1 Timothy 2:5


“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;”

King James Version (KJV)



Other Translations of 1 Timothy 2:5

“For there is one God, and one Mediatour betweene God and men, the man Christ Iesus,”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of 1 Timothy chapter 2

“For there is one God, {and} one mediator also between God and men, {the} man Christ Jesus,”
New American Standard Version (1995)

“For there is one God, one mediator also between God and men, `himself' man, Christ Jesus,”
American Standard Version (1901)

“For there is one God and one peacemaker between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,”
Basic English Bible

“For God is one, and [the] mediator of God and men one, [the] man Christ Jesus,”
Darby Bible

“For there is one God, and one mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus: ”
Douay Rheims Bible

“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; ”
Webster's Bible

“For there is but one God and but one Mediator between God and men--Christ Jesus, Himself man;”
Weymouth Bible

“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,”
World English Bible

“For o God and a mediatour is of God and of men, a man Crist Jhesus,”
Wycliffe Bible

“for one [is] God, one also [is] mediator of God and of men, the man Christ Jesus,”
Youngs Literal Bible


Carleton's comment on 2020-09-04 14:49:00:

Amen, Thank you Carl!


Carl's comment on 2020-09-03 21:32:49:

May they hear the true words. Glory be to the Father and son forever, and so let the holy ghost be glorified in us. amen!


Carl's comment on 2020-09-02 11:18:16:

May they hear the true words. Glory be to the Father and son forever, and so let the holy ghost be glorified in us. amen!


Carleton's comment on 2020-08-28 01:26:17:

Good morning Carl, I like what you have written. It is the Spirit behind what is being written that also counts. Christians do need to prove the spirit of the lives and words of other Christians so that God in Jesus by his Holy Spirit can refine us as brethren and make us alike enough to be a light and witness to others by example. This website is a place of words, even quoting the Bible very well and to the letter has a weakness and that weakness is that we the reader and the professor of Peace in Jesus Christ can not see the peace, grace, joy and freedom in each other's lives as our neighbors see us.



CARL JUNG's comment on 2020-08-27 18:30:08:

I like what you wrote.

Evidently, some decide to divide the apostles, gospels, and old testament. By this they apply the long suffering and grace of God which is given to the poor of his people (Fatherless and widows) to the rest of those made just and righteous. We are purged through the remission of sins, given to us by the offering of Jesus Christ himself. Now, he is able to have compassion to those out of the way and afar off.

Moreover, the simplicity of the gospel speaks of how one may have faith by believing God sent Jesus and that he came from God. Being freely justified we are forewarned to walk in the truth. We are ordained unto good works. The branch that withers may fall as did the Jews before, so that they were cut off by unbelief. It is not whether you are truly saved, but that you do just judgement, delight in mercy, and walk humbly with your God (Micah). And, the just shall live by his faith (Habbakuk). He will perform his promise to Abraham who believed and also perform the truth to Jacob(Micah). We are all one body and Jacob dwells in Samaria and Jerusalem.

Let us not set a brother at naught and despise the long suffering of God. Also, let us take heed to Peter in his second book. There he mentioned Paul and his explanation of the gospel as the long suffering of God, which brings salvation, but many will be led away by the error of the wicked. God is able to make us pass under his rod and root out the rebels (Ezekiel). He is not willing that any should perish and he has sealed us with the spirit of promise. He is able to present us blameless before God, even his children that are cast out and whose flesh is eaten by the haughty man. The least shall be the greatest, so every man shall live by his faith.


Onyekachukwu Ogechi Levinus Alaka's comment on 2020-08-07 08:15:14:

There is one mediator, Christ. The Holy Spirit is referred to as the parakletos, the Comforter. It is the guide, leading us into all truth. Comforter means "one who goes alongside." If this were a personality, then one would begin to think that it is in a position somewhere between us and the Father. But the Bible makes o mention of anything of the kind. There is only one between us and God, and that One is the Son.

This is similar in form to I Corinthians 11:3, which shows that, of the Deities above us, only One stands between us and God the Father, that is, God the Son. This means that not even the Holy Spirit, sent to us as a Comforter, is a mediator.

If the Holy Spirit were God (equal to the Father and the Son), it would be an affront of the highest order to exclude "Him" from an intermediary role between us and the Father-especially when we consider that the Bible assigns us, mere human beings, an intercessory role between others and the Father. By prayer we are to intercede before the Father for one another, which is a form of mediation. We go to the Father in behalf of our brothers and sisters who are undergoing trial, difficulty, sickness, or whatever. The Holy Spirit is excluded from this role because it is not a personality, yet we are given it because we are personalities.


isabelle haupt's comment on 2015-03-20 19:11:36:

it 's referring to positions the first man to do God 's will sinned, the last man Jesus had to complete it. Gen. 6th day man was created. Adam was formed later to do God 's will to the creation men women, it doesn 't mean he was the first man. Christ certainly wasn 't the last man.


MockingBird's comment on 2015-01-21 07:49:03:

Truly there is one God : the only way that I can get to God is through Jesus Christ and the blood that He shed for me and only on His merits that He wrought for me to be able to get to my God. I cannot approach God on my merits and my blood or on any good work that I do. Take the word of God at face value and quit trying to dissect it into something His word does not say. You have to have scripture to back up scripture.


AMEN JAY's comment on 2015-01-21 03:32:37:



Brianna's comment on 2014-12-19 03:42:10:

2 points I take away from this. ONE this proves to me that we only pray in Jesus name. Praying to or through saints are not backed in the Bible. Only Jesus is the mediator. TWO This highlights how God and Jesus are not the same. God is a separate entity. Jesus plays the role in which mankind can approach God. If Jesus were God, then there would not be a need for a mediator, cause essentially you are going directly to God anyway.


Babu John's comment on 2014-10-04 21:34:40:

No dought, there is one God and one mediator between God and men,My Jesus Christ.Not saints and mother Mary.


Ruban's comment on 2013-10-02 08:59:03:

He is the son of God so he is the mediator. That's all.


Michael Ugochukwu Mbuko's comment on 2013-09-23 17:59:54:

No matter what, all we have is one God. No Shiva, or whatever but just one God and one mediator. No Mary or whatsoever but Jesus Christ. Praise God.


raphaelmasuku's comment on 2013-06-28 02:34:34:

the fact that there is an intermidiator(the man Christ)simply implies that there is a serious disagreement between man and God


question's comment on 2013-03-03 10:28:54:

I have a very realistic Hebraic question. I originally got into this dilemma respective of Psalm 110:1 and the Hebrew "adoni". I had been taught that the Hebrew "adoni" only referenced a non-deity (human) or a created angelic appearance. However, when I was reading and researching the subject, I discovered a brief notation in acclaimed BDB lexicon on page 11 that declared this same Hebrew "adoni" is defined to be a "Theophanic angel" (Theophany) with respect to both Joshua 5:14 and Judges 6:13. This BDB cited Theophany then Joshua 5:14 and Judges 6:13 would leave no debate as to the fact that the Hebrew "adoni" can indeed mean a Deity as well as a non-deity. The Hebrew "adoni" is cited some 195 times in the MT but only these 3 Passages can actually suggest a Theophany and Deity. Your response to this concern will be most appreciated. Barney


servillano valdez's comment on 2013-02-21 15:14:47:

For further understanding and knowledge about the deity of God.


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