1 Timothy 1:8-10

But (additionally) we know that the law* is good**, if a man use it lawfully***;

*G3551 νόμος nomos (no’-mos) n. (of antiquity) a regulation and its principle. (specially) the Torah-Law (of Moses (and of Yahweh), including the volume, Psalms, and the Prophets. see John 10:34 and 1 Corinthians 14:21)

**G2570 καλός kalos (ka-los’) adj. 1. (properly) beautiful. 2. (chiefly, figuratively) good. 3. (literally) valuable. 4. (morally) virtuous.

*** G3545 νομίμως nomimos (no-miy’-mōs) adv.legitimately (specially, agreeably to the rules)

“Additionally we know that the Torah is beautiful, good, valuable and virtuous if a man use it legitimately!”


Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous* man, but for the lawless** and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine***;

* G1342 δίκαιος dikaios (d̮iy’-kai-os) adj. innocent. Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”

**G459 ἄνομος anomos (a’-no-mos) adj. lawless, wicked 1 John 3:4 “Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.”

***G1319 διδασκαλία didaskalia (diy-d̮a-ska-liy’-a) n. instruction (This is the Torah)

1 John 5:3 “For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.”

John 7:16 “Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.”

Mark 7:7 “Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.”

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