1 Timothy 6Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
Slaves Are To Honor Their Masters
6 Let all-who are under a yoke as slaves be regarding their own masters as worthy of all honor, in order that the name of God and the teaching may not be blasphemed[a]. 2 And let the ones having believing masters not be disregarding them because they are brothers, but let them be serving them more[b], because the ones being helped[c] by the good-work are believers and beloved ones.
Anyone Who Teaches Differently Is Spiritually Diseased And Pursuing Personal Gain
Be teaching and exhorting these things. 3 If anyone teaches-different-doctrines, and does not come-to[d] healthy[e] words— the ones of our Lord Jesus Christ— and to the teaching in accordance with godliness, 4 he has become conceited[f], understanding nothing, but being diseased[g] with respect to controversies and word-battles, out of which comes envy, strife, blasphemies, evil suspicions, 5 constant-frictions, from people having been corrupted as to the mind and robbed[h] of the truth, while supposing that godliness is a means-of-gain. 6 Now godliness with contentment is a means of great gain. 7 For we brought-in nothing to the world; it is clear that neither can we bring-out anything. 8 But having sustenance and coverings, with these things we shall be content. 9 But the ones wanting to be-rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge[i] people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love-of-money is a root[j] of all evils— aspiring-to which, some were led-astray[k] from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.
But You, O Man of God, Fight The Good Fight And Keep The Command Unspotted
11 But you, O man of God, be fleeing these things, and be pursuing righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, gentleness. 12 Be fighting the good fight of faith. Take-hold-of eternal life, into which you were called, and confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. 13 I command you in the sight of God, the One giving-life-to all things, and Christ Jesus, the One having testified the good confession before[l] Pontius Pilate, 14 that you keep the commandment unspotted, above-reproach, until the appearance of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15 which in His[m] own times, the blessed and only Ruler will show[n]— the King of the ones being-kings[o] and Lord of the ones being-lords[p], 16 the only One having immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, Whom none of mankind saw nor is able to see, to Whom be honor and eternal dominion, amen.
Command The Rich To Be Rich In Good Works And To Take Hold of Real Life
17 Be commanding the ones rich in the present age not to be-high-minded, nor to have put-hope on the uncertainty of riches, but upon God, the One richly granting us all things for enjoyment; 18 to be working-good, to be-rich in good[q] works, to be generous, sharing ones, 19 treasuring-up for themselves a good foundation for the future[r], in order that they may take-hold-of real life.
Guard The Deposit, Timothy
20 O Timothy, guard the deposit[s], turning-aside-from the profane empty-chatterings and opposing-arguments of the falsely-named “knowledge”— 21 professing which, some missed-the-mark[t] with respect to the faith. Grace be with you[u] all.
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