1 Timothy 1:5-7

Now the end* of the commandment** is charity*** out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned (without hypocrisy):

*G5056 τέλος telos (te’-los) n. (properly) the point aimed at, a result, a purpose.

** Torah – the law written by Moses from YHVH

*** G26 ἀγάπη agape (a-ğa’-pee) n.  love (i.e. affection or benevolence)

This reads properly as: “Now the purpose of the Torah is love out of a pure heart, and a morally good perception, and without hypocrisy.”

From which some having swerved* have turned aside** unto vain jangling***;

*G795 ἀστοχέω astocheo (a-sto-che’-ō) v.1. to miss the mark. 2. deviate from truth.

**G1624 ἐκτρέπω ektrepo (ek-tre’-pō) v.to deflect, i.e. turn away.

***G3150 ματαιολογία mataiologia (ma-tai-o-lo-ǰiy’-a) n. random talk, i.e. babble.

Desiring to be teachers of the law*; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.

*G3547 νομοδιδάσκαλος nomodidaskalos (no-mo-diy-d̮a’-ska-los) n. teacher of the Hebraic law/Torah.

These people wanted the position of authority more than the obedience of the instruction. Additionally they combined their non-biblical traditions and societal customs into a religious act. In doing so they have a teaching contrary to the Word of God. This is the prevailing doctrine in the Greco-Roman influenced religions today.


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