1 Timothy 5:19



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not receive an accusation against an elder except on the basis of two or three witnesses.

King James Version

Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses.

International Standard Version

Do not accept an accusation against an elder unless it is supported "by two or three witnesses."

A Conservative Version

Accept no accusation against an elder, except at two or three witnesses.

American Standard Version

Against an elder receive not an accusation, except at the mouth of two or three witnesses.

Amplified

Listen to no accusation [presented before a judge] against an elder unless it is confirmed by the testimony of two or three witnesses.

An Understandable Version

Do not listen to an accusation against an elder unless it comes from two or three witnesses.

Anderson New Testament

Receive not an accusation against an old man, unless before two or three witnesses.

Bible in Basic English

Do not take as true any statement made against one in authority, but only if two or three give witness to it.

Common New Testament

Do not receive an accusation against an elder except on the basis of two or three witnesses.

Daniel Mace New Testament

don't receive any accusation against a pastor, but upon the deposition of two or three witnesses.

Darby Translation

Against an elder receive not an accusation unless where there are two or three witnesses.

Godbey New Testament

Bring not an accusation against an elder, except before two or three witnesses.

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not listen to an accusation made against an elder, unless it is supported by two or three witnesses.

Holman Bible

Don't accept an accusation against an elder unless it is supported by two or three witnesses.

John Wesley New Testament

Against an elder receive not an accusation, unless by two or three witnesses.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Against an elder do not receive an accusation, unless there are two or three witnesses.

Julia Smith Translation

Against an elder receive not an accusation from without, except from two or three witnesses.

King James 2000

Against an elder receive not an accusation, unless before two or three witnesses.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not accept an accusation against an elder except on the evidence of two or three witnesses.

Modern King James verseion

Do not receive an accusation against an elder except before two or three witnesses.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Against an elder receive none accusation: but under two or three witnesses.

Moffatt New Testament

Never let any charge be brought against a presbyter, unless it is certified by two or three witnesses.

Montgomery New Testament

Do not receive an accusation against an elder, except on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

NET Bible

Do not accept an accusation against an elder unless it can be confirmed by two or three witnesses.

New Heart English Bible

Do not receive an accusation against an elder, except at the word of two or three witnesses.

New simplified Bible

Do not offer an accusation against an elder, except at the mouth of two or three witnesses.

Noyes New Testament

Against an elder receive not an accusation without two or three witnesses.

Sawyer New Testament

Against an elder receive not an accusation, except by two or three witnesses.

The Emphasized Bible

Against an elder, entertain not, an accusation, except at, the mouth of two, or three, witnesses;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Against a presbyter receive not an accusation, except it be from two or three witnesses.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not receive a charge against an Officer of the Church, unless it is supported by two or three witnesses;

Webster

Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses.

Weymouth New Testament

Never entertain an accusation against an Elder except on the evidence of two of three witnesses.

Williams New Testament

Make it a rule not to consider a charge preferred against an elder, unless it is supported by two or three witnesses.

World English Bible

Don't receive an accusation against an elder, except at the word of two or three witnesses.

Worrell New Testament

Against an elder receive not an accusation, except on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Worsley New Testament

Receive not an accusation against an elder, unless from two or three witnesses.

Youngs Literal Translation

Against an elder an accusation receive not, except upon two or three witnesses.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

an elder
πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

παραδέχομαι 
Paradechomai 
Usage: 3

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

κατηγορία 
Kategoria 
Usage: 4

but
ἐκτός 
Ektos 
out of , outside , other than , without , be excepted , except , unless , but
Usage: 8

ἐπί 
Epi 
on , in , upon , unto , to ,
Usage: 644

δύο 
Duo 
two , twain , both , two and two
Usage: 92

or
ἤ 
or , than , either , or else , nor , not tr ,
Usage: 199

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

Context Readings

Honoring Worthy Elders And Dealing With Sinners

18 For the Scripture says, "YOU SHALL NOT MUZZLE THE OX WHILE HE IS THRESHING," and "The laborer is worthy of his wages." 19 Do not receive an accusation against an elder except on the basis of two or three witnesses. 20 Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:15

"A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.

Matthew 18:16

"But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT MAY BE CONFIRMED.

Deuteronomy 17:6

"On the evidence of two witnesses or three witnesses, he who is to die shall be put to death; he shall not be put to death on the evidence of one witness.

Deuteronomy 19:18-19

"The judges shall investigate thoroughly, and if the witness is a false witness and he has accused his brother falsely,

John 8:17

"Even in your law it has been written that the testimony of two men is true.

John 18:29

Therefore Pilate went out to them and said, "What accusation do you bring against this Man?"

Acts 11:30

And this they did, sending it in charge of Barnabas and Saul to the elders.

Acts 24:2-13

After Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying to the governor, "Since we have through you attained much peace, and since by your providence reforms are being carried out for this nation,

Acts 25:16

"I answered them that it is not the custom of the Romans to hand over any man before the accused meets his accusers face to face and has an opportunity to make his defense against the charges.

2 Corinthians 13:1

This is the third time I am coming to you EVERY FACT IS TO BE CONFIRMED BY THE TESTIMONY OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES.

Titus 1:6

namely, if any man is above reproach, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, not accused of dissipation or rebellion.

Hebrews 10:28

Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.



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