1 Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;
4 But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew pietya at home*, and to requite* their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

References for 1 Timothy 5:4

    • g 5:4 - piety: or, kindness
      6 But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.
      7 And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.
      8 But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house,b he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

      References for 1 Timothy 5:8

        • h 5:8 - house: or, kindred
          9 Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,
          10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.
          11 But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry;
          12 Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith.
          13 And* withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
          14 I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.
          16 If any man or woman that believeth have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.
          17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.
          18 For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.
          19 Against an elder receive not an accusation, but* beforec two or three witnesses.

          References for 1 Timothy 5:19

            • i 5:19 - before: or, under
              24 Some men's sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and* some men they follow after.
              25 Likewise also the good works of some are manifest beforehand; and they that are otherwise cannot* be hid.