Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

The elders who perform their leadership duties well are to be considered worthy of double honor (financial support), especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching [the word of God concerning eternal salvation through Christ].

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.

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 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. 17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching. 18 For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn. And, The laborer is worthy of his hire.


Cross References

Romans 12:8

or he that exhorteth, to his exhorting: he that giveth, let him do it with liberality; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Luke 10:7

And in that same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the laborer is worthy of his hire. Go not from house to house.

Philippians 2:29

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy; and hold such in honor:

Hebrews 13:7

Remember them that had the rule over you, men that spake unto you the word of God; and considering the issue of their life, imitate their faith.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit to them : for they watch in behalf of your souls, as they that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not with grief: for this were unprofitable for you.

2 Kings 2:9

And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I am taken from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me.

Isaiah 40:2

Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem; and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she hath received of Jehovah's hand double for all her sins.

Jeremiah 16:18

And first I will recompense their iniquity and their sin double, because they have polluted my land with the carcasses of their detestable things, and have filled mine inheritance with their abominations.

Jeremiah 17:18

Let them be put to shame that persecute me, but let not me be put to shame; let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed; bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

Zechariah 9:12

Turn you to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double unto thee.

Matthew 9:37-38

Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few.

Matthew 24:25

Behold, I have told you beforehand.

Luke 10:1-2

Now after these things the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself was about to come.

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall set over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season?

John 4:38

I sent you to reap that whereon ye have not labored: others have labored, and ye are entered into their labor.

Acts 11:30

which also they did, sending it to the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 20:35

In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring ye ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Acts 28:10

who also honored us with many honors; and when we sailed, they put on board such things as we needed.

Romans 15:27

Yea, it hath been their good pleasure; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they owe it to them also to minister unto them in carnal things.

Romans 16:12

Salute Tryphaena and Tryphosa, who labor in the Lord. Salute Persis the beloved, who labored much in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's fellow-workers: ye are God's husbandry, God's building.

1 Corinthians 9:5-14

Have we no right to lead about a wife that is a believer, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not found vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

1 Corinthians 16:16

that ye also be in subjection unto such, and to every one that helpeth in the work and laboreth.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together with him we entreat also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain

Galatians 6:6

But let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.

Philippians 2:16

holding forth the word of life; that I may have whereof to glory in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain neither labor in vain.

Philippians 4:3

Yea, I beseech thee also, true yokefellow, help these women, for they labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and the rest of my fellow-workers, whose names are in the book of life.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

But we beseech you, brethren, to know them that labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;

1 Timothy 3:5

(but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

1 Timothy 4:6

If thou put the brethren in mind of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished in the words of the faith, and of the good doctrine which thou hast followed until now :

1 Timothy 4:10

For to this end we labor and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of them that believe.

1 Timothy 4:16

Take heed to thyself, and to thy teaching. Continue in these things; for in doing this thou shalt save both thyself and them that hear thee.

1 Timothy 5:3

Honor widows that are widows indeed.

2 Timothy 2:6

The husbandmen that laboreth must be the first to partake of the fruits.

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

Hebrews 13:24

Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.

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