What you heard from me, keep as the pattern of sound teaching, with faith and love in Christ Jesus.
Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.
Hold on to the pattern of right teaching you learned from me. And remember to live in the faith and love that you have in Christ Jesus.
So keep at your work, this faith and love rooted in Christ, exactly as I set it out for you. It's as sound as the day you first heard it from me.
Keep the form of those true words which you had from me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Hold to the standard of sound teaching that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.
Hold fast the pattern of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.
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1 tn Or “pattern.”
2 tn Grk “in faith and love in Christ Jesus.”
sn With the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. This describes the manner in which Timothy must hold to the standard (similar to Paul’s call for him to give attention to his life and his teaching in 1 Tim 4:11-16).