1 Timothy 6:15
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
which he will display at the proper time—he who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords,

King James Bible
Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

American Standard Version
which in its own times he shall show, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which in his times he shall shew who is the Blessed and only Mighty, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

English Revised Version
which in its own times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

Webster's Bible Translation
Which in his times he will show who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

Weymouth New Testament
For, as its appointed time, this will be brought about by the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords,

1 Timothy 6:15 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

In his times (καιροῖς ἰδίοις)

Better, his own seasons, or its own seasons. Either the seasons proper to the appearing, or the seasons which God shall see fit to select. See on 1 Timothy 2:6.

Potentate (δυνάστης)

Only here of God. Very often in lxx. See Sir. 46:5; 2 Macc. 12:15, etc. In Class. applied to Zeus (Soph. Antig. 608). In Aesch. Agam. 6, the stars are called λαμπροὶ δυνάσται bright rulers, as the regulators of the seasons.

Of kings (τῶν βασιλευόντων)

Lit. of those who rule as kings. Only here for the noun, βασιλέων. Βασιλεὺς βσιλέων king of kings, Revelation 17:14; Revelation 19:16.

Of lords (κυριευόντων)

Lit. of those who Lord it. Only here for the noun κυρίων. See κύριος κυρίων Lord of lords, Revelation 19:16; comp. lxx, Deuteronomy 10:17; Psalm 135:3. Probably liturgical.

1 Timothy 6:15 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

who. See on ch.

1 Timothy 1:11,17 According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust...

Psalm 47:2 For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.

Psalm 83:18 That men may know that you, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, are the most high over all the earth.

Jeremiah 10:10 But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble...

Jeremiah 46:18 As I live, said the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts, Surely as Tabor is among the mountains, and as Carmel by the sea...

Daniel 2:44-47 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed...

Daniel 4:34 And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me...

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For your is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

the King.

Ezra 7:12 Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and at such a time.

Proverbs 8:15 By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Revelation 17:14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings...

Revelation 19:16 And he has on his clothing and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

Cross References
Deuteronomy 10:17
For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe.

Psalm 136:3
Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his steadfast love endures forever;

1 Timothy 1:11
in accordance with the gospel of the glory of the blessed God with which I have been entrusted.

1 Timothy 1:17
To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 2:6
who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.

Revelation 17:14
They will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful."

Revelation 19:16
On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.

Jump to Previous
Appointed Blessed Clear Exercise Kings Lords Manifest Proper Reign Right Ruler Shew Show Sovereign Time Times
Jump to Next
Appointed Blessed Clear Exercise Kings Lords Manifest Proper Reign Right Ruler Shew Show Sovereign Time Times
Links
1 Timothy 6:15 NIV
1 Timothy 6:15 NLT
1 Timothy 6:15 ESV
1 Timothy 6:15 NASB
1 Timothy 6:15 KJV

1 Timothy 6:15 Bible Apps
1 Timothy 6:15 Biblia Paralela
1 Timothy 6:15 Chinese Bible
1 Timothy 6:15 French Bible
1 Timothy 6:15 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
1 Timothy 6:14
Top of Page
Top of Page