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Anno 2 For ye know what commandments we 3 For when they shall say, Peace and

safety ; then d sudden destruction cometh Dom. gave you by the Lord Jesus.

3. For this is the will of God, even upon them, as travail upon a woman with 54 your fanctification, that ye should abitain child; and they shall not escape. from fornication :

4 But ye, brethren, are not in darkness

, 4 e Eph. 5. 27. 4 That every one of you should know that that day should overtake you as a thief

. how to posless his veílel in lanétification and 5 Ye are all the children of light, and honour;

the children of the day : we are not of the 's & Eph. 4. 17, 18. 5 Not in the lust of concupiscence, & e- night, nor of darkness.

6 $ Therefore let us not sleep as do others; v by Cor. 15. 34. yen as the Gentiles h which know not God:

but.h let us watch and be sober.
6 i That no man go beyond and * defraud
his brother † in any matter : because that 7 For i they that sleep, sleep in the night ;
the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we

and they that be drunken, * Or, oppress, or,

are drunken
also have forewarned you, and testified.
in the night.

A 7 For God hath not called us unto unclean

8 But let us who are of the day, be sober

, * Lev. 11. 44. ness, k but unto holiness.

putting on the breast-plate of faith and love, 8 1 He therefore that I despiseth, despiseth and for an helmet, the hope of salvation. I Luke 10. 16. not man, but God, who hath also given

9 Form God hath not appointed us to * 1 Cor. 7. 40. unto us his holy Spirit.

wrath ; but to obtain salvation by our Lord 9 But as touching brotherly love, • Chap. s.l.

Jesus Christ,

ye need not that I write unto you : foro

10 " Who died for us, that whether we

ye John 6.450 your felves are p taught of God to love one wake or fleep, we should live together with a another.

him. 1 John 2. 20,27.

• Wherefore 10 And. indeed ye do it towards all the

comfort your felves « Chap. PJohn 13. 34.

brethren, which are in all Macedonia': but together, and edify one another, even as alfo* Eph. So 2.

we beseech you, brethren, 9 that' ye increase ye do. 3 Chap 3 12. more and more ;

12 And we beseech you, brethren, e tok 11 And that ye study to be quiet, and ' to

know them which labour among you, and do your own business, and s to work with are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; your own hands, (as we commanded you)

13 And to esteem them very highly in 12 • That ye may walk honestly toward

love for their works fake. And be at peace them that are without, and that ye may have among your selves, Or, of no man. lack of nothing,

14 Now we fexhort you, brethren, warn te 13 But I would not have you to be igno- them that are ț unruly, ' comfort the feeblerant, brethren, concerning them which are minded, support the weak, be patient to-40

ward all men. - See Deut. 146 asleep, that ye sorrow not, “ even as others 2'Sam. iz. 20. which have no hope.

15 + See that none render evil for evil untos 14 For * if we believe that Jesus died, and any man: but ever "follow that which is good, & 11 Cor. 15.18, rose again, even so y them also which sleep in both among your selves, and to all men. Jesus, will God bring with him.

16 * Rejoyce everinore. Chap 33 ? 1 Kings 13.17, 15 For this we say unto you ? by the word

17 y Pray without ceasing. 13. & 20. 35. of the Lord, that · we which are alive and 18. - In every thing give thanks: for this remain unto the coming of the Lord, shall

is the will of God in Christ Jesus concernot prevent them which are asleep. . Matth. 24.316 16 Forb the Lord himself shall descend 19 · Quench not the Spirit. a Thell. s. 71 from heaven with a fhout, with the voice

Despise not prophefyings. Cor. 15. se, of the archangel; and with the trump of 21. Prove all things : hold fast that which 1 Cor. 15.23. God: d and the dead in Christ shall rise

is good. first :

d Abstain from all appearance of evil.6.c. Pal 17

e Then we which are alive and re- 23 And the very God of peace i sanctify Pal. main, shall be caught up together with them you wholly: and I pray God your whole spirits

in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the and soul and body be preserved blameless un8 John 12.26.& air : and fo & shall we ever be with the to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1001, s 14.3.& 17.24. Lord.

