Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Honor widows who are widows indeed.

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,

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.

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 Honor widows who are widows indeed. 4 But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.



Cross References

Acts 6:1

Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, a complaint arose from the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily service.

Acts 9:39

Peter got up and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber. All the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.

Exodus 20:12

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 10:18

He does execute justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the foreigner, in giving him food and clothing.

Deuteronomy 14:29

and the Levite, because he has no portion nor inheritance with you, and the foreigner living among you, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; 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 servant, and your female servant, and the Levite who is within your gates, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are in the midst of you, in the place which the LORD your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 16:14

and you shall rejoice in your feast, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male servant, and your female servant, and the Levite, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates.

Deuteronomy 27:19

'Cursed is he who wrests the justice due the foreigner, fatherless, and widow.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Job 29:13

the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Job 31:16

"If I have withheld 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 defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.

Psalm 94:6

They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.

Psalm 146:9

The LORD preserves the foreigners. He upholds the fatherless and widow, but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.'

Matthew 15:6

he shall not honor his father or mother.' You have made the word of God void because of your tradition.

Matthew 23:13

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites. Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you do not enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter."

Luke 2:37

and she had been a widow for about eighty-four years), who did not depart from the temple, worshipping with fastings and petitions night and day.

Luke 7:12

Now when he drew near to the gate of the city, just then a man who was dead was carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. Many people of the city were with her.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said about him, "Look, a true Israelite in whom there is no deceit."

1 Thessalonians 2:6

nor seeking glory from men (neither from you nor from others), when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.

1 Timothy 5:2

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

1 Timothy 5:4-5

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:9-11

Let no one be enrolled as a widow under sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,

1 Timothy 5:16-17

If any woman who believes has widows, let her assist them, and do not let the church be burdened; that it might help those widows who are truly in need.

James 1:27

Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

1 Peter 3:7

You husbands, in like manner, live with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as being also joint heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers may not be hindered.

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