Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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:

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.

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 overflowed toward me, along with the faith and love that are in the Messiah Jesus. 15 This is a trustworthy saying that deserves complete acceptance: To this world Messiah came, sinful people to reclaim. 16 I am the worst of them. But for that very reason I received mercy, so that in me, as the worst sinner, the Messiah Jesus might demonstrate all of his patience as an example for 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 even fit to be called an apostle because I persecuted God's church.

1 Timothy 3:1

This is a trustworthy saying: The one who would an elder be, a noble task desires he.

2 Timothy 2:11

This saying is trustworthy: In dying with the Messiah, true life we gain.

Titus 3:8

This saying is trustworthy. I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have put their faith in God may devote themselves to good actions. These things are good and helpful to other people.

Matthew 1:21

She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he is the one who will save his people from their sins."

Matthew 9:13

Go and learn what this means: "I want mercy and not sacrifice,' because I did not come to call righteous people, but sinners."

Matthew 20:28

That's the way it is with the Son of Man. He did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."

Mark 2:17

When Jesus heard that, he told them, "Healthy people don't need a physician, but sick ones do. I did not come to call righteous people, but sinners."

John 3:16-17

"For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, the very least of all the saints, this grace was given so that I might proclaim to the gentiles the immeasurable wealth of the Messiah

1 Timothy 4:9

This is a trustworthy saying that deserves complete acceptance.

Luke 5:32

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

Luke 19:10

and the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost."

John 1:12

However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,

John 1:29

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

John 12:47

If anyone hears my words and doesn't keep them, I don't condemn him, because I didn't come to condemn the world, but to save it.

1 Timothy 1:13

In the past I was a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a violent man. But I received mercy because I acted ignorantly in my unbelief,

1 John 4:9-10

This is how God's love was revealed among us: God sent his unique Son into the world so that we might live through him.

Revelation 22:6

He told me, "These words are trustworthy and true. The Lord God of the spirits and of the prophets has sent his messenger to show his servants the things that must happen soon."

Job 42:6

As a result, I despise myself and repent in dust and ashes."

Ezekiel 16:63

Then you will remember, be ashamed, and you won't open your mouth anymore due to humiliation when I will have made atonement for you for everything that you've done,' declares the Lord GOD."

Ezekiel 36:31-32

Then you'll remember your lifestyles and practices that were not good. You'll hate yourselves as you look at your own iniquities and loathsome practices.

Matthew 18:10

"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, because I tell you, their angels in heaven always have access to my Father in heaven.

John 3:36

The one who believes in the Son has eternal life, but the one who disobeys the Son will not see life. Instead, the wrath of God remains on him.

Acts 3:26

When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning every one of you from your evil ways."

Acts 11:1

Now the apostles and the brothers who were in Judea heard that the gentiles had also accepted the word of God.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they calmed down, and praised God by saying, "So God has given repentance that leads to life even to gentiles."

Romans 3:24-26

By his grace they are justified freely through the redemption that is in the Messiah Jesus,

Romans 5:6

For at just the right time, while we were still powerless, the Messiah died for the ungodly.

Romans 5:8-10

But God demonstrates his love for us by the fact that the Messiah died for us while we were still sinners.

1 Timothy 1:19

with faith and a good conscience. By ignoring their consciences, some people have destroyed their faith like a wrecked ship.

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore, because he always lives to intercede for them, he is able to save completely those who come to God through him.

1 John 3:5

You know that the Messiah was revealed to take away sins, and there is not any sin in him.

1 John 3:8

The person who practices sin belongs to the evil one, because the Devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason that the Son of God was revealed was to destroy what the Devil has been doing.

1 John 5:11

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

Revelation 5:9

They sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals, because you were slaughtered. With your blood you purchased people for God from every tribe, language, people, and nation.

Revelation 21:5

The one sitting on the throne said, "See, I am making all things new!" He said, "Write this: "These words are trustworthy and true.'"

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