Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

Let no one think slightingly of you because you are a young man; but in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, be an example for your fellow Christians to imitate.

New American Standard Bible

Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.

King James Version

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Holman Bible

Let no one despise your youth; instead, you should be an example to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

International Standard Version

Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but be an example for other believers in your speech, behavior, love, faithfulness, and purity.

A Conservative Version

Let no man disparage thy youth, but become an example of the faithful, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

American Standard Version

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an ensample to them that believe, in word, in manner of life, in love, in faith, in purity.

Amplified

Let no one look down on [you because of] your youth, but be an example and set a pattern for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in [moral] purity.

An Understandable Version

Do not allow anyone to look down on you because you are [so] young, but you should be an example to those who believe [in Christ] in your speech, in your conduct, in your love, in your faith [and] in your purity.

Anderson New Testament

Let no one despise your youth; but be an example to the believers, in word, in behavior, in love, in spirit, in faithfulness, in purity.

Bible in Basic English

Let no one make little of you because you are young, but be an example to the church in word, in behaviour, in love, in faith, in holy living.

Common New Testament

Let no one look down on your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Daniel Mace New Testament

don't give occasion to any to despise your youth: but be a pattern to believers in your discourse, in your behaviour, by your charity, faith and chastity.

Darby Translation

Let no one despise thy youth, but be a model of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Godbey New Testament

Let no one look with contempt upon your youth; but be you an example of the faithful, in word, in deportment, in divine love, in faith, in purity.

Goodspeed New Testament

Let no one look down on you because you are young, but set those who believe an example in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity.

John Wesley New Testament

Let no one despise thy youth; but be a pattern to them that believe, in word, in behaviour, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Julia Smith Translation

Let none despise thy youth; but be thou a type of the faithful, in word, in intercourse, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

King James 2000

Let no man despise your youth; but be an example of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let no one look down on your youth, but be an example for the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Modern King James verseion

Let no one despise your youth, but be an example of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let no man despise thy youth; but be unto them that believe, an example: in word, in conversation, in love, in spirit, in faith and in pureness.

Moffatt New Testament

Let no one slight you because you are a youth, but set the believers an example of speech, behaviour, love, faith, and purity.

Montgomery New Testament

Let no one despise you on account of your youth, but become an example for the faithful in word, in life, in love, in faith, in purity.

NET Bible

Let no one look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in your speech, conduct, love, faithfulness, and purity.

New Heart English Bible

Let no man despise your youth; but be an example to those who believe, in word, in your way of life, in love, in faith, and in purity.

Noyes New Testament

Let no one despise thy youth, but become an example to the believers, in word, in behavior, in love, in faith, in purity.

Sawyer New Testament

Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the faithful, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, no one, despise, thy youth, but, an ensample, become thou of the faithful, - in discourse, in behaviour, in love, in faith, in chastity.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let no man despise thy youth; but be a pattern of the faithful, in discourse; in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not let any one look down on you because you are young, but, by your conversation, your conduct, your love, your faith, and your purity, be an example to those who hold the Faith.

Webster

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in deportment, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Williams New Testament

Let no one think little of you because you are young, but always set an example for believers, in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity.

World English Bible

Let no man despise your youth; but be an example to those who believe, in word, in your way of life, in love, in spirit, in faith, and in purity.

Worrell New Testament

Let no one despise your youth; but become a model for believers, in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Worsley New Testament

Let no one have cause to despise thy youth; but he thou an example to believers in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Youngs Literal Translation

let no one despise thy youth, but a pattern become thou of those believing in word, in behaviour, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
καταφρονέω 
Kataphroneo 
Usage: 6

no man
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

καταφρονέω 
Kataphroneo 
Usage: 6

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

νεότης 
Neotes 
Usage: 5

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

be thou
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

an example
τύπος 
Tupos 
Usage: 16

of the believers
πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

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

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

ἀναστροφή 
Anastrophe 
Usage: 13

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

References

Images 1 Timothy 4:12

Context Readings

Instructions For Ministry

11 Command this and teach this. 12 Let no one think slightingly of you because you are a young man; but in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, be an example for your fellow Christians to imitate. 13 Till I come, bestow your attention on reading, exhortation and teaching.



Cross References

2 Timothy 2:22

Keep a strong curb, however, on your youthful cravings; and strive for integrity, good faith, love, peace, in company with all who pray to the Lord with pure hearts.

Titus 2:7

and above all make your own life a pattern of right conduct, having in your teaching no taint of insincerity, but a serious tone,

1 Peter 5:3

not lording it over your Churches but proving yourselves patterns for the flock to imitate.

Matthew 18:10

"Beware of ever despising one of these little ones, for I tell you that in Heaven their angels have continual access to my Father who is in Heaven.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Be imitators of me, in so far as I in turn am an imitator of Christ.

1 Corinthians 16:10-11

If Timothy pays you a visit, see that he is free from fear in his relations with you; for he is engaged in the Master's work just as I am.

2 Corinthians 6:4-17

On the contrary, as God's servants, we seek their full approval--by unwearied endurance, by afflictions, by distress, by helplessness;

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever wins respect, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovable, whatever is of good repute--if there is any virtue or anything deemed worthy of praise--cherish the thought of these things.

1 Thessalonians 1:6

And you followed the pattern set you by us and by the Master, after you had received the Message amid severe persecution, and yet with the joy which the Holy Spirit gives,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You yourselves are witnesses--and God is witness--how holy and upright and blameless our dealings with you believers were.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

For you yourselves know that it is your duty to follow our example. There was no disorder in our lives among you,

1 Timothy 1:14

and the grace of our Lord came to me in overflowing fulness, conferring faith on me and the love which is in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:7

Mark well what I am saying: the Lord will give you discernment in everything.

2 Timothy 2:15

Earnestly seek to commend yourself to God as a servant who, because of his straightforward dealing with the word of truth, has no reason to feel any shame.

Titus 2:15

Thus speak, exhort, reprove, with all impressiveness. Let no one make light of your authority.

James 3:13

Which of you is a wise and well-instructed man? Let him prove it by a right life with conduct guided by a wisely teachable spirit.

James 3:17

The wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceful, courteous, not self-willed, full of compassion and kind actions, free from favouritism and from all insincerity.

2 Peter 1:5-8

But for this very reason--adding, on your part, all earnestness-- along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge;

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