Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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

Now you, man of God, run from these things; but 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 all these things; aim at and pursue righteousness (right standing with God and true goodness), godliness (which is the loving fear of God and being Christlike), faith, love, steadfastness (patience), and gentleness of heart.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But thou, O man of God, flee these things and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, charity, tolerance, 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 the root of every evil; which some having aspired after, have wandered from the faith, and pierced themselves with many sorrows. 11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit. 12 Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.


Cross References

2 Timothy 2:22

But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

2 Timothy 3:17

that the man of God may be complete, fully fitted to every good work.

Deuteronomy 16:20

Perfect justice shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and possess the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Deuteronomy 33:1

And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.

1 Samuel 2:27

And there came a man of God to Eli and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah: Did I plainly reveal myself to the house of thy father when they were in Egypt, in Pharaoh's house,

1 Samuel 9:6

And he said to him, Behold now, a man of God is in this city, and the man is held in honour; all that he says comes surely to pass. Let us now go thither: perhaps he will shew us the way that we should go.

1 Kings 13:1

And behold, there came a man of God from Judah, by the word of Jehovah, to Bethel; and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.

1 Kings 13:26

And the prophet that brought him back from the way heard of it and said, It is the man of God who was disobedient to the word of Jehovah; therefore Jehovah has delivered him to the lion, which has torn him and slain him, according to the word of Jehovah which he spoke to him.

1 Kings 17:18

And she said to Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? art thou come to me to call mine iniquity to remembrance, and to slay my son?

1 Kings 17:24

And the woman said to Elijah, Now by this I know that thou art a man of God, and that the word of Jehovah in thy mouth is truth.

1 Kings 20:28

And the man of God drew near, and spoke to the king of Israel and said, Thus saith Jehovah: Because the Syrians have said, Jehovah is a god of the mountains, but he is not a god of the valleys, I will give all this great multitude into thy hand, and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.

2 Kings 1:9

And he sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he sat on the top of the mount. And he spoke to him: Man of God, the king says, Come down!

2 Kings 1:13

And again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him and said to him, Man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

2 Kings 5:20

And Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman, this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought; but as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him and take somewhat of him.

2 Kings 23:17

Then he said, What tombstone is that which I see? And the men of the city told him, It is the sepulchre of the man of God who came from Judah and proclaimed these things which thou hast done against the altar of Bethel.

1 Chronicles 23:14

And as to Moses the man of God, his sons were named of the tribe of Levi.

2 Chronicles 8:14

And he appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their charges, to praise and serve before the priests, as the duty of every day required; and the doorkeepers by their divisions at every gate: for such was the commandment of David the man of God;

Nehemiah 12:24

And the chief Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.

Nehemiah 12:36

and his brethren, Shemaiah, and Azareel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with the musical instruments of David the man of God; and Ezra the scribe before them.

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Psalm 38:20

And they that render evil for good are adversaries unto me; because I pursue what is good.

Isaiah 51:1

Hearken unto me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek Jehovah: look unto the rock whence ye were hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye were digged.

Jeremiah 35:4

and I brought them into the house of Jehovah, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was by the chamber of the princes, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the keeper of the threshold.

Romans 14:19

So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another.

1 Corinthians 6:18

Flee fornication. Every sin which a man may practise is without the body, but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

1 Corinthians 10:14

Wherefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Follow after love, and be emulous of spiritual manifestations, but rather that ye may prophesy.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity,

Philippians 4:8-9

For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are noble, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are amiable, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue and if any praise, think on these things.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise thy youth, but be a model of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 5:10

borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timotheus, keep the entrusted deposit, avoiding profane, vain babblings, and oppositions of false-named knowledge,

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared,

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 3:11

And let him avoid evil, and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it;

2 Peter 1:5-7

But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,

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