Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

Rebuke not an aged man, but entreat 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,

New Heart English Bible

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

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  Rebuke not an aged man, but entreat him as a father, the younger men as brothers, 2 the aged women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.



Cross References

Galatians 6:1

Brothers, if a man is overtaken with any fault, do you that are spiritual restore such a one with a spirit of meekness, considering yourself; lest you also be tried.

Titus 2:6

In like manner exhort the younger to be of a sound mind,

1 Peter 5:5-6

Let the younger in like manner be subject to the elder, and do you all be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility; for God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:5

Let the younger in like manner be subject to the elder, and do you all be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility; for God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.

Matthew 18:15-17

But if your brother sins against you, go and reprove him between you and him alone. If he hears you, you have gained your brother.

Matthew 23:8

But do not you be called Rabbi; For one is your teacher, and you are all brothers.

Acts 14:23

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

Acts 15:4

And when they came to Jerusalem they were received by the church, and the apostles, and the elders, and related what things God had done with them.

Acts 15:6

And the apostles and elders were assembled together to see about this matter.

Acts 20:17

And from Miletus sending to Ephesus he called for the elders of the church.

Romans 13:7

Pay to all their dues; a tax to whom a tax is due, a toll to whom a toll is due, fear to whom fear, and honor to whom honor.

Galatians 2:11-14

But when Peter came to Antioch I opposed him to his face, because he was to blame.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders who rule well be accounted worthy of a double compensation, especially those who labor in word and teaching.

1 Timothy 5:19-20

Against an elder receive not an accusation, except by two or three witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

and the servant of the Lord must not contend, but must be gentle to all, apt to teach, patient under evil,

Titus 1:5-6

For this cause I left you in Crete, that you might regulate things which are deficient, and appoint elders in every city, as I charged you,

Titus 2:2

That the aged men be sober, grave, of sound mind, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Titus 2:2

That the aged men be sober, grave, of sound mind, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be persuaded, full of mercy and of good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.

James 5:14

if any one is sick among you, let him send for the elders of the church, and let them pray for him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

1 Peter 5:1

The elders among you I exhort, who am a co-elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker of the glory to be revealed;

2 John 1:1

THE elder to the elect Curia and her children, whom I love in truth, and not I only but also all who have known the truth,

3 John 1:1

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

Revelation 4:4

And about the throne were twenty-four thrones; and on the thrones twenty-four elders sitting clothed in white robes, and having crowns of gold on their heads.

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