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1 Timothy 5:1-6 WNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Weymouth New Testament (WNT) New International Version (NIV)
1 Never administer a sharp reprimand to a man older than yourself; but entreat him as if he were your father, and 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 too as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, with perfect modesty. 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.
3 Honour widows who are really in need. 3 Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need.
4 But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let these learn first to show piety towards their own homes and to prove their gratitude to their parents; for this is well pleasing 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 A widow who is really in need, friendless and desolate, has her hopes fixed on God, and continues at her 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 but a pleasure-loving widow is dead even while still alive. 6 But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.