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The key of this text is the phrase that day, which occurs in the following three verses: 2 Tim 1:16-18 (NASB) 16 The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains; 17 but when he was in Rome, he eagerly searched for me and found me— 18the Lord grant to him to find mercy from the Lord on that ...


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Evangelist You, however, be self-controlled in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry. 2 Timothy 4:5. This scripture identifies this gift as that of Evangelist, which is the same gift in Ephesians 4:11. In context of 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus (and the work that Paul instructed them to carry out) it is clear we in ...


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The Greek text of 2 Tim. 1:3 according to Robert Estienne's Textus Receptus (1550) states, Χάριν ἔχω τῷ θεῷ ᾧ λατρεύω ἀπὸ προγόνων ἐν καθαρᾷ συνειδήσει ὡς ἀδιάλειπτον ἔχω τὴν περὶ σοῦ μνείαν ἐν ταῖς δεήσεσίν μου νυκτὸς καὶ ἡμέρας On the Greek word πρόγονος, Joseph Thayer writes,(1) πρό-γονος, -ου, ὁ, (προγίνομαι), born before, older: Hom. Od. 9, ...


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The Greek word ἐπανόρθωσιν is a noun declined in the accusative case; the lemma is ἐπανόρθωσις. BDAG defines the Greek word ἐπανόρθωσις as follows:(1) ἐπανόρθωσις, εως, ἡ ‘correcting, restoration’ (cp. e.g. ISardGauthier 3, 1 ‘restoration’ of a city; 1 Esdr 8:52; 1 Macc 14:34) then in transf. sense improvement (Ps.-Pla., Tim. L., 104a; Heraclid. ...


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These two words have very similar definitions because they derive from the same word, τίθημι (to set, put, place). παρακαταθήκην According to An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon by Liddell and Scott this word means: deposit of money or property entrusted to one's care This word appears twice in the New Testament (Textus Receptus): 1 Tim 6:20 and ...


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I think that we need to understand firstly that Paul is contrasting Onesiphorus and his household with those people he mentions in v14. He is commending them for their care of him. The fact that it is just Onesiphorus' household that Paul speaks of in v15 and not Onesiphorus himself suggests that he wasn't there at the time. That might mean that he was ...


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The text provided in the question is an accurate translation of the Greek text seen here. This does not state that Onesiphorus is already dead, but gives us clues that lead to that conclusion. First, the mention of Onesiphorus' grieving family ("The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus"), then the hope that the Lord will grant mercy in that ...


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Sentiment often views the 'books' and 'parchments' as scriptures One other view has been presented by T C Skeat in “ ‘Especially the Parchments’: A Note on 2 Timothy 4:13,” JTS n.s. 30 (1979): 174. Skeat views the adverb “especially” (malista) as equating the “scrolls” and the “parchments” instead of differentiating between them. In his view Paul would ...


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Some good questions to answer before exegeting the passage you've quoted include the following: What is the time frame indicated? Is it now or at some time in the future when this reigning will take place? Who are the "we" in the passage? Is the "reigning" in this passage related to Jesus' announcement of the "Kingdom of God" (or the "Kingdom of ...


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A DISAGREEMENT ARISES “They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus, but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the brothers to the grace of the Lord. He went through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches.” (Acts 15:39-41) NIV NO BREACH There is actually no mention of a 'breach' which ...



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