|Return to Index||Henry's Commentary|
|1||But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:|
|2||That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.|
|3||The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;|
|4||That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,|
To be discreet, chaste, 1keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
|6||Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.|
|7||In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,|
|8||Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.|
|9||Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;|
|10||Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.|
|11||For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,|
|12||Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present aworld;|
|13||Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;|
Who gave himself for us, that he might 1redeem us from all ainiquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
|15||These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.|
|Notes on Chapter 2|
(a) "world" = "age" - Strongs #165 "aion", an age.
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(a) "iniquity" in this verse is from the Greek word "anomia", meaning "lawless" or "without law."
Verses with "anomia" are: Matt 7:23, Matt 13:41, Matt 23:28, Matt 24:12, Rom 4:7, Rom 6:19, 2nd Cor 6:14, 2nd Thess 2:7, Titus 2:14, Heb 1:9, Heb 8:12, Heb 10:17, 1st John 3:4
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