Parallel Bible results for 1 Timothy 4:6-16

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1 Timothy 4:6-16

RSV 6 If you put these instructions before the brethren, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished on the words of the faith and of the good doctrine which you have followed. NIV 6 If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, brought up in the truths of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed. RSV 7 Have nothing to do with godless and silly myths. Train yourself in godliness; NIV 7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. RSV 8 for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come. NIV 8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. RSV 9 The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance. NIV 9 This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance RSV 10 For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe. NIV 10 (and for this we labor and strive), that we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, and especially of those who believe. RSV 11 Command and teach these things. NIV 11 Command and teach these things. RSV 12 Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. NIV 12 Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity. RSV 13 Till I come, attend to the public reading of scripture, to preaching, to teaching. NIV 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching. RSV 14 Do not neglect the gift you have, which was given you by prophetic utterance when the council of elders laid their hands upon you. NIV 14 Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through a prophetic message when the body of elders laid their hands on you. RSV 15 Practice these duties, devote yourself to them, so that all may see your progress. NIV 15 Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress. RSV 16 Take heed to yourself and to your teaching; hold to that, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers. NIV 16 Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.