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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1Timothy is exhorted again to constancy and perseverance, and to do the duty of a faithful servant of the Lord in dividing the word aright, and staying profane and vain babblings.
17Of Hymenaeus and Philetus.
19The foundation of the Lord is sure.
22He is taught whereof to beware, and what to follow after, and in what manner the servant of the Lord ought to behave himself.
 
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Chapter 2

Verse 1
Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.


my
1:2; 1 Timothy 1:2,18
be
1:7; Joshua 1:7; Haggai 2:4; 1 Corinthians 16:13; 2 Corinthians 12:9,10; Ephesians 6:10; Philippians 4:13; 2 Peter 3:18

Verse 2
And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
the things
1:13; 3:10,14
among
or, by. many.
1 Timothy 4:14; 6:12
the same
1:14; 1 Timothy 1:18; 5:22
faithful
Numbers 12:7; 1 Samuel 2:35; Nehemiah 7:2; Psalms 101:6; Proverbs 13:17; Jeremiah 23:28; Matthew 24:25; Luke 12:42; 16:10-12; 1 Corinthians 4:2; Colossians 1:7; 1 Timothy 1:12; Hebrews 2:17; 3:2,3; Revelation 2:10-13
who
24,25; Ezra 7:10,25; Malachi 2:7; Matthew 13:52; 1 Timothy 3:2-9; 4:6; Titus 1:5-9

Verse 3
Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
endure
10; 1:8; 3:11; 4:5; 1 Corinthians 13:7; 2 Corinthians 1:6; Hebrews 6:15; 10:32; 11:27; 12:2,3; James 1:12
a good
2 Corinthians 10:3-5; Ephesians 6:11-18; 1 Timothy 1:18

Verse 4
No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
that warreth
Deuteronomy 20:5-7; Luke 9:59-62
entangleth
4:10; Luke 8:14; 1 Corinthians 9:25,26; 1 Timothy 6:9-12; 2 Peter 2:20
that he
1 Corinthians 7:22,23; 2 Corinthians 5:9; 1 Thessalonians 2:4

Verse 5
And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
strive
Luke 13:24; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; Philippians 1:15; Colossians 1:29; Hebrews 12:4
is he
4:7,8; Hebrews 2:7,9; James 1:12; 1 Peter 5:4; Revelation 2:10; 3:11; 4:4,10

Verse 6
The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.
husbandman
Isaiah 28:24-26; Matthew 9:37,38; 20:1; 21:33-41; Luke 10:2; John 4:35-38; 1 Corinthians 3:6-9; 9:7-11
that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits
or, labouring first, must be partaker of the fruits.
1 Corinthians 9:23; Hebrews 10:36

Verse 7
Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things.
Consider
Deuteronomy 4:39; 32:29; Psalms 64:9; Proverbs 24:32; Isaiah 1:3; 5:12; Luke 9:44; Philippians 4:8; 1 Timothy 4:15; Hebrews 3:1; 7:4; 12:3; 13:7
and
Genesis 41:38,39; Exodus 36:1,2; Numbers 27:16,17; 1 Chronicles 22:12; 29:19; 2 Chronicles 1:8-12; Psalms 119:73,125,144; 143:8,9; Proverbs 2:3-6; Isaiah 28:26; Daniel 1:17; Luke 21:15; Luke 24:45; John 14:26; 16:13; Acts 7:10; 1 Corinthians 12:8; Ephesians 1:17,18; Colossians 1:9; James 1:5; 3:15,17; 1 John 5:20

Verse 8
Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:
Remember
Hebrews 12:2,3
Jesus
Matthew 1:1; Acts 2:30; 13:23; Romans 1:3,4; Revelation 5:5
raised
Luke 24:46; Acts 2:24; 1 Corinthians 15:1,4,11-20
according
Romans 2:16; 16:25; 2 Thessalonians 2:14; 1 Timothy 1:11; 2:7

Verse 9
Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.
I suffer
1:8,12,16; Acts 9:16
as
Ephesians 6:20; 1 Peter 2:12,14; 3:16; 4:15
even
Acts 28:31; Ephesians 6:19,20; Philippians 1:12-14; 2 Thessalonians 3:1
but
Ephesians 3:1; Philippians 1:7; Colossians 4:3,18

