Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Honour widows, truly widows.

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

Honor and help those widows who are truly widowed [alone, 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,

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 elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity. 3 Honour widows, truly widows. 4 And if any widow have children or descendants, let them learn first to be pious to their own house, and to return recompenses to their progenitors: for this is good and acceptable before God.



Cross References

Acts 6:1

And in those days, the disciples multiplying, there was a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, because their widows were overlooked in the daily service.

Acts 9:39

And Peter having risen came with them. Whom having approached, they brought into the upper room: and all the widows stood before him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, being with them.

Exodus 20:12

Honor thy father and thy mother, so that thy days shall be prolon upon the land which Jehovah thy gave to thee.

Deuteronomy 10:18

He did the judgment of the orphan and the widow, and he loved the stranger to give to him bread and a garment

Deuteronomy 14:29

And the Levite came (because no portion and inheritance to him with thee) and the stranger, and the orphan, and the widow which is in thy gates, and ate and were satisfied; so that Jehovah thy God shall bless thee in all the work of thy hand which thou shalt do.

Deuteronomy 16:11

And rejoice before Jehovah thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy servant, and thy maid, and the Levite that is in thy gates, and the stranger, and the orphan and the widow, which are in the midst of thee in the place which Jehovah thy God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 16:14

And rejoice in thy festival, thou and thy son and thy daughter, and thy servant, and thy maid, and the Levite, and the stranger, and the orphan, and the widow, which are in thy gates:

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursing he turning away the judgment of the stranger, the orphan and the widow: and all the people said, Amen.

Job 29:13

The praise of him perishing will come upon me, and I shall cause the heart of the widow to rejoice.

Job 31:16

If I shall withhold from the desire of the poor, and cause the eyes of the widow to fail;

Psalm 68:5

A father of orphans and a judge of widows, God in his holy habitation.

Psalm 94:6

The widow and the stranger they will slay, and they will kill the orphan.

Psalm 146:9

Jehovah watched the strangers he will restore the orphan and the widow, and he will overturn the way of the unjust

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave thine orphans, I will preserve alive, and thy widows shall trust upon me.

Matthew 15:6

And should not honour his father or his mother. And ye have annulled the command of God by your tradition.

Matthew 23:13

Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye lock up the kingdom of the heavens before men: for ye come not in yourselves, neither those coming in, permit ye to come in.

Luke 2:37

And she a widow of about eighty-four years, who departed not from the temple, with fastings and supplications serving night and day.

Luke 7:12

And as he drew near to the gate of the city, behold, he dead was carried out, the only son of his mother, and she a widow; and a sufficient crowd of the city was with her.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and he says of him, Behold truly an Israelite, in whom is no deceit!

1 Thessalonians 2:6

Neither seeking glory of men, nor of you, nor of others, being able to be in weight, as the sent of Christ.

1 Timothy 5:2

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

1 Timothy 5:4-5

And if any widow have children or descendants, let them learn first to be pious to their own house, and to return recompenses to their progenitors: for this is good and acceptable before God.

1 Timothy 5:9-11

Let not a widow be chosen less than sixty years, having been wife of one man,

1 Timothy 5:16-17

If any man or woman faithful have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be loaded; that it may relieve the truly widows.

James 1:27

Religion pure and unpolluted before God and the Father is this, To take a view of the orphans and widows in their pressure, to keep himself free from stain from the world.

1 Peter 2:17

Honour all. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

1 Peter 3:7

Men, likewise, dwelling together according to knowledge, as showing honour to the weaker vessel, pertaining to woman, and as co-heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers be not cut off.

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