Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

G79
ἀδελφή 
Adelphe 
Usage: 18

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

1 Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers, 2 older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters. 3 The Support of WidowsSupport widows who are genuinely widows.



Cross References

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven, that person is My brother and sister and mother.”

John 19:26-27

When Jesus saw His mother and the disciple He loved standing there, He said to His mother, “Woman, here is your son.”

Philippians 4:8

Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral excellence and if there is any praise—dwell on these things.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise your youth; instead, you should be an example to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 5:3

The Support of WidowsSupport widows who are genuinely widows.

2 Timothy 2:22

Flee from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Stay away from every kind of evil.

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