Parallel Verses

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.

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

The saying is sure and true and worthy of full and universal acceptance, that Christ Jesus (the Messiah) came into the world to save sinners, of 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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;

Verse Picture

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 The grace of our Lord abounded exceedingly with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. 15 The saying is faithful and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. 16 However, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first, Jesus Christ might display all his patience, for an example of those who were going to believe in him for eternal life.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:9

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

1 Timothy 3:1

This is a faithful saying: if a man seeks the office of an overseer, he desires a good work.

2 Timothy 2:11

This saying is faithful: "For if we died with him, we will also live with him.

Titus 3:8

This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men;

Matthew 1:21

She shall bring forth a son. You shall call his name Jesus, for it is he who shall save his people from their sins."

Matthew 9:13

But you go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,' for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

Matthew 20:28

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

Mark 2:17

When Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

John 3:16-17

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

Ephesians 3:8

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

1 Timothy 4:9

This saying is faithful and worthy of all 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 that which was lost."

John 1:12

But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:

John 1:29

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

John 12:47

If anyone listens to my sayings, and doesn't believe, I don't judge him. For I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

1 Timothy 1:13

although I was before a blasphemer, a persecutor, and insolent. However, I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

1 John 4:9-10

By this God's love was revealed in us, that God has sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.

Revelation 22:6

He said to me, "These words are faithful and true. The Lord God of the spirits of the prophets sent his angel to show to his bondservants the things which must happen soon."

Job 42:6

Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes."

Ezekiel 16:63

that you may remember, and be confounded, and never open your mouth any more, because of your shame, when I have forgiven you all that you have done, says the Lord Yahweh.

Ezekiel 36:31-32

Then you shall remember your evil ways, and your doings that were not good; and you shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.

Matthew 18:10

See that you don't 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

One who believes in the Son has eternal life, but one who disobeys the Son won't see life, but the wrath of God remains on him."

Acts 3:26

God, having raised up his servant, Jesus, sent him to you first, to bless you, in turning away everyone of you from your wickedness."

Acts 11:1

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

Acts 11:18

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, "Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life!"

Romans 3:24-26

being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus;

Romans 5:6

For while we were yet weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

Romans 5:8-10

But God commends his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

1 Timothy 1:19

holding faith and a good conscience; which some having thrust away made a shipwreck concerning the faith;

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore he is also able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, seeing that he lives forever to make intercession for them.

1 John 3:5

You know that he was revealed to take away our sins, and in him is no sin.

1 John 3:8

He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. To this end the Son of God was revealed, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 5:11

The testimony is this, that God gave to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Revelation 5:9

They sang a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the book, and to open its seals: for you were killed, and bought us for God with your blood, out of every tribe, language, people, and nation,

Revelation 21:5

He who sits on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all things new." He said, "Write, for these words of God are faithful and true."

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