Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

so that if I am delayed, you may know how we are to conduct ourselves in the household of God, for it is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

New American Standard Bible

but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.

King James Version

But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Holman Bible

But if I should be delayed, I have written so that you will know how people ought to act in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

International Standard Version

in case I am delayed, so that you may know how to behave in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

A Conservative Version

but if I delay, that thou may know how it is necessary to live in a house of God, which is a congregation of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

American Standard Version

but if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how men ought to behave themselves in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Amplified

in case I am delayed, so that you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

An Understandable Version

so that, if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to behave themselves in God's family, which is the church of the living God, the [supporting] column and foundation of the truth.

Anderson New Testament

but if I delay, that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.

Bible in Basic English

But if I am long in coming, this will make clear to you what behaviour is right for men in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and base of what is true.

Common New Testament

if I am delayed, you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

you may know how to conduct yourself in the house of God, that is, in the church of the true God.

Darby Translation

but if I delay, in order that thou mayest know how one ought to conduct oneself in God's house, which is the assembly of the living God, the pillar and base of the truth.

Godbey New Testament

but if I tarry, in order that you may know how it behooves you to deport yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

John Wesley New Testament

But if I tarry, that thou mayst know how to behave in the house of God, which is the church of the living God.

Julia Smith Translation

And if I delay, that thou shouldest know how thou must be occupied in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and base of the truth.

King James 2000

But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if I am delayed, [I am writing] in order that you may know how one must conduct oneself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth.

Modern King James verseion

But if I should delay, that you may know how you ought to behave in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But and if I tarry long, that then thou mayst yet have knowledge how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the congregation of the living God, the pillar and ground of truth.

Moffatt New Testament

in case I am detained, to let you see how people ought to behave within the household of God; it is the church of the living God, the pillar and bulwark of the Truth.

Montgomery New Testament

I am writing this to you in case I should be detained, to let you see how you ought to behave in the household of God??he Church of the everliving God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth.

NET Bible

in case I am delayed, to let you know how people ought to conduct themselves in the household of God, because it is the church of the living God, the support and bulwark of the truth.

New Heart English Bible

but if I wait long, that you may know how men ought to behave themselves in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Noyes New Testament

but if I should tarry long, that thou mayst know how thou oughtest to conduct thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

Sawyer New Testament

but if I delay, that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if I should tarry, that thou mayest know - how it behoveth, in a house of God, to behave oneself, - the which, is an assembly a of a Living God, a pillar and basement of the truth; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but should I be delayed, that thou mayest know how it behoveth thee to conduct thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and the pedestal of truth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

but in case I should be delayed, I want you to know what your conduct ought to be in the Household of God, which is the Church of the Living God--the pillar and stay of the Truth.

Webster

But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Weymouth New Testament

But, for fear I may be hindered, I now write, so that you may have rules to guide you in dealing with God's household. For this is what the Church of the ever-living God is, and it is the pillar and foundation-stone of the truth.

Williams New Testament

so that, if I am detained, you may know how people ought to conduct themselves in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

World English Bible

but if I wait long, that you may know how men ought to behave themselves in the house of God, which is the assembly of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Worrell New Testament

but, if I delay, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in a house of God, which, indeed, is an assembly of the living God, a pillar and basis of the truth,

Worsley New Testament

But if I should be retarded, that thou mayst know how thou oughtest to behave in the house of God, the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if I delay, that thou mayest know how it behoveth thee to conduct thyself in the house of God, which is an assembly of the living God -- a pillar and foundation of the truth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

βραδύνω 
Braduno 
tarry, be slack
Usage: 2

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

thou mayest know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

thou oughtest
δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

ἀναστρέφω 
Anastrepho 
Usage: 11

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the house
οἶκος 
Oikos 
house, household, home 9, at home ,
Usage: 77

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

of the living
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

the pillar
στύλος 
Stulos 
Usage: 3

and

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

ἑδραίωμα 
hedraioma 
Usage: 1

Images 1 Timothy 3:15

Prayers for 1 Timothy 3:15

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Godliness Described

14 I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing you all this 15 so that if I am delayed, you may know how we are to conduct ourselves in the household of God, for it is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth. 16 No one can deny the profundity of the divine truth of our religion! "He was revealed in flesh, He was vindicated by the Spirit, He was seen by the angels, He was proclaimed among the heathen, He was believed in throughout the world, He was taken up into glory."


