Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 12 Fight the good fight for the faith. Keep holding on to eternal life, to which you were called and about which you gave a good testimony in front of many witnesses.


Cross References

2 Timothy 2:22

Flee from youthful passions. Instead, pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace together with those who call on the Lord with a pure heart.

2 Timothy 3:17

so that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good action.

Deuteronomy 16:20

You are to pursue justice and only justice so you may live and possess the land that the LORD your God is about to give you."

Deuteronomy 33:1

This is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, blessed the Israelis before his death.

1 Samuel 2:27

A man of God came to Eli, saying to him, "This is what the LORD says: "When they were in Egypt and slaves to the house of Pharaoh, did I not reveal to the family of your ancestor Aaron

1 Samuel 9:6

The young man said, "Look, there's a man of God in this town. The man is respected, and everything he predicts happens. Now, let's go there. Perhaps he can tell us about the journey on which we have set out."

1 Kings 13:1

Right when Jeroboam was standing by the altar to burn some incense, a man of God arrived in Bethel from Judah in obedience to a command from the LORD.

1 Kings 13:26

The prophet who had brought the man of God back from the road learned about it. "It's the man of God who disobeyed the message from the LORD," he said. "That's why the LORD gave him to that lion, which mauled him and killed him, just as the message from the LORD told rebuke him."

1 Kings 17:18

"What do we have in common, you man of God?" she accused Elijah. "You came to me so you could uncover my guilt! And you're responsible for the death of my son!"

1 Kings 17:24

The woman responded to Elijah, "Now at last I've really learned that you are a man of God and that what you have to say about the LORD is the truth."

1 Kings 20:28

Right about then, a man of God approached and told the king of Israel, "This is what the LORD says: "Because the Arameans keep saying "The LORD is a mountain god, but isn't a valley god," I'm going to deliver this entire vast army right into your control, so you'll learn that I really am the LORD.'"

2 Kings 1:9

So the king sent out 50 men, along with their leader. The leader approached Elijah, who was sitting at the top of a hill. He ordered Elijah, "Hey, man of God! The king orders you to come down!"

2 Kings 1:13

Then the king tried yet again! The king sent a third company of 50 soldiers along with their leader. The third leader went up the hill, approached Elijah, fell on his knees in front of him, and begged him, "Hey, man of God, please treat my life and the lives of these servants of yours as precious!

2 Kings 5:20

After Naaman had gone only a short distance, Gehazi, the attendant to Elisha, the man of God, told himself, "Look how my master has spared this Aramean, Naaman! He declined to take from him what he brought. As the LORD lives, I'm going to run after him and get something from him."

2 Kings 23:17

He asked, "What is this monument that I'm looking at?" The men who lived in that city answered him, "It's the grave of that godly man who came from Judah and predicted these things that you've done against the altar at Bethel!"

1 Chronicles 23:14

Meanwhile, as for Moses the man of God, his sons were considered among the tribe of Levi.

2 Chronicles 8:14

Following proscriptions laid down by his father David, Solomon appointed divisions of priests for their service as well as descendants of Levi for duties of praise and ministry before the priests consistent with the daily rules. Furthermore, because David, the man of God, had commanded it, Solomon also appointed gatekeepers to serve by divisions at every gate of the Temple.

Nehemiah 12:24

The leaders of the descendants of Levi were: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Kadmiel's son Jeshua, along with their associates who served opposite them to give praise and thanks, division by division, according to the commands given by David the man of God.

Nehemiah 12:36

with his associates Shemaiah, Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel, Judah, and Hanani, accompanied by the musical instruments of David, the man of God. Ezra the scribe led the procession.

Psalm 34:14

Avoid evil and do good! Seek peace and pursue it!

Psalm 38:20

They reward my good with evil, opposing me because I seek to do good.

Isaiah 51:1

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD! Look to the rock from which you were cut, to the quarry from which you were hewn.

Jeremiah 35:4

I brought them to the LORD's Temple to the office of the descendants of Igdaliah's son Hanan, the man of God, which was next to the office of the officials, and which was above the office of Shallum's son Maaseiah, the keeper of the threshold.

Romans 14:19

Therefore, let's keep on pursuing those things that bring peace and that lead to building up one another.

1 Corinthians 6:18

Keep on running away from sexual immorality. Any other sin that a person commits is outside his body, but the person who sins sexually sins against his own body.

1 Corinthians 10:14

And so, my dear friends, keep on running away from idolatry.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Keep on pursuing love, and keep on desiring spiritual gifts, especially the ability to prophesy.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Philippians 4:8-9

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.

1 Timothy 4:12

Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but be an example for other believers in your speech, behavior, love, faithfulness, and purity.

1 Timothy 5:10

She must be well known for her good actions as a woman who has raised children, welcomed strangers, washed the saints' feet, helped the suffering, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.

1 Timothy 6:20

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the pointless discussions and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

1 Peter 3:11

He must turn away from evil and do good. He must seek peace and pursue it.

2 Peter 1:5-7

For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge,

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