1 Timothy 5:17-25 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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17 The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and 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 WHILE HE IS THRESHING," 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 Do not receive an accusation against an elder except on the basis 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 continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning. 20 Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning.
21 I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of 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 Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thereby share responsibility for the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin. 22 Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, and do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.
23 No longer drink water exclusively, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments. 23 Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.
24 The sins of some men are quite evident, going before them to judgment; for others, their sins 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 Likewise also, deeds that are good are quite evident, and those which are otherwise cannot be concealed. 25 In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.