1 Timothy 1:18
Good News Translation
Timothy, my child, I entrust to you this command, which is in accordance with the words of prophecy spoken in the past about you. Use those words as weapons in order to fight well,

Contemporary English Version
Timothy, my son, the instructions I am giving you are based on what some prophets once said about you. If you follow these instructions, you will fight like a good soldier.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This precept, I commend to thee, O son Timothy: according to the prophecies going before on thee, that thou war in them a good warfare,

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This precept, I commend to thee, O son Timothy: according to the prophecies going before on thee, that thou war in them a good warfare,

charge.

1 Timothy 1:11,12 Which is according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God which hath been committed to my trust. . . .

1 Timothy 4:14 Neglect not the grace that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with imposition of the hands of the priesthood.

1 Timothy 6:13,14,20 I charge thee before God who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus who gave testimony under Pontius Pilate, a good confession: . . .

2 Timothy 2:2 And the things which thou hast heard of me by many witnesses, the same commend to faithful men who shall be fit to teach others also.

2 Timothy 4:1-3 I charge thee, before God and Jesus Christ, who shall judge the living and the dead, by his coming and his kingdom: . . .

son.

1 Timothy 1:2 To Timothy, his beloved son in faith. Grace, mercy and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Lord.

Philippians 2:22 Now know ye the proof of him: that as a son with the father, so hath he served with me in the gospel.

2 Timothy 1:2 To Timothy, my dearly beloved son. Grace, mercy and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Timothy 2:1 Thou therefore, my son, be strong in Christ Jesus:

Titus 1:4 To Titus, my beloved son according to the common faith, grace and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Saviour.

Philemon 1:10 I beseech thee for my son, whom I have begotten in my bands, Onesimus,

according.

1 Timothy 4:4 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected that is received with thanksgiving:

mightest.

1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith. Lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art called and be it confessed a good confession before many witnesses.

2 Corinthians 10:3,4 For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. . . .

Ephesians 6:12-18 For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places. . . .

2 Timothy 2:3-5 Labour as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. . . .

2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight: I have finished my course: I have kept the faith.

Context
God's Grace to Paul
17Now to the king of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen. 18This precept, I commend to thee, O son Timothy: according to the prophecies going before on thee, that thou war in them a good warfare, 19Having faith and a good conscience, which some rejecting have made shipwreck concerning the faith.…
Cross References
Acts 16:1
And he came to Derbe and Lystra. And behold, there was a certain disciple there named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman that believed: but his father was a Gentile.

1 Corinthians 4:17
For this cause have I sent to you Timothy, who is my dearest son and faithful in the Lord. Who will put you in mind of my ways, which are in Christ Jesus: as I teach every where in every church.

1 Corinthians 9:7
Who serveth as a soldier, at any time, at his own charges? Who planteth a vineyard and eateth not of the fruit thereof? Who feedeth the flock and eateth not of the milk of the flock?

2 Corinthians 10:4
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty to God, unto the pulling down of fortifications, destroying counsels,

1 Timothy 1:2
To Timothy, his beloved son in faith. Grace, mercy and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 Timothy 1:5
Now the end of the commandment is charity from a pure heart, and a good conscience, and an unfeigned faith.

1 Timothy 4:14
Neglect not the grace that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with imposition of the hands of the priesthood.

1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of faith. Lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art called and be it confessed a good confession before many witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:2
And the things which thou hast heard of me by many witnesses, the same commend to faithful men who shall be fit to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:3
Labour as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought a good fight: I have finished my course: I have kept the faith.

Additional Translations
Timothy, my child, I entrust you with this command in keeping with the previous prophecies about you, so that by them you may fight the good fight,

I commit to you this charge, Timothy, my child, according to the prophecies going before as to you, that by them you might wage the good warfare,

This charge I commit to you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on you, that you by them might war a good warfare;

This charge I commit unto thee, my child Timothy, according to the prophecies which led the way to thee, that by them thou mayest war the good warfare;

This charge, [my] child Timotheus, I commit to thee, according to the prophecies as to thee preceding, in order that thou mightest war by them the good warfare,

This charge I commit unto thee, my child Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that by them thou mayest war the good warfare;

This charge I commit to thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mayest war a good warfare;

This is the charge which I entrust to you, my son Timothy, in accordance with the inspired instructions concerning you which were given me long ago, that being equipped with them as your armour you may be continually fighting the good fight,

This instruction I commit to you, my child Timothy, according to the prophecies which led the way to you, that by them you may wage the good warfare;

This charge I commit to thee, child Timotheus, according to the prophesies that went before upon thee, that thou mayest war in them the good warfare,
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