Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The Support of WidowsSupport widows who are genuinely widows.

New American Standard Bible

Honor widows who are widows indeed;

King James Version

Honour widows that are widows indeed.

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Honour widows that are widows indeed.

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 older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters. 3 The Support of WidowsSupport widows who are genuinely widows. 4 But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.



Cross References

Acts 6:1

In those days, as the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived, they led him to the room upstairs. And all the widows approached him, weeping and showing him the robes and clothes that Dorcas had made while she was with them.

Exodus 20:12

Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Deuteronomy 10:18

He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner, giving him food and clothing.

Deuteronomy 14:29

Then the Levite, who has no portion or inheritance among you, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow within your gates may come, eat, and be satisfied. And the Lord your God will bless you in all the work of your hands that you do.

Deuteronomy 16:11

Rejoice before Yahweh your God in the place where He chooses to have His name dwell—you, your son and daughter, your male and female slave, the Levite within your gates, as well as the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow among you.

Deuteronomy 16:14

Rejoice during your festival—you, your son and daughter, your male and female slave, as well as the Levite, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow within your gates.

Deuteronomy 27:19

‘The one who denies justice to a foreigner, a fatherless child, or a widow is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

Job 29:13

The dying man blessed me,
and I made the widow’s heart rejoice.

Job 31:16

If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,

Psalm 68:5

God in His holy dwelling is
a father of the fatherless
and a champion of widows.

Psalm 94:6

They kill the widow and the foreigner
and murder the fatherless.

Psalm 146:9

The Lord protects foreigners
and helps the fatherless and the widow,
but He frustrates the ways of the wicked.

Jeremiah 49:11

Abandon your fatherless; I will preserve them;
let your widows trust in Me.

Matthew 15:6

he does not have to honor his father.’ In this way, you have revoked God’s word because of your tradition.

Matthew 23:13

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.

Luke 2:37

and was a widow for 84 years. She did not leave the temple complex, serving God night and day with fasting and prayers.

Luke 7:12

Just as He neared the gate of the town, a dead man was being carried out. He was his mother’s only son, and she was a widow. A large crowd from the city was also with her.

John 1:47

Then Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him and said about him, “Here is a true Israelite; no deceit is in him.”

1 Thessalonians 2:6

and we didn’t seek glory from people, either from you or from others.

1 Timothy 5:2

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

1 Timothy 5:4-5

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.

1 Timothy 5:9-11

No widow should be placed on the official support list unless she is at least 60 years old, has been the wife of one husband,

1 Timothy 5:16-17

If any believing woman has widows in her family, she should help them, and the church should not be burdened, so that it can help those who are genuinely widows.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the Emperor.

1 Peter 3:7

Husbands, in the same way, live with your wives with an understanding of their weaker nature yet showing them honor as coheirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

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