1 Timothy 5:1-9 NAS

Honor Widows

1 1Do not sharply rebuke an 2older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to 3the younger men as brothers,

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2 the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
3 Honor widows who are 4widows indeed;

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4 but if any widow has children or grandchildren, 5they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to amake some return to their parents; for this is 6acceptable in the sight of God.

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    • ’ 5:4 - Lit "give back recompenses"
      5 Now she who is a 7widow indeed and who has been left alone, 8has fixed her hope on God and continues in 9entreaties and prayers night and day.

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      6 But she who 10gives herself to wanton pleasure is 11dead even while she lives.

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      7 b12Prescribe these things as well, so that they may be above reproach.

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        • “ 5:7 - Or "Keep commanding"
          8 But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has 13denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

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          9 A widow is to be 14put on the list only if she is not less than sixty years old, having been 15the wife of one man,

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