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Letters to Timothy
Epistles of Paul to Timothy • Epistles to Timothy
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Timothy, Letters to (Writing)
Timothy, Letters toTwo letters from the Apostle Paul to his coworker Timothy. They are generally considered together with the letter of Paul to Titus because of the similarities in the three letters.See Pastoral Epistles.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Timothy, Letters to (Writing)
Timothy, Letters to. Two letters from the apostle Paul to his coworker Timothy that are generally considered together with the letter of Paul to Titus because of the similarities in the three letters. See Pastoral Epistles.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Timothy, Letters To
TIMOTHY, LETTERS TO With the Letter to Titus, the First and Second Letters to Timothy form the “Pastoral Epistles,” so called from their focus on Pastoral ministry. The letters are often dated in Paul’s final years and reveal much of the great Evangelist’s mind as he prepared to hand over the care of
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Timothy and Titus, Epistles to
Timothy and Titus, Epistles to. The term ‘Pastoral Epistles’, under which these three Epistles attributed to St *Paul are generally known, dates from the 18th cent.; it was used of Titus by D. N. Barbot in 1703 and of all three by Paul Anton in lectures delivered at Halle in 1726–7 and published as
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Timothy Epistles of Paul to
Timothy, Epistles of Paul to. The Epistles to Timothy and Titus are called the Pastoral Epistles, because they are principally devoted to directions about the work of the pastor of a church. The First Epistle was probably written from Macedonia, a.d. 65, in the interval between St. Paul’s first and second
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Timothy, Epistles to
TIMOTHY, EPISTLES TO — two letters of the apostle Paul, which, along with the Epistle to Titus, form a trilogy called the Pastoral Epistles. These letters are called Pastoral Epistles because they deal with matters affecting pastors and congregations. In these letters to Timothy, Paul’s primary concern
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
TIMOTHY, FIRST AND SECOND LETTERS TO
TIMOTHY, FIRST AND SECOND LETTERS TO [Πρός Τιμόθεον Α, Β Pros Timotheon A, B]. Two letters that present Paul as an elder and authoritative teacher instructing Timothy on the conduct of community life, probably written well after the death of Paul, and that may incorporate information from Titus (Marshall).
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