Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
teach otherwise—than I desire thee to "teach" (I Timothy 6:2). The Greek indicative implies, he puts not a merely supposed case, but one actually existing, I Timothy 1:3, "Every one who teaches otherwise," that is, who teaches heterodoxy.
consent not—Greek, "accede not to."
wholesome—"sound" (I Timothy 1:10): opposed to the false teachers' words, unsound through profitless science and immorality.
words of our Lord Jesus Christ—Paul's inspired words are not merely his own, but are also Christ's words.
Other Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown entries containing 1 Timothy 6:3:
1 Timothy 1:3
1 Timothy 1:10
1 Timothy 3:16
1 Timothy 4:6
1 Timothy 6:4
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