18 For Scripture says, “Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain,”a and “The worker deserves his wages.”b

Read 1 Timothy 5:18 Using Other Translations

For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.
For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain," and, "The laborer deserves his wages."
For the Scripture says, “You must not muzzle an ox to keep it from eating as it treads out the grain.” And in another place, “Those who work deserve their pay!”