Chapter 3. 1 Timothy 3

  1. Jay Twomey

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch3

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

How to Cite

Twomey, J. (2008) 1 Timothy 3, in The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Bible Commentaries

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Sawyer,
  2. Christopher Rowland,
  3. Judith Kovacs and
  4. David M. Gunn

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126144

Online ISBN: 9781444306200

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Keywords:

  • 1 Timothy 3 - Pastor turning his attention to church offices;
  • The Church: Bishops and Deacons (3:1–13; 5:1, 17; Titus 1:5–9);
  • Whoever aspires to the office of a bishop desires a noble task (vv. 1–6);
  • Married only once (v. 2);
  • the snare of the devil (v. 7);
  • deacons (v. 8);
  • Women likewise (v. 11);
  • Theological Speculation: The Mystery (3:14–16);
  • The mystery of godliness (v. 16)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Church: Bishops and Deacons (3:1–13; 5:1, 17; Titus 1:5–9)

  • Theological Speculation: The Mystery (3:14–16)