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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of First Epistle to Timothy


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-13-13-23-3
1 Warning against false teachers(1:1-11)
2 Gratitude for mercy(1:12-20)
3 Instructions concerning prayer(2:1-15)
4 Qualifications of bishops and deacons(3:1-13)
5 False asceticism(3:14-4:5)
6 A good minister of Jesus Christ(4:6-16)
7 Duties toward believers(5:1-6:2)
8 False teaching and true riches(6:3-10)
9 The good fight of faith(6:11-21)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version