1 Timothy 6:14
New International Version
to keep this command without spot or blame until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

New Living Translation
that you obey this command without wavering. Then no one can find fault with you from now until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again.

English Standard Version
to keep the commandment unstained and free from reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Berean Study Bible
Keep this commandment without stain or reproach until the appearance of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Berean Literal Bible
for you to keep the commandment, without stain, above reproach, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

New American Standard Bible
that you keep the commandment without stain or reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

King James Bible
That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Christian Standard Bible
to keep this command without fault or failure until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Contemporary English Version
Promise to obey completely and fully all that you have been told until our Lord Jesus Christ returns.

Good News Translation
to obey your orders and keep them faithfully until the Day when our Lord Jesus Christ will appear.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
to keep the command without fault or failure until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version
to keep these commands stainlessly and blamelessly until the appearance of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah.

NET Bible
to obey this command without fault or failure until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ

New Heart English Bible
that you keep the commandment without spot, blameless, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That you keep the commandments without defilement and without blemish until the revelation of our Lord Yeshua The Messiah,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I insist that, until our Lord Jesus Christ appears, you obey this command completely. Then you cannot be blamed for doing anything wrong.

New American Standard 1977
that you keep the commandment without stain or reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Jubilee Bible 2000
that thou keep the commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

King James 2000 Bible
That you keep this commandment without spot, irreproachable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

American King James Version
That you keep this commandment without spot, unrebukable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

American Standard Version
that thou keep the commandment, without spot, without reproach, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Douay-Rheims Bible
That thou keep the commandment without spot, blameless, unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Darby Bible Translation
that thou keep the commandment spotless, irreproachable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ;

English Revised Version
that thou keep the commandment, without spot, without reproach, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Webster's Bible Translation
That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Weymouth New Testament
that you keep God's commandments stainlessly and without reproach till the Appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.

World English Bible
that you keep the commandment without spot, blameless, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Young's Literal Translation
that thou keep the command unspotted, unblameable, till the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Study Bible
Fight the Good Fight
13I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who made the good confession in His testimony before Pontius Pilate: 14Keep this commandment without stain or reproach until the appearance of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15which God will bring about in His own time—He who is blessed and the only Sovereign One, the King of kings and Lord of lords.…
Cross References
2 Thessalonians 2:8
And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of His mouth and abolish by the majesty of His arrival.

2 Peter 2:21
It would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness than to have known it and turned away from the holy commandment passed on to them.

2 Peter 3:2
by recalling what was foretold by the holy prophets and commanded by our Lord and Savior through your apostles.

2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, as you anticipate these things, make every effort to be found at peace with Him, without spot or blemish.

Treasury of Scripture

That you keep this commandment without spot, unrebukable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

keep.

1 Timothy 6:20
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:

1 Timothy 4:11-16
These things command and teach…

1 Chronicles 28:9,10,20
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever…

without.

Song of Solomon 4:7
Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.

Ephesians 5:27
That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Hebrews 9:14
How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

unrebukeable.

Philippians 2:15
That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

Colossians 1:22
In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:

Jude 1:24
Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

until.

1 Corinthians 1:8
Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:6,10
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ: …

1 Thessalonians 3:13
To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.







Lexicon
Keep
τηρῆσαί (tērēsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 5083: From teros; to guard, i.e. To note; by implication, to detain; by extension, to withhold; by extension, to withhold.

[this]
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

commandment
ἐντολὴν (entolēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1785: An ordinance, injunction, command, law. From entellomai; injunction, i.e. An authoritative prescription.

without stain
ἄσπιλον (aspilon)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 784: Unstained, undefiled, spotless, pure. Unblemished.

[or] reproach
ἀνεπίλημπτον (anepilēmpton)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 423: Irreproachable, never caught doing wrong. Not arrested, i.e. inculpable.

until
μέχρι (mechri)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3360: As far as, until, even to.

the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

appearance
ἐπιφανείας (epiphaneias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2015: Appearing, manifestation, glorious display. From epiphanes; a manifestation, i.e. the advent of Christ.

of our
ἡμῶν (hēmōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Lord
Κυρίου (Kyriou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

Christ,
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
(14) That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable.--Here St. Paul specifies what was the charge he was commending in such earnest, solemn language to his disciple and representative at Ephesus. It was that he should keep the commandment without spot, unrebukeable. The commandment was the teaching of Jesus Christ, the gospel message, that was to be proclaimed in all its fulness; and that this might be done effectually it was needful that the life of its preacher should be without flaw--blameless; in other words, it was absolutely requisite that the chief pastor in Ephesus should live the life he preached. There were those (the false teachers of whom he had been speaking, well known to Timothy) whose lives had dishonoured the glorious commandment they professed to love and teach.

Until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.--The speedy return of the Lord in glory was, no doubt, looked for in the Church of the first days. The expressions of 1Thessalonians 4:15-18 evidently were written at a time when the second advent of Messiah was looked on as probably near at hand. By slow degrees--as one great teacher of the first days after the other fell asleep in Jesus, and the first generation of believers was rapidly passing away, and no fresh sign of the coming in glory was manifested--the strong expressions used in the first fervour which succeeded the Pentecost morning began to be qualified, as in this Epistle, written far on in St. Paul's life, by words which seemed to say to Timothy: "Keep the Master's commandment pure and blameless till the hour of that glorious Epiphany which your eyes will possibly behold."

Verse 14. - The for this, A.V. without reproach for unrebukable, A.V. The commandment (τὴν ἐντολὴν). The phrase is peculiar, and must have some special meaning. Perhaps, as Bishop Wordsworth expounds it, "the commandment" is that law of faith and duty to which Timothy vowed obedience at his baptism, and is parallel to "the good confession." Some think that the command given in vers. 11, 12 is referred to; and this is the meaning of the A.V. "this." Without spot, without reproach. There is a difference of opinion among commentators, whether these two adjectives (ἄσπιλον ἀνέπιληπτον) belong to the commandment or to the person, i.e. Timothy. The introduction of σέ after τηρῆσαι; the facts that τηρῆσαι τὰς ἐντόλας, without any addition, means "to keep the commandments," and that in the New Testament, ἄσπιλος and ἀνέπιληπτος always are used of persons, not things (James 1:27; 1 Peter 1:19; 2 Peter 3:14; 1 Timothy 3:2, 5:7); and the consideration that the idea of the person being found blameless in, or kept blameless unto, the coming of Christ. is a frequent one in the Epistles (Jude 1:24; 2 Peter 3:14; 1 Corinthians 1:8; Colossians 1:22; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 5:23), - seem to point strongly, if not conclusively, to the adjectives ἄσπιλον and ἀνεπίληπτον here agreeing with σέ, not with ἐντολήν. The appearing (τὴν ἐπιφανείαν). The thought of the second advent of the Lord Jesus, always prominent in the mind of St. Paul (1 Corinthians 1:7, 8; 1 Corinthians 4:5; 1 Corinthians 15:23; Colossians 3:4; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 4:15; 2 Thessalonians 1:9, etc.), seems to have acquired fresh intensity amidst the troubles and dangers of the closing years of his life, both as an object of hope and as a motive of action (2 Timothy 1:10; 2 Timothy 2:12; 2 Timothy 4:1, 8; Titus 2:13). 6:11-16 It ill becomes any men, but especially men of God, to set their hearts upon the things of this world; men of God should be taken up with the things of God. There must be a conflict with corruption, and temptations, and the powers of darkness. Eternal life is the crown proposed for our encouragement. We are called to lay hold thereon. To the rich must especially be pointed out their dangers and duties, as to the proper use of wealth. But who can give such a charge, that is not himself above the love of things that wealth can buy? The appearing of Christ is certain, but it is not for us to know the time. Mortal eyes cannot bear the brightness of the Divine glory. None can approach him except as he is made known unto sinners in and by Christ. The Godhead is here adored without distinction of Persons, as all these things are properly spoken, whether of the Father, the Son, or the Holy Ghost. God is revealed to us, only in and through the human nature of Christ, as the only begotten Son of the Father.
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