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1 Timothy 5 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Don't rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers; 1 Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers,
2 the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity. 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.
3 Honor widows who are widows indeed. 3 Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need.
4 But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God. 4 But if a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God.
5 Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day. 5 The widow who is really in need and left all alone puts her hope in God and continues night and day to pray and to ask God for help.
6 But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives. 6 But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.
7 Also command these things, that they may be without reproach. 7 Give the people these instructions, too, so that no one may be open to blame.
8 But if anyone doesn't provide for his own, and specially his own household, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever. 8 If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
9 Let none be enrolled as a widow under sixty years old, having been the wife of one man, 9 No widow may be put on the list of widows unless she is over sixty, has been faithful to her husband,
10 well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has used hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the holy ones' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work. 10 and is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the saints, helping those in trouble and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds.
11 But refuse younger widows, for when they have grown wanton against Messiah, they desire to marry; 11 As for younger widows, do not put them on such a list. For when their sensual desires overcome their dedication to Christ, they want to marry.
12 having condemnation, because they have rejected their first pledge. 12 Thus they bring judgment on themselves, because they have broken their first pledge.
13 Besides, they also learn to be idle, going about from house to house. Not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not. 13 Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things they ought not to.
14 I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for reviling. 14 So I counsel younger widows to marry, to have children, to manage their homes and to give the enemy no opportunity for slander.
15 For already some have turned aside after Hasatan. 15 Some have in fact already turned away to follow Satan.
16 If any man or woman who believes has widows, let them relieve them, and don't let the assembly be burdened; that it might relieve those who are widows indeed. 16 If any woman who is a believer has widows in her family, she should help them and not let the church be burdened with them, so that the church can help those widows who are really in need.
17 Let the Zakenim who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching. 17 The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.
18 For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle the ox when he treads out the grain." And, "The laborer is worthy of his wages." 18 For the Scripture says, "Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain," and "The worker deserves his wages."
19 Don't receive an accusation against an elder, except at the word of two or three witnesses. 19 Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses.
20 Those who sin, reprove in the sight of all, that the rest also may be in fear. 20 Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning.
21 I charge you in the sight of God, and Messiah Yeshua, and the elect angels, that you observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by partiality. 21 I charge you, in the sight of God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, to keep these instructions without partiality, and to do nothing out of favoritism.
22 Lay hands hastily on no one, neither be a participant in other men's sins. Keep yourself pure. 22 Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, and do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.
23 Be no longer a drinker of water only, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your frequent infirmities. 23 Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.
24 Some men's sins are evident, going before to judgment, and some men also they follow after. 24 The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them; the sins of others trail behind them.
25 In the same way also there are good works that are obvious, and those that are otherwise can't be hidden. 25 In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.