Parallel Bible results for 1 Timothy 6:10-20

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1 Timothy 6:10-20

RSV 10 For the love of money is the root of all evils; it is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced their hearts with many pangs. NIV 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. RSV 11 But as for you, man of God, shun all this; aim at righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. NIV 11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. RSV 12 Fight the good fight of the faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. NIV 12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. RSV 13 In the presence of God who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus who in his testimony before Pontius Pilate made the good confession, NIV 13 In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while testifying before Pontius Pilate made the good confession, I charge you RSV 14 I charge you to keep the commandment unstained and free from reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ; NIV 14 to keep this command without spot or blame until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, RSV 15 and this will be made manifest at the proper time by the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords, NIV 15 which God will bring about in his own time--God, the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords, RSV 16 who alone has immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen. NIV 16 who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see. To him be honor and might forever. Amen. RSV 17 As for the rich in this world, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on uncertain riches but on God who richly furnishes us with everything to enjoy. NIV 17 Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. RSV 18 They are to do good, to be rich in good deeds, liberal and generous, NIV 18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. RSV 19 thus laying up for themselves a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of the life which is life indeed. NIV 19 In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life. RSV 20 O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the godless chatter and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge, NIV 20 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge,