1. But the one who is the Spirit distinctly says that in the later times, some shall revolt from the faith, they having turned towards misleading spirits and teachings of devils.
2. In hypocrisy, they speak falsely, they having been seared [branded with fire] in their own conscience,
3. Who forbid [or disapprove of] marriage, who abstain from those foods which God made to be taken with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.
4. For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be thrown away, for with thanksgiving they are to be take.
5. For they are made holy by the word of God and intercession.
6. These things, set before the brethren, be a good servant of Christ Jesus, nourishing them in the words of faith and the good doctrines which you have followed after.
7. But those profane and those old women’s fables, shun completely, and exercise ye yourselves towards godliness.
8. For bodily exercise is of little profit. But godliness is profitable in everything, having promise of life that is [in the] now, and that [life] which is to come.
9. Faithful is the saying and worthy to be accepted by all:
10. For this purpose also, we labour tirelessly and are suffer shame, because we hope on the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those that believe.
11. These things command and teach.
12. Let no one look down upon your youth, but be an example to those who believe, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
13. Till I come, apply yourself to reading, to exhortation, to teaching [doctrine].
14. Neglect not that which is in you, the charisma given to you through prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery [elders],
15. On these meditate upon, practice and be one with them [and them in you], so that by them your progress may be manifest in all things.
16. Control yourself [Have a hold on yourself] and to the doctrine, remain in them, for in doing so, you will also save yourself and those who hear you.
Started translation 10:25 am 16th January, 2017, Completed 16:20pm 16th January, 2017.