Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

well reported of for good works; if she hath brought up children, if she hath used hospitality to strangers, if she hath washed the saints feet, if she hath relieved the afflicted, if she hath diligently followed every good work.

New American Standard Bible

having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints’ feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.

King James Version

Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Holman Bible

and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

International Standard Version

She must be well known for her good actions as a woman who has raised children, welcomed strangers, washed the saints' feet, helped the suffering, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.

A Conservative Version

being testified in good works: if she has reared children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the feet of the sanctified, if she has relieved those who are afflicted, if she has followed every good work.

Amplified

and has a reputation for good deeds; [she is eligible] if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the feet of the saints (God’s people), if she has assisted the distressed, and has devoted herself to doing good in every way.

An Understandable Version

having a reputation for doing good deeds, [such as] bringing up children, showing hospitality to strangers, washing the feet of the saints [i.e., God's holy people], assisting people in trouble and devoting herself to doing all [other] kinds of good deeds.

Anderson New Testament

having a good reputation for good works; if she has borne children, if she has entertained strangers, if she has washed the saints feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.

Bible in Basic English

And if witness is given of her good works; if she has had the care of children, if she has been kind to travellers, washing the feet of the saints, helping those who are in trouble, giving herself to good works.

Common New Testament

and she must be well known for her good deeds, as one who has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the feet of the saints, relieved those in distress, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.

Daniel Mace New Testament

such as have been recommended by their good actions, by the education of their children, by their hospitality, by their officiousness to the faithful, by relieving the afflicted, and by the practice of every virtue.

Darby Translation

borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Godbey New Testament

being witness in beautiful works; if she has brought up children, if she has entertained strangers, if she has washed the feet of saints, if she has succored those in tribulation, if she has followed in every good work.

Goodspeed New Testament

and have a good reputation for Christian service, such as bringing up children, being hospitable to strangers, washing the feet of God's people, helping people in distress, or devoting herself to any form of doing good.

John Wesley New Testament

having been the wife of one husband, Well reported of for good works, if she hath brought up children, if she hath lodged strangers, if she hath washed the feet of the saints, if she hath relieved the afflicted, if she hath diligently followed every good work.

Julia Smith Translation

Testified of in good works; if she have brought up children, if she lodged strangers, if she washed the feet of the holy, if she relieved the pressed, if she followed every good work.

King James 2000

Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.

Lexham Expanded Bible

being well-attested by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has helped those who are oppressed, if she has devoted herself to every good work.

Modern King James verseion

well reported of for good works: if she brought up children, if she lodged strangers, if she washed the feet of saints, if she relieved the afflicted, if she followed after every good work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and well reported of in good works: if she have nourished children, if she have been liberal to strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have ministered unto them which were in adversity, if she were continually given unto all manner good works.

Moffatt New Testament

she must have a reputation for good service, as a woman who has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the feet of the saints, relieved distress, and interested herself in all good works.

Montgomery New Testament

She must be well reputed for good works, as one who has brought up a family, received strangers with hospitality, washed the feet of the saints, relieved the distressed, and diligently followed every good work.

NET Bible

and has a reputation for good works: as one who has raised children, practiced hospitality, washed the feet of the saints, helped those in distress -- as one who has exhibited all kinds of good works.

New Heart English Bible

being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.

Noyes New Testament

well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Sawyer New Testament

well reputed for good works, if she has brought up children, if she has exercised hospitality, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the distressed, if she has pursued every good work.

The Emphasized Bible

In noble works, being well-attested; - if she hath nourished children, if she hath shewn hospitality, if, saints feet, she hath washed, if, them who were in tribulation, she hath succoured, if, in every good, work she hath followed on:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

bringing attestation of her good works; that she hath well educated her children, that she hath been hospitable to strangers, that she hath washed the saints feet, that she hath assisted the afflicted, that she hath followed diligently every good work.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and be well spoken of for her kind actions. She should have brought up children, have shown hospitality to strangers, have washed the feet of her fellow Christians, have relieved those who were in distress, and devoted herself to every kind of good action.

Webster

Well reported of for good works; if she hath brought up children, if she hath lodged strangers, if she hath washed the saints' feet, if she hath relieved the afflicted, if she hath diligently followed every good work.

Weymouth New Testament

She must have been true to her one husband, and well reported of for good deeds, as having brought up children, received strangers hospitably, washed the feet of God's people, given relief to the distressed, and devoted herself to good works of every kind.

Williams New Testament

must have a reputation for doing good deeds, as bringing up children, being hospitable to strangers, washing the feet of God's people, helping people in distress, or devoting herself to any sort of doing good.

World English Bible

being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.

Worrell New Testament

noted for good works; if she nourished children, if she used hospitality, if she washed the saints' feet, if she relieved those in tribulation, if she diligently followed every good work.

Worsley New Testament

having been the wife of one man: in repute for good actions, if she have educated children, if she have entertained strangers, if she have washed the feet of saints, if she have relieved the afflicted, and diligently followed every good work.

Youngs Literal Translation

in good works being testified to: if she brought up children, if she entertained strangers, if saints' feet she washed, if those in tribulation she relieved, if every good work she followed after;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

for
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

καλός 
Kalos 
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 62
Usage: 70

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

if
εἰ 
Ei 
εἰ 
Ei 
εἰ 
Ei 
εἰ 
Ei 
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
if, whether, that, not tr,
if, whether, that, not tr,
if, whether, that, not tr,
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218
Usage: 218
Usage: 218
Usage: 218
Usage: 218

τεκνοτροφέω 
Teknotropheo 
Usage: 1

ξενοδοχέω 
Xenodocheo 
Usage: 1

νίπτω 
Nipto 
Usage: 11

the saints'
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πούς 
Pous 
Usage: 67

ἐπαρκέω 
Eparkeo 
Usage: 3

the afflicted
θλίβω 
Thlibo 
Usage: 9

ἐπακολουθέω 
Epakoloutheo 
Usage: 4

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

References

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Hastings

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

9 Let none be enrolled as a widow under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man, 10 well reported of for good works; if she hath brought up children, if she hath used hospitality to strangers, if she hath washed the saints feet, if she hath relieved the afflicted, if she hath diligently followed every good work. 11 But younger widows refuse: for when they have waxed wanton against Christ, they desire to marry;



Cross References

1 Timothy 6:18

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Titus 3:8

Faithful is the saying, and concerning these things I desire that thou affirm confidently, to the end that they who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men:

Luke 7:44

And turning to the woman, he said unto Simon, Seest thou this woman? I entered into thy house, thou gavest me no water for my feet: but she hath wetted my feet with her tears, and wiped them with her hair.

Acts 9:36

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

1 Peter 2:12

having your behavior seemly among the Gentiles; that, wherein they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Genesis 18:4

let now a little water be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:

Titus 2:7

in all things showing thyself an ensample of good works; in thy doctrine'showing uncorruptness, gravity,

Genesis 19:2

and he said, Behold now, my lords, turn aside, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your way. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.

Genesis 24:32

And the man came into the house, and he ungirded the camels. And he gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet and the feet of the men that were with him.

Leviticus 25:35

And if thy brother be waxed poor, and his hand fail with thee; then thou shalt uphold him: as a stranger and a sojourner shall he live with thee.

Psalm 119:4

Thou hast commanded us thy precepts, That we should observe them diligently.

Isaiah 1:17

learn to do well; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Matthew 5:16

Even so let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Luke 7:38

and standing behind at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.

John 13:5-15

Then he poureth water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.

Acts 6:3

Look ye out therefore, brethren, from among you seven men of good report, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

Acts 9:39

And Peter arose and went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.

Acts 10:22

And they said, Cornelius a centurion, a righteous man and one that feareth God, and well reported of by all the nation of the Jews, was warned of God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words from thee.

Acts 16:14-15

And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple of the city of Thyatira, one that worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened to give heed unto the things which were spoken by Paul.

Acts 22:12

And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, well reported of by all the Jews that dwelt there,

Romans 12:13

communicating to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.

Ephesians 2:10

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God afore prepared that we should walk in them.

Colossians 1:10

to walk worthily of the Lord unto all pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 Timothy 2:10

but (which becometh women professing godliness) through good works.

1 Timothy 3:7

Moreover he must have good testimony from them that are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

1 Timothy 5:16

If any woman that believeth hath widows, let her relieve them, and let not the church be burdened; that it mat relieve them that are widows indeed.

1 Timothy 5:25

In like manner also there are good works that are evident; and such as are otherwise cannot be hid.

2 Timothy 1:5

having been reminded of the unfeigned faith that is in thee; which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and, I am persuaded, in thee also.

2 Timothy 2:21

If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, meet for the master's use, prepared unto every good work.

2 Timothy 3:15

And that from a babe thou hast known the sacred writings which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:17

That the man of God may be complete, furnished completely unto every good work.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own possession, zealous of good works.

Titus 3:1

Put them in mind to be in subjection to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready unto every good work,

Titus 3:14

And let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

Hebrews 10:24

and let us consider one another to provoke unto love and good works;

Hebrews 13:2

Forget not to show love unto strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Hebrews 13:21

make you perfect in every good thing to do his will, working in us that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be the glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 4:9

using hospitality one to another without murmuring:

3 John 1:12

Demetrius hath the witness of all men , and of the truth itself: yea, we also bear witness: and thou knowest that our witness is true.

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