33 But (A)seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

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33 But [a]seek first [b]His kingdom and His righteousness, and (A)all these things will be [c]provided to you.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 6:33 Or continually seek
  2. Matthew 6:33 Or the kingdom
  3. Matthew 6:33 Or added

33 But first and most importantly seek (aim at, strive after) His kingdom and His righteousness [His way of doing and being right—the attitude and character of God], and all these things will be given to you also.

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33 But seek first his kingdom(A) and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.(B)

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33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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The Good Confession

11 But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.

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11 But (A)flee from these things, you (B)man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, (C)faith, (D)love, [a]perseverance, and gentleness.

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  1. 1 Timothy 6:11 Or steadfastness

11 But as for you, [a]O man of God, flee from these things; aim at and pursue righteousness [true goodness, moral conformity to the character of God], godliness [the fear of God], faith, love, steadfastness, and gentleness.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Timothy 6:11 An OT title referring to a man who officially spoke to God. In the NT this title is used only in reference to Timothy.

Final Charge to Timothy

11 But you, man of God,(A) flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness,(B) faith, love,(C) endurance and gentleness.

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11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

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22 (A)Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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22 Now (A)flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, (B)faith, love, and peace with those who (C)call on the Lord (D)from a pure heart.

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22 Run away from youthful lusts—pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those [believers] who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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22 Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love(A) and peace, along with those who call on the Lord(B) out of a pure heart.(C)

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

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16 Do you not know that (A)to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness?

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16 Do you not (A)know that the one to whom you present yourselves as (B)slaves for obedience, you are slaves of that same one whom you obey, either of (C)sin [a]resulting in death, or of obedience [b]resulting in righteousness?

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  1. Romans 6:16 Lit to death
  2. Romans 6:16 Lit to righteousness

16 Do you not know that when you continually offer yourselves to someone to do his will, you are the slaves of the one whom you obey, either [slaves] of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness (right standing with God)?

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16 Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey(A)—whether you are slaves to sin,(B) which leads to death,(C) or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?

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16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?

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19 I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves of uncleanness, and of lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves of righteousness [a]for holiness.

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  1. Romans 6:19 unto sanctification