New International Version
And of this gospel I was appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher.
King James Bible
Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.
Darby Bible Translation
to which *I* have been appointed a herald and apostle and teacher of [the] nations.
World English Bible
For this, I was appointed as a preacher, an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.
Young's Literal Translation
to which I was placed a preacher and an apostle, and a teacher of nations,
2 Timothy 1:11 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whereunto I am appointed a preacher - Κηρυξ, a herald. See the notes at Matthew 3:17.
And an apostle - Sent immediately from God to man.
A teacher - One whose business it is to instruct men, and particularly the Gentiles, to whom he was especially sent; to proclaim the doctrines of eternal life, the resurrection and final incorruptibility of the human body; and, in a word, the salvation both of the body and soul of man by Christ Jesus.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Form of Sound Words
The Apostle most earnestly admonished Timothy to "hold fast the form of sound words which he had heard of him in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus." I do not suppose that by this it is intended that Paul ever wrote out for Timothy a list of doctrines; or that he gave him a small abstract of divinity, to which he desired him to subscribe his name, as the articles of the church over which he was made a pastor. If so, doubtless the document would have been preserved and enrolled in the canons …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856
In Death and after Death
The Final Arrest
The Communion of Saints.
1 Corinthians 9:1
Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not the result of my work in the Lord?
1 Timothy 2:7
And for this purpose I was appointed a herald and an apostle--I am telling the truth, I am not lying--and a true and faithful teacher of the Gentiles.
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