Vincent Word Studies - 2 Timothy 4:7 - 4:7

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Vincent Word Studies - 2 Timothy 4:7 - 4:7


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I have fought a good fight (τὸν καλὸν ἀγῶνα ἠγώνισμαι)

For a good fight rend. the good fight. For the phrase, see on 1Ti 6:12. Comp. Phi 1:27, Phi 1:30; 1Co 9:25; Col 2:1; 1Th 2:2; Eph 6:11 ff.

Course (δρόμον)

Metaphor from the race-course. Only here and Act 13:25; Act 20:24; comp. 1Co 9:24; Gal 2:2; Gal 5:7; Rom 9:16; Phi 2:16; Phi 3:12-14.

I have kept the faith (τὴν πίστιν τετήρηκα)

The phrase N.T.o. For τηρεῖν to keep, see on 1Ti 5:22; see on 1Ti 6:14.