Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers;

New American Standard Bible

Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,

King James Version

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

Holman Bible

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,

International Standard Version

Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him as if he were your father. Treat younger men like brothers,

A Conservative Version

Do not rebuke an elder man, but entreat him as a father, younger men as brothers,

American Standard Version

Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brethren:

Amplified

Do not sharply reprimand an older man, but appeal to him as [you would to] a father, to younger men as brothers,

An Understandable Version

Do not rebuke an older man, but appeal to him as [you would to] your father. [Appeal to] the younger men as [you would to] your brothers;

Anderson New Testament

Do not rebuke an elderly man, but entreat him as a father; the younger men, as brothers:

Bible in Basic English

Do not say sharp words to one who has authority in the church, but let your talk be as to a father, and to the younger men as to brothers:

Common New Testament

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Don't treat a senior with harsh reproof, but exhort him as a father, and the young men, as brethren:

Darby Translation

Rebuke not an elder sharply, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brethren,

Godbey New Testament

Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers:

Goodspeed New Testament

Never reprove an older man, but appeal to him as to a father. Treat younger men like brothers,

John Wesley New Testament

Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father, the younger men as brethren;

Julia Smith Translation

An elder shouldest thou not reprove, but beseech as a father; the younger as brethren;

King James 2000

Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brothers;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not rebuke an older man, but appeal to [him] as a father, younger men as brothers,

Modern King James verseion

Do not sharply rebuke an elder, but exhort as a father, and the younger ones as brothers,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Rebuke not an elder: but exhort him as a father, and the younger men as brethren,

Moffatt New Testament

Never censure an older man harshly; appeal to him as a father. Treat younger men like brothers,

Montgomery New Testament

Do not reprimand an aged man, but continue pleading with him as if he were your father. Treat the young men as brothers,

NET Bible

Do not address an older man harshly but appeal to him as a father. Speak to younger men as brothers,

Noyes New Testament

Do not sharply rebuke an aged man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men, as brethren;

Sawyer New Testament

Rebuke not an aged man, but entreat him as a father, the younger men as brothers,

The Emphasized Bible

An elderly man, do not thou reprimand, but beseech him, as though he were thy father, - younger men, as brothers,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

REBUKE not harshly an aged man, but admonish him as a father; the younger men as brethren;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not reprimand an older man, but plead with him as if he were your father. Treat the young men as brothers,

Webster

Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

Weymouth New Testament

Never administer a sharp reprimand to a man older than yourself; but entreat him as if he were your father, and the younger men as brothers;

Williams New Testament

Never reprove an older man, but always appeal to him as a father. Treat younger men like brothers,

World English Bible

Don't rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers;

Worrell New Testament

Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father; the younger men, as brethren:

Worsley New Testament

Do not chide a senior, but exhort him as a father; and younger men as brethren:

Youngs Literal Translation

An aged person thou mayest not rebuke, but be entreating as a father; younger persons as brethren;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐπιπλήσσω 
Epiplesso 
Usage: 1

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

an elder
πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

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

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

him as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

a father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

and the younger men
νέος νεώτερος 
Neos 
Usage: 11

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

References

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

1 Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers; 2 the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.



Cross References

Leviticus 19:32

"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am the LORD.

Galatians 6:1

Brothers, even if a man is caught in some fault, you who are spiritual must restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; looking to yourself so that you also are not tempted.

Titus 2:6

Likewise, exhort the younger men to be sober minded;

1 Peter 5:5-6

Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, towards one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Deuteronomy 33:9

who said of his father, and of his mother, 'I have not seen him;' Neither did he acknowledge his brothers, Nor did he know his own children: For they have observed your word, and keep your covenant.

Matthew 18:15-17

"If your brother sins against you, go, show him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained back your brother.

Matthew 23:8

But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for one is your Teacher, and all of you are brothers.

Acts 14:23

When they had appointed elders for them in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Acts 15:4

When they had come to Jerusalem, they were received by the church and the apostles and the elders, and they reported all things that God had done with them.

Acts 15:6

The apostles and the elders were gathered together to see about this matter.

Acts 20:17

From Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called to himself the elders of the church.

Romans 13:7

Give therefore to everyone what you owe: taxes to whom taxes are due; customs to whom customs; respect to whom respect; honor to whom honor.

Galatians 2:11-14

But when Cephas came to Antioch, I resisted him to his face, because he stood condemned.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

1 Timothy 5:19-20

Do not receive an accusation against an elder, except at the word of two or three witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

The Lord's servant must not quarrel, but be gentle towards all, able to teach, patient,

Titus 1:5-6

I left you in Crete for this reason, that you would set in order the things that were lacking, and appoint elders in every city, as I directed you;

Titus 2:2

that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:

Titus 2:2

that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:

James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.

James 5:14

Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord,

1 Peter 5:1

Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and who will also share in the glory that will be revealed.

2 John 1:1

The elder, to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not I only, but also all those who know the truth;

3 John 1:1

The elder to Gaius the beloved, whom I love in truth.

Revelation 4:4

Around the throne were twenty-four thrones. On the thrones were twenty-four elders sitting, dressed in white garments, with crowns of gold on their heads.

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