Parallel Verses

Amplified

Let the elders who perform the duties of their office well be considered doubly worthy of honor [and of adequate financial support], especially those who labor faithfully in preaching and teaching.

New American Standard Bible

The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

King James Version

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

Holman Bible

The elders who are good leaders should be considered worthy of an ample honorarium, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

International Standard Version

Elders who handle their duties well should be considered worthy of double compensation, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

A Conservative Version

Let the elders who rule well be regarded worthy of double compensation, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

American Standard Version

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

An Understandable Version

The elders who lead [the church] well should be considered deserving of double honor [Note: This probably refers to financial support in addition to the honor of the office], especially those who work hard at [preaching] the word and at teaching it.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

Let rulers whose rule is good be honoured twice over, specially those whose work is preaching and teaching.

Common New Testament

The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let the presbyters that govern well receive a double salary, especially those who are employ'd in preaching and instructing.

Darby Translation

Let the elders who take the lead among the saints well be esteemed worthy of double honour, specially those labouring in word and teaching;

Godbey New Testament

Let the elders who stand before the people beautifully, be considered worthy of double remuneration, especially those laboring in the word and teaching.

Goodspeed New Testament

Elders who do their duties well should be considered as deserving twice as much as they get, particularly those who work at preaching and teaching.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let the elders that govern well be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in the word and doctrine.

Julia Smith Translation

Let the elders having presided well be deemed worthy of double honour, chiefly they being wearied in word and doctrine.

King James 2000

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The elders who lead well must be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor by speaking and teaching.

Modern King James verseion

Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in Word and doctrine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The elders that rule well are worthy of double honour, most specially they which labour in the word and in teaching.

Moffatt New Testament

Presbyters who are efficient presidents are to be considered worthy of ample remuneration, particularly those who have the task of preaching and teaching:

Montgomery New Testament

Let the elders who fill their offices well, be held worthy of twofold honor; especially those who have the task of preaching and teaching.

NET Bible

Elders who provide effective leadership must be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard in speaking and teaching.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor; especially they who labor in the word and in teaching.

Sawyer New Testament

Let the elders who rule well be accounted worthy of a double compensation, especially those who labor in word and teaching.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, the well presiding elders, of double honour, be accounted worthy, especially they who toil in discourse and teaching;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let the elders who preside properly be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who are laborious in preaching and teaching.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Those Officers of the Church who fill their office well should be held deserving of especial consideration, particularly those whose work lies in preaching and teaching.

Webster

Let the elders that rule well, be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.

Weymouth New Testament

Let the Elders who perform their duties wisely and well be held worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in preaching and teaching.

Williams New Testament

Elders who do their duties well should be considered as deserving twice the salary they get especially those who keep on toiling in preaching and teaching.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

Let elders who preside well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in word and teaching.

Worsley New Testament

Let the elders, who preside well, be counted worthy of double honor, especially those that labour in preaching and teaching.

Youngs Literal Translation

The well-leading elders of double honour let them be counted worthy, especially those labouring in word and teaching,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
ἀξιόω 
Axioo 
Usage: 7

the elders
πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
Usage: 8

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

ἀξιόω 
Axioo 
Usage: 7

of double
διπλοῦς 
Diplous 
Usage: 3

τιμή 
Time 
Usage: 43

μάλιστα 
Malista 
Usage: 12

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

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

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

and

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

Images 1 Timothy 5:17

Context Readings

Honoring Worthy Elders And Dealing With Sinners

16 If any believing woman or believing man has [relatives or persons in the household who are] widows, let him relieve them; let the church not be burdened [with them], so that it may [be free to] assist those who are truly widows (those who are all alone and are dependent). 17 Let the elders who perform the duties of their office well be considered doubly worthy of honor [and of adequate financial support], especially those who labor faithfully in preaching and teaching. 18 For the Scripture says, You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain, and again, The laborer is worthy of his hire.


Cross References

Romans 12:8

He who exhorts (encourages), to his exhortation; he who contributes, let him do it in simplicity and liberality; he who gives aid and superintends, with zeal and singleness of mind; he who does acts of mercy, with genuine cheerfulness and joyful eagerness.

Luke 10:7

And stay on in the same house, eating and drinking what they provide, for the laborer is worthy of his wages. Do not keep moving from house to house.

Philippians 2:29

Welcome him [home] then in the Lord with all joy, and honor and highly appreciate men like him,

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders and superiors in authority [for it was they] who brought to you the Word of God. Observe attentively and consider their manner of living (the outcome of their well-spent lives) and imitate their faith ( their conviction that God exists and is the Creator and Ruler of all things, the Provider and Bestower of eternal salvation through Christ, and their leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your spiritual leaders and submit to them [continually recognizing their authority over you], for they are constantly keeping watch over your souls and guarding your spiritual welfare, as men who will have to render an account [of their trust]. [Do your part to] let them do this with gladness and not with sighing and groaning, for that would not be profitable to you [either].

