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1 Timothy 5

NKJV 1 Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers, NIV 1 Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers, NKJV 2 older women as mothers, younger as sisters, with all purity. NIV 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity. NKJV 3 Honor widows who are really widows. NIV 3 Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need. NKJV 4 But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show piety at home and to repay their parents; for this is good and acceptable before God. NIV 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. NKJV 5 Now she who is really a widow, and left alone, trusts in God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day. NIV 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. NKJV 6 But she who lives in pleasure is dead while she lives. NIV 6 But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives. NKJV 7 And these things command, that they may be blameless. NIV 7 Give the people these instructions, too, so that no one may be open to blame. NKJV 8 But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. NIV 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. NKJV 9 Do not let a widow under sixty years old be taken into the number, and not unless she has been the wife of one man, NIV 9 No widow may be put on the list of widows unless she is over sixty, has been faithful to her husband, NKJV 10 well reported for good works: if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work. NIV 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. NKJV 11 But refuse the younger widows; for when they have begun to grow wanton against Christ, they desire to marry, NIV 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. NKJV 12 having condemnation because they have cast off their first faith. NIV 12 Thus they bring judgment on themselves, because they have broken their first pledge. NKJV 13 And besides they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house, and not only idle but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not. NIV 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. NKJV 14 Therefore I desire that the younger widows marry, bear children, manage the house, give no opportunity to the adversary to speak reproachfully. NIV 14 So I counsel younger widows to marry, to have children, to manage their homes and to give the enemy no opportunity for slander. NKJV 15 For some have already turned aside after Satan. NIV 15 Some have in fact already turned away to follow Satan. NKJV 16 If any believing man or woman has widows, let them relieve them, and do not let the church be burdened, that it may relieve those who are really widows. NIV 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. NKJV 17 Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine. NIV 17 The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. NKJV 18 For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain," and, "The laborer is worthy of his wages." NIV 18 For the Scripture says, "Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain," and "The worker deserves his wages." NKJV 19 Do not receive an accusation against an elder except from two or three witnesses. NIV 19 Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses. NKJV 20 Those who are sinning rebuke in the presence of all, that the rest also may fear. NIV 20 Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning. NKJV 21 I charge you before God and the Lord Jesus Christ and the elect angels that you observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing with partiality. NIV 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. NKJV 22 Do not lay hands on anyone hastily, nor share in other people's sins; keep yourself pure. NIV 22 Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, and do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure. NKJV 23 No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your frequent infirmities. NIV 23 Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses. NKJV 24 Some men's sins are clearly evident, preceding them to judgment, but those of some men follow later. NIV 24 The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them; the sins of others trail behind them. NKJV 25 Likewise, the good works of some are clearly evident, and those that are otherwise cannot be hidden. NIV 25 In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.