New Living Translation
In every place of worship, I want men to pray with holy hands lifted up to God, free from anger and controversy.
King James Bible
I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
Darby Bible Translation
I will therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up pious hands, without wrath or reasoning.
World English Bible
I desire therefore that the men in every place pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and doubting.
Young's Literal Translation
I wish, therefore, that men pray in every place, lifting up kind hands, apart from anger and reasoning;
1 Timothy 2:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:8 I will - A word strongly expressing his apostolical authority. Therefore - This particle connects the eighth with the first verse . That men pray in every place - Public and private. Wherever men are, there prayer should be. Lifting up holy hands - Pure from all known sin. Without wrath - In any kind, against any creature. And every temper or motion of our soul that is not according to love is wrath. And doubting - Which is contrary to faith. And wrath, or unholy actions, or want of faith in him we call upon, are the three grand hinderances of God's hearing our petitions. Christianity consists of faith and love, embracing truth and grace: therefore the sum of our wishes should be, to pray, and live, and die, without any wrath or doubt.
LibraryThe First Lie.
"Ye shall not surely die."--GENESIS iii. 4. I.--WHO WAS THE FIRST LIAR? The old serpent, the devil, called elsewhere "the father of lies." But he had not always been a liar; he had fallen from a position very eminent, teaching us not to measure our safety by our condition. The higher we are elevated, the more dreadful the fall. Some of the most degraded vagrants were cradled in comfort, and have wandered from homes of splendour. Perhaps the vilest of the vile once were ministers of the Gospel. …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
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Introduction to Expositio Fidei.
Only those whose hands and hearts are pure, who do not worship idols and never tell lies.
Listen to my prayer for mercy as I cry out to you for help, as I lift my hands toward your holy sanctuary.
I will praise you as long as I live, lifting up my hands to you in prayer.
Lift up holy hands in prayer, and praise the LORD.
Accept my prayer as incense offered to you, and my upraised hands as an evening offering.
Then Jesus led them to Bethany, and lifting his hands to heaven, he blessed them.
Jesus replied, "Believe me, dear woman, the time is coming when it will no longer matter whether you worship the Father on this mountain or in Jerusalem.
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