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Commentary on The Second Letter of Paul to Timothy

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1.1–2 : Salutation.

On Timothy, see Introduction to 1 Tim. Compare 1 Tim. 1.1 n.

1.3–18 : Timothy's gifts and responsibilities.

3–5 :

It was Hellenistic custom to include an opening prayer in a private letter, a custom followed in all Pauline and sub-Pauline letters except Gal., 1 Tim., and Ti.

5 :

On Timothy's mother, see Acts 16.1 .

6 :

See 1 Tim. 4.14 (n.).

10 :

Saviour, a title widely applied to deities and rulers in the Hellenistic world, is used both for Christ (Ti. 2.13; 3.6 ) and for God (see 1 Tim. 1.1 n. ) in the Pastorals.

12 :

What he has put into my charge: see 1 Tim. 6.20 n.

13 :

Sound (or wholesome) teaching: see 1 Tim. 1.10 n.

15 :

Asia was the Roman province of which Ephesus was the chief city.

18 :

The Lord (i.e. Jesus) grant …; from the Lord (i.e. God); see Matt. 25.34–36 .

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