Parallel Bible results for 1 Timothy 6:8-18

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1 Timothy 6:8-18

ESV 8 But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. NIV 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. ESV 9 But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. NIV 9 People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. ESV 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves 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. ESV 11 But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue 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. ESV 12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which 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. ESV 13 I charge you 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 ESV 14 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, ESV 15 which he will display at the proper time--he who is 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, ESV 16 who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, whom no one 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. ESV 17 As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides 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. ESV 18 They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, NIV 18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.