An important necessity of good communication is that it be understood without difficulty. If the words that we use are not immediately understood by the one we are communicating with, it will be like they were attempting to carry on a conversation with a foreigner, in the foreigner’s language. All of this is vitally important if we intend to have effective communication.
Modern-day Bible scholars are largely skeptics and fond of ambiguity and uncertainty. The book of 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus are typically dated at the end of the first century, from 90–100 A.D. Paul suffered martyrdom at the hands of Nero about 66 A.D.