1 Timothy 5:1-6 NRS

1 Do not speak harshly to an older man, a but speak to him as to a father, to younger men as brothers,

References for 1 Timothy 5:1

    • v 5:1 - Or [an elder], or [a presbyter]
      2 to older women as mothers, to younger women as sisters—with absolute purity.
      3 Honor widows who are really widows.
      4 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.
      5 The real widow, left alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day;
      6 but the widow b who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.

      References for 1 Timothy 5:6

        • w 5:6 - Gk [she]