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1 Timothy 4 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

Wycliffe (WYC) New International Version (NIV)
1 But the Spirit saith openly, that in the last times some men shall depart from the faith [Forsooth the Spirit saith openly, for in the last times some shall depart from the faith], giving attention to spirits of error, and to teachings of devils; 1 The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons.
2 that speak lying in hypocrisy, and have their conscience corrupted. [in hypocrisy speaking lying, and having their conscience burnt, or corrupted.] 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.
3 forbidding to be wedded [forbidding to wed], and to abstain from meats, which God made to take with doing of thankings, to faithful men, and them that have known the truth. 3 They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth.
4 For each creature of God is good, and nothing is to be cast away, which is taken with doing of thankings; 4 For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,
5 for it is hallowed by the word of God, and by prayer. [forsooth it is hallowed by the word of God, and prayer.] 5 because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.
6 Thou putting forth these things to brethren, shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus; nourished with words of faith and of good doctrine, which thou hast gotten [in following]. 6 If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, brought up in the truths of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed.
7 But eschew thou unsuitable fables [Forsooth shun thou uncovenable fables], and old women's fables; haunt thyself to piety. 7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly.
8 For bodily exercitation is profitable to little thing; but piety is profitable to all things, that hath a promise of life that now is [having promise of life that now is], and that is to come. 8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.
9 A true word, and worthy all acceptation [and worthy all acception]. 9 This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance
10 And in this thing we travail, and be cursed, for we hope in living God, that is Saviour of all men, most(ly) of faithful men. 10 (and for this we labor and strive), that we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, and especially of those who believe.
11 Command thou this thing, and teach. 11 Command and teach these things.
12 No man despise thy youth, but be thou ensample of faithful men in word [but be thou example of faithful men in word], in living, in charity, in faith, in chastity. 12 Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.
13 Till I come, take attention to reading, to exhortation and teaching. 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching.
14 Do not thou little care (for) the grace which is in thee [Do not thou despise, or little charge, the grace that is in thee], that is given to thee by prophecy, with putting on of the hands of [the] priesthood. 14 Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through a prophetic message when the body of elders laid their hands on you.
15 Think thou (on) these things, in these be thou, that thy profiting be showed to all men. 15 Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress.
16 Take attention to thyself and to doctrine; be busy in them. For thou doing these things, shalt make both thyself safe, and them that hear thee. 16 Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.