1 Tim. 6:11 KJV (With Strong’s)

de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
su (Greek #4771)
KJV usage: thou. See also 4571, 4671, 4675; and for the plural 5209, 5210, 5213, 5216.
Pronounce: soo
Origin: the person pronoun of the second person singular
, O
o (Greek #5599)
as a sign of the vocative case, O; as a note of exclamation, oh
KJV usage: O.
Pronounce: o
Origin: a primary interjection
anthropos (Greek #444)
man-faced, i.e. a human being
KJV usage: certain, man.
Pronounce: anth'-ro-pos
Origin: from 435 and ὤψ (the countenance; from 3700)
l of God
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
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
, flee
pheugo (Greek #5343)
to run away (literally or figuratively); by implication, to shun; by analogy, to vanish
KJV usage: escape, flee (away).
Pronounce: fyoo'-go
Origin: apparently a primary verb
these things
tauta (Greek #5023)
these things
KJV usage: + afterward, follow, + hereafter, X him, the same, so, such, that, then, these, they, this, those, thus.
Pronounce: tow'-tah
Origin: nominative or accusative case neuter plural of 3778
; and
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
follow after
dioko (Greek #1377)
to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication, to persecute
KJV usage: ensue, follow (after), given to, (suffer) persecute(-ion), press forward.
Pronounce: dee-o'-ko
Origin: a prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω (to flee; compare the base of 1169 and 1249)
dikaiosune (Greek #1343)
equity (of character or act); specially (Christian) justification
KJV usage: righteousness.
Pronounce: dik-ah-yos-oo'-nay
Origin: from 1342
, godliness
eusebeia (Greek #2150)
piety; specially, the gospel scheme
KJV usage: godliness, holiness.
Pronounce: yoo-seb'-i-ah
Origin: from 2152
, faith
pistis (Greek #4102)
persuasion, i.e. credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly, constancy in such profession; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself
KJV usage: assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity.
Pronounce: pis'-tis
Origin: from 3982
, love
agape (Greek #26)
love, i.e. affection or benevolence; specially (plural) a love-feast
KJV usage: (feast of) charity(-ably), dear, love.
Pronounce: ag-ah'-pay
Origin: from 25
, patience
hupomone (Greek #5281)
cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy
KJV usage: enduring, patience, patient continuance (waiting).
Pronounce: hoop-om-on-ay'
Origin: from 5278
, meekness
praiotes (Greek #4236)
gentleness, by implication, humility
KJV usage: meekness.
Pronounce: prah-ot'-ace
Origin: from 4235

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Ministry on This Verse

O man.
1 Tim. 6:20• 20O Timotheus, keep the entrusted deposit, avoiding profane, vain babblings, and oppositions of false-named knowledge, (1 Tim. 6:20)
Deut. 33:1• 1And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death. (Deut. 33:1)
1 Sam. 2:27• 27And there came a man of God to Eli and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah: Did I plainly reveal myself to the house of thy father when they were in Egypt, in Pharaoh's house, (1 Sam. 2:27)
1 Sam. 9:6• 6And he said to him, Behold now, a man of God is in this city, and the man is held in honour; all that he says comes surely to pass. Let us now go thither: perhaps he will shew us the way that we should go. (1 Sam. 9:6)
1 Kings 13:1,26• 1And behold, there came a man of God from Judah, by the word of Jehovah, to Bethel; and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.
26And the prophet that brought him back from the way heard of it and said, It is the man of God who was disobedient to the word of Jehovah; therefore Jehovah has delivered him to the lion, which has torn him and slain him, according to the word of Jehovah which he spoke to him.
(1 Kings 13:1,26)
1 Kings 17:18,24• 18And she said to Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? art thou come to me to call mine iniquity to remembrance, and to slay my son?
24And the woman said to Elijah, Now by this I know that thou art a man of God, and that the word of Jehovah in thy mouth is truth.
(1 Kings 17:18,24)
1 Kings 20:28• 28And the man of God drew near, and spoke to the king of Israel and said, Thus saith Jehovah: Because the Syrians have said, Jehovah is a god of the mountains, but he is not a god of the valleys, I will give all this great multitude into thy hand, and ye shall know that I am Jehovah. (1 Kings 20:28)
2 Kings 1:9,13• 9And he sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he sat on the top of the mount. And he spoke to him: Man of God, the king says, Come down!
13And again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him and said to him, Man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.
(2 Kings 1:9,13)
2 Kings 5:20• 20And Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman, this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought; but as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him and take somewhat of him. (2 Kings 5:20)
2 Kings 23:17• 17Then he said, What tombstone is that which I see? And the men of the city told him, It is the sepulchre of the man of God who came from Judah and proclaimed these things which thou hast done against the altar of Bethel. (2 Kings 23:17)
1 Chron. 23:14• 14--And as to Moses the man of God, his sons were named of the tribe of Levi. (1 Chron. 23:14)
2 Chron. 8:14• 14And he appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their charges, to praise and serve before the priests, as the duty of every day required; and the doorkeepers by their divisions at every gate: for such was the commandment of David the man of God; (2 Chron. 8:14)
Neh. 12:24,36• 24And the chief Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.
36and his brethren, Shemaiah, and Azareel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with the musical instruments of David the man of God; and Ezra the scribe before them.
(Neh. 12:24,36)
Jer. 35:4• 4and I brought them into the house of Jehovah, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was by the chamber of the princes, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the keeper of the threshold. (Jer. 35:4)
2 Tim. 3:17• 17that the man of God may be complete, fully fitted to every good work. (2 Tim. 3:17)
 "Man of God"... regards him as one identified with the interests and character of God in deed and in truth (On 1 Timothy 6:11-16 by W. Kelly)
 Practical consistency with one's relationship is indispensable, as is reverent affection Godward, the light of the unseen let in on the present and the activity of the heart in good, the spirit made up to bear evil, and this with meekness, not with resentment and impatience. (On 1 Timothy 6:11-16 by W. Kelly)
 He was, therefore, to follow after other things than earthly riches-the character of a man of God- righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness: these were the things which, in man, presented God to the world and glorified Him. (1 Timothy 6 by J.N. Darby)
 In the New Testament the expression "man of God" only occurs in the Epistles to Timothy. Here it is definitely applied to Timothy; in the Second Epistle it is applied to all who, in an evil day, walk in faithful obedience to the word of God (2 Tim. 3:17). (Warnings Against Pride of the Flesh and Instruction in Piety by H. Smith)
 But this righteousness to one another is taken up in the holy fear that realizes our relationships to God, and what is due to God; this is piety. (Warnings Against Pride of the Flesh and Instruction in Piety by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

But *thou*, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit.

W. Kelly Translation

But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit1.

WK Translation Notes

meekness of spirit: The older reading πραυπάθειαν seems stronger than the ordinary πραοτήτα meekness. (Exp. of the Two Epist. to Timothy, p.141)