24 8 Faithful is he that calleth you, who Chap. s. II. 18 h Wherefore, t comfort one another

also will do it. tos, exhort. with these words.

25 Brethren, pray for us. CHAP. V.

26 h Greet all the brethren with an holy Per 1 He proceedeth in the former description of kiss.

Christs coming to judgment, 16 and giveth 27 1 * charge you by the Lord, that i this es
divers precepts, 23 and so concludeth the epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.

28 * The grace of our Lord Jesus Chrift:
Ut of - the times and the seasons, bre-

be with you. Amen.
thren, ye have no need that I write
unto you.

2 For your selves know perfectly that the The first epistle unto the Thessaloni-
day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the

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1 The Second Epistle of PAUL the Apostle, ;

CH A P: 1.

2 ? That ye be not soon thaken in mind, Äntd I S. Paul certifieth them of the good of inion or be troubled, neither by fpirit, nor by word, Dom:

which he had of their faith, love, and pa- nor by letter, as from us, as that the day of
tience; 11 and therewithal useth divers Christ is at hand.

$ 4. reasons for the comforting of them in perfe- Let no man deceive you by any means: Eph. ... cution, whereof the chiefejl is taken from for that day shall not come except there come the righteous judgment of God.

a falling away first, and that man of sin bei Tim. 4. 1. Anno

AUL, . . and Silvanus; revealed, s the son of perdition :

and Timotheus, unto 4 Who opposeth and hexalteth himself Rer. 13. 141 Dom.

the church of the Thef- i above all that is called God, or that is 3 John 11.126 54

falonians,in God our worshipped ; so that he as God sitteth in Ezek. *
Father, and the Lord the temple of God; shewing himself that he 8,3
Jesus Christ :

is God.
2 • Grace unto you, 5 Remember ye not, that when I was
and peace from God yet with you, I told you these things ?

our Father, and the 6 And now ye know what * withholdeth *ot, hoidett: Lord Jesus Christ.

that he might be revealed in his time. d We are bound to thank God always 7 For * the mystery of iniquity doth al-, ki jötin 4. 1: for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that ready work : only he who now letteth; will your faith groweth exceedingly, and the let, until he be taken out of the way. charity of every one of you all towards 8 And then shall that wicked be revealed; each other aboundeth :

whom the Lord shall consume m with the 'Dan. 7.1016. So that we our selves glory in you in spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy * with Hol. 6. s. the churches of God, for your patience and

the brightness of his coming : ., 's-Thell . 2.148 faith in all your persecutions and tribula- 9 Even him whose coming is o after the Chap. 1.8,91 tions that ye endure.

working of Satan, with all power; and P signs; "Eph. 2: 2? 5 Which is 8 a manifest token of the righ- and lying wonders, teous judgment of God, that ye may be

10 And with all deceiveableness of un- 1. counted worthy of the kingdom of God, righteousness, in 9 them that perish; because Kathiyoongea. bi Theff. 2.540 h for which ye also suffer :

they received not the love of the truth, that 9a Cori 2015 6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God they might be saved. to recompense tribulation to them that And - for this cause God shall send Rom. 1.21,&.

them strong delusion, that they should be- iu. 7. And to you who are troubled, i rest lieve a lie: Az Thef. a. 16. with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be reveal- 12 That they all might be damned who *Gr. the angels ed from heaven, with * his mighty angels, believed not the truth, but had pleasure in 8. ' In flaming fire, † taking vengeance

unrighteousness. on them that know not God, and that obey 13 But we are bound to give thanks chapé to : for, yielding.

not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ : alway to God for you, brethren, beloved of
9 • Who shall be punished with everlasting the Lord, because God hath * from the

from the "i thes. 164; destruction from the presence of the Lord, beginning chosen you to falvation, y through Luke 1.750 and p from the glory of his power ;

sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the Pct. do so 10 9 When he shall come to be glorified truth : in his faints, ' and to be admired in all them 14

Whereunto he called you by our gosthat believe (because our testimony among pel, to ’ the obtaining of the glory of our • Johti ij.211 you was believed) in that day.

