Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

I am minded, therefore, that, the younger ones, marry, bear children, be mistress of the house, - giving, no single occasion, unto the opposer, as a cause, of reviling;

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;

King James Version

I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

Holman Bible

Therefore, I want younger women to marry, have children, manage their households, and give the adversary no opportunity to accuse us.

International Standard Version

Therefore, I want younger widows to remarry, have children, manage their homes, and not give the enemy any chance to ridicule them.

A Conservative Version

I desire therefore the younger women to marry, to bear children, to manage house, to give not one occasion to him who opposes on account of slander.

American Standard Version

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, give no occasion to the adversary for reviling:

Amplified

So I want younger widows to get married, have children, manage their households, and not give opponents of the faith any occasion for slander.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, I want the younger widows to get married, have children and manage their homes, so that they do not give the enemy [i.e., non-Christians] an opportunity for speaking against [the church].

Anderson New Testament

I will, therefore, that the younger widows marry, bear children, man age the house, and thus give no occasion to the adversaries to speak reproachfully.

Bible in Basic English

So it is my desire that the younger widows may be married and have children, controlling their families, and giving the Evil One no chance to say anything against them,

Common New Testament

So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, manage their homes, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I enjoin therefore the young women to marry, to detest abortion, to govern their families, and give our enemies no handle for reproach.

Darby Translation

I will therefore that the younger marry, bear children, rule the house, give no occasion to the adversary in respect of reproach.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore I wish the younger women to marry, to raise up children, to rule the house, to give no occasion to the adversary for the sake of reproach;

Goodspeed New Testament

So I would have young women marry and have children and keep house and avoid giving our opponents any excuse for abusing us.

John Wesley New Testament

I counsel therefore the younger women to marry, bear children, guide the family, give no occasion of reproach to the adversary.

Julia Smith Translation

I wish therefore the younger to marry, to bear children, to rule the house, to give no occasion to him opposing for reproach.

King James 2000

I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, rule the house, give no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I want younger [widows] to marry, to bear children, to manage a household, to give the adversary no opportunity for reproach.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore I want the younger ones to marry, bear children, guide the house, giving no occasion to the adversary because of reproach.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will therefore that the younger women marry and bear children, and guide the house, and give none occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

Moffatt New Testament

So I prefer young widows to marry again, to bear children, to look after their households, and not to afford our opponents any chance of reviling us.

Montgomery New Testament

It is my wish, then, that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule their houses, and give no occasion to our adversary for railing.

NET Bible

So I want younger women to marry, raise children, and manage a household, in order to give the adversary no opportunity to vilify us.

New Heart English Bible

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for reviling.

Noyes New Testament

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, guide the house, give no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

Sawyer New Testament

I wish therefore the younger women to marry, bear children, keep house, give no occasion of reproach to the enemy;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I would therefore have the younger widows to marry, bear children, govern their house, give no occasion to the adversary to bring a reproach on them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore I advise young widows to marry, bear children, and attend to their homes, and so avoid giving the enemy an opportunity for scandal.

Webster

I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

Weymouth New Testament

I would therefore have the younger women marry, bear children, rule in domestic matters, and furnish the Adversary with no excuse for slander.

Williams New Testament

So I would have the younger women marry, have children, and keep house, so as not to give our opponents any occasion for slander.

World English Bible

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.

Worrell New Testament

I desire, therefore, that younger widows marry, bear children, rule a house-hold, give no occasion to the adversary for reproach;

Worsley New Testament

I would therefore have the younger widows marry, bear children, manage houshold affairs, and give no occasion to the adversary for reproach.

Youngs Literal Translation

I wish, therefore, younger ones to marry, to bear children, to be mistress of the house, to give no occasion to the opposer to reviling;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will
βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will, would, be minded, intend, be disposed, be willing, list, of his own will
Usage: 31

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

γαμέω 
Gameo 
Usage: 15

νέος νεώτερος 
Neos 
Usage: 11

γαμέω 
Gameo 
Usage: 15

τεκνογονέω 
Teknogoneo 
Usage: 1

guide the house
οἰκοδεσποτέω 
Oikodespoteo 
guide the house
Usage: 1

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

ἀφορμή 
Aphorme 
Usage: 7

to the adversary
ἀντίκειμαι 
Antikeimai 
Usage: 7

References

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

13 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, 14 I am minded, therefore, that, the younger ones, marry, bear children, be mistress of the house, - giving, no single occasion, unto the opposer, as a cause, of reviling; 15 For, already, some have turned aside after Satan:



Cross References

Titus 2:5

soberminded, chaste, workers at home, good, submitting themselves to their own husbands, - that, the word of God, be not defamed;

1 Timothy 6:1

Let, as many as are servants under a yoke, be counting, their own masters, worthy, of all honour, lest, the name of God and the teaching, be defamed.

1 Timothy 4:3

Forbidding to marry, commanding to abstain from foods which, God, created to be received with thanksgiving by them who believe and personally know the truth;

Titus 2:8

healthful discourse that cannot be condemned, in order that, he that is of the contrary part, may relent, having nothing to say concerning us that is disparaging:

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened towards the tent unto Sarah, - and said, Hasten thou three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make hearth-cakes.

Genesis 18:9

And they said unto him, As to Sarah thy wife -- And he said Lo! she is in the tent.

2 Samuel 12:14

Nevertheless, because thou hast greatly blasphemed Yahweh, by this thing, the very son that is born to thee, shall, die.

Proverbs 14:1

Every, wise woman, buildeth up her house, but, a foolish one, with her own hands, would break it down.

Proverbs 31:27-29

She looketh well to the goings of her household, and, the bread of idleness, will she not eat.

Daniel 6:4

Then, the ministers and the satraps, began seeking to find, occasion, against Daniel, in respect of the kingdom, - but, no occasion nor wickedness, could they find, inasmuch as, faithful, was he, and, neither error nor wickedness, could be found against him.

Luke 23:35-41

And the people were standing, looking on. But the rulers were sneering, saying - Others, he saved, let him save himself, - if, this, is, the Christ of God, the Chosen.

Romans 14:13

No longer, then, upon one another, let us be sitting in judgment, but, this, judge ye rather - not to be putting a cause of stumbling before your brother or an occasion to fall.

1 Corinthians 7:8-9

But I say, to the unmarried, and to the widows, good, were it for them, that they should abide, even as I;

2 Corinthians 11:12

But, what I am doing, I also will do, - that I may cut off the occasion of them who are wishing an occasion, that, wherein they are boasting themselves, they may be found even as also, we.

1 Timothy 2:8

I am minded, therefore, that - the men in every place be offering prayer, uplifting hands of lovingkindness, apart from anger and disputings;

1 Timothy 5:11

But, younger widows, decline thou; for, as soon as they wax wanton against the Christ, to marry, are they determined, -

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be honourable in all, and the bed undefiled, for, fornicators and adulterers, God, will judge.

1 Peter 4:14-15

If ye are being reproached in the name of Christ, happy are ye ! Because, the Spirit, of the glory, and the Spirit of God, unto you is bringing rest.

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