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THE FIRST EPISTLE OF PAUL TO TIMOTHY - Chapter 6 - Verse 18

Verse 18. That they do good. On the duty enjoined in this verse, See Barnes "Ga 6:10; Heb 13:16".

 

That they be rich in good works. "That their good works may be as abundant as their riches."

Ready to distribute. To divide with others. Comp. Ac 4:34. The meaning is that they should be liberal, or bountiful.

Willing to communicate. Marg., or sociable. The translation in the text is a more correct rendering of the Greek. The idea is, that they should be willing to share their blessings with others, so as to make others comfortable. See Barnes "Heb 13:16".

Comp. the argument of Paul in 2 Co 8:13-15, See Barnes "2 Co 8:13"; See Barnes "2 Co 8:14, See Barnes "2 Co 8:15".

 

{1} "willing to communicate" "sociable" {*} "communicate" "bestow"

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