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comment What is the meaning of τῆς παραγγελίας in 1 Tim. 1:5?
Paul straightaway urges Timothy to stay and tell the people "not to occupy themselves with myths and endless genealogies that promote speculations rather than the divine training that is known by faith." These speculations were understandably divisive. People probably started to accuse others of being stupid or deceptive, or used this "meaningless talk" (v6) to assert their superiority over others. Who really knows? But I think we can all understand how vacuous, ignorant speculations can cause a lot of harm. So verse five is an explanation that the aim of this command/instruction...
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comment What is the meaning of τῆς παραγγελίας in 1 Tim. 1:5?
(not to indulge in this stuff) is love, that is, that people would not be distracted by from loving one another by useless talk.
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answered Revelations 18:23 - Who or what are the “Merchants” and the “magic spell” that led the whole Earth astray?
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answered Revelation 21:21 - How can gold appear clear?