1 Timothy 5:1

Widows, Elders and Slaves

1 Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers,

Read 1 Timothy 5:1 Using Other Translations

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;
Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers,
Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. Talk to younger men as you would to your own brothers.
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