Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For the love of money is a root of all the evils, of which some aspiring have wandered from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

New American Standard Bible

For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

King James Version

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Holman Bible

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

International Standard Version

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, in their eagerness to get rich, have wandered away from the faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.

American Standard Version

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil: which some reaching after have been led astray from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Amplified

For the love of money [that is, the greedy desire for it and the willingness to gain it unethically] is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves [through and through] with many sorrows.

An Understandable Version

For, loving money is a source of all kinds of evil, [and] some people who crave it have been led astray from the faith, and have stabbed themselves [in the heart] with many sorrows.

Anderson New Testament

For the love of money is the root of all evil; through the desire of which, some have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Bible in Basic English

For the love of money is a root of all evil: and some whose hearts were fixed on it have been turned away from the faith, and been wounded with unnumbered sorrows.

Common New Testament

For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

Daniel Mace New Testament

which some having obtain'd, have revolted from the faith, and brought upon themselves variety of piercing pains.

Darby Translation

For the love of money is the root of every evil; which some having aspired after, have wandered from the faith, and pierced themselves with many sorrows.

Godbey New Testament

For the love of money is a root of all evils: which some seeking after have wandered from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Goodspeed New Testament

For love of money is the root of all the evils, and in their eagerness to get rich, some men wander away from the faith and pierce themselves to the heart with many a pang.

John Wesley New Testament

For the love of money is the root of all evils; which some coveting, have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Julia Smith Translation

For the root of all evils is the love of money: which some striving for, have been led astray from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many pains.

King James 2000

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the love of money is a root of all evil, by which some, [because they] desire [it], have gone astray from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pains.

Modern King James verseion

For the love of money is a root of all evils, of which some having lusted after, they were seduced from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For covetousness is the root of all evil, which while some lusted after, they erred from the faith, and tangled themselves with many sorrows.

Moffatt New Testament

For love of money is the root of all mischief; it is by aspiring to be rich that certain individuals have gone astray from the faith and found themselves pierced with many a pang of remorse.

Montgomery New Testament

For the love of money is a source of all kinds of evil; and in their eager desire to be rich some have been led astray form the faith, and have pierced themselves with many sorrows.

NET Bible

For the love of money is the root of all evils. Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith and stabbed themselves with many pains.

New Heart English Bible

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Noyes New Testament

For the love of money is a root of all evils; which some coveting have strayed away from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many pangs.

Sawyer New Testament

For the love of money is a root of all evils, which some having desired have been misled from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a root of all the vices, is the love of money, which, some, being eager for, have been seduced from the faith, and have pierced, themselves, about with many pangs.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the love of money is the root of all evils, which some coveting, have wandered away from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Love of money is a source of all kinds of evil; and in their eagerness to be rich some have wandered away from the Faith, and have been pierced to the heart by many a regret.

Webster

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some have coveted, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Weymouth New Testament

For from love of money all sorts of evils arise; and some have so hankered after money as to be led astray from the faith and be pierced through with countless sorrows.

Williams New Testament

For the love of money is the root of all sorts of evil, and some men in reaching after riches have wandered from the faith and pierced their hearts with many a pang.

World English Bible

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Worrell New Testament

For the love of money is a root of all the evils; which some reaching after wandered away from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Worsley New Testament

For the love of money is the root of all evils, which some coveting after have been led astray from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Youngs Literal Translation

for a root of all the evils is the love of money, which certain longing for did go astray from the faith, and themselves did pierce through with many sorrows;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the love of money
φιλαργυρία 
Philarguria 
love of money
Usage: 1

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the root
ῥίζα 
Rhiza 
Usage: 11

of all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ὀρέγομαι 
Oregomai 
Usage: 3

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ὀρέγομαι 
Oregomai 
Usage: 3

ἀποπλανάω 
Apoplanao 
Usage: 1

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

and

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

περιπείρω 
Peripeiro 
Usage: 1

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

περιπείρω 
Peripeiro 
Usage: 1

with many
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

Images 1 Timothy 6:10

Prayers for 1 Timothy 6:10

Context Readings

False Teachers And The Love Of Money

9 But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin. 10 For the love of money is a root of all the evils, of which some aspiring have wandered from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows. 11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, mildness.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shall not distort justice. Thou shall not respect persons, neither shall thou take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.

Psalm 32:10

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked, but he who trusts in LORD, loving kindness shall encompass him about.

Proverbs 1:19

So are the ways of everyone who is greedy of gain. It takes away the life of the owners of it.

Micah 3:11

The heads of it judge for a bribe, and the priests of it teach for a wage, and the prophets of it divine for money. Yet they lean upon LORD, and say, Is not LORD in the midst of us? No evil shall come upon us.

Genesis 29:31-35

And LORD saw that Leah was regarded inferior, and he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

Genesis 34:23-24

Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.

Genesis 38:16

And he turned to her by the way, and said, Come, I pray thee, let me come in to thee, for he did not know that she was his daughter-in-law. And she said, What will thou give me, that thou may come in to me?

Exodus 23:7-8

Keep thee far from a FALSE matter. And do not kill an innocent and righteous man, for I will not justify a wicked man.

Deuteronomy 23:4-5

because they met you not with bread and with water on the way, when ye came forth out of Egypt, and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shall not bring the hire of a harlot, or the wages of a dog, into the house of LORD thy God for any vow, for even both these are an abomination to LORD thy God.

Judges 17:10-11

And Micah said to him, Dwell with me, and be to me a father and a priest, and I will give thee ten [pieces] of silver by the year, and a suit of apparel, and thy food. So the Levite went in.

Judges 18:19-20

And they said to him, Hold thy peace, lay thy hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for thee to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?

Judges 18:29-31

And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father who was born to Israel. However the name of the city was Laish at first.

2 Samuel 4:10-11

when he who told me, saying, Behold, Saul is dead, thinking to have brought good news, I took hold of him, and killed him in Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news.

2 Kings 5:27

The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cling to thee, and to thy seed forever. And he went out from his presence a leper [as white] as snow.

Proverbs 1:31

Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They judge not the fatherless, nor does the cause of the widow come to them.

Isaiah 56:11

Yea, the dogs are greedy; they can never have enough. And these are shepherds who cannot understand. They have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.

Jeremiah 5:27-28

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit. Therefore they have become great, and grown rich.

Ezekiel 13:19

And ye have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to kill the souls who should not die, and to save the souls alive who should not live, by your lying to my people who listen to lies.

Ezekiel 16:33

They give gifts to all harlots, but thou give thy gifts to all thy lovers, and bribe them, that they may come to thee on every side for thy whoredoms.

Ezekiel 22:12

In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood. Thou have taken interest and increase. And thou have greedily gained from thy neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says lord LORD.

Micah 7:3-4

Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.

Malachi 1:10

Oh that there was among you who would shut the doors, that ye might not kindle my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, says LORD of hosts, nor will I accept an offering at your hand.

Matthew 23:13

Woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye close up the kingdom of the heavens ahead of men. For ye enter not in, nor do ye allow those who are entering to enter in.

Acts 1:16-19

Men, brothers, it was necessary for this Scripture to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit foretold through the mouth of David about Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus,

1 Timothy 3:3

no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.

1 Timothy 6:21

which some men professing have missed the mark concerning the faith. Grace is with thee. Truly.

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas forsook me having loved the present age, and he went to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Titus 1:11

who must be muzzled, men who subvert whole houses, teaching things that they ought not, for sake of ugly profit.

James 5:19

Brothers, if any man among you may be led astray from the truth, and some man converts him,

2 Peter 2:7-8

and he rescued righteous Lot, being distressed by the conduct of the lawless in their licentiousness

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! Because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed to the error of Balaam's reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

Revelation 2:14-15

But I have a few things against thee, because thou have there men who adhere to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a snare before the sons of Israel, even to eat idol sacrifices, and to fornicate.

Revelation 18:13

and cinnamon, and incense, and ointment, and frankincense, and wine, and olive oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and sheep, and cattle, and horses, and chariots, and bodies and souls of men.

Genesis 29:14

And Laban said to him, Surely thou are my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.

Genesis 29:26

And Laban said, It is not so done in our place, to give the younger before the firstborn.

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