1 Timothy 4

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CHAP. IV.
He foretelleth that in the latter times there shall be a departure from the faith. 6 And to the end that Timothie might not faile in doing his duetie, he furnisheth him with diuers precepts belonging thereto.
King James Version (1769) with Strongs Numbers and Morphology: I Timothy Chapter 4
 [1] Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
 [2] Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;
 [3] Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.
 [4] For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving:
 [5] For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
 [6] If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.
 [7] But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.
 [8] For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
 [9] This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation.
 [10] For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
 [11] These things command and teach.
 [12] Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
 [13] Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
 [14] Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.
 [15] Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
 [16] Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.