Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by them that believe and know the truth.

New American Standard Bible

men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.

King James Version

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

Holman Bible

They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth.

International Standard Version

They will try to stop people from marrying and from eating certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

A Conservative Version

forbidding to marry, to abstain from foods, which God created for partaking with thankfulness by those who believe and know the truth.

American Standard Version

forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by them that believe and know the truth.

Amplified

who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from [certain kinds of] foods which God has created to be gratefully shared by those who believe and have [a clear] knowledge of the truth.

An Understandable Version

They forbid people to get married and require them to avoid [eating] certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and [fully] know the truth.

Anderson New Testament

who forbid to marry, and command to abstain from meats, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe, and know the truth.

Bible in Basic English

Who keep men from being married and from taking food which God made to be taken with praise by those who have faith and true knowledge.

Common New Testament

who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

interdicting marriage; and the use of animal food; which God created for the repast of the faithful, who embrace the truth with thankfulness.

Darby Translation

forbidding to marry, bidding to abstain from meats, which God has created for receiving with thanksgiving for them who are faithful and know the truth.

Godbey New Testament

forbidding to marry, commanding to abstain from meats, which God created for reception with thanksgiving to the faithful and to those perfectly knowing the truth.

Goodspeed New Testament

who forbid people to marry and insist on abstinence from certain kinds of food that God created for men who believe and understand the truth to enjoy and give thanks for.

Julia Smith Translation

Hindering to marry, to keep from victuals which God created for participation, with thanks, for the faithful and them knowing the truth.

King James 2000

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from foods, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving of them who believe and know the truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who forbid marrying [and insist on] abstaining from foods that God created for sharing in with thankfulness by those who believe and who know the truth,

Modern King James verseion

forbidding to marry, saying to abstain from foods which God has created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with giving thanks, of them which believe, and know the truth.

Montgomery New Testament

who discourage marriage, and enjoin abstinence from foods which God created to be received with thankfulness, by those who believe, and have a clear knowledge of the truth.

NET Bible

They will prohibit marriage and require abstinence from foods that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

New Heart English Bible

forbidding marriage and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

Noyes New Testament

forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from food which God created to be received with thanksgiving, for those who believe and know the truth.

Sawyer New Testament

who forbid to marry, [command] to abstain from meat, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by the faithful and those who know the truth.

The Emphasized Bible

Forbidding to marry, commanding to abstain from foods which, God, created to be received with thanksgiving by them who believe and personally know the truth;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

prohibiting marriage, and enjoining abstinence from particular meats, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by the faithful, and those who acknowledge the truth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and they discourage marriage and enjoin abstinence from certain kinds of food; though God created these foods to be enjoyed thankfully by those who hold the Faith and have attained a full knowledge of the Truth.

Webster

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by them who believe and know the truth.

Weymouth New Testament

forbidding people to marry, and insisting on abstinence from foods which God has created to be partaken of, with thankfulness, by those who believe and have a clear knowledge of the truth.

Williams New Testament

who forbid people to marry and teach them to abstain from certain sorts of food which God created for the grateful enjoyment of those who have faith and a clear knowledge of the truth.

World English Bible

forbidding marriage and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

Worrell New Testament

forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from foods, which God created for reception with thanksgiving by those who believe and have full knowledge of the truth.

Worsley New Testament

and enjoining abstinence from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by those that believe and know the truth.

Youngs Literal Translation

forbidding to marry -- to abstain from meats that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those believing and acknowledging the truth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κωλύω 
Koluo 
Usage: 15

to marry
γαμέω 
Gameo 
Usage: 15

ἀπέχομαι 
Apechomai 
Usage: 6

βρῶμα 
Broma 
Usage: 15

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

κτίζω 
Ktizo 
Usage: 13

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

μετάληψις 
metalepsis 
to be received 9
Usage: 1

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

εὐχαριστία 
Eucharistia 
Usage: 15

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

and

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

ἐπιγινώσκω 
Epiginosko 
Usage: 37

Prayers for 1 Timothy 4:3

Context Readings

The Coming Apostasy

2 By the hypocrisy of them that speak lies, having their own consciences seared as with an hot iron: 3 Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by them that believe and know the truth. 4 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected, being received with thanksgiving.


Cross References

Romans 14:6

He that regardeth the day, regardeth it to the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord; for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God thanks.

Romans 14:6

He that regardeth the day, regardeth it to the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord; for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God thanks.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is honourable in all men, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

Colossians 2:16

Let none therefore judge you in meat, or drink, or in respect of a feast-day, or of the new-moon, or of sabbath-days: Which are shadow of things to come;

Colossians 2:16

Let none therefore judge you in meat, or drink, or in respect of a feast-day, or of the new-moon, or of sabbath-days: Which are shadow of things to come;

1 Corinthians 7:28

Yet if thou dost marry, thou hast not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she hath not sinned. Nevertheless such will have trouble in the flesh; but I spare you.

1 Corinthians 7:36-39

But if any think that he acteth indecently toward his virgin, if she be above age, and need so require, let him do what he will, he sinneth not: let them marry.

1 Corinthians 8:8

But meat commendeth us not to God; for neither if we eat, are we the better, nor if we eat not, are we the worse.

Colossians 3:17

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks unto God and the Father through him.

1 Timothy 4:4

For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected, being received with thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 4:4-30

For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected, being received with thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 4:4

For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected, being received with thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 4:4

For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected, being received with thanksgiving.

Matthew 14:19

and taking the five loaves and the two fishes, looking up to heaven, he blessed and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Matthew 15:36

And taking the seven loaves and the fishes, he gave thanks and brake them and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Luke 24:30

And he went in, to abide with them. And as he sat at table with them, he took the bread, and blessed it, and brake and gave to them.

John 6:23

(But there came other little vessels from Tiberias, near the place where they had eaten bread,

John 8:31-32

Then said Jesus to the Jews who believed on him, If ye continue in my word, ye are my disciples indeed:

Acts 10:13-15

And a voice came to him, Rise, Peter, kill and eat.

Acts 27:35

And having spoken thus, he took bread, and gave thanks to God before them all; and having broken it, he began to eat.

Romans 14:3

Let not him that eateth, despise him that eateth not: and let not him that eateth not, judge him that eateth; for God hath received him.

Romans 14:17

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

1 Corinthians 6:13

Meats are for the belly, and the belly for meats; yet God will destroy both it and them. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

1 Corinthians 10:30-31

For if I by grace am a partaker, why am I blamed for that for which I give thanks?

Colossians 2:20-23

Therefore if ye are dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as living in the world, receive ye ordinances,

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to Salvation, thro' sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth.

1 Timothy 2:4

Who willeth all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Hebrews 13:9

Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines; for it is good, that the heart be stablished with grace, not with meats, in which they that have walked have not been profited.

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