Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 is a root of all evils; it is through this craving that some have been led astray and have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves through with many acute [mental] pangs.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin. 10 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. 11 But you, man of God, must flee from all these things. Instead, you must pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 16:19

You must not twist justice, show favoritism, or take bribes, because a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the speech of the righteous.

Psalm 32:10

The wicked have many sorrows, but gracious love surrounds those who trust in the LORD.

Proverbs 1:19

Such is the way of all those who seek illicit gain it takes away the lives of those who possess it.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for the money, her priests teach only when they're paid, and her prophets prophesy for cash. Even so, don't they all rely on the LORD as they ask, "The LORD is among us, is he not? Nothing bad can possibly happen to us!'

Genesis 29:31-35

Later, the LORD noticed that Leah was being neglected, so he made her fertile, while Rachel remained childless.

Genesis 34:23-24

Shouldn't all their cattle, acquisitions, and animals belong to us? So, let's give our consent to them, and then they'll live with us."

Genesis 38:16

So on the way, he turned aside, approached her, and said, "Come on! Let's have some sex!" But he didn't realize that he was talking to his own daughter-in-law. "What will you give me," she asked, "in order to have sex with me?"

Exodus 23:7-8

Stay far away from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent or the righteous, because I won't acquit the guilty.

Deuteronomy 23:4-5

because they didn't come to meet you with food and water along the way as you were coming out of Egypt. Instead, they hired Beor's son Balaam from Pethor in Aram-naharaim to curse you.

Deuteronomy 23:18

Don't bring the earnings of a female prostitute nor the income of a male prostitute into the house of the LORD your God as payment for any vow. Both of these are detestable to the LORD your God."

Judges 17:10-11

So Micah replied, "Come live with me! You can be a spiritual father to me, as well as a priest. I'll pay you ten silver coins a year, plus a priestly uniform and an income." So the descendant of Levi moved in.

Judges 18:19-20

They told him, "Shut up and keep quiet. Come with us and be our spiritual father and priest. It's better for you, isn't it, to be a priest to an entire tribe and family in Israel than to be priest to the home of one man?"

Judges 18:29-31

They renamed the city Dan, after the name of their ancestor Dan, who had been born in Israel. The former name of the city was Laish.

2 Samuel 4:10-11

when the man who told me "Look! Saul is dead!' thought he was bringing me good news, I arrested him and had him killed at Ziklag as the reward I gave him for his news.

2 Kings 5:27

Naaman's leprosy will plague you and your descendants forever!" As he left Elisha's presence, he was infected with leprosy that looked like white snow.

Proverbs 1:31

They will eat the fruit of their way, and they will be filled with their own devices.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves. All of them are lovers of bribes and are runners after gifts. They don't bring justice to orphans, and the widow's case never comes up for review in their court."

Isaiah 56:11

Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

Jeremiah 5:27-28

Like a cage full of birds, so their houses are filled with treachery. This is how they have become prominent and rich,

Ezekiel 13:19

You've profaned me among my people for a handful of barley and a morsel of bread. You're causing people to die who shouldn't have to die, and you're causing people to live who shouldn't survive, when you deceive my people who tend to listen to lies."

Ezekiel 16:33

"All prostitutes receive gifts, but you give your gifts to all your lovers, then you bribe them to come to you from everywhere to get your sexual favors!

Ezekiel 22:12

They take bribes among you to shed blood. You've taken usury and exacted interest. You've gained control over your neighbor through extortion. And you've forgotten me," declares the Lord GOD.

Micah 7:3-4

And speaking of evil, they practice it eagerly with both hands! Both leader and judge demand a bribe, the famous confess their perverted desires, and they scheme together.

Malachi 1:10

"Oh, that one of you would shut the Temple doors and not light useless fires on the altar! I'm not pleased with you," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and I'll accept no offerings from you.

Matthew 23:13

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door to the kingdom from heaven in people's faces. You don't go in yourselves, and you don't allow those who are trying to enter to go in.

Acts 1:16-19

"Brothers, the Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through the voice of David about Judas, who was the guide for those who arrested Jesus,

1 Timothy 3:3

He must not drink excessively or be a violent person, but instead be gentle. He must not be argumentative or love money.

1 Timothy 6:9

But people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin.

1 Timothy 6:21

Although some claim to have it, they have abandoned the faith. May grace be with all of you!

2 Timothy 4:10

because Demas, having fallen in love with this present world, has abandoned me and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.

Titus 1:11

They must be silenced, because they are the kind of people who ruin whole families by teaching what they should not teach in order to make money in a shameful way.

James 5:19

My brothers, if one of you wanders away from the truth and somebody brings him back,

2 Peter 2:7-8

and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man who was greatly distressed by the immoral conduct of lawless people

Jude 1:11

11How terrible it will be for them! For they lived like Cain did , rushed headlong into Balaam's error to make a profit, and destroyed themselves, as happened in Korah's rebellion.

Revelation 2:14-15

But I have a few things against you: You have there some who hold to the teaching of Balaam, the one who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so that they would eat food sacrificed to idols and practice immorality.

Revelation 18:13

cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, frankincense, wine, olive oil, flour, wheat, cattle, sheep, horses, chariots, and slaves (that is, human souls)

Genesis 29:14

Laban responded, "You certainly are my flesh and blood!" So Jacob stayed with him for about a month.

Genesis 29:26

But Laban responded, "It's not the practice of our place to give the younger one in marriage before the firstborn.

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