Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.

King James Version

The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Holman Bible

older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters.

International Standard Version

older women like mothers, and younger women like sisters, with absolute purity.

A Conservative Version

elder women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity.

American Standard Version

the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.

Amplified

[Treat] older women like mothers [and] younger women like sisters, in all purity.

An Understandable Version

[to] older women as [you would to] mothers; [to] the younger women as [you would to] your sisters, in a [morally] pure way.

Anderson New Testament

the elder women, as mothers; the younger women, as sisters, with all purity.

Bible in Basic English

To the older women as to mothers, to the younger as to sisters, with a clean heart.

Common New Testament

older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, in all purity.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the elder women as mothers; the younger, as sisters, with all purity.

Darby Translation

elder women as mothers, younger women as sisters, with all purity.

Godbey New Testament

the elderly women as mothers; the younger women as sisters, in all purity.

Goodspeed New Testament

older women like mothers, younger ones like sisters, with absolute purity.

John Wesley New Testament

The elder women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

the elder women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Julia Smith Translation

The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.

King James 2000

The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, with all purity.

Modern King James verseion

older women as mothers, the younger as sisters in all purity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the elder women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all pureness.

Moffatt New Testament

older women like mothers, younger women like sisters ??with perfect propriety.

Montgomery New Testament

the older women as mothers, the younger women as sisters in all purity.

NET Bible

older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters -- with complete purity.

New Heart English Bible

the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.

Noyes New Testament

the elder women, as mothers; the younger, as sisters, with all purity.

Sawyer New Testament

the aged women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.

The Emphasized Bible

Elderly women, as mothers, younger women, as sisters, in all chastity.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

the aged women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Twentieth Century New Testament

the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters--with all purity.

Webster

The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Weymouth New Testament

the elder women too as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, with perfect modesty.

Williams New Testament

older women like mothers, younger women like sisters, with perfect purity.

World English Bible

the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.

Worrell New Testament

the elder women, as mothers: younger, as sisters, in all purity.

Worsley New Testament

the elder women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Youngs Literal Translation

aged women as mothers, younger ones as sisters -- in all purity;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

as
ὡς 
Hos 
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417
Usage: 417

μήτηρ 
meter 
Usage: 55

the younger
νέος νεώτερος 
Neos 
Usage: 11

ἀδελφή 
Adelphe 
Usage: 18

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

1 Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers, 2 the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity. 3 Honor widows who are widows indeed;



Cross References

Matthew 12:50

"For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother."

John 19:26-27

When Jesus then saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He said to His mother, "Woman, behold, your son!"

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.

1 Timothy 5:3

Honor widows who are widows indeed;

2 Timothy 2:22

Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

abstain from every form of evil.

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