Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Prescribe these things as well, so that they may be above reproach.

King James Version

And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.

Holman Bible

Command this also, so they won’t be blamed.

International Standard Version

Continue to give these instructions, so that they may be blameless.

A Conservative Version

And command these things, so that they may be blameless.

American Standard Version

These things also command, that they may be without reproach.

Amplified

Keep instructing [the people to do] these things as well, so that they may be blameless and beyond reproach.

An Understandable Version

Command these things also, so that they [i.e., the widows and their families] can live above reproach.

Anderson New Testament

These things also give in charge, that they may be blameless.

Bible in Basic English

Give orders to this effect, so that no evil may be said of anyone.

Common New Testament

Command these things as well, so that they may be above reproach.

Daniel Mace New Testament

these things recommend to them, that they may be without reproach.

Darby Translation

And these things enjoin, that they may be irreproachable.

Godbey New Testament

Indeed command these things, in order that they may be blameless.

Goodspeed New Testament

Insist upon these points, so that people may be irreproachable.

John Wesley New Testament

And enjoin these things, that they may be blameless.

Julia Smith Translation

And these things proclaim, that they might be irreprehensible.

King James 2000

And these things give in a charge, that they may be blameless.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And command these [things], in order that they may be irreproachable.

Modern King James verseion

And command these things so that they may be blameless.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And these things command, that they may be without fault.

Moffatt New Testament

So lay down the following rules, to prevent any reproach being incurred.

Montgomery New Testament

Keep admonishing them regarding these things, so that they may be irreproachable.

NET Bible

Reinforce these commands, so that they will be beyond reproach.

New Heart English Bible

Also command these things, that they may be without reproach.

Noyes New Testament

These things also enjoin, that they may be blameless.

Sawyer New Testament

And command these things, that they be blameless.

The Emphasized Bible

And, these things, be giving in charge, that, without reproach, they may be;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And these things inculcate, that they may be blameless.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Those are the points on which you should dwell, that there may be no call for your censure.

Webster

And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.

Weymouth New Testament

Press these facts upon them, so that they may live lives free from reproach.

Williams New Testament

Continue to give these directions so that the people may be without reproach.

World English Bible

Also command these things, that they may be without reproach.

Worrell New Testament

And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.

Worsley New Testament

These things give in charge, that they may be blameless.

Youngs Literal Translation

and these things charge, that they may be blameless;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

they may be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

References

American

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

6 But she who gives herself to wanton pleasure is dead even while she lives. 7 Prescribe these things as well, so that they may be above reproach. 8 But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:11

Prescribe and teach these things.

1 Timothy 1:3

As I urged you upon my departure for Macedonia, remain on at Ephesus so that you may instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines,

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

2 Timothy 4:1

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom:

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. For this reason reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,

Titus 2:15

These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you.

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