Verse 10
Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
I endure
3; Ephesians 3:13; Colossians 1:24
for
Matthew 24:22,24,31; John 11:52; 17:9; 1 Corinthians 9:22; 2 Corinthians 1:6; 4:15; Colossians 1:24
obtain
Proverbs 8:35; John 17:24; 1 Thessalonians 5:9; 1 Timothy 1:13,14; 1 Peter 2:10
with
Romans 2:7; 9:23; 2 Corinthians 4:17; Colossians 1:27; 2 Thessalonians 2:14; 1 Peter 5:10

Verse 11
It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him:
faithful
1 Timothy 1:15; 3:1; Titus 3:8
For
Romans 6:5,8; 2 Corinthians 4:10; Galatians 2:19,20; Colossians 3:3,4
we shall
John 14:19; 2 Corinthians 13:4; 1 Thessalonians 4:17; 5:10

Verse 12
If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:
we suffer
Matthew 19:28,29; Acts 14:22; Romans 8:17; Philippians 1:28; 2 Thessalonians 1:4-8; 1 Peter 4:13-16; Revelation 1:6,9; 5:10; 20:4,6
if we deny
Proverbs 30:9; Matthew 10:33; 26:35,75; Mark 8:38; 10:33; Luke 9:26; 12:9; 1 John 2:22; 1 John 2:23; Jude 1:4; Revelation 2:13; 3:8

Verse 13
If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.
yet
Isaiah 25:1; Matthew 24:35; Romans 3:3; 9:6; 1 Thessalonians 5:24; 2 Thessalonians 3:3
he cannot
Numbers 23:19; Titus 1:2; Hebrews 6:18

Verse 14
Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.
put
1:6; 2 Peter 1:13
charging
4:1; Ephesians 4:17; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 2 Thessalonians 3:6; 1 Timothy 5:21; 6:13
that
16,23; Romans 14:1; 1 Timothy 1:4,6; 6:4,5; Titus 3:9-11
to no
1 Samuel 12:21; Jeremiah 2:8,11; 7:8; 16:19; 23:32; Habakkuk 2:18; Matthew 16:26; 1 Timothy 4:8; Hebrews 13:9
the subverting
Jeremiah 23:36; Acts 13:10; 15:24; Galatians 1:7; Titus 3:11

Verse 15
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Study
Hebrews 4:11; 2 Peter 1:10,15; 3:14; *Gr:
approved
Acts 2:22; Romans 14:18; 16:10; 2 Corinthians 5:9; 10:18; Galatians 1:10; 1 Thessalonians 2:4
a workman
Matthew 13:52; 2 Corinthians 3:6; 6:3,4; 1 Timothy 4:6,12-16
rightly
Matthew 13:52; Mark 4:33; Luke 12:42; John 21:15-17; Acts 20:27; 1 Corinthians 2:6; 3:1,2; 2 Corinthians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; Hebrews 5:11-14

Verse 16
But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
shun
14; 1 Timothy 4:7; 6:20; Titus 1:14; 3:9
for
3:13; Ezra 10:10; Hosea 12:1; 1 Corinthians 5:6; 15:33; 2 Thessalonians 2:7,8; Titus 1:11; Hebrews 12:15; 2 Peter 2:2,18; Revelation 13:3,14

Verse 17
And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
their word
Nahum 3:15; James 5:3
canker
or, gangrene. Hymenaeus.
1 Timothy 1:20

Verse 18
Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.
concerning
Matthew 22:29; 1 Timothy 1:19; 6:10,21; Hebrews 3:10; James 5:19
that
1 Corinthians 15:12; Colossians 3:1
overthrow
14; Matthew 15:13; Luke 8:13; 22:31,32; Acts 5:39; 1 Corinthians 11:19; 1 John 2:19

Verse 19
Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
the foundation
Proverbs 10:25; Isaiah 14:32; 28:16; Matthew 7:25; Luke 6:48; 1 Corinthians 3:10,11; Ephesians 2:20; 1 Timothy 6:19; Hebrews 11:10; Revelation 21:14
standeth
Matthew 24:24; Mark 13:22; Romans 8:31-35; 9:11; Hebrews 6:18,19; 1 John 2:19
sure
or, steady.
Psalms 112:6; 125:1,2
having
Haggai 2:23; Zechariah 3:9; 4:7-9; Ephesians 4:30
The Lord
Numbers 16:5; Psalms 1:6; 37:18,28; Nahum 1:7; Matthew 7:23; Luke 13:27; John 10:14; John 10:27-30; 13:18; Romans 8:28; 11:2; 1 Corinthians 8:3; Galatians 4:9; Revelation 17:8
Let
Numbers 6:27; Psalms 97:10; Isaiah 63:19; 65:15; Matthew 28:19; Acts 9:14; 11:26; 15:17; Romans 15:9,20; 1 Corinthians 1:2; Ephesians 3:15; Revelation 2:13; 3:8; 22:4
depart
Job 28:28; Psalms 34:14; 37:27; Proverbs 3:7; Romans 12:9; 2 Corinthians 7:1; Ephesians 4:17-22; Ephesians 5:1-11; Colossians 3:5-8; Titus 2:11-14; 1 Peter 1:13-19; 2 Peter 1:4-10; 3:14; 1 John 3:7-10

