Parallel Verses

King James Version

But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.

New American Standard Bible

But she who gives herself to wanton pleasure is dead even while she lives.

Holman Bible

however, she who is self-indulgent is dead even while she lives.

International Standard Version

But the self-indulgent widow is just as good as dead.

A Conservative Version

But she who is self-indulgent is dead while she lives.

American Standard Version

But she that giveth herself to pleasure is dead while she liveth.

Amplified

Whereas she who lives in pleasure and self-gratification [giving herself up to luxury and self-indulgence] is dead even while she [still] lives.

An Understandable Version

But the widow who devotes herself to unrestrained pleasure is [spiritually] dead, even while still living.

Anderson New Testament

But she that lives voluptuously, is dead while she lives.

Bible in Basic English

But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she is living.

Common New Testament

But she who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the widow of pleasure is dead tho' she lives.

Darby Translation

But she that lives in habits of self-indulgence is dead while living.

Godbey New Testament

but she who is wanton is dead though living.

Goodspeed New Testament

A widow who gives herself up to pleasure is dead while she is still alive.

John Wesley New Testament

But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.

Julia Smith Translation

And she living luxuriously is dead, living.

King James 2000

But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the one who lives for sensual pleasure is dead [even though she] lives.

Modern King James verseion

But she who lives in self-pleasure has died while living.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but she that liveth in pleasure, is dead even yet alive.

Moffatt New Testament

whereas the widow who plunges into dissipation is dead before ever she dies.

Montgomery New Testament

But she who lives in wantonness is dead even while she still lives.

NET Bible

But the one who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.

New Heart English Bible

But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives.

Noyes New Testament

but she that giveth herself up to pleasure is dead while she liveth.

Sawyer New Testament

but a woman that lives voluptuously is dead while she lives.

The Emphasized Bible

Whereas, she that runneth riot, while living, is, dead:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But she who lives voluptuously is dead, though she liveth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the life of a widow who is devoted to pleasure is a living death.

Webster

But she that liveth in pleasure, is dead while she liveth.

Weymouth New Testament

but a pleasure-loving widow is dead even while still alive.

Williams New Testament

while a widow who gives herself up to luxury is really dead though still alive.

World English Bible

But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives.

Worrell New Testament

But she who lives in pleasure, though living, has died.

Worsley New Testament

But she that indulgeth to luxury, is dead while she liveth.

Youngs Literal Translation

and she who is given to luxury, living -- hath died;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

σπαταλάω 
Spatalao 
Usage: 2

is dead
θνήσκω 
Thnesko 
be dead, die, dead man, dead
Usage: 13

References

American

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

5 Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day. 6 But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth. 7 And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.



Cross References

Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

James 5:5

Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

Revelation 3:1

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

Deuteronomy 28:54

So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave:

Deuteronomy 28:56

The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,

1 Samuel 15:32

Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.

1 Samuel 25:6

And thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity, Peace be both to thee, and peace be to thine house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.

Job 21:11-15

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.

Psalm 73:5-7

They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.

Proverbs 29:21

He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.

Isaiah 22:13

And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Isaiah 47:1

Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.

Jeremiah 6:2

I have likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman.

Lamentations 4:5

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Amos 6:5-6

That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;

Matthew 8:22

But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Luke 7:25

But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts.

Luke 12:19

And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

Luke 15:13

And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.

Luke 15:32

It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Luke 16:19

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Ephesians 2:1

And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;

Ephesians 2:5

Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Colossians 2:13

And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;

Revelation 18:7

How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

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