1 TIMOTHY 5:12

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith.”

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1 Timothy 5:12 Translation & Meaning

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Having ἔχουσαι To hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession; ability, contiuity, relation, or condition) Having
damnation, κρίμα A decision (the function or the effect, for or against ("crime")) damnation
because ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because because
they have cast off ἠθέτησαν· To set aside, i.e., (by implication) to disesteem, neutralize or violate cast off
their τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) their
first πρώτην Foremost (in time, place, order or importance) first
faith. πίστιν Persuasion, i.e., credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly, constancy in such profession; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself faith

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  • 10  Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

  • 11  But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry;

  • 12  Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith.

  • 13  And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

  • 14  I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.




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