1 Tim. 1:13 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Who was
on (Greek #5607)
and the neuter ὄν (on) present participle of 1510; being
KJV usage: be, come, have.
Pronounce: oan
Origin: οὖσα (oo'-sah)
before
proteron (Greek #4386)
previously
KJV usage: before, (at the) first, former.
Pronounce: prot'-er-on
Origin: neuter of 4387 as adverb (with or without the article)
g a blasphemer
blasphemos (Greek #989)
scurrilious, i.e. calumnious (against men), or (specially) impious (against God)
KJV usage: blasphemer(-mous), railing.
Pronounce: blas'-fay-mos
Origin: from a derivative of 984 and 5345
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
a persecutor
dioktes (Greek #1376)
a persecutor
KJV usage: persecutor.
Pronounce: dee-oke'-tace
Origin: from 1377
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
injurious
hubristes (Greek #5197)
an insulter, i.e. maltreater
KJV usage: despiteful, injurious.
Pronounce: hoo-bris-tace'
Origin: from 5195
: but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
I obtained mercy
eleeo (Greek #1653)
to compassionate (by word or deed, specially, by divine grace)
KJV usage: have compassion (pity on), have (obtain, receive, shew) mercy (on).
Pronounce: el-eh-eh'-o
Origin: from 1656
, because
hoti (Greek #3754)
demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because
KJV usage: as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
Pronounce: hot'-ee
Origin: neuter of 3748 as conjunction
I did
poieo (Greek #4160)
to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct)
KJV usage: abide, + agree, appoint, X avenge, + band together, be, bear, + bewray, bring (forth), cast out, cause, commit, + content, continue, deal, + without any delay, (would) do(-ing), execute, exercise, fulfil, gain, give, have, hold, X journeying, keep, + lay wait, + lighten the ship, make, X mean, + none of these things move me, observe, ordain, perform, provide, + have purged, purpose, put, + raising up, X secure, shew, X shoot out, spend, take, tarry, + transgress the law, work, yield. Compare 4238.
Pronounce: poy-eh'-o
Origin: apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary
it ignorantly
agnoeo (Greek #50)
not to know (through lack of information or intelligence); by implication, to ignore (through disinclination)
KJV usage: (be) ignorant(-ly), not know, not understand, unknown.
Pronounce: ag-no-eh'-o
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and 3539
h in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
unbelief
apaistia (Greek #570)
faithlessness, i.e. (negatively) disbelief (lack of Christian faith), or (positively) unfaithfulness (disobedience)
KJV usage: unbelief.
Pronounce: ap-is-tee'-ah
Origin: from 571
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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Acts 8:3• 3As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. (Acts 8:3)
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Acts 9:1,5,13• 1And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
5And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
13Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he hath done to thy saints at Jerusalem:
(Acts 9:1,5,13)
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Acts 22:4• 4And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women. (Acts 22:4)
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Acts 26:9‑11• 9I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
10Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death, I gave my voice against them.
11And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto strange cities.
(Acts 26:9‑11)
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1 Cor. 15:9• 9For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. (1 Cor. 15:9)
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Gal. 1:13• 13For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it: (Gal. 1:13)
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Phil. 3:6• 6Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless. (Phil. 3:6)
but.
because.
Num. 15:30• 30But the soul that doeth ought presumptuously, whether he be born in the land, or a stranger, the same reproacheth the Lord; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people. (Num. 15:30)
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Luke 12:47• 47And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. (Luke 12:47)
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Luke 23:34• 34Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots. (Luke 23:34)
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John 9:39‑41• 39And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
40And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also?
41Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.
(John 9:39‑41)
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Acts 3:17• 17And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it, as did also your rulers. (Acts 3:17)
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Acts 26:9• 9I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth. (Acts 26:9)
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Heb. 6:4‑8• 4For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,
5And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
6If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.
7For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God:
8But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
(Heb. 6:4‑8)
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Heb. 10:26‑29• 26For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
27But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.
28He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:
29Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?
(Heb. 10:26‑29)
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2 Peter 2:21‑22• 21For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
22But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
(2 Peter 2:21‑22)
 The Apostle speaks of two things in his conversion: the one, how God could have compassion on him in such a state-he was in ignorance {v.13}; the other, the purpose of God that the Apostle should be a pattern of grace to all {v.16}. (1 Timothy 1 by J.N. Darby)
 To show the surpassing greatness of this grace, the Apostle refers to his character as an unconverted man. (The Charge and Its End: 1 Timothy 1 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

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who before was a blasphemer and persecutor, and an insolent overbearing man: but mercy was shewn me because I did it ignorantly, in unbelief.

W. Kelly Translation

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athough before I was a blasphemer and persecutor and doer of outrage. But I had mercy shown me because I did [it] ignorantly in unbelief;

WK Translation Notes

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^ though: The article in the best MSS. goes with πρ. which forbids the rendering "him who" or "me who" as with the common text. (Exp. of the Two Epist. to Timothy, p.19)