Parallel Verses

Amplified

Till I come, devote yourself to [public and private] reading, to exhortation (preaching and personal appeals), and to teaching and instilling doctrine.

New American Standard Bible

Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.

King James Version

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

Holman Bible

Until I come, give your attention to public reading, exhortation, and teaching.

International Standard Version

Until I arrive, give your full concentration to the public reading of Scripture, to exhorting, and to teaching.

A Conservative Version

Until I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

American Standard Version

Till I come, give heed to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

An Understandable Version

Until I come [to you], pay attention to the [public] reading [of Scripture], to exhorting people and to teaching.

Anderson New Testament

Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Bible in Basic English

Till I come, give attention to the reading of the holy Writings, to comforting the saints, and to teaching.

Common New Testament

Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching.

Daniel Mace New Testament

while I am absent apply yourself to reading, to exhortation, and instruction.

Darby Translation

Till I come, give thyself to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Godbey New Testament

Until I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Goodspeed New Testament

Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, preaching, and teaching.

John Wesley New Testament

Till I come, give thyself to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Until I come, occupy thyself reading, exhorting, teaching.

Julia Smith Translation

Till I come, hold to reading loud, to entreaty, to doctrine.

King James 2000

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Until I come, pay attention to the [public] reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Modern King James verseion

Until I come, attend to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, and to doctrine.

Moffatt New Testament

Attend to your Scripture-reading, your preaching, and your teaching, till I come.

Montgomery New Testament

Be applying yourself until I come to public reading, preaching, and teaching.

NET Bible

Until I come, give attention to the public reading of scripture, to exhortation, to teaching.

New Heart English Bible

Until I come, pay attention to reading, to exhortation, and to teaching.

Noyes New Testament

Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Sawyer New Testament

Till I come attend to reading, exhortation, teaching.

The Emphasized Bible

While I am coming, be giving heed - to the reading, to the exhorting, to the teaching:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Till I come, apply to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Till I come, apply yourself to public reading, preaching, and teaching.

Webster

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

Weymouth New Testament

Till I come, bestow your attention on reading, exhortation and teaching.

Williams New Testament

Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of the Scriptures, and to preaching and teaching.

World English Bible

Until I come, pay attention to reading, to exhortation, and to teaching.

Worrell New Testament

Until I come, give heed to the reading, to the exhortation, to the teaching.

Worsley New Testament

Till I come attend to reading, to exhortation, and teaching.

Youngs Literal Translation

till I come, give heed to the reading, to the exhortation, to the teaching;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

I come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

to reading
ἀνάγνωσις 
Anagnosis 
Usage: 3

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Timothy 4:13

Images 1 Timothy 4:13

Prayers for 1 Timothy 4:13

Context Readings

Instructions For Ministry

12 Let no one despise or think less of you because of your youth, but be an example (pattern) for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity. 13 Till I come, devote yourself to [public and private] reading, to exhortation (preaching and personal appeals), and to teaching and instilling doctrine. 14 Do not neglect the gift which is in you, [that special inward endowment] which was directly imparted to you [by the Holy Spirit] by prophetic utterance when the elders laid their hands upon you [at your ordination].



Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:19

And he shall keep it with him, and he shall read in it all the days of his life, that he may learn [reverently] to fear the Lord his God, by keeping all the words of this law and these statutes and doing them,

Joshua 1:8

This Book of the Law shall not depart out of your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, that you may observe and do according to all that is written in it. For then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall deal wisely and have good success.

Psalm 1:2-3

But his delight and desire are in the law of the Lord, and on His law (the precepts, the instructions, the teachings of God) he habitually meditates (ponders and studies) by day and by night.

Psalm 119:97-104

Oh, how love I Your law! It is my meditation all the day.

Proverbs 2:4-5

If you seek [Wisdom] as for silver and search for skillful and godly Wisdom as for hidden treasures,

Matthew 13:51-52

Have you understood all these things [parables] taken together? They said to Him, Yes, Lord.

John 5:39

You search and investigate and pore over the Scriptures diligently, because you suppose and trust that you have eternal life through them. And these [very Scriptures] testify about Me!

Acts 6:4

But we will continue to devote ourselves steadfastly to prayer and the ministry of the Word.

Acts 17:11

Now these [Jews] were better disposed and more noble than those in Thessalonica, for they were entirely ready and accepted and welcomed the message [ concerning the attainment through Christ of eternal salvation in the kingdom of God] with inclination of mind and eagerness, searching and examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Romans 12:8

He who exhorts (encourages), to his exhortation; he who contributes, let him do it in simplicity and liberality; he who gives aid and superintends, with zeal and singleness of mind; he who does acts of mercy, with genuine cheerfulness and joyful eagerness.

1 Corinthians 14:3

But [on the other hand], the one who prophesies [who interprets the divine will and purpose in inspired preaching and teaching] speaks to men for their upbuilding and constructive spiritual progress and encouragement and consolation.

1 Corinthians 14:6

Now, brethren, if I come to you speaking in [unknown] tongues, how shall I make it to your advantage unless I speak to you either in revelation (disclosure of God's will to man) in knowledge or in prophecy or in instruction?

1 Corinthians 14:26

What then, brethren, is [the right course]? When you meet together, each one has a hymn, a teaching, a disclosure of special knowledge or information, an utterance in a [strange] tongue, or an interpretation of it. [But] let everything be constructive and edifying and for the good of all.

1 Timothy 3:14-15

Although I hope to come to you before long, I am writing these instructions to you so that,

1 Timothy 4:6

If you lay all these instructions before the brethren, you will be a worthy steward and a good minister of Christ Jesus, ever nourishing your own self on the truths of the faith and of the good [Christian] instruction which you have closely followed.

1 Timothy 4:16

Look well to yourself [to your own personality] and to [your] teaching; persevere in these things [hold to them], for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

2 Timothy 2:15-17

Study and be eager and do your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial), a workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing [rightly handling and skillfully teaching] the Word of Truth.

2 Timothy 4:2

Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching.

Titus 2:15

Tell [them all] these things. Urge (advise, encourage, warn) and rebuke with full authority. Let no one despise or disregard or think little of you [conduct yourself and your teaching so as to command respect].

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