1 Timothy 4 LEB

The Coming Apostasy

1 Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the last times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons,

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      2 by the hypocrisy of liars, who are seared in their own conscience,
      3 who forbid marrying [and insist on] abstaining from foods that God created for sharing in with thankfulness by those who believe and who know the truth,
      4 because everything created by God [is] good and nothing [is to be] rejected [if it is]a received with thankfulness,

      References for 1 Timothy 4:4

        • o 4:4 - *Here "[if]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("received") which is understood as conditional
          5 for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.

          The Good Servant of Christ

          6 [By]b teaching these [things] to the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, trained in the words of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed faithfully.

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            • p 4:6 - *Here "[by]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("teaching") which is understood as means
              7 But reject those {worthless myths told by elderly women}c, and train yourself for godliness.

              References for 1 Timothy 4:7

                • q 4:7 - Literally "worthless and characteristic of an elderly woman myths"
                  8 For the training of the body is {somewhat}d profitable, but godliness is profitable for everything, [because it]e holds promise for the present life and for the [life] to come.

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                    • r 4:8 - Literally "for a little"
                    • s 4:8 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("holds") which is understood as causal
                      9 The statement [is] trustworthy and deserving of complete acceptance.
                      10 For to this [end] we labor and suffer reproach,f because we have put our hope in [the] living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of believers.

                      References for 1 Timothy 4:10

                        • t 4:10 - Some manuscripts have "and strive"
                          11 Command these [things] and teach [them].
                          12 Let no one look down on your youth, but be an example for the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
                          13 Until I come, pay attention to the [public] reading,g to exhortation, to teaching.

                          References for 1 Timothy 4:13

                            • u 4:13 - Many English translations supply "of scripture" here to clarify what is to be read aloud
                              14 Do not neglect the gift [that is] in you, that was granted to you through prophecy with the laying on of hands by the council of elders.
                              15 Practice these [things]. Be [diligent]h in these [things], in order that your progress may be evident to everyone.

                              References for 1 Timothy 4:15

                                • v 4:15 - Literally "be in these [things]," though most English versions supply a predicate here
                                  16 Fix [your] attention on yourself and on your teaching. Continue in them, for [by]i doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

                                  References for 1 Timothy 4:16

                                    • w 4:16 - *Here "[by]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("doing") which is understood as means