Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition. 10 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. 11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shalt not wrest justice: thou shalt not respect persons; neither shalt thou take a bribe; for a bribe doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

Psalm 32:10

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he that trusteth in Jehovah, lovingkindness shall compass him about.

Proverbs 1:19

So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; It taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Genesis 29:31-35

And Jehovah saw that Leah was hated, 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 unto them, and they will dwell with us.

Genesis 38:16

And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Come, I pray thee, let me come in unto thee: for he knew not that she was his daughter-in-law. And she said, What wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in unto me?

Exodus 23:7-8

Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Deuteronomy 23:4-5

because they met you not with bread and with water in 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 shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination unto Jehovah thy God.

Judges 17:10-11

And Micah said unto him, Dwell with me, and be unto 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 victuals. So the Levite went in.

Judges 18:19-20

And they said unto 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 unto the house of one man, or to be priest unto 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 unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.

2 Samuel 4:10-11

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

2 Kings 5:27

The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

Proverbs 1:31

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

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth bribes, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.

Isaiah 56:11

Yea, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds that 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 are become great, and waxed rich.

Ezekiel 13:19

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

Ezekiel 16:33

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

Ezekiel 22:12

In thee have they taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken interest and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Micah 7:3-4

Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently; the prince asketh, and the judge is ready for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth the evil desire of his soul: thus they weave it together.

Malachi 1:10

Oh that there were one among you that would shut the doors, that ye might not kindle fire on mine altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, saith Jehovah of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye shut the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye enter not in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering in to enter.

Acts 1:16-19

Brethren, it was needful that the Scripture should be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spake before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who was guide to them that took Jesus.

1 Timothy 3:3

no brawler, no striker; but gentle, not contentious, no lover of money;

1 Timothy 6:9

But they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition.

1 Timothy 6:21

which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with you.

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas forsook me, having loved this present world, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Titus 1:11

whose mouths must be stopped; men who overthrow whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

James 5:19

My brethren, if any among you err from the truth, and one convert him;

2 Peter 2:7-8

and delivered righteous Lot, sore distressed by the lascivious life of the wicked

Jude 1:11

Woe unto them! For they went in the way of Cain, and ran riotously in the error of Balaam for hire, and perished in the gainsaying of Korah.

Revelation 2:14-15

But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there some that hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.

Revelation 18:13

and cinnamon, and spice, and incense, and ointment, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep; and merchandise of horses and chariots and slaves; and souls of men.

Genesis 29:14

And Laban said to him, Surely thou art 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 first-born.

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