Parallel Verses

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!

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:

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,

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 with faith and love that is in Christ Jesus. 15 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! 16 Yet for this very cause I obtained mercy, so that in me, the chief of sinners, Jesus Christ might display all his boundless patience as an illustration for those who should later believe in him, and so gain life eternal.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:9

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

1 Timothy 3:1

This is a faithful saying, "If any man is seeking the office of a minister he is aspiring to a noble task."

2 Timothy 2:11

Faithful is the saying. "If we have died with him, we shall also live with him.

Titus 3:8

This saying is trustworthy. On this I want you to firmly insist; that those who have faith in God must be careful to maintain honest occupations. Such counsels are good and profitable for men.

Matthew 1:21

"Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife home, for what is begotten in her is by the Holy Spirit; and she will bear a son, and you are to call him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."

Matthew 9:13

"But go and learn what this means, "It is mercy I desire, and not sacrifice; for I am come not to call just men, but sinners."

Matthew 20:28

"just as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Mark 2:17

On hearing this Jesus said to them. "It is not the healthy who need a physician, but the 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 begotten Son, that whoever trusts in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, who am less than the least of all saints, has this grace been given, that I should proclaim among the Gentiles the gospel of the unsearchable riches of Christ;

1 Timothy 4:9

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation.

Luke 5:32

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

Luke 19:10

"For the Son of man is come to seek and to save the lost."

John 1:12

But to all who receive him, to them he has given the right to become children of God, even to those who trust in his name;

John 1:29

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said: "Behold, that is God's Lamb, who takes and bears away the sin of the world.

John 12:47

And if any one hears my words and does not keep them, it is not I who judge him; for I am not come to judge the world, but to save the world.

1 Timothy 1:13

although I had formerly been a blasphemer and a persecutor and a doer of outrage. But I obtained mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief.

1 John 4:9-10

In this was the love of God clearly shown toward us, by his sending his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.

Revelation 22:6

Then he said to me. "These words may be trusted, and are true. the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his slaves what must soon take place.

Revelation 22:6

Then he said to me. "These words may be trusted, and are true. the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his slaves what must soon take place.

Revelation 22:6

Then he said to me. "These words may be trusted, and are true. the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his slaves what must soon take place.

Revelation 22:6-32

Then he said to me. "These words may be trusted, and are true. the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his slaves what must soon take place.

Matthew 18:10

"See to it that you never despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father in heaven.

John 3:36

Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but he who disobeys the Son shall not see life, but he who disobeys the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides upon him."

Acts 3:26

"It was for you first that God raised up his Servant, and sent him to bless you in turning every one of you away from your wicked ways."

Acts 11:1

Now the apostles and the brothers that were in Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God;

Acts 11:18

On hearing this they held their peace and glorified God, saying, "Forsooth then, to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance unto life."

Romans 3:24-26

but they are now being justified by his free grace through the deliverance that is in Christ Jesus.

Romans 5:6

For while we were still without strength, Christ died in due time for the ungodly.

Romans 5:8-10

But God gives proof of his love to us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

1 Timothy 1:19

keeping fast hold of faith and a good conscience; which certain individuals have cast aside, and so made shipwreck of their faith.

Hebrews 7:25

Hence also he is able to continue saving to the uttermost those who are ever drawing near to God through him, seeing that he is ever living to intercede for them.

1 John 3:5

And you know that he was manifested to take away sins; and in him is no sin.

1 John 3:8

He who is committing sin is of the devil, because from the beginning of the devil is sinning. It was for this cause that the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 5:11

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

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy art thou to take the book And to open its seals; For thou wast slain and didst ransom for God Men out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation;

Revelation 21:5

And He who sat on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all things new." And He said to me, "Write this, for these words are trustworthy and genuine."

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