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For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus,
King James Bible
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
Darby Bible Translation
For God is one, and [the] mediator of God and men one, [the] man Christ Jesus,
World English Bible
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
Young's Literal Translation
for one is God, one also is mediator of God and of men, the man Christ Jesus,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There is one God - Who is the maker, governor, and preserver of all men, of every condition, and of every nation, and equally wills the salvation of all.
And one mediator - The word μεσιτης, mediator, signifies, literally, a middle person, one whose office it is to reconcile two parties at enmity; and hence Suidas explains it by ειρηνοποιος, a peace-maker. God was offended with the crimes of men; to restore them to his peace, Jesus Christ was incarnated; and being God and man, both God and men met in and were reconciled by him. But this reconciliation required a sacrifice on the part of the peace-maker or mediator; hence what follows.
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'I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands without wrath and doubting.'--1 TIM. ii. 8. The context shows that this is part of the Apostle's directory for public worship, and that, therefore, the terms of the first clause are to be taken somewhat restrictedly. They teach the duty of the male members of the Church to take public, audible part in its worship. Everywhere, therefore, must here properly be taken in the restricted signification of 'every place of Christian assembly.' …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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Later English Reformers
This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham:
Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved."
regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David,
since there is only one God, who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through that same faith.
For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile--the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him,
1 Corinthians 8:4
So then, about eating food sacrificed to idols: We know that "An idol is nothing at all in the world" and that "There is no God but one."
1 Corinthians 8:6
yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live.
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