Notes on Second Timothy

From the Original 1599 Geneva Bible Notes

2Ti 1:1

1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, {a} according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,

2Ti 1:3

1:3 {1} I thank God, whom I serve from [my] {b} forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day;

2Ti 1:6

1:6 {2} Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou {c} stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.

2Ti 1:7

1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of {d} fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

2Ti 1:8

1:8 {3} Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me {e} his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the {f} gospel according to the {g} power of God;

2Ti 1:9

1:9 {4} Who hath saved us, and called [us] with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was {h} given us in Christ Jesus {i} before the world began,

2Ti 1:10

1:10 But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to {k} light through the gospel:

2Ti 1:11

1:11 {5} Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

2Ti 1:12

1:12 {6} For the which cause I also suffer these things: {7} nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

2Ti 1:13

1:13 {8} Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

2Ti 1:14

1:14 {9} That good thing which was committed unto thee keep {10} by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us.

2Ti 1:15

1:15 {11} This thou knowest, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.

2Ti 2:1

2:1 Thou {1} therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

2Ti 2:2

2:2 And the things that thou hast heard of me among {a} many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.

2Ti 2:3

2:3 {2} Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

2Ti 2:4

2:4 No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of {b} [this] life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.

2Ti 2:5

2:5 {3} And if a man also strive for masteries, [yet] is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.

2Ti 2:6

2:6 {4} The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.

2Ti 2:7

2:7 {5} Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things.

2Ti 2:8

2:8 {6} Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

2Ti 2:9

2:9 {7} Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, [even] unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

2Ti 2:11

2:11 {8} [It is] a faithful saying: For if we be {c} dead with [him], we shall also live with [him]:

2Ti 2:14

2:14 Of these things put [them] in remembrance, {d} charging [them] before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, [but] to the subverting of the hearers.

2Ti 2:15

2:15 {9} Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, {e} rightly dividing the word of truth.

2Ti 2:16

2:16 {f} But shun profane [and] vain babblings: {10} for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

2Ti 2:19

2:19 {11} Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that {g} nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

2Ti 2:20

2:20 {12} 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.

2Ti 2:21

2:21 If a man therefore {h} 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.

2Ti 2:22

2:22 {13} Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, {14} peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

2Ti 2:24

2:24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all [men], apt to teach, {i} patient,

2Ti 2:25

2:25 In meekness instructing those that {k} oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

2Ti 3:1

3:1 This {1} know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

2Ti 3:2

3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, {a} unholy,

2Ti 3:5

3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: {2} from such turn away.

2Ti 3:9

3:9 {3} But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all [men], as theirs also was.

2Ti 3:10

3:10 {4} But thou hast {b} fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience,

2Ti 3:11

3:11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at {c} Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of [them] all the Lord delivered me.

2Ti 3:13

3:13 But evil men and seducers shall wax {d} worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

2Ti 3:16

3:16 {5} All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

2Ti 3:17

3:17 That the {e} man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

2Ti 4:1

4:1 I {1} charge [thee] therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;

2Ti 4:3

4:3 {2} For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

2Ti 4:4

4:4 And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto {a} fables.

2Ti 4:5

4:5 {3} But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, {b} make full proof of thy ministry.

2Ti 4:6

4:6 {4} For I am now ready to be {c} offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

2Ti 4:9

4:9 {5} Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me:

2Ti 4:10

4:10 For Demas hath forsaken me, having {d} loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.

2Ti 4:17

4:17 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and [that] all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the {e} lion.

2Ti 4:18

4:18 And the Lord shall deliver me from every {f} evil work, and will preserve [me] unto his {g} heavenly kingdom: to whom [be] glory for ever and ever. Amen.

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