Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

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

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

to older women as mothers, to younger women as sisters, in all purity [being careful to maintain appropriate relationships].

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.

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.

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 Never reprove an older man, but always appeal to him as a father. Treat younger men like brothers, 2 older women like mothers, younger women like sisters, with perfect purity. 3 Always care for widows who are really dependent.



Cross References

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my mother and sister and brother."

John 19:26-27

So Jesus, on seeing His mother and the disciple whom He loved standing near, said to His mother, "There is your son."

Philippians 4:8

Now, brothers, practice thinking on what is true, what is honorable, what is right, what is pure, what is lovable, what is high-toned, yes, on everything that is excellent or praiseworthy.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one think little of you because you are young, but always set an example for believers, in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity.

1 Timothy 5:3

Always care for widows who are really dependent.

2 Timothy 2:22

You must keep on fleeing from the evil impulses of youth, but ever strive for uprightness, faith, love, and peace, in association with those who call upon the Lord with pure hearts.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Continue to abstain from every sort of evil.

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