2 Kings 2:9

And when they had gone over, Elijah said to Elisha, Ask what I shall do for you before I am taken from you. And Elisha said, I pray you, let a double portion of your spirit be upon me.

Isaiah 40:2

Speak tenderly to the heart of Jerusalem, and cry to her that her time of service and her warfare are ended, that [her punishment is accepted and] her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received [punishment] from the Lord's hand double for all her sins.

Jeremiah 16:18

First [before I bring them back to their land] I will doubly recompense and punish them for their iniquity and their sin, because they have polluted My land with the carcasses of their detestable idols and with the abominable things offered to false gods with which they have filled My inheritance.

Jeremiah 17:18

Let those be put to shame who persecute me, but let me not be put to shame; let them be dismayed, but let me not be dismayed. Bring on them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

Zechariah 9:12

Return to the stronghold [of security and prosperity], you prisoners of hope; even today do I declare that I will restore double your former prosperity to you.

Matthew 9:37-38

Then He said to His disciples, The harvest is indeed plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Matthew 24:25

See, I have warned you beforehand.

Luke 10:1-2

Now after this the Lord chose and appointed seventy others and sent them out ahead of Him, two by two, into every town and place where He Himself was about to come (visit).

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful steward, the wise man whom his master will set over those in his household service to supply them their allowance of food at the appointed time?

John 4:38

I sent you to reap a crop for which you have not toiled. Other men have labored and you have stepped in to reap the results of their work.

Acts 11:30

And so they did, sending [their contributions] to the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 20:35

In everything I have pointed out to you [by example] that, by working diligently in this manner, we ought to assist the weak, being mindful of the words of the Lord Jesus, how He Himself said, It is more blessed (makes one happier and more to be envied) to give than to receive.

Acts 28:10

They showed us every respect and presented many gifts to us, honoring us with many honors; and when we sailed, they provided and put on [board our ship] everything we needed.

Romans 15:27

They were pleased to do it; and surely they are in debt to them, for if these Gentiles have come to share in their [the Jerusalem Jews'] spiritual blessings, then they ought also to be of service to them in material blessings.

Romans 16:12

Salute those workers in the Lord, Tryphaena and Tryphosa. Greet my dear Persis, who has worked so hard in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are fellow workmen (joint promoters, laborers together) with and for God; you are God's garden and vineyard and field under cultivation, [you are] God's building.

1 Corinthians 9:5-14

Have we not the right also to take along with us a Christian sister as wife, as do the other apostles and the Lord's brothers and Cephas (Peter)?

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not [found to be] for nothing (fruitless and without effect). In fact, I worked harder than all of them [the apostles], though it was not really I, but the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God which was with me.

1 Corinthians 16:16

I urge you to pay all deference to such leaders and to enlist under them and be subject to them, as well as to everyone who joins and cooperates [with you] and labors earnestly.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Laboring together [as God's fellow workers] with Him then, we beg of you not to receive the grace of God in vain [that merciful kindness by which God exerts His holy influence on souls and turns them to Christ, keeping and strengthening them -- "do not receive it to no purpose].

Galatians 6:6

Let him who receives instruction in the Word [of God] share all good things with his teacher [contributing to his support].

Philippians 2:16

Holding out [to it] and offering [to all men] the Word of Life, so that in the day of Christ I may have something of which exultantly to rejoice and glory in that I did not run my race in vain or spend my labor to no purpose.

Philippians 4:3

And I exhort you too, [my] genuine yokefellow, help these [two women to keep on cooperating], for they have toiled along with me in [the spreading of] the good news (the Gospel), as have Clement and the rest of my fellow workers whose names are in the Book of Life.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Now also we beseech you, brethren, get to know those who labor among you [recognize them for what they are, acknowledge and appreciate and respect them all] -- "your leaders who are over you in the Lord and those who warn and kindly reprove and exhort you.

1 Timothy 3:5

For if a man does not know how to rule his own household, how is he to take care of the church of God?

1 Timothy 4:6

If you lay all these instructions before the brethren, you will be a worthy steward and a good minister of Christ Jesus, ever nourishing your own self on the truths of the faith and of the good [Christian] instruction which you have closely followed.

1 Timothy 4:10

With a view to this we toil and strive, [yes and] suffer reproach, because we have [fixed our] hope on the living God, Who is the Savior (Preserver, Maintainer, Deliverer) of all men, especially of those who believe (trust in, rely on, and adhere to Him).

1 Timothy 4:16

Look well to yourself [to your own personality] and to [your] teaching; persevere in these things [hold to them], for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

1 Timothy 5:3

[Always] treat with great consideration and give aid to those who are truly widowed (solitary and without support).

2 Timothy 2:6

[It is] the hard-working farmer [who labors to produce] who must be the first partaker of the fruits.

2 Timothy 4:2

Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching.

Hebrews 13:24

Give our greetings to all of your spiritual leaders and to all of the saints (God's consecrated believers). The Italian Christians send you their greetings [also].

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain