Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But you, O man of God, keep yourself from these things, and go after righteousness, religion, faith, love, a quiet mind, gentle behaviour.

New American Standard Bible

But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.

King James Version

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Holman Bible

But you, man of God, run from these things,
and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith,
love, endurance, and gentleness.

International Standard Version

But you, man of God, must flee from all these things. Instead, you must pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.

A Conservative Version

But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, mildness.

American Standard Version

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Amplified

But as for you, O man of God, flee from these things; aim at and pursue righteousness [true goodness, moral conformity to the character of God], godliness [the fear of God], faith, love, steadfastness, and gentleness.

An Understandable Version

But you, man of God, run from these things [See verses 3-10], and pursue right living and godliness, having faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.

Anderson New Testament

But do you, man of God, shun these things, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, patience, meekness.

Common New Testament

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

As for you the minister of God, avoid those things: adhere to justice, piety, faith, charity, patience, and benignity of temper.

Darby Translation

But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit.

Godbey New Testament

But you, O man of God, fly from these things; and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, divine love, patience, meekness.

Goodspeed New Testament

But you, man of God, must fly from these things. Strive for uprightness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.

John Wesley New Testament

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow justice, devotion, faith, love, patience, meekness.

King James 2000

But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you, O man of God, flee from these [things], and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patient endurance, gentleness.

Modern King James verseion

But you, O man of God, flee these things and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and meekness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But thou, which art the man of God, flee such things. Follow righteousness, godliness, love, patience, and meekness.

Moffatt New Testament

Shun that, O man of God, aim at integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, and suavity;

Montgomery New Testament

But you, O servant of God, flee from these things, and run after integrity, piety, faith, love, stedfastness, gentleness.

NET Bible

But you, as a person dedicated to God, keep away from all that. Instead pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.

New Heart English Bible

But you, man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.

Noyes New Testament

But do thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Sawyer New Testament

But do you, O man of God, avoid these things; but pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, meekness.

The Emphasized Bible

But, thou, O man of God! from these things, flee! and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, meekness;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But thou, O man of God, flee from these things; but pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But do you, Servant of God, avoid all this. Aim at righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, gentleness.

Webster

But thou, O man of God, flee from these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Weymouth New Testament

But you, O man of God, must flee from these things; and strive for uprightness, godliness, good faith, love, fortitude, and a forgiving temper.

Williams New Testament

But you, as a man of God, must be fleeing always from these things; you must constantly strive for uprightness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.

World English Bible

But you, man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.

Worrell New Testament

But do you, O man of God, flee these things: but pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, mildness.

Worsley New Testament

But do thou, O man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, piety, fidelity, love, patience, meekness.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou, O man of God, these things flee, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

O
ὦ 
O, not tr
Usage: 11

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

φεύγω 
Pheugo 
Usage: 23

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

εὐσέβεια 
Eusebeia 
Usage: 15

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Timothy 6:11

References

Context Readings

Renewed Charge To Timothy

10 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. 11 But you, O man of God, keep yourself from these things, and go after righteousness, religion, faith, love, a quiet mind, gentle behaviour. 12 Be fighting the good fight of the faith; take for yourself the life eternal, for which you were marked out, and of which you gave witness in the eyes of all.


Cross References

2 Timothy 2:22

But keep yourself from those desires of the flesh which are strong when the body is young, and go after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those whose prayers go up to the Lord from a clean heart.

2 Timothy 3:17

So that the man of God may be complete, trained and made ready for every good work.

Deuteronomy 16:20

Let righteousness be your guide, so that you may have life, and take for your heritage the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

Deuteronomy 33:1

Now this is the blessing which Moses, the man of God, gave to the children of Israel before his death.

1 Samuel 2:27

And a man of God came to Eli and said to him, The Lord says, Did I let myself be seen by your father's people when they were in Egypt, servants in Pharaoh's house?

1 Samuel 9:6

But the servant said to him, See now, in this town there is a man of God, who is highly honoured, and everything he says comes true: let us go there now; it may be that he will give us directions about our journey.

