Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Honor widows who are widows indeed;

King James Version

Honour widows that are widows indeed.

Holman Bible

Support widows who are genuinely widows.

International Standard Version

Honor widows who have no other family members to care for them.

A Conservative Version

Support widows, the real widows.

American Standard Version

Honor widows that are widows indeed.

Amplified

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

An Understandable Version

Show consideration for true widows [i.e., those destitute of family members to care for them].

Anderson New Testament

Honor widows that are widows indeed.

Bible in Basic English

Give honour to widows who are truly widows.

Common New Testament

Honor widows who are real widows.

Daniel Mace New Testament

show regard to widows that are really such.

Darby Translation

Honour widows who are really widows;

Godbey New Testament

Honor widows who are truly widows.

Goodspeed New Testament

Look after widows who are really dependent.

John Wesley New Testament

Honour widows that are widows indeed. But if any widow have children or grand children, let these learn first to shew piety at home,

Julia Smith Translation

Honour widows, truly widows.

King James 2000

Honor widows that are widows indeed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Honor widows [who are] truly widows.

Modern King James verseion

Honor widows who are widows indeed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Honour widows which are true widows.

Moffatt New Testament

Widows who really need it must be supported from the funds.

Montgomery New Testament

Ever honor widows who are really widows;

NET Bible

Honor widows who are truly in need.

New Heart English Bible

Honor widows who are widows indeed.

Noyes New Testament

Honor as widows those that are widows indeed.

Sawyer New Testament

Support the widows who are widows indeed.

The Emphasized Bible

Widows, honour thou - who indeed are widows: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Honour the widows, that are widows indeed.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Show consideration for widows--I mean those who are really widowed.

Webster

Honor widows that are widows indeed.

Weymouth New Testament

Honour widows who are really in need.

Williams New Testament

Always care for widows who are really dependent.

World English Bible

Honor widows who are widows indeed.

Worrell New Testament

Honor widows who are widows indeed.

Worsley New Testament

Honour widows who are widows indeed.

Youngs Literal Translation

honour widows who are really widows;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τιμάω 
Timao 
Usage: 7

χήρα 
Chera 
χήρα 
Chera 
Usage: 18
Usage: 18

ὄντως 
Ontos 
Usage: 9

References

American

Fausets

Images 1 Timothy 5:3

Prayers for 1 Timothy 5:3

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

2 the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity. 3 Honor widows who are widows indeed; 4 but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.



Cross References

Acts 6:1

Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food.

Acts 9:39

So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

Exodus 20:12

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 10:18

He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows His love for the alien by giving him food and clothing.

Deuteronomy 14:29

The Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the orphan and the widow who are in your town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and you shall rejoice before the Lord your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite who is in your town, and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst, in the place where the Lord your God chooses to establish His name.

Deuteronomy 16:14

and you shall rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your towns.

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursed is he who distorts the justice due an alien, orphan, and widow.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Job 29:13

“The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me,
And I made the widow’s heart sing for joy.

Job 31:16

“If I have kept the poor from their desire,
Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Psalm 68:5

A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows,
Is God in His holy habitation.

Psalm 94:6

They slay the widow and the stranger
And murder the orphans.

Psalm 146:9

The Lord protects the strangers;
He supports the fatherless and the widow,
But He thwarts the way of the wicked.

Jeremiah 49:11

“Leave your orphans behind, I will keep them alive;
And let your widows trust in Me.”

Matthew 15:6

he is not to honor his father or his mother.’ And by this you invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition.

Matthew 23:13

But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Luke 2:37

and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.

Luke 7:12

Now as He approached the gate of the city, a dead man was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and a sizeable crowd from the city was with her.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and *said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!”

1 Thessalonians 2:6

nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, even though as apostles of Christ we might have asserted our authority.

1 Timothy 5:2

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

1 Timothy 5:4-5

but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:9-11

A widow is to be put on the list only if she is not less than sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,

1 Timothy 5:16-17

If any woman who is a believer has dependent widows, she must assist them and the church must not be burdened, so that it may assist those who are widows indeed.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.

1 Peter 3:7

You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

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