Cross References

Matthew 16:16

Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God!"

Matthew 18:18

"I tell you, whatever you forbid on earth will be held in heaven to be forbidden, and whatever you permit on earth will be held in heaven to be permitted.

2 Corinthians 6:16

What bargain can a temple of God make with idols? For we are a temple of the living God, just as God said, "I will live in them and move among them, And I will be their God and they will be my people."

2 Corinthians 6:16

What bargain can a temple of God make with idols? For we are a temple of the living God, just as God said, "I will live in them and move among them, And I will be their God and they will be my people."

1 Timothy 4:10

It is for this that we toil and struggle, for we have fixed our hopes on the living God, the Savior of all men, especially those who believe.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5-21

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

Matthew 16:18-19

But I tell you, your name is Peter, a rock, and on this rock I will build my church, and the powers of death shall not subdue it.

Matthew 16:18

But I tell you, your name is Peter, a rock, and on this rock I will build my church, and the powers of death shall not subdue it.

John 6:69

and we believe and are satisfied that you are the Holy One of God."

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am Way and Truth and Life. No one can come to the Father except through me.

John 18:37

Pilate said to him, "Then you are a king?" Jesus answered, "As you say, I am a king. It was for this that I was born and for this that I came to the world, to give testimony for truth. Everyone who is on the side of truth listens to my voice."

Acts 1:2

until the day when through the holy Spirit he gave the apostles he had chosen their instructions, and was taken up to heaven.

Acts 14:15

and shouting, "Friends, why are you doing this? We are only human beings like you, and we bring you the good news that you should turn from these follies to a living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and all that they contain.

Romans 3:2

A great deal, from every point of view. In the first place, the Jews were intrusted with the utterances of God.

Romans 9:26

And in the very place where they were told, 'You are no people of mine,' They shall be called sons of the living God."

2 Corinthians 3:3

You show that you are a letter from Christ delivered by me, written not in ink, but in the Spirit of the living God, and not on tablets of stone, but on the human heart.

2 Corinthians 6:7

the truth of my teaching, and the power of God; with the weapons of uprightness for the right hand and the left,

Galatians 3:1

You senseless Galatians! Who has bewitched you, when you had Jesus Christ shown crucified right before your eyes?

Ephesians 2:21-22

Through him every part of the building is closely united and grows into a temple sacred through its relation to the Lord,

Ephesians 4:21

at least if you have really become acquainted with him and been instructed in him, and in union with him have been taught the truth as it is found in Jesus.

Colossians 1:5

and for the hope of what is stored up for you in heaven. You first heard of it long ago when the true message of the gospel

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For when people speak of us, they tell what a welcome you gave us, and how you turned from idols to God, to serve a true and living God,

1 Timothy 3:2

A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach;

1 Timothy 3:2

A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach;

1 Timothy 3:16

No one can deny the profundity of the divine truth of our religion! "He was revealed in flesh, He was vindicated by the Spirit, He was seen by the angels, He was proclaimed among the heathen, He was believed in throughout the world, He was taken up into glory."

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen.

2 Timothy 2:20

In any large house there are not only gold and silver dishes but also wooden and earthen ones, some for great occasions and some for ordinary use.

Hebrews 3:2-6

has been to the God who appointed him, just as Moses was, in all the house of God.

Hebrews 3:12

See to it, my brothers, that no one of you has a wicked, unbelieving heart, that turns away from the ever-living God,

Hebrews 9:14

how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come up to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to countless angels,

Revelation 7:2

Then I saw another angel ascend from the east with the seal of the living God, and he cried out in a loud voice to the four angels who had it in their power to harm the earth and the sea,

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