Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.

King James Version

I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Holman Bible

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or argument.

International Standard Version

Therefore, I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without being angry or argumentative.

A Conservative Version

I desire therefore the men to pray in every place, lifting up devout hands, apart from anger and argument.

American Standard Version

I desire therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputing.

Amplified

I desire therefore that in every place men should pray, without anger or quarreling or resentment or doubt [in their minds], lifting up holy hands.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, I want the men to pray in every place [i.e., in all worship assemblies. See verses 1-2], lifting up holy hands without being angry or argumentative. [Note: This passage stresses both the physical and spiritual aspects of prayer].

Anderson New Testament

I will, therefore, that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands without wrath and disputation.

Bible in Basic English

It is my desire, then, that in every place men may give themselves to prayer, lifting up holy hands, without wrath or argument.

Common New Testament

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without anger or quarreling.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I direct therefore that the men pray in publick and private, lifting up their hands to heaven with innocence, charity, and composure.

Darby Translation

I will therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up pious hands, without wrath or reasoning.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore I wish that men in every place would all pray, holding up holy hands, without wrath and doubting:

Goodspeed New Testament

I want the men everywhere to offer prayer, lifting to heaven hands that are holy, without any angry disputes.

John Wesley New Testament

I will therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I desire, therefore, that the men in every place, pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and strife.

Julia Smith Translation

I will therefore men shall pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without anger and reasoning.

King James 2000

I desire therefore that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and dispute.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, I desire that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will, therefore, that the men pray every where, lifting up pure hands without wrath, or doubting.

Moffatt New Testament

Now I want the men to offer prayer at any meeting of the church; and let the hands they lift to heaven be holy ??they must be free from anger and dissension.

Montgomery New Testament

My wish, then, is that in every place the men should offer prayer, lifting up holy hands, free from anger and disputation;

NET Bible

So I want the men to pray in every place, lifting up holy hands without anger or dispute.

New Heart English Bible

I desire therefore that the men in every place pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and doubting.

Noyes New Testament

I desire, then, that the men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Sawyer New Testament

I wish also that men should pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputations;

The Emphasized Bible

I am minded, therefore, that - the men in every place be offering prayer, uplifting hands of lovingkindness, apart from anger and disputings;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I will then that men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands without wrath or doubting:

Twentieth Century New Testament

My desire, then, is that it should be the custom everywhere for the men to lead the prayers, with hands reverently uplifted, avoiding heated controversy.

Webster

I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Weymouth New Testament

So then I would have the men everywhere pray, lifting to God holy hands which are unstained with anger or strife;

Williams New Testament

So I want the men everywhere to offer prayer, lifting to heaven holy hands which are kept unstained by anger and dissensions.

World English Bible

I desire therefore that the men in every place pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and doubting.

Worrell New Testament

I desire, therefore, that the men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputing;

Worsley New Testament

I direct therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands without wrath and debate:

Youngs Literal Translation

I wish, therefore, that men pray in every place, lifting up kind hands, apart from anger and reasoning;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will
βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will, would, be minded, intend, be disposed, be willing, list, of his own will
Usage: 31

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

ἐπαίρω 
Epairo 
lift up, exalt self, take up, hoisted up
Usage: 14

ὅσιος 
Hosios 
Usage: 7

χείρ 
Cheir 
hand, not tr
Usage: 149

χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38

ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Timothy 2:8

Devotionals containing 1 Timothy 2:8

Images 1 Timothy 2:8

Context Readings

Instructions To Men And Women

7 For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth. 8 Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension. 9 Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments,



Cross References

Psalm 134:2

Lift up your hands to the sanctuary And bless the LORD.

John 4:21

Jesus said to her, "Woman, believe Me, an hour is coming when neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father.

Psalm 63:4

So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.

Isaiah 1:15

"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.

1 Timothy 5:14

Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;

Titus 3:8

This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for men.

James 4:8

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

1 Kings 3:11

God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself long life, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself discernment to understand justice,

2 Chronicles 33:11-12

Therefore the LORD brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with hooks, bound him with bronze chains and took him to Babylon.

Job 16:17

Although there is no violence in my hands, And my prayer is pure.

Psalm 24:4

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood And has not sworn deceitfully.

Psalm 26:6

I shall wash my hands in innocence, And I will go about Your altar, O LORD,

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.

Psalm 66:18

If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of the depths I have cried to You, O LORD.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, How much more when he brings it with evil intent!

Isaiah 58:7-11

"Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?

Jeremiah 7:9-10

"Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery and swear falsely, and offer sacrifices to Baal and walk after other gods that you have not known,

Lamentations 3:55-56

I called on Your name, O LORD, Out of the lowest pit.

Jonah 2:1-2

Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the stomach of the fish,

Malachi 1:9-11

"But now will you not entreat God's favor, that He may be gracious to us? With such an offering on your part, will He receive any of you kindly?" says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 5:22-24

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Matthew 5:44

"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 6:12

'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Matthew 6:14-15

"For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Matthew 21:21

And Jesus answered and said to them, "Truly I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, 'Be taken up and cast into the sea,' it will happen.

Mark 11:23-25

"Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be taken up and cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says is going to happen, it will be granted him.

Luke 23:34

But Jesus was saying, "Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing " And they cast lots, dividing up His garments among themselves.

Luke 23:42-43

And he was saying, "Jesus, remember me when You come in Your kingdom!"

Luke 24:50

And He led them out as far as Bethany, and He lifted up His hands and blessed them.

John 4:23-24

"But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers.

Acts 7:60

Then falling on his knees, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them!" Having said this, he fell asleep.

Acts 10:2

a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many alms to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually.

Acts 10:4

And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, "What is it, Lord?" And he said to him, "Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God.

Acts 10:31

and he said, 'Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your alms have been remembered before God.

Acts 21:5

When our days there were ended, we left and started on our journey, while they all, with wives and children, escorted us until we were out of the city After kneeling down on the beach and praying, we said farewell to one another.

1 Corinthians 7:7

Yet I wish that all men were even as I myself am However, each man has his own gift from God, one in this manner, and another in that.

Hebrews 10:22

let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

James 1:6-8

But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.

1 Peter 3:7

You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

1 John 3:20-22

in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.



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