1 Timothy 4 (Young's Literal Translation)

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1 And the Spirit expressly speaketh, that in latter times shall certain fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and teachings of demons, 2 in hypocrisy speaking lies, being seared in their own conscience, 3 forbidding to marry -- to abstain from meats that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those believing and acknowledging the truth, 4 because every creature of God [is] good, and nothing [is] to be rejected, with thanksgiving being received, 5 for it is sanctified through the word of God and intercession. 6 These things placing before the brethren, thou shalt be a good ministrant of Jesus Christ, being nourished by the words of the faith, and of the good teaching, which thou didst follow after, 7 and the profane and old women's fables reject thou, and exercise thyself unto piety, 8 for the bodily exercise is unto little profit, and the piety is to all things profitable, a promise having of the life that now is, and of that which is coming; 9 stedfast [is] the word, and of all acceptation worthy; 10 for for this we both labour and are reproached, because we hope on the living God, who is Saviour of all men -- especially of those believing. 11 Charge these things, and teach; 12 let no one despise thy youth, but a pattern become thou of those believing in word, in behaviour, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity; 13 till I come, give heed to the reading, to the exhortation, to the teaching; 14 be not careless of the gift in thee, that was given thee through prophecy, with laying on of the hands of the eldership; 15 of these things be careful; in these things be, that thy advancement may be manifest in all things; 16 take heed to thyself, and to the teaching; remain in them, for this thing doing, both thyself thou shalt save, and those hearing thee.
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