Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

9 A widow, to be placed upon the list, must be not less than sixty years old, and one who has been the wife of but one husband. 10 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. 11 But exclude from the list the younger widows; for where they have become wanton against Christ, they desire to marry,



Cross References

1 Timothy 6:18

Charge them to practise benevolence, to be rich in good works, to be open-handed and generous,

Titus 3:8

This saying is trustworthy. On this I want you to firmly insist; that those who have faith in God must be careful to maintain honest occupations. Such counsels are good and profitable for men.

Luke 7:44

"You have rightly judged." answered Jesus, and turning to the woman, he said to Simon. "Do you see this woman? When I came into your house you gave me no water for my feet; but she has wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.

Acts 9:36

Among the disciples at Joppa was a woman named Tabitha??hich may be translated Dorcas or "Gazelle"?? woman whose life was full of good works and almsgiving, which she was doing continually.

1 Peter 2:12

Let your manner of life before the Gentiles be honest; so that, although they are now slandering you as evil-doers, they may, by beholding your noble conduct, come to glorify God, in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 2:12

Let your manner of life before the Gentiles be honest; so that, although they are now slandering you as evil-doers, they may, by beholding your noble conduct, come to glorify God, in the day of visitation.

Titus 2:7

In your teaching be serious and sincere.

Titus 2:7

In your teaching be serious and sincere.

Titus 2:7

In your teaching be serious and sincere.

Titus 2:7

In your teaching be serious and sincere.

Titus 2:7

In your teaching be serious and sincere.

Titus 2:7

In your teaching be serious and sincere.

Matthew 5:16

"So let your light shine before men that they may see good you do, and give glory to 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 to wipe them with her hair, while she tenderly kissed his feet, and poured the perfume over them.

John 13:5-15

Then he poured water into the basin, and began to wash the feet of his disciples and to wipe them with the towel with which he had girded himself.

Acts 6:3

"So, brothers, find from among your own number seven men of good reputation who are full of the Spirit and of wisdom, and we will appoint them over this business.

Acts 9:39

So Peter arose and went with them. On his arrival they took him up-stairs, and all the widows stood near him, weeping, and showing him the cloaks and garments which Dorcas used to make, while she was still with them.

Acts 10:22

"Cornelius," they answered, "a captain, a devout man, and God-fearing, of whom the whole, Jewish nation speaks well, was instructed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house, and to listen to your message."

Acts 16:14-15

Among them was a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, who belonged to the town of Thyatira. She, since she was a worshiper of God, listened to us, and the Lord opened her heart to attend to what Paul said.

Acts 22:12

"And a certain Ananias, a pious man according to the Law, well thought of by all the Jews who lived there,

Romans 12:13

Be liberal to needy saints. Practise hospitality.

Ephesians 2:10

for we are his handiwork, created in Christ Jesus for good deeds, which God predestined us to make our daily way of life.

Colossians 1:10

that you may walk worthy of the Lord in every kind of pleasing; that you may be fruitful in every kind of good work, and may increase in the knowledge of God;

1 Timothy 2:10

but (as becomes women proclaiming godliness) with the ornament of good deeds.

1 Timothy 3:7

He should also have a good reputation among outsiders, lest he fall into reproach, and into a snare of the devil.

1 Timothy 5:16

Any believing woman, who has widowed relatives, ought to relieve them and not let the church be burdened with them; so that the church may relieve the really destitute widows.

1 Timothy 5:25

So also noble deeds are conspicuous, and even if otherwise, they cannot be kept hidden.

2 Timothy 1:5

I have been reminded of that sincere faith which is in your heart; which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice, and, I am fully persuaded, dwells in you also.

2 Timothy 2:21

If then a man keeps himself clear of these latter, he will be a vessel for honor, consecrated, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

2 Timothy 3:15

and how from a child you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:17

so that the man of God may himself be complete, and completely equipped for every good work.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to redeem us from all iniquity, and to purify unto himself a people zealous of good works."

Titus 3:1

Remind them to be submissive to their rulers and authorities; let them be obedient, ready for every good work;

Titus 3:14

Let them want nothing, and "let our people learn to devote themselves to honest work to supply the necessities of their teachers," so that they be not unfruitful.

Hebrews 10:24

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

Hebrews 13:2

Do not neglect to show hospitality; for by it some have even entertained angels unawares.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good deed for the doing of his will, doing in you what is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory unto the ages of the ages! Amen!

1 Peter 4:9

Be hospitable to one another, without grudging.

3 John 1:12

All men bear testimony to Demetrius, and so does the truth itself. I also bear testimony to him; and you know that my testimony is true.

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