Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 through the hypocrisy of men who teach falsely and have their own consciences seared as with a hot iron; 3 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. 4 For everything that God has created is good, and nothing is to be cast aside, if only it is received with thanksgiving.


Cross References

Romans 14:6

He who regards the day as sacred, so regards it for the Master's sake; and he who eats certain food eats it for the Master's sake, for he gives thanks to God; and he who refrains from eating it refrains for the Master's sake, and he also gives thanks to God.

Romans 14:6

He who regards the day as sacred, so regards it for the Master's sake; and he who eats certain food eats it for the Master's sake, for he gives thanks to God; and he who refrains from eating it refrains for the Master's sake, and he also gives thanks to God.

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held in honour among all, and let the marriage bed be unpolluted; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Colossians 2:16

Therefore suffer no one to sit in judgement on you as to eating or drinking or with regard to a festival, a new moon or a sabbath.

Colossians 2:16

Therefore suffer no one to sit in judgement on you as to eating or drinking or with regard to a festival, a new moon or a sabbath.

1 Corinthians 7:28

Yet if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a maiden marries, she has not sinned. Such people, however, will have outward trouble. But I am for sparing you.

1 Corinthians 7:36-39

If, however, a father thinks he is acting unbecomingly towards his still unmarried daughter if she be past the bloom of her youth, and so the matter is urgent, let him do what she desires; he commits no sin; she and her suitor should be allowed to marry.

1 Corinthians 8:8

It is true that a particular kind of food will not bring us into God's presence; we are neither inferior to others if we abstain from it, nor superior to them if we eat it.

Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, and let it be through Him that you give thanks to God the Father.

1 Timothy 4:4

For everything that God has created is good, and nothing is to be cast aside, if only it is received with thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 4:4-30

For everything that God has created is good, and nothing is to be cast aside, if only it is received with thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 4:4

For everything that God has created is good, and nothing is to be cast aside, if only it is received with thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 4:4

For everything that God has created is good, and nothing is to be cast aside, if only it is received with thanksgiving.

Matthew 14:19

and He told all the people to sit down on the grass. Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and after looking up to heaven and blessing them, He broke up the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples distributed them to the people.

Matthew 15:36

and He took the seven loaves and the fish, and after giving thanks He broke them up and then distributed them to the disciples, and they to the people.

Luke 24:30

But as soon as He had sat down with them, and had taken the bread and had blessed and broken it, and was handing it to them,

John 6:23

Yet a number of small boats came from Tiberias to the neighbourhood of the place where they had eaten the bread after the Lord had given thanks.

John 8:31-32

Jesus therefore said to those of the Jews who had now believed in Him, "As for you, if you hold fast to my teaching, then you are truly my disciples;

Acts 10:13-15

and a voice came to him which said, "Rise, Peter, kill and eat."

Acts 27:35

Having said this he took some bread, and, after giving thanks to God for it before them all, he broke it in pieces and began to eat it.

Romans 14:3

Let not him who eats certain food look down upon him who abstains from it, nor him who abstains from it find fault with him who eats it; for God has received both of them.

Romans 14:17

For the Kingdom of God does not consist of eating and drinking, but of right conduct, peace and joy, through the Holy Spirit;

1 Corinthians 6:13

Food of all kinds is meant for the stomach, and the stomach is meant for food, and God will cause both of them to perish. Yet the body does not exist for the purpose of fornication, but for the Master's service, and the Master exists for the body;

1 Corinthians 10:30-31

If, so far as I am concerned, I partake with a grateful heart, why am I to be found fault with in regard to a thing for which I give thanks?"

Colossians 2:20-23

If you have died with Christ and have escaped from the world's rudimentary notions, why, as though your life still belonged to the world, do you submit to such precepts as

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

And from us thanks are always due to God on your behalf--brethren whom the Lord loves--because God from the beginning has chosen you for salvation through the Spirit's sanctifying influence and your belief in the truth.

1 Timothy 2:4

who is willing for all mankind to be saved and come to a full knowledge of the truth.

Hebrews 13:9

Do not be drawn aside by all sorts of strange teaching; for it is well to have the heart made stedfast through God's grace, and not by special kinds of food, from which those who scrupulously attend to them have derived no benefit.

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