Do not speak harshly to an older man, but speak to him as to a father, to younger men as brothers,
References for 1 Timothy 5:1
to older women as mothers, to younger women as sisters—with absolute purity.
Honor widows who are really widows.
If a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn their religious duty to their own family and make some repayment to their parents; for this is pleasing in God's sight.
The real widow, left alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day;
but the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.
References for 1 Timothy 5:6