Lord Jesus Christ. 11 Wherefore also we pray always for 15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and for, vouchsafe

. you, that our God would I count you wor- hold - the traditions which ye have been Chapo 36 6.

thy of this calling, and fulfil all the good taught, whether by word, or our epistle.
pleasure of his goodness, and the work of 16 b Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, Chap. io6,21
faith with power :

and God even our Father, which hath loved
12 s That the name of our Lord Jesus us, and hath given us everlasting consolati-
Christ may be glorified in you, and ye in on, ard good hope through grace,
him, according to the grace of our God; 17 Comfort your hearts, and stablishi you coi . $
and the Lord Jesus Christ.

in every good word and work.

I He willeth them to continue stedfast in the i He craveth their prayers for himself

, 3 testi-
truth received ; 3 Sheweth that there shall fieth what confidence he hath in them, 5 mak-
be a departure from the faith, 9 and a eth request to God in their behalf, 6 giveth
discovery of antichrist, before the day of them divers precepts, especially to shun idle-
the Lord come : 15 and thereupon repeat- ness and ill company ; 16 and last of all con=*
eth his former exhortation, and prayeth cludeth with prayer and salutation.
for them:

Inally, brethren, - pray for us, that the Eph. d. iši
Ow we beseech you, brethren, · by the word of the Lord * may have free course, Cr, may tality

coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and and be glorified even as it is with you; by our gathering together unto him,




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Anno ż And b that we may be delivered from this we commanded you, ' that if any would Anno Dom. f unreasonable and wicked men: for all men not work, neither should he ear. have not faith.

II For we hear that there are some a 54: o Boomstablish you, and a keep you from evil. 3. But the Lord is faithfel, who shall which walk among you disorderly, ' work

ing not at all, but are busie-bodies. Grabsurd

And e we have confidence in the Lord 12 - Now them that are such we com

4 John 17.15. touching you, that ye both do and will do mand, and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, ** Col. 7. 16. the things which we command you.

· that with quietness they work, and eat them... 5 And the Lord direct your hearts into their own bread. #0s, the parience the love of God, and into fthe patient waiting 13 But ye, brethren,

u * be not weary in Gal. 6.9. of Christ. for Christ.

well-doing 6 Now we command you, brethren, in the

any man obey not our word † by tot, fgrife tha name of our Lord Jesus Christ, f that ye this epistle, note that man, and * have no com- 7 Marcha withdraw your selves & from every brother pany

with him, that he may be ashamed. that walketh 5 disorderly, and not after i the 15 » Yet count him not as an enemy, Ver. 11, 12, 14. tradition which he received of us.

but admonish him as a brother.

16 Now - the Lord of peace himself give •Rom. 15.11. selves know k how ye ought

your to follow us : for 1 we behaved not our you peace always, by all means. The Lord 1, Thell . 2, 10. selves disorderly among you,

be with you all. Neither did we eat any mans bread for 17

b The falutation of Paul with mine 51 Cor. 16,21. * Ads 18. 3. nought ;, but m wrought with labour and own hand, which is the token in every e

travel night and day, that we might not be pistle : so I write ; i Theff. 2. 9. chargeable to any of

18 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ «Rom, 16.24. 9 Not because we have not power, but be with you all. Amen. to make our selves an ensample unto you, to follow us.

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CH A P. I.

for a righteous man, but for the lawless and
1 Timothy is put in mind of the charge which disobedient, for the ungodly and for sin-

was given unto him by Paul, at his going to ners, for unholy and profane, for murde-
Macedonia. 5 Of the right use and end of the rers of fathers, and murderers of mothers,
law. 11 Of S. Pauls calling to be an apostle : for man-layers,
20 and of Hymeneus and Alexander.

10 For whoremongers, for them that de-
AUL an apostle of Je- file themselves with mankind, for men-steal-

sus Christ. by the com- ers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if b Chap. 2.3. &

mandment of God there be any other thing that is contrary 9 9 Chap. 6. ».
our Saviour, and Lord to found doctrine,
Jesus Christ, - which is

11 According to the glorious gospel of ?! Chap.6. Is. our hope;

the blessed God, ' which was committed to 'Gal. 2. 7. 2 Unto d Timothy,' my trust. .

my own son in the 12 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, faith: ? Grace, mercy,

who hath enabled me, for that he counted 1 Cor. 7. 250 and peace from God our Father, and Jesus me faithful, putting me into the ministry; Christ our Lord.

