For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.(A) But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.(B) Those who want to get rich(C) fall into temptation and a trap(D) and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money(E) is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith(F) and pierced themselves with many griefs.(G)

Final Charge to Timothy

11 But you, man of God,(H) flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness,(I) faith, love,(J) endurance and gentleness. 12 Fight the good fight(K) of the faith. Take hold of(L) the eternal life(M) to which you were called when you made your good confession(N) in the presence of many witnesses.

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