Chapter # 1 Paragraph # 2 Study # 1
(Focus is upon 1:3)
Lincolnton, NC
February 15, 2004

Textual Notes: KJV Translation: 3 As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine, ASV Translation: 3 As I exhorted thee to tarry at Ephesus, when I was going into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge certain men not to teach a different doctrine, FOCUS ON VERSE 3: Notes: The Progression of Paul's thoughts... Observations regarding Paul's expressions... What is Paul talking about? He is addressing the reason(s) Timothy was left behind. What is he saying about what he is talking about? The primary reason was the need for "teachers of speculative thought" to be resisted.