2 Timothy 1:1-6 DBY

1 Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ a by God's will, according to promise of life, the [life] which [is] in Christ Jesus,

References for 2 Timothy 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Or 'Christ Jesus,' according to some authorities.
      2 to Timotheus, [my] beloved child: grace, mercy, peace, from God [the] Father, and Christ Jesus our Lord.
      3 I am thankful to God, whom I serve b from [my] forefathers with pure conscience, how unceasingly I have the remembrance of thee in my supplications night and day,

      References for 2 Timothy 1:3

        • b 1:3 - Latreuo: see Matt. 4.10.
          4 earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;
          5 calling to mind c the unfeigned faith which [has been] d in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and in thy mother Eunice, and I am persuaded that in thee also.

          References for 2 Timothy 1:5

            • c 1:5 - Or, 'I am thankful ... calling to mind.'
            • d 1:5 - A verb is needed in English, and 'has been' is warranted by the apostle's 'calling to mind.'
              6 For which cause I put thee in mind to rekindle e the gift of God which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.

              References for 2 Timothy 1:6

                • e 1:6 - 'To revive, rekindle, what is drooping:' see Gen. 45.27. The whole subject of the epistle is energy in the darkening state of the assembly.