Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

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

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,

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;

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 Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father, the younger men as brethren; 2 The elder women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.



Cross References

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in any fault, ye who are spiritual restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

Titus 2:6

The young men likewise exhort to be discreet, In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works,

1 Peter 5:5-6

In like manner, ye younger, submit yourselves to the elder, and be ye all subject to each other. Be ye cloathed with humility; for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:5

In like manner, ye younger, submit yourselves to the elder, and be ye all subject to each other. Be ye cloathed with humility; for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

Matthew 18:15-17

But if thy brother shall sin against thee, go and tell him his fault, between thee and him alone: if he will hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.

Matthew 23:8

But be not ye called Rabbi; for one is your teacher, and all ye are brethren.

Acts 14:23

And when they had ordained them presbyters in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Acts 15:4

And being come to Jerusalem, they were received by the church, and the apostles, and elders; and they declared all things which God had done with them.

Acts 15:6

And the apostles and elders came together, to consider of this matter.

Acts 20:17

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

Romans 13:7

Render therefore to all their due: tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom, fear to whom fear, honour to whom honour.

Galatians 2:11-14

But when Peter came to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be condemned.

1 Timothy 5:17

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

1 Timothy 5:19-20

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

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And a servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle toward all men,

Titus 1:5-6

For this cause I left thee in Crete, that thou mightest set in order the things which remain, and ordain elders in every city, as I appointed thee:

Titus 2:2

serious, prudent, sound in faith, love, patience:

Titus 2:2

serious, prudent, sound in faith, love, patience:

James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits,

James 5:14

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

1 Peter 5:1

The elders that are among you I exhort, who am a fellow-elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and likewise a partaker of the glory which shall be revealed,

2 John 1:1

The elder unto the elect Kuria and her children, whom I love in the truth, and not I only, but likewise all who know the truth, For the truth's sake,

3 John 1:1

The elder unto the well-beloved Caius, whom I truly love.

Revelation 4:4

And round about the throne were four and twenty thrones, and on the thrones four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment, and upon their heads crowns of gold.

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