Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

who alone has immortality, dwelling in light which cannot be approached, whom no one of men have seen, nor can see; to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

New American Standard Bible

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

King James Version

Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

Holman Bible

the only One who has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom none of mankind has seen or can see, to whom be honor and eternal might. Amen.

International Standard Version

He alone has endless life and lives in inaccessible light. No one has ever seen him, nor can anyone see him. Honor and eternal power belong to him! Amen.

A Conservative Version

who alone has immortality, dwelling in irreproachable light, whom no man has seen, nor can see, to whom is honor and eternal dominion. Truly.

American Standard Version

who only hath immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power eternal. Amen.

Amplified

Who alone has immortality [in the sense of exemption from every kind of death] and lives in unapproachable light, Whom no man has ever seen or can see. Unto Him be honor and everlasting power and dominion. Amen (so be it).

An Understandable Version

He alone possesses immortality [Note: That is, only God possesses an eternal existence, with neither beginning nor ending. See John 5:26], and lives in unapproachable light. No one has seen Him, or can see Him. May there be honor and never ending power to Him. May it be so.

Anderson New Testament

who alone has immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable, whom no man has seen, nor can see, tn whom be honor and power eternal. Amen.

Bible in Basic English

Who only has life for ever, living in light to which no man may come near; whom no man has seen or is able to see: to whom be honour and power for ever. So be it.

Common New Testament

who alone has immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who alone is essentially immortal, dwelling in that inaccessible light, which no mortal ever saw, or can see: to whom belongs everlasting honour and empire. amen.

Darby Translation

who only has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor is able to see; to whom be honour and eternal might. Amen.

Godbey New Testament

he alone having immortality, inhabiting light unapproachable; whom no one of men has seen, or is able to see: to whom be honor and power eternal. Amen.

Goodspeed New Testament

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen.

John Wesley New Testament

Who only hath immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable, whom no man hath seen, neither can see; to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

the only one who has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto, whom no man has seen nor can see, to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

Julia Smith Translation

Who only having immortality, inhabiting inaccessible light; which none of men saw, nor can see; to whom honour and might forever. Amen.

King James 2000

Who only has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

the [one who] alone possesses immortality, who lives [in] unapproachable light, whom no human being has seen nor is able to see, to whom [be] honor and eternal power. Amen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which only hath immortality, and dwelleth in light that no man can attain, whom never man saw, neither can see: unto whom be honour and rule everlasting. Amen.

Moffatt New Testament

who alone has immortality, who dwells in light that none can approach, whom no man has ever seen or can see. To him be honour and eternal dominion: Amen.

Montgomery New Testament

who alone possesses immortality, who dwells in light that none can approach, whom no man has ever seen or can see; to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

NET Bible

He alone possesses immortality and lives in unapproachable light, whom no human has ever seen or is able to see. To him be honor and eternal power! Amen.

New Heart English Bible

who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and eternal power. Amen.

Noyes New Testament

who only hath immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable, whom no man hath seen, or can see; to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

Sawyer New Testament

who only has immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable, whom no man has seen nor can see; to whom be honor and power eternal; amen.

The Emphasized Bible

Who alone hath immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable, - Whom no man hath seen - nor can see: unto whom, be honour and might age-abiding. Amen.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who alone possesseth immortality, inhabiting light inaccessible, whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and glory eternal. Amen.

Twentieth Century New Testament

who alone is possessed of immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has ever seen or ever can see--to whom be ascribed honour and power for ever. Amen.

Webster

Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

Weymouth New Testament

who alone possesses immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, and whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be eternal honour and power! Amen.

Williams New Testament

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has ever seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen.

World English Bible

who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and eternal power. Amen.

Worrell New Testament

Who only hath immortality, inhabiting light unapproachable, Whom no man ever saw or is able to see; to Whom be honor and dominion eternal. Amen.

Worsley New Testament

who alone hath immortality, dwelling in light inaccessible, whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

Youngs Literal Translation

who only is having immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable, whom no one of men did see, nor