1 Kings 13:1

Then a man of God came from Judah by the order of the Lord to Beth-el, where Jeroboam was by the altar, burning offerings.

1 Kings 13:26

Then the prophet who had made him come back, hearing it, said, It is the man of God, who went against the word of the Lord; that is why the Lord has given him to the lion to be wounded to death, as the Lord said.

1 Kings 17:18

And she said to Elijah, What have I to do with you, O man of God? have you come to put God in mind of my sin, and to put my son to death?

1 Kings 17:24

Then the woman said to Elijah, Now I am certain that you are a man of God, and that the word of the Lord in your mouth is true.

1 Kings 20:28

And a man of God came up and said to the king of Israel, The Lord says, Because the Aramaeans have said, The Lord is a god of the hills and not of the valleys; I will give all this great army into your hands, and you will see that I am the Lord.

2 Kings 1:9

Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty men; and he went up to him where he was seated on the top of a hill, and said to him, O man of God, the king has said, Come down.

2 Kings 1:13

Then he sent a third captain of fifty with his fifty men; and the third captain of fifty went up, and falling on his knees before Elijah, requesting mercy of him, said, O man of God, let my life and the life of these your fifty servants be of value to you.

2 Kings 5:20

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha, the man of God, said, Now my master has taken nothing from Naaman, this Aramaean, of what he would have given him: by the living Lord, I will go after him and get something from him.

2 Kings 23:17

What is that headstone I see over there? And the men of the town said to him, It is the resting-place of the man of God who came from Judah and gave word of all these things which you have done to the altar of Beth-el.

1 Chronicles 23:14

And the sons of Moses, the man of God, were put into the list of the tribe of Levi

2 Chronicles 8:14

And he gave the divisions of the priests their places for their work, as ordered by his father David, and to the Levites he gave their work of praise and waiting on the priests, to do what was needed day by day; and he gave the door-keepers their places in turn at every door; for so David, the man of God, had given orders.

Nehemiah 12:24

And the chiefs of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua, the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers opposite them, to give blessing and praise as ordered by David, the man of God, watch against watch.

Nehemiah 12:36

And his brothers, Shemaiah, and Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel and Judah, Hanani, with the music-instruments of David, the man of God; and Ezra the scribe was at their head;

Psalm 34:14

Be turned from evil, and do good; make a search for peace, desiring it with all your heart.

Psalm 34:14

Be turned from evil, and do good; make a search for peace, desiring it with all your heart.

Isaiah 51:1

Give ear to me, you who are searching for righteousness, who are looking for the Lord: see the rock from which you were cut out, and the hole out of which you were taken.

Jeremiah 35:4

And I took them into the house of the Lord, into the room of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near the rulers' room, which was over the room of Maaseiah, the son of Shallum, the keeper of the door;

Romans 14:19

So then, let us go after the things which make peace, and the things by which we may be a help to one another.

1 Corinthians 6:18

Keep away from the desires of the flesh. Every sin which a man does is outside of the body; but he who goes after the desires of the flesh does evil to his body.

1 Corinthians 10:14

For this cause, my dear brothers, give no worship to false gods.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Go after love; still desiring to have the things which the Spirit gives, but most of all that you may have the prophet's power.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,

Philippians 4:8-9

For the rest, my brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things have honour, whatever things are upright, whatever things are holy, whatever things are beautiful, whatever things are of value, if there is any virtue and if there is any praise, give thought to these things.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one make little of you because you are young, but be an example to the church in word, in behaviour, in love, in faith, in holy living.

1 Timothy 5:10

And if witness is given of her good works; if she has had the care of children, if she has been kind to travellers, washing the feet of the saints, helping those who are in trouble, giving herself to good works.

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timothy, take good care of that which is given to you, turning away from the wrong and foolish talk and arguments of that knowledge which is falsely so named;

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has come, giving salvation to all men,

Hebrews 12:14

Let your desire be for peace with all men, and to be made holy, without which no man may see the Lord;

1 Peter 3:11

And let him be turned from evil and do good; searching for peace and going after it with all his heart.

2 Peter 1:5-7

So, for this very cause, take every care; joining virtue to faith, and knowledge to virtue,

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