Parallel Bible results for 1 Timothy 5:3-16

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1 Timothy 5:3-16

CEBA 3 Take care of widows who are truly needy. NIV 3 Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need. CEBA 4 But if a particular widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to respect their own family and repay their parents, because this pleases God. NIV 4 But if a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God. CEBA 5 A widow who is truly needy and all alone puts her hope in God and keeps on going with requests and prayers, night and day. NIV 5 The widow who is really in need and left all alone puts her hope in God and continues night and day to pray and to ask God for help. CEBA 6 But a widow who tries to live a life of luxury is dead even while she is alive. NIV 6 But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives. CEBA 7 Teach these things so that the families will be without fault. NIV 7 Give the people these instructions, so that no one may be open to blame. CEBA 8 But if someone doesn't provide for their own family, and especially for a member of their household, they have denied the faith. They are worse than those who have no faith. NIV 8 Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. CEBA 9 Put a widow on the list who is older than 60 years old and who was faithful to her husband. NIV 9 No widow may be put on the list of widows unless she is over sixty, has been faithful to her husband, CEBA 10 She should have a reputation for doing good: raising children, providing hospitality to strangers, washing the feet of the saints, helping those in distress, and dedicating herself to every kind of good thing. NIV 10 and is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the Lord’s people, helping those in trouble and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds. CEBA 11 But don't accept younger widows for the list. When their physical desires distract them from Christ, they will want to get married. NIV 11 As for younger widows, do not put them on such a list. For when their sensual desires overcome their dedication to Christ, they want to marry. CEBA 12 Then they will be judged for setting aside their earlier commitment. NIV 12 Thus they bring judgment on themselves, because they have broken their first pledge. CEBA 13 Also, they learn to be lazy by going from house to house. They are not only lazy, but they also become gossips and busybodies, talking about things they shouldn't. NIV 13 Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also busybodies who talk nonsense, saying things they ought not to. CEBA 14 So I want younger widows to marry, have children, and manage their homes so that they won't give the enemy any reason to slander us. ( NIV 14 So I counsel younger widows to marry, to have children, to manage their homes and to give the enemy no opportunity for slander. CEBA 15 Some have already turned away to follow Satan.) NIV 15 Some have in fact already turned away to follow Satan. CEBA 16 If any woman who is a believer has widows in her family, she should take care of them and not burden the church, so that it can help other widows who are truly needy. NIV 16 If any woman who is a believer has widows in her care, she should continue to help them and not let the church be burdened with them, so that the church can help those widows who are really in need.

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