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David was raised from the dead 5 P according to my Gospel :

9 4 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto 'bonds ; s but the word of God is not bound.

10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, "that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

11 It is a 'faithful 6 saying : For if we be w dead' with him, we shall also live with him :

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his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus. Acts, ii. 30.

• 1 Cor. xv. 1, 4, 20: Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the Gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand. And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the Scriptures. But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. See on Acts, ii. 24.

p See on Rom. ii. 16.
9 2 Tim. i. 12: See on Acts, ix. 16.
See on Acts, ix. 16.

* Acts, xxviii. 31 : Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him. Eph. vi. 19, 20: And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the Gospel, for which I am an ambassador in bonds : that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak. Phi.i. 13, 14 : So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the palace, and in all other places ; and many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.

* Eph. iii. 13 : Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. See on Eph. iii. 1.

u 2 Cor. i. 6. And whether we be afficted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer : or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.

See on 1 Tim. i. 15. w Rom. vi. 5, 8: If we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection. Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him. 2 Cor. iv. 10: Always bearing

their folly shall be inanifest unto all men, "as their's also was.

10 But thou hast fully known 12 my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, 13 longsuffering, charity, patience,

11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me "at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra ; what persecutions I endured: but sout of them all the Lord delivered me.

12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

13 But evil men and seducers 15 shall 'wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being “deceived.

14 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them ;


12 thou hast been a diligent follower of. A. V. "" faithfully. Wi. 15 impostors. Dod. Whit. We. Pu.

13 fidelity. Dod.

· Exod. vii. 12: For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents : but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods. do. viii. 18: And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast. do.ix. 11: And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.

Phi. ii. 22: But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the Gospel. 1 Tim. iv. 6 : Nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.

w See on Acts, xiii. 45.
* See 2 Tim. iv. 7. See on Acts, vii. 10.

5 John, xvii. 14 : The world hath hated them, because they are not of the world. 1 Cor. xv. 19: If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. See on Acts, xiv. 22.

22 Pet. ii. 20 : The latter end is worse with them than the beginning.

a 2 Thes. ii. 11 : For this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie. 1 Tim. iv. 1: Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils. 2 Tim. ii. 16.

b 2 Tim. ii. 2. See on 1 Tim. i. 10.

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15 And that from a child thou hast known the d holy Scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

16 e All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and 16 is 'profitable for doctrine," for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness :

17 That the 5 man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished 18 i

unto all good works.

CHAP. IV. I He exhorteth him to do his duty with all care and diligence, 6 cer

tifieth him of the nearness of his death, 9 willeth him to come speedily unto him, and to bring Mark with him, and certain other things which he wrote for, 14 warneth him to beware of Alexander the smith, 16 informeth him what had befallen him at his first answer. ing, 19 and soon after he concludeth.

I Charge thee therefore a before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall "judge the quick

16 All Scripture is inspired by God. Ham. Wh. divinely inspired. Dod. 17 for teaching. Pu. 18 perfected. A. V.

• 2 CHR. xxxiv. 3 : While he [Josiah] was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father. Pro. xxii. 6: Train up a child in the way he should go : and when he is old, he will not depart from it. EccLEs. xii. 1: Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.

See on LUKE, xvi. 29, and on Rom. iv. 23. • 1 Pet. i. 11 : Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them (the prophets] did signify. 2 Pet. i. 20, 21 : No prophecy of the Scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man : but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

f See on Rom. iv. 23.
8 See on 1 Tim. vi. 11.

b Ps. cxix. 98-100 : Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies : for they are ever with me. I have more understanding than all my teachers : for thy testi

onies are my. meditation. I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts. i 2 Tim. ii. 21. See on Eph. ii. 10.

See on Rom. i. 9.
See on Acts, x. 42.

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12 If we * suffer, we shall also reign with him : if we y deny him, he also will deny us :

13 If we believe not, yet he a abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

14 Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they d strive not about words to no profit, but to the e subverting of the hearers.

15 Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, 5 rightly dividing the word of truth.

16 But h shun 10 profane and vain babblings :" : be unfaithful. Bi. Dod. Ham. ' distributing. Cr. baudling. Br. Rk. 10 avoid. Rh. Il vanities, or empty sounds. Ham. about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.

* See on Acts, xiv. 22.

y Luke, xii. 9 : But he that denieth me before men shall be denied before the angels of God. See on Mat. x. 33.

z See on Rom. iii. 3.

a 2 Cor. i. 20 : All the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

b2 Pet. i. 13 : Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance.

c See on Rom. i. 9. d See on 1 Tim. i. 4.

e Acts, xv. 24 : Certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be circumcised. do. xx. 30 : Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them. Tit. iii. 11: Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself.

fTit. ii. 7,8: In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works : in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, sound speech, that cannot be condemned.

8 Mat. xiii. 52: Then said he unto them, Therefore every Scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an housholder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old. LUKE, xii. 42: And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his houshold, to give them their portion of meat in due season ?

h See on 1 Tim. i. 4.


for they will increase 12 unto more ungodliness.

17 And their word will eat as doth a canker:13of whom is 'Hymenæus and Philetus;

18 Who concerning the ktruth have erred, saying that 'the resurrection is past already; and overthrow 14 the faith of some.

19 Nevertheless them foundation of God standeth sure,15 having this seal,16 The Lord " knoweth them that are his. And, 'Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

20 But Pin a great house there are not only 12 will spread. Ham.

gangrene. A. V.

14 have destroyed. Co. 15 steady. A. V. 16 inscription. Dod.

il Tim. i. 20: Of whom is Hymenæus and Alexander ; whom I have delivered unto Satan.

k See on Gal. ii. 5.

11 Cor. xv. 12: Now if Christ be preached that he rose froin the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead ?

m MAT. xxiv. 24 : Inasmuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

elect. Rom. viii. 35: Who shall separate us from the love of Christ ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword ? I JOHN, ii. 19: If they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

» NUMB. xvi. 5 : [Moses] spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will show who are his, and who is holy. Ps. i. 6: The Lord knoweth the

way of the righteous. Nah. i. 7 : The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble ; and he knoweth them that trust in him. John, x. 14, 27 : I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and an known of mine. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. 1 Cor. viii. 3: If any man love God, the same is known of him. do. xii. 12: Then shall I know, even as also I am known. Gal. iv. 9: Now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements ?

• Ps. xcvii. 10 : Ye that love the LORD, hate evil.

p 1 Tim. iii. 15 : That thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the Church of the living God.

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