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16 But for this reason I was shown-mercy: in order that in me, the foremost, Christ Jesus might demonstrate[a] all patience, for a pattern for the ones going to put-faith upon Him for eternal life. 17 Now to the King of the ages[b], to the immortal invisible only God, be honor and glory forever and ever, amen.

I Am Giving You This Instruction, My Child, So You Can Fight The Good Fight

18 I am depositing[c] this instruction[d] with you, my child Timothy, in accordance with the preceding[e] prophecies about you, in order that by them[f] you may fight the good fight,

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Timothy 1:16 Or, display, show.
  2. 1 Timothy 1:17 Or, the King of eternity; the eternal King.
  3. 1 Timothy 1:18 Or, committing, entrusting.
  4. 1 Timothy 1:18 Or, command, as in v 5.
  5. 1 Timothy 1:18 That is, preceding Timothy’s ministry.
  6. 1 Timothy 1:18 Or, in them. That is, by following the contents of this instruction; or, in living out the prophecies.

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