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

 
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17 Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in 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 an ox while it is treading out the grain," and, "The laborer deserves to be paid." 18 For the Scripture says, "Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain," and "The worker deserves his wages."
19 Never accept any accusation against an elder except on the evidence of two or three witnesses. 19 Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses.
20 As for those who persist in sin, rebuke them in the presence of all, so that the rest also may stand in fear. 20 Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning.
21 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels, I warn you to keep these instructions without prejudice, doing nothing on the basis 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 ordain anyone hastily, and do not participate in the sins of others; 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 No longer drink only water, but take 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 people are conspicuous and precede them to judgment, while the sins of others follow them there. 24 The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them; the sins of others trail behind them.
25 So also good works are conspicuous; and even when they are not, they cannot remain hidden. 25 In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.