Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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:

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

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

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

lifting up
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 And of this I became a preacher and an Apostle (what I say is true, not false,) and a teacher of the Gentiles in the true faith. 8 It is my desire, then, that in every place men may give themselves to prayer, lifting up holy hands, without wrath or argument. 9 And that women may be dressed in simple clothing, with a quiet and serious air; not with twisted hair and gold or jewels or robes of great price;



Cross References

John 4:21

Jesus said to her, Woman, take my word for this; the time is coming when you will not give worship to the Father on this mountain or in Jerusalem.

John 4:21

Jesus said to her, Woman, take my word for this; the time is coming when you will not give worship to the Father on this mountain or in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 1:15

And when your hands are stretched out to me, my eyes will be turned away from you: even though you go on making prayers, I will not give ear: your hands are full of blood.

1 Timothy 5:14

So it is my desire that the younger widows may be married and have children, controlling their families, and giving the Evil One no chance to say anything against them,

Titus 3:8

This is a true saying; and it is my desire that you may give certain witness about these things, so that those who have had faith in God may give attention to good works. These things are good and of profit to men;

James 4:8

Come near to God and he will come near to you. Make your hands clean, you evil-doers; put away deceit from your hearts, you false in mind.

1 Kings 3:11

And God said to him, Because your request is for this thing, and not for long life for yourself or for wealth or for the destruction of your haters, but for wisdom to be a judge of causes;

2 Chronicles 33:11-12

So the Lord sent against them the captains of the army of Assyria, who made Manasseh a prisoner and took him away in chains to Babylon.

Job 16:17

Though my hands have done no violent acts, and my prayer is clean.

Job 16:17

Though my hands have done no violent acts, and my prayer is clean.

Psalm 26:6

I will make my hands clean from sin; so will I go round your altar, O Lord;

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were ill I put on the clothing of sorrow: I went without food and was sad, and my prayer came back again to my heart.

Psalm 66:18

I said in my heart, The Lord will not give ear to me:

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of the deep have I sent up my cry to you, O Lord.

Proverbs 15:8

The offering of the evil-doer is disgusting to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright man is his delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The offering of evil-doers is disgusting: how much more when they give it with an evil purpose!

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to give your bread to those in need, and to let the poor who have no resting-place come into your house? to put a robe on the unclothed one when you see him, and not to keep your eyes shut for fear of seeing his flesh?

Jeremiah 7:9-10

Will you take the goods of others, put men to death, and be untrue to your wives, and take false oaths, and have perfumes burned to the Baal, and go after other gods which are strange to you;

Lamentations 3:55-56

I was making prayer to your name, O Lord, out of the lowest prison.

Jonah 2:1-2

Then Jonah made prayer to the Lord his God from the inside of the fish, and said,

Malachi 1:9-11

And now, make request for the grace of God so that he may have mercy on us: this has been your doing: will he give his approval to any of you? says the Lord of armies.

Matthew 5:22-24

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be in danger of being judged; and he who says to his brother, Raca, will be in danger from the Sanhedrin; and whoever says, You foolish one, will be in danger of the hell of fire.

Matthew 5:44

But I say to you, Have love for those who are against you, and make prayer for those who are cruel to you;

Matthew 6:12

And make us free of our debts, as we have made those free who are in debt to us.

Matthew 6:14-15

For if you let men have forgiveness for their sins, you will have forgiveness from your Father in heaven.

Matthew 21:21

And Jesus in answer said to them, Truly I say to you, If you have faith, without doubting, not only may you do what has been done to the fig-tree, but even if you say to this mountain, Be taken up and put into the sea, it will be done.

Mark 11:23-25

Truly I say to you, Whoever says to this mountain, Be taken up and be put into the sea; and has no doubt in his heart, but has faith that what he says will come about, he will have his desire.

Luke 23:34

And Jesus said, Father, let them have forgiveness, for they have no knowledge of what they are doing. And they made division of his clothing among them by the decision of chance.

Luke 23:42-43

And he said, Jesus, keep me in mind when you come in your kingdom.

Luke 24:50

And he took them out till they were near Bethany, and lifting up his hands, he gave them a blessing.

John 4:23-24

But the time is coming, and is even now here, when the true worshippers will give worship to the Father in the true way of the spirit, for these are the worshippers desired by the Father.

Acts 7:60

And going down on his knees, he said in a loud voice, Lord, do not make them responsible for this sin. And when he had said this, he went to his rest.

Acts 10:2

A serious-minded man, fearing God with all his family; he gave much money to the poor, and made prayer to God at all times.

Acts 10:4

And he, looking on him in fear, said, What is it, Lord? And he said to him, Your prayers and your offerings have come up to God, and he has kept them in mind.

Acts 10:31

Who said, Cornelius, your prayer has come to the ears of God, and your offerings are kept in his memory.

Acts 21:5

And when these days came to an end, we went on our journey; and they all, with their wives and children, came with us on our way till we were out of the town: and after going on our knees in prayer by the sea,

1 Corinthians 7:7

It is my desire that all men might be even as I am. But every man has the power of his special way of life given him by God, one in this way and one in that.

Hebrews 10:22

Let us go in with true hearts, in certain faith, having our hearts made free from the sense of sin and our bodies washed with clean water:

James 1:6-8

Let him make his request in faith, doubting nothing; for he who has doubt in his heart is like the waves of the sea, which are troubled by the driving of the wind.

1 Peter 3:7

And you husbands, give thought to your way of life with your wives, giving honour to the woman who is the feebler vessel, but who has an equal part in the heritage of the grace of life; so that you may not be kept from prayer.

1 John 3:20-22

When our heart says that we have done wrong; because God is greater than our heart, and has knowledge of all things.

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