1 Timothy 4:9

9 This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance.

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1 Timothy 4:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation.
ESV
9 The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance.
NLT
9 This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it.
MSG
9 You can count on this. Take it to heart.
CSB
9 This saying is trustworthy and deserves full acceptance.

1 Timothy 4:9 Meaning and Commentary

1 Timothy 4:9

This is a faithful saying
A true one, and to be believed, that godliness has such promises annexed to it; see ( 1 Peter 3:10 1 Peter 3:11 ) ( Matthew 6:33 ) ( Psalms 84:11 Psalms 84:12 ) . and worthy of all acceptation;
by all godly persons, to encourage them to the exercise of godliness.

1 Timothy 4:9 In-Context

7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly.
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.
9 This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance.
10 That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe.
11 Command and teach these things.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S 1 Timothy 1:15
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