New American Standard Bible
But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
King James Bible
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Darby Bible Translation
But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit.
World English Bible
But you, man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.
Young's Literal Translation
and thou, O man of God, these things flee, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But thou, O man of God, flee these things - These allurements of wealth, and these sad consequences which the love of gold produces.
And follow after righteousness, ... - Make these the grand object of your pursuit. On the virtues here enumerated, see the notes on Galatians 5:22-23.
LibraryAugust the Thirty-First the Real Gains and Losses
"Godliness with contentment is great gain." --1 TIMOTHY vi. 6-16. And so I must go into my heart if I would make a true estimate of my gains and losses. The calculation is not to be made in my bank-books, or as I stride over my broad acres, or inspect my well-filled barns. These are the mere outsides of things, and do not enter into the real balance-sheet of my life. We can no more estimate the success of a life by methods like these than we can adjudge an oil-painting by the sense of smell. What …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
A Plain Description of the Essence and Attributes of God, Out of the Holy Scripture, So Far as Every Christian must Competently Know, and Necessarily Believe, that Will be Saves.
Conflict and Comfort.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God," &C.
The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But He loves one who pursues righteousness.
1 Timothy 1:14
and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are found in Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy 2:21
Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.
2 Timothy 2:22
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
2 Timothy 3:10
Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance,
2 Timothy 3:17
so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
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