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THE SECOND EPISTLE OF PAUL TO TIMOTHY - Chapter 3 - Verse 11

Verse 11. Persecutions. On the meaning of this word, See Barnes "Mt 5:10".

 

Afflictions. Trials of other kinds than those which arose from persecutions. The apostle met them everywhere.

 See Barnes "Ac 20:23".

 

Which came unto me at Antioch. The Antioch here referred to is not the place of that name in Syria, See Barnes "Ac 11:19"; but a city of the same name in Pisidia, in Asia Minor. See Barnes "Ac 13:14".

Paul there suffered persecution from the Jews. Ac 13:46.

At Iconium. See Barnes "Ac 13:51".

On the persecution there, See Barnes "Ac 14:3, seq.

At Lystra. Ac 14:6. At this place, Paul was stoned. See Barnes "Ac 14:19".

Timothy was a native of either Derbe or Lystra, cities near to each other, and was doubtless there at the time of this occurrence. Ac 16:1.

But out of them all the Lord delivered me. See the history in the places referred to in the Acts of the Apostles.

{a} "Antioch" Ac 13:45,50 {b} "Iconium" Ac 14:5,6,19

{c} "all" Ps 34:19

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