Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

Always care for widows who are really dependent.

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.

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.

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 like mothers, younger women like sisters, with perfect purity. 3 Always care for widows who are really dependent. 4 But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in the treatment of their own families, and to pay the debt they owe their parents or grandparents, for this is acceptable to God.



Cross References

Acts 6:1

In those days, as the number of the disciples was increasing, complaint was made by the Greek-speaking Jews against the native Jews that their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:39

So Peter at once got up and went with them. When he reached there, they took him to the room upstairs, and all the widows took their stand around him, crying and showing him the shirts and coats that Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Matthew 15:6

is under no obligation at all to help his parent.' So you have set aside what God has said for the sake of what has been handed down to you.

Matthew 23:13

"A curse on you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees! For you bolt the doors of the kingdom of heaven in men's faces, for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you let those who are trying to do so go in.

Luke 2:37

She was very old; from girlhood she had lived seven years with a husband, and now had been a widow eighty years. She never left the temple, but continued to worship all day and all night with fastings and prayers.

Luke 7:12

As He approached the gate of the town, look, there was being carried out a dead man, his mother's only son, and she was a widow! A considerable crowd of townspeople were with her.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathaniel coming toward Him, and said of him, "Here is a genuine Israelite with no deceit in him!"

1 Thessalonians 2:6

We never sought praise from men, either from you or from anyone else; although as apostles we could have stood on our official dignity.

1 Timothy 5:2

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

1 Timothy 5:4-5

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in the treatment of their own families, and to pay the debt they owe their parents or grandparents, for this is acceptable to God.

1 Timothy 5:9-11

No widow under sixty years of age should be put on this roll. A widow must have had but one husband,

1 Timothy 5:16-17

If a Christian woman has widowed relatives, she should help them, and let the church be free from the burden, so that it can help the widows who are really dependent.

James 1:27

A religious worship that is pure and stainless in the sight of God the Father is this: To look after orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep one's own self unstained by the world.

1 Peter 2:17

Show honor to everyone. Practice love for the brotherhood; practice reverence to God and honor to the Emperor.

1 Peter 3:7

You married men, in the same way, must live with your wives in an intelligent consideration of them; you must show them deference, too, as the weaker sex, as they share with you the gracious gift of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

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