Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

It is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinnersof whom I am the foremost.

New American Standard Bible

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.

King James Version

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Holman Bible

This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them.

International Standard Version

This is a trustworthy saying that deserves complete acceptance: To this world Messiah came, sinful people to reclaim.

A Conservative Version

Faithful is the saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinful men, of whom I am foremost.

American Standard Version

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:

Amplified

This is a faithful and trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance and approval, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost.

An Understandable Version

This saying is trustworthy and deserves to be fully accepted: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, and I am the worst of them all.

Anderson New Testament

Assuredly true and worthy of all acceptation is this saying: that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.

Bible in Basic English

It is a true saying, in which all may put their faith, that Christ Jesus came into the world to give salvation to sinners, of whom I am the chief:

Daniel Mace New Testament

it is a proposition worthy to be believ'd, and be embrac'd by all, that Jesus Christ is come into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the greatest.

Darby Translation

Faithful is the word, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the first.

Godbey New Testament

It is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:

Goodspeed New Testament

It is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. And I am the foremost of them,

John Wesley New Testament

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the chief.

Julia Smith Translation

Faithful the word, and worthy of all acceptance, for Christ Jesus came into the world to save the sinful; of whom I am first.

King James 2000

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The saying [is] trustworthy and worthy of all acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.

Modern King James verseion

Faithful is the Word and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is a true saying, and by all means worthy to be received, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief:

Moffatt New Testament

It is a sure word, it deserves all praise, that "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners"; and though I am the foremost of sinners,

Montgomery New Testament

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that "Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners"! And there is no greater sinner than I!

NET Bible

This saying is trustworthy and deserves full acceptance: "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners" -- and I am the worst of them!

New Heart English Bible

The saying is faithful and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Noyes New Testament

True is the saying, and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.

Sawyer New Testament

The word is true and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief;

The Emphasized Bible

Faithful, the saying! and, of all acceptance, worthy, - that, Christ Jesus, came into the world, sinners, to save: of whom, the chief, am, I; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

It is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the chief.

Twentieth Century New Testament

How true the saying is, and worthy of the fullest acceptance, that 'Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners'! And there is no greater sinner than I!

Webster

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Weymouth New Testament

Faithful is the saying, and deserving of universal acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; among whom I stand foremost.

Williams New Testament

It is a saying to be trusted and deserves our fullest acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; and I am the foremost of them.

World English Bible

The saying is faithful and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Worrell New Testament

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief;

Worsley New Testament

It is a truth highly to be believed, and worthy to be received by all, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners:---of whom I am one of the chief.

Youngs Literal Translation

stedfast is the word, and of all acceptation worthy, that Christ Jesus came to the world to save sinners -- first of whom I am;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

is a faithful
πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

of all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀποδοχή 
Apodoche 
Usage: 2

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

to save
σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31

of whom
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Timothy 1:15

References

Images 1 Timothy 1:15

Prayers for 1 Timothy 1:15

Context Readings

Paul's Thankfulness For The Mercy Shown To Him

14 and the grace of our Lord was overflowing for me, with the faith and love that are found in Christ Jesus. 15 It is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinnersof whom I am the foremost. 16 But I received mercy for this reason, so that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience for an example to those who would believe in him for eternal life.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:9

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

1 Timothy 3:1

It is a trustworthy saying: if any one aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.

2 Timothy 2:11

Here is a trustworthy saying: if we died with him, we will also live with him;

Titus 3:8

This is a trustworthy saying; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to devote themselves to good deeds. These things are excellent and profitable for men.

Matthew 1:21

And she will give birth to a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."

Matthew 9:13

But go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.' For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Mark 2:17

And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

John 3:16-17

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

1 Timothy 4:9

It is a trustworthy saying worthy of full acceptance.

Luke 5:32

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

Luke 19:10

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."

John 1:12

But to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God

John 1:29

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

John 12:47

If anyone hears my words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.

1 Timothy 1:13

Even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor, I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;

1 John 4:9-10

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.

Revelation 22:6

And he said to me, "These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants the things which must soon take place."

Revelation 22:6

And he said to me, "These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants the things which must soon take place."

Revelation 22:6

And he said to me, "These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants the things which must soon take place."

Revelation 22:6-32

And he said to me, "These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants the things which must soon take place."

Matthew 18:10

"See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

John 3:36

He who believes in the Son has eternal life; he who does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him."

Acts 3:26

For you first, God raised up his servant and sent him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."

Acts 11:1

Now the apostles and the brethren who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "So then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance unto life."

Romans 3:24-26

and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

Romans 5:6

When we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

Romans 5:8-10

But God demonstrates his own love for us, in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us.

1 Timothy 1:19

holding faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and made shipwreck of their faith.

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore he is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.

1 John 3:5

And you know that he appeared to take away our sins, and in him there is no sin.

1 John 3:8

He who commits sin is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals; for you were slain, and with your blood purchased men for God from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.

Revelation 21:5

And he who sits on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all things new." And he said, "Write this, for these words are trustworthy and true."

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