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1 An ancient man rebuke not, but entreat him as a father: young men, as brethren: 1 Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers,
2 Old women, as mothers: young women, as sisters, in all chastity. 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.
3 Honour widows that are widows indeed. 3 Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need.
4 But if any widow have children or grandchildren, let her learn first to govern her own house and to make a return of duty to her parents; for this is acceptable before 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 But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications 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 For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living. 6 But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.
7 And this give in charge, that they may be blameless. 7 Give the people these instructions, too, so that no one may be open to blame.
8 But if any man have not care of his own and especially of those of his house, he hath denied the faith and is worse than an infidel. 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 a widow be chosen of no less than threescore years of age, who hath been the wife of one husband. 9 No widow may be put on the list of widows unless she is over sixty, has been faithful to her husband,
10 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 the younger widows avoid. For when they have grown wanton in Christ, they will 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 damnation, because they have made void their first faith. 12 Thus they bring judgment on themselves, because they have broken their first pledge.
13 And withal being idle they learn to go about from house to house: and are not only idle, but tattlers also and busy bodies, speaking 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 will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil. 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 some are already turned aside after Satan. 15 Some have in fact already turned away to follow Satan.
16 If any of the faithful have widows, let him minister to them, and let not the church be charged: that there may be sufficient for them that 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 priests that rule well be esteemed worthy of double honour: especially they who labour in the word and doctrine. 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 saith: Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn: and, The labourer is worthy of his reward. 18 For the Scripture says, "Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain," and "The worker deserves his wages."
19 Against a priest receive not an accusation, but under two or three witnesses. 19 Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses.
20 Them that sin reprove before all that the rest also may have fear. 20 Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning.
21 I charge thee, before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by declining to either side. 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 Impose not hands lightly upon any man, neither be partaker of other men’s sins. Keep thyself chaste. 22 Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, and do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.
23 Do not still drink water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thy 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 manifest, going before to judgment: and some men 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 like manner also good deeds are manifest: and they that are otherwise cannot be hid. 25 In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.