Verse 20
But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
in a
1 Corinthians 3:9,16,17; Ephesians 2:22; 1 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 3:2-6; 1 Peter 2:5
vessels
Exodus 27:3; Ezra 1:6; 6:5; Lamentations 4:2; Daniel 5:2; 2 Corinthians 4:7
and some to honour
Romans 9:21-23

Verse 21
If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.
purge
Psalms 119:9; Isaiah 1:25; 52:11; Jeremiah 15:19; Malachi 3:3; 1 Corinthians 5:7; 2 Corinthians 7:1; 1 Peter 1:22; 1 John 3:3
a vessel
20; 1 Peter 1:7
meet
Acts 9:15
prepared
3:17; Ephesians 2:10; Titus 3:1,8,14

Verse 22
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Flee
Proverbs 6:5; 1 Corinthians 6:18; 10:14; 1 Timothy 6:11
youthful
Psalms 119:9; Ecclesiastes 11:9,10; 1 Peter 2:11
follow
1 Timothy 4:12; 6:11; Hebrews 12:14; 3 John 1:11
charity
1 Corinthians 14:1
peace
Romans 14:17,19; 15:5,6; 1 Corinthians 1:10; Hebrews 12:14; 1 Peter 3:11
call
1 Chronicles 29:17,18; Psalms 17:1; 66:18,19; Proverbs 15:8; Acts 9:14; 1 Corinthians 1:2; 1 Timothy 2:8
out
1 Timothy 1:5; 4:12

Verse 23
But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
14,16; 1 Timothy 1:4; 4:7; 6:4,5; Titus 3:9

Verse 24
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
the servant
Deuteronomy 34:5; Joshua 1:1; 2 Chronicles 24:6; Daniel 6:20; 1 Timothy 6:11; Titus 1:1; 3:2; James 1:1
must
Matthew 12:19; Acts 15:2; 2 Corinthians 10:4; Philippians 2:3,14; 1 Timothy 3:3; Titus 1:7; James 1:19,20; Jude 1:3
strive
John 6:52; Acts 7:26; 23:9; James 4:2; *Gr:
but
Isaiah 40:11; 2 Corinthians 10:1; Galatians 5:22; 1 Thessalonians 2:7; Titus 3:2; James 3:17; 1 Peter 3:8
apt
1 Timothy 3:2,3; Titus 1:9
patient
or, forbearing.
Ephesians 4:2; Colossians 3:13

Verse 25
In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
In
Matthew 11:29; Galatians 6:1; 1 Timothy 6:11; 1 Peter 3:15
instructing
Jeremiah 13:15-17; 26:12-15; John 5:34; Acts 22:1-23
if
Jeremiah 31:18,19,33; Ezekiel 11:19; 36:26,31; Zechariah 12:10; Acts 5:21; 11:18; James 1:17; 1 John 5:16
peradventure
Acts 8:22; 1 Timothy 2:4
repentance
3:7; Matthew 21:32; Mark 1:3,4,15; Acts 2:38; 20:21; Titus 1:1

Verse 26
And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
recover
Gr. awake.
Luke 15:17; 1 Corinthians 15:34; Ephesians 5:14
out
Psalms 124:7; Isaiah 8:15; 28:13; Acts 26:18; 2 Corinthians 2:11; Colossians 1:13; 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12; 1 Timothy 3:7; 6:9,10; Revelation 12:9; 20:2,3
who are
Isaiah 42:6,7; 49:25,26; 53:12; Matthew 12:28,29; Luke 11:21; 2 Peter 2:18-20
taken captive
Gr. Taken alive. at.
Job 1:12; 2:6; Luke 22:31,32; John 13:2,27; Acts 5:3; 1 Timothy 1:20


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