13 " Who was before a blafphemer, and "AQs 8. 3. 86 3 As I besought thee to abide still at Ephe- a persecuter, and injurious. But I obtained 1 Cor. 15.8. BARS 20, 1, 3. sus, & when I went into Macedonia, that thou

mercy, because
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mightst charge some h that they teach no o- belief:
ther doctrine,

14 Y And the grace of our Lord was ex- Rom. 5. 20. i Chap. 4. 7. & 4 Neither give heed to fables, and end- ceeding abundant, ? with faith - and love. Coromis. 10.

less genealogics: * which minister questions, which is in Christ Jesus. Tit. 1. 14. & rather than godly cdifying, which is in faith: 15 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy Chap. 3. '1. Chap• 6. 4.

of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came Maika: 17. 5 Now ! the end of the commandment is into the world to save finners; of whom I Luke s. 32. & charity, out of a pure heart, and of a good am chief.

1 John 3. s. * 2 Tim. 2. 22. conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

16 Howbeit, for this caused I obtained d2 Cor. 4. 1. 6 From which some * having swerved, have mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might turned aside unto "vain jangling;

Thew forth all long-suffering, for a pattern. Aðs 13.39. 7. Defiring to be teachers of the law, to them which should hereafter believe on understanding neither what they say, nor him to life everlasting. whereof they affirm.

17 Now unto the King eternal, immortal, 101,10. 6. & 8 But we know that the law is good, if invisible, s the only wise God, h be honour Chap. 6. 15,16. a man use it lawfully;

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Anno 18 This charge. i I.commit unto thee, 3.8 † Not given to wine, " no striker, ' Anno Dom. son Timothy,

according to the prophe- not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient, k not goin. cies which went before on thee, that thou a brawler, not covetous ; 65. by them mightst' war a good warfare, 4 One that ruleth well his own house, 65.

19 ~ Holding faith, and a good consci- 'having his children in subjection with all | Or not vendres * Ecclus 45. 1. ence; which some having put away, con

gravity ; cerning faith " have made thipwrack.

5 (For if á mån know not how to rule wrang

, as one in 20 Of whom is o Hymeneus and p Ale- his own house, how shall he take care of :: Tim, :. 240 Chap. 6.4 xander ; whom I have 9 delivered unto Sa- the church of God?) pa Tim. 4. 14. tan, that they may learn not to blaspheme. 6 Not: † a novice, lest being lifted up # Or, one novin CH A P. II.

with pride, m he fall into the condemnation come to the faithe i That it is meet to pray and give thanks

of the devil. for all men, and the reason why. 9 How 7 Moreover, he must have a good rewomen should be attired. 12 They are not pórt " of them which are without; left he fall Ads zz. 13. permitted to teach. 15 They Mall be into reproach, o and the snare of the devil. Chap. 6. 9. Javed notwithstanding the testimonies of

8 Likewise muft p the deacons be grave, p Ads 6. s. Gods wrath in childbirth, if they conti- not double-tongued, not given to much nue in faith.

wine, not greedy of filthy lucre, Exhort therefore, that first of all, sup- 99 Holding the mystery of the faith in 9 Chap. to 19.

plications, prayers, intercessions, and gi- a pure conscience. ving of thanks be made for all men :

10 And let these also first be proved ; Jerem. 29.7. 2 · For kings, and 6 for all that are in

then let them use the office of a deacon,
t. authority ; that we may lead a quiet and being found blameless.
peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. 11 Even so must their wives be grave,

3 For this is good and acceptable in the not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. Chap. I. 1. fight c of God our Saviour :

12 Let the deacons be the husbands of 4

d Who will have all men to be saved, - one wife, ruling their children, and their and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. own houses well:

5 For there is one God, and f one me- 13 For s they that have * used the office Sec Matth. 2 , Rom. 3. 29.& diator between God and men, the man of a deacon well, purchase to themselves a * Ör, minifdredi Christ Jesus ;

good degree, and great boldness in the .
6 8 Who gave himself a ransom for all, faith, which is in Christ Jesus.
$ to be testified i in due time.

14 These things write I unto thee, hopOr, ateftimony, 7 * Whereunto I am ordained a preach- ing to come unto thee shortly :

† Or, bay. Eph. 1.9. & 3.

er, and an apostle (! I speak the truth in 15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayst · John 1: 14.

Christ, and lie not) a teacher of the Gen- know how thou oughtest to behave thy Gr. manifefieds » Rom. 11.13. tiles in faith and verity.

self in the house of God, which is the Rom. 1..4. 8 I will therefore that men pray n every

church of the living God, the pillar and † Matth. 26.2. * Mal. 1. 11. where, lifting up holy hands, without ground of the truth. John 4. 21. wrath and doubting :

,16 And without controversy, great is the Lohn 20...** 9 In like manner also, that P women adorn mystery of godliness: "God was manifest in i fer. I: 12. themselves in modest apparel, with thamethe flesh, justified in the Spirit, y seen of an- Col. s.17.

Eph. 3. 5, 6. * Os, plaitada fac’dness and fobriety : not with * broide- gels, 2 preached unto the Gentiles, believ- col. 1. 23. red hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly aray ;. ed on in the world, received

ed on in the world, received up into glory. Aas 1. 5

A% 10 9 But (which becometh women pro

fessing godliness) with good works. I He foretelleth that in the latter times

II Let the woman learn in silence with there shall be a departure from the faith.
all subjection.

6 And to the end that Timothy might not 12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, fail in doing his duty, he furnisheth him • Eph. 5. 24.

s nor to usurp authority over the man, but with diver's precepts belonging thereto.
to be in silence.

Ow the Spirit • speaketh exprelly, that 3 Thef. :. si
13 For' Adam was first formed, then Eve. in the latter times fome İhall depart
14 And " Adam was not deceived, but from the faith, giving heed to seducing John 2. 16.

Jude 18. the woman being deceived was in the tranf- fpirits, d and doctrines of devils ; gression.

2 Speaking lies in hypocrify, having «Dan. 11.'as; 15 Notwithstanding she shall be saved in their conscience feared with a hot iron child-bearing, if they continue in faith and 3 Forbidding to marry, and commanding Ephe 4: 19. charity, and holiness with fobriety.

to abstain from meats, which God hath CH A P. III.

created to be received with thanksgiving
i How bishops, and deacons, and their wives of them which believe and know the truth, é Rom. 1406
should be qualified ; 14 and to what end For h every creature of God is good, Rom. in 149

S. Paul wrote to Timothy of these things. and nothing to be refused, if it be received 20.
15 Of the church, and the blessed truth with thanksgiving :
therein taught and professed.

5 For it is fanctified by the word of God
" His is a true saying, If a man desire and prayer.

the office of b a bilhop, he desireth a 6 'If thou put the brethren in rememgood work.

brance of these things, thou shalt be a good d Tit. 1. *, &c.

d A bishop then must be blameless, minister of Jesus Christ, i nourished up in ;;. Tim. 3. 143

the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, the words of faith, and of good doctrine, ! a Tim. 2: 24. of good behaviour, given to hospitality, whereunto thou hast attained. apt to teach ;

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Anno 7 Butk refuse profane and old wives fables, 13 And withal they learn to be idle, wan

and 'exercise thy felf rather unto godliness

. dring about from house to house ;
8 For m bodily exercise profiteth * little: only idle, but tattlers also, and busie-bodies

65. n but godliness is profitable unto all things, speaking things which they ought not.
* Chap. 1. 4. & • having promise of the life that now is, 14

'I will therefore that the younger i and of that which is to come.

women marry, bear children, guide the 9 p This is a faithful saying, and worthy house, P give none occasion to the adversary PTE Or, for a litle of all acceptation.

† to speak reproachfully. 10 For therefore we both labour, and 15 For some are already turned aside afMacho.,3. fuffer reproach, because we trust in the li

ter Satan.
Chap. 6. 17. ving God, 9 who is the Saviour of all men, 16 If any mart or woman that believeth
specially of those that believe.

have widows, let them relieve them, and
These things command and teach. let not the church be charged ; that it may
12 Let no man despise thy youth, but relieve a them that are widows indeed.
be thou an example of the believers, in 17 Let the elders that rule well," be coun-'13
word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, ted worthy of double honour, efpecially one
in faith, in purity.

they who labour in the word and doctrine. Tu
13 Till I come, give attendance to read- 18 For the scripture faith, · Thou shalt
ing, to exhortation, to doctrine.

not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the 1.4. " Neglect not the gift that is in thee, corn : and, « The labourer is worthy of his i * Chep. 1. 18. which was given thee by prophecy, ' with reward.

the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. 19 Against an elder receive not an accuChap 5: 2:

15 Meditate upon these things, give thy fation, but $ * before two or three wit-
self wholly to them, that thy profiting may

tot in all things. appear to all

20 » Them that sin rebuke before all, ? TG 16 Take heed unto thy felf, and unto that others also may fear.

thy doctrine ; continue in them: for in do- 21 : I charge thee before God and the Cka • Rom. 11. 14. ing this thou shalt both ? save thy self, and Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that s. 1 a them that hear thee.

thou observe these things * without preferon
James 5. 20.

ring one before another, doing nothing by
1 Rules to be observed in reproving. 3 Of partiality:
17 Of elders

23. A precept 22 Lay hands suddenly on no man,
for Timothy's health. 24 Some mens sins neither be partaker of other mens fins :
go before unto judgment, and some mens keep thy self pure.

} do follow after.

23 Drink no longer water, but use a little Ebuke .not an elder, but intreat him as wined for thy stomachs fake, and thine a father, and the younger men as bre

often infirmities. thren ;

· Some mens fins are open before- ' Cui
2 The elder women as mothers, the youn- hand, going before to judgment; and some
ger as lifters, with all purity.

men they follow after.
3 Honour widows 5 that are widows in- 25 Likewise also the good works of fome

are manifest beforehand ; and they that
4 But if any widow have children or ne- are otherwise cannot be hid.
* Or, kindnesio phews, let them learn first to Thew * piety

CH A P. VI. * See Gen. 45 at home, and to requite their parents : for i Of the duty of servants. 3 Not to have Matthis4. that is good and acceptable before God. fellowship with new-fangled teachers. 6

5 Now she that is a widow indeed, and Godliness is great gain : 10 and love of Luke 2. 37. desolate, trusteth in God, and e continueth money the root of all evil. II What Ti Aas 26.7. in supplications and prayers' night and day. mothy is to flee, and what to follow; 17

6 8 But she that liveth † in pleasure, is and whereof to admonish the rich.
t Or, delicately.
dead while she liveth.

keep the purity of true doctrine, and to
7 And these things give in charge, that avoid profane janglings.
they may be blameless.

Et as many • servants as are under the
8 But if any provide not for his own, yoke, count their own masters worthy ifes
. s ro and b specially for those of his own house,

of all honour ; b that the name of God, and Te:
' he hath denied the faith, k and is worse his doctrine be not blasphemed.
than an infidel.

2 And they that have believing masters,
9 Let not a widow be * taken into the let them not despise them, because they call.
i Luke 2. 36. number, under threescore years old, 'ha- are brethren : but rather do them service,
Chap. 3. 3.
ving been the wife of one man,

because they are

* faithful and beloved, 05 10 Well reported of for good works ; partakers of the benefit. . These things Cha?. if she have brought up children, if she have teach and exhort.

lodged strangers, if she have a washed the 3. If any man teach otherwise and con- Chap . faints feet, if the have relieved the afficted, sent f not to wholsom words, even the 'Chap

if she have diligently followed every good words of our Lord Jesus Christ, s and to Ti. :::

the doctrine which is according to godliness ;
11 But the younger widows refuse : for 4 He is † proud, h knowing nothing, but to
when they have begun to wax wanton a- doting about questions and strifes of words, # 04.
gainst Christ, they will marry ;

whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil the
12 Having damnation, because they have surmisings,
cast off their first faith.

5* * Perverse

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