Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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 for pleasure and self-indulgence is spiritually 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.

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.

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 who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day. 6 But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives. 7 Also command these things, that they may be without reproach.



Cross References

Luke 15:24

for this, my son, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.' They began to celebrate.

James 5:5

You have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure. You have nourished your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Revelation 3:1

"And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: "He who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars says these things: "I know your works, that you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.

Deuteronomy 28:54

The man who 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 whom he has remaining;

Deuteronomy 28:56

The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot on 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 Samuel said, "Bring here to me Agag the king of the Amalekites." Agag came to him with faltering steps. Agag said, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."

1 Samuel 25:6

You shall tell him, 'Long life to you. Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

Job 21:11-15

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

Psalm 73:5-7

They are free from burdens of men, neither are they plagued like other men.

Proverbs 29:21

He who pampers his servant from youth will have him become a son in the end.

Isaiah 22:13

and behold, joy and gladness, killing cattle and killing sheep, eating flesh and drinking wine: "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we will die."

Isaiah 47:1

"Come down, and sit in the dust, virgin daughter of Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, daughter of the Chaldeans: for you shall no more be called tender and delicate.

Jeremiah 6:2

The comely and delicate one, the daughter of Zion, will I cut off.

Lamentations 4:5

Those who ate delicacies are destitute in the streets. Those who were brought up in purple embrace ash heaps.

Amos 6:5-6

who strum on the strings of a harp; who invent for themselves instruments of music, like David;

Matthew 8:22

But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

Luke 7:25

But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in soft clothing? Look, those who are gorgeously dressed, and live delicately, are in kings' courts.

Luke 12:19

I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'

Luke 15:13

Not many days after, the younger son gathered all of this together and traveled into a far country. There he wasted his property with riotous living.

Luke 15:32

But it was appropriate to celebrate and be glad, for this, your brother, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.'"

Luke 16:19

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

Ephesians 2:1

You were made alive when you were dead in your transgressions and sins,

Ephesians 2:5

even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore he says, "Awake, you who sleep, and rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

Colossians 2:13

You were dead through your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh. He made you alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses,

Revelation 18:7

However much she glorified herself, and grew wanton, so much give her of torment and mourning. For she says in her heart, 'I sit a queen, and am no widow, and will in no way see mourning.'

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