Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Let not a widow be chosen less than sixty years, having been wife of one man,

New American Standard Bible

A widow is to be put on the list only if she is not less than sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,

King James Version

Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

Holman Bible

No widow should be placed on the official support list unless she is at least 60 years old, has been the wife of one husband,

International Standard Version

A widow may be put on the widows' list if she is at least sixty years old and has been the wife of one husband.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Let none be enrolled as a widow under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

Amplified

A widow is to be put on the list [to receive regular assistance] only if she is over sixty years of age, [having been] the wife of one man,

An Understandable Version

[But] do not put a widow on the list [i.e., of people being helped by the church. See Acts 6:1] who is under sixty years old. [And she must] have been the wife of one man,

Anderson New Testament

Let a widow be put on the list, if she is not under sixty years, having been the wife of one man,

Bible in Basic English

Let no woman be numbered among the widows who is under sixty years old, and only if she has been the wife of one man,

Common New Testament

A widow is to be put on the list only if she is not less than sixty years old, having been the wife of one husband,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let none be put upon the list of widows, but such as are at least threescore years of age, and have been married but once:

Darby Translation

Let a widow be put upon the list, being of not less than sixty years, having been wife of one man,

Godbey New Testament

Let a widow not be taken into account under three score years, the wife of one husband,

Goodspeed New Testament

No one under sixty years of age should be put on the list of widows. A widow must have been married but once,

John Wesley New Testament

Let not a widow be chosen under threescore years old,

King James 2000

Let not a widow be put on the list under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let a widow be put on the list [if she] is not less than sixty years [old], the wife of one husband,

Modern King James verseion

Do not let a widow be enrolled having become less than sixty years old, the wife of one man,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let no widow be chosen under sixty years old, and such a one as was the wife of one man,

Moffatt New Testament

No one under sixty is to be put on the church's list of widows; and she must have been only once married,

Montgomery New Testament

A widow, to be placed upon the list, must be not less than sixty years old, and one who has been the wife of but one husband.

NET Bible

No widow should be put on the list unless she is at least sixty years old, was the wife of one husband,

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

Let a widow be put on the list when not less than sixty years old, having been the wife of one husband,

Sawyer New Testament

Let not a widow be enrolled under sixty years of age, a wife of one husband,

The Emphasized Bible

Let, a widow, be put on the list - having become, not less than sixty years old, one man's, wife,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let no widow be put on the list under sixty years of age, who hath been the wife of one husband,

Twentieth Century New Testament

A widow, when her name is added to the list, should not be less than sixty years old; she should have been a faithful wife,

Webster

Let not a widow be taken into the number under sixty years old, having been the wife of one man.

Weymouth New Testament

No widow is to be put on the roll who is under sixty years of age.

Williams New Testament

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

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

Let a widow be enrolled, when she has become not less than sixty years old, having been a wife of one man,

Worsley New Testament

Let not a widow be chosen into the number under sixty years old,

Youngs Literal Translation

A widow -- let her not be enrolled under sixty years of age, having been a wife of one husband,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
καταλέγω 
Katalego 
Usage: 1

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

a widow
χήρα 
Chera 
Usage: 18

be taken into the number
καταλέγω 
Katalego 
Usage: 1

ἐλάσσων ἐλάττων 
Elasson 
Usage: 4

ἑξήκοντα 
hexekonta 
Usage: 4

ἔτος 
Etos 
Usage: 43

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

the wife
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

of one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

8 And if any for his own, and chiefly for his own household provide not, he has denied the faith, and is worse than the unbelieving. 9 Let not a widow be chosen less than sixty years, having been wife of one man, 10 Testified of in good works; if she have brought up children, if she lodged strangers, if she washed the feet of the holy, if she relieved the pressed, if she followed every good work.



Cross References

1 Timothy 3:2

Therefore an overseer must be irreprehensible, husband of one wife, sober, of sound mind, well arranged, hospitable, giving instruction;

Luke 2:36-37

And Anna was a prophetess, daughter of flannel, of the tribe of Aser : she advanced in many days, having lived with a husband seven years from her virginity;

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

And to the married I announce, (not I, but the Lord,) The wife not to be separated from the husband:

1 Corinthians 7:39-40

The woman was bound by law for as much time as her husband lives; and if her husband be set to sleep, she is free to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.

1 Timothy 3:12

Let the deacons be husbands of one wife, presiding well over the children and their own houses.

1 Timothy 5:3-4

Honour widows, truly widows.

1 Timothy 5:11

And the younger widows reject: for when they conduct themselves arrogantly against Christ, they wish to marry:

1 Timothy 5:14

I wish therefore the younger to marry, to bear children, to rule the house, to give no occasion to him opposing for reproach.

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