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1 Timothy 2:3-4

2:3 Such prayer for all 1  is good and welcomed before God our Savior, 2:4 since he wants 2  all people 3  to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.

1 tn Grk “this”; the referent (such prayer for all, referring to vv. 1-2) is specified in the translation for clarity.

2 tn Grk “who wants…” (but showing why such prayer is pleasing to God).

3 tn Grk “all men”; but here ἀνθρώπους (anqrwpous) is used generically, referring to both men and women.

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