Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.

King James Version

And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Holman Bible

At the same time, they also learn to be idle, going from house to house; they are not only idle, but are also gossips and busybodies, saying things they shouldn't say.

International Standard Version

At the same time, they also learn how to be lazy while going from house to house. Not only this, but they even become gossips and keep busy by interfering in other people's lives, saying things they should not say.

A Conservative Version

And also at the same time they learn to be idle, roving the houses, and not only idle, but also babbling and meddlesome, speaking things that they ought not.

American Standard Version

And withal they learn also to be idle, going about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Amplified

Moreover, as they go about from house to house, they learn to be idlers, and not only idlers, but gossips and busybodies, saying what they should not say and talking of things they should not mention.

An Understandable Version

And on top of that, they learn to be idle, going around from house to house; and not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things they should not be.

Anderson New Testament

At the same time, also, they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also, and busybodies, speaking things which are not proper.

Bible in Basic English

And they get into the way of doing no work, going about from house to house; and not only doing no work, but talking foolishly, being over-interested in the business of others, saying things which they have no right to say.

Common New Testament

Besides, they learn to be idle, going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things they ought not to.

Daniel Mace New Testament

besides, having nothing to do, they get the habit of rambling from one house to another, and are not only idling, but prattle and intermeddle, and utter what is not decent.

Darby Translation

And, at the same time, they learn also to be idle, going about to people's houses; and not only idle, but also gossipers and meddlers, speaking things not becoming.

Godbey New Testament

and at the same time they learn to be idle, going about houses; and not only idle, but also loquacious even busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Goodspeed New Testament

Besides, as they go about from house to house they learn to be idle, and not only idle but gossips and busybodies, and talk of things they ought not to mention.

John Wesley New Testament

And withal they learn to be idle, going about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers and busy bodies, speaking what they ought not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Julia Smith Translation

And at the same time also they learn to be idle, going round about the houses; and not only idle, but also indulging in idle talk, and occupied with unnecessary things, speaking things not becoming.

King James 2000

And at the same time they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but gossips also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And at the same time also, going around from house to house, they learn [to be] idle, and not only idle, but also gossipy and busybodies, saying the things [that are] not necessary.

Modern King James verseion

And with it all they also learn to be idle, going around the houses; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things they ought not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And also they learn to go from house to house idle, yea not idle only, but also trifling and busybodies, speaking things which are not comely.

Moffatt New Testament

Besides, they become idle unconsciously by gadding about from one house to another ??and not merely idle but gossips and busybodies, repeating things they have no right to mention.

Montgomery New Testament

Moreover, they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house, and are not only idlers, but gossips also, and busybodies, repeating things they ought not.

NET Bible

And besides that, going around from house to house they learn to be lazy, and they are not only lazy, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things they should not.

New Heart English Bible

Besides, they also learn to be idle, going about from house to house. Not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not.

Noyes New Testament

and withal they learn to be idle, going about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also, and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Sawyer New Testament

and at the same time also, being idle, they learn to go from house to house, and not only are they idle, they are also tattlers and mischief makers, saying what they ought not.

The Emphasized Bible

At the same time, to be idlers, are they learning, going about from house to house; and, not only idlers, but, gossips, also, and, busybodies, - saying the things they ought not,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And at the same time also they learn to be idle, visiting about in the houses; and not merely idle, but talkative and inquisitive, speaking things they ought not.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And not only that, but they learn to be idle as they go about from house to house. Nor are they merely idle, but they also become gossips and busy-bodies, and talk of what they ought not.

Webster

And at the same time they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also, and busy-bodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Weymouth New Testament

And at the same time they also learn to be idle as they go round from house to house; and they are not only idle, but are gossips also and busybodies, speaking of things that ought not to be spoken of.

Williams New Testament

Besides, as they get the habit of gadding about from house to house, they learn to be idle, and not only idle but gossips and busybodies, talking of things they ought not to mention.

World English Bible

Besides, they also learn to be idle, going about from house to house. Not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not.

Worrell New Testament

And, at the same time, they learn to be idle, going around from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busy-bodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Worsley New Testament

And withal being idle they learn to go about from house to house: and are not only idle, but tatlers also and busy-bodies, talking of things unbecoming them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and at the same time also, they learn to be idle, going about the houses; and not only idle, but also tattlers and busybodies, speaking the things they ought not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἅμα 
Hama 
together, withal, with, and,
Usage: 6

μανθάνω 
manthano 
Usage: 20

to be idle
ἀργός 
Argos 
Usage: 4

περιέρχομαι 
Perierchomai 
Usage: 4

οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

and
δέ 
De 

but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 2184
Usage: 0

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

ἀργός 
Argos 
Usage: 4

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

φλύαρος 
Phluaros 
Usage: 1


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

περίεργος 
Periergos 
Usage: 2

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

12 thus incurring condemnation, because they have set aside their previous pledge. 13 At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention. 14 Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;



Cross References

Proverbs 20:19

He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.

Titus 1:11

who must be silenced because they are upsetting whole families, teaching things they should not teach for the sake of sordid gain.

1 Peter 4:15

Make sure that none of you suffers as a murderer, or thief, or evildoer, or a troublesome meddler;

Leviticus 19:16

'You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.

Proverbs 31:27

She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.

Luke 10:7

"Stay in that house, eating and drinking what they give you; for the laborer is worthy of his wages. Do not keep moving from house to house.

Acts 20:20

how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and from house to house,

Acts 20:30

and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

2 Thessalonians 3:6-11

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

James 3:10

from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.

3 John 1:10

For this reason, if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with wicked words; and not satisfied with this, he himself does not receive the brethren, either, and he forbids those who desire to do so and puts them out of the church.

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