom in place of.
                  7 to which *I* have been appointed a herald e and apostle, (I speak [the] truth, I do not lie,) a teacher of [the] nations in faith and truth.

                  References for 1 Timothy 2:7

                    • s 2:7 - Or 'preacher,' as 2Tim. 1.11; 2Pet. 2.5.
                      8 I will therefore that the men f pray in every place, lifting up pious g hands, without wrath or reasoning.

                      References for 1 Timothy 2:8

                        • t 2:8 - i.e. men in contrast to women.
                        • u 2:8 - Hosios, as 'holy,' Heb. 7.26.