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1 Timothy 5

NRS 1 Do not speak harshly to an older man, but speak to him as to a father, to 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, NRS 2 to older women as mothers, to younger women as sisters—with absolute purity. NIV 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity. NRS 3 Honor widows who are really widows. NIV 3 Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need. NRS 4 If a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn their religious duty to their own family and make some repayment to their parents; for this is pleasing in God's sight. 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. NRS 5 The real widow, left alone, has set her hope on 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. NRS 6 but the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives. NIV 6 But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives. NRS 7 Give these commands as well, so that they may be above reproach. NIV 7 Give the people these instructions, too, so that no one may be open to blame. NRS 8 And whoever does not provide for relatives, and especially for family members, 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. NRS 9 Let a widow be put on the list if she is not less than sixty years old and has been married only once; NIV 9 No widow may be put on the list of widows unless she is over sixty, has been faithful to her husband, NRS 10 she must be well attested for her good works, as one who has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints' feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to doing good in every way. 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. NRS 11 But refuse to put younger widows on the list; for when their sensual desires alienate them from Christ, they want 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. NRS 12 and so they incur condemnation for having violated their first pledge. NIV 12 Thus they bring judgment on themselves, because they have broken their first pledge. NRS 13 Besides that, they learn to be idle, gadding about from house to house; and they are not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying what they should not say. 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. NRS 14 So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, and manage their households, so as to give the adversary no occasion to revile us. 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. NRS 15 For some have already turned away to follow Satan. NIV 15 Some have in fact already turned away to follow Satan. NRS 16 If any believing woman has relatives who are really widows, let her assist them; let the church not be burdened, so that it can assist those who are real 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. NRS 17 Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching; 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. NRS 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." NIV 18 For the Scripture says, "Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain," and "The worker deserves his wages." NRS 19 Never accept any accusation against an elder except on the evidence of two or three witnesses. NIV 19 Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses. NRS 20 As for those who persist in sin, rebuke them in the presence of all, so that the rest also may stand in fear. NIV 20 Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning. NRS 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. 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. NRS 22 Do not ordain anyone hastily, and do not participate in the sins of others; 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. NRS 23 No longer drink only water, but take a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments. NIV 23 Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses. NRS 24 The sins of some people are conspicuous and precede them to judgment, while the sins of others follow them there. NIV 24 The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them; the sins of others trail behind them. NRS 25 So also good works are conspicuous; and even when they are not, they cannot remain hidden. NIV 25 In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not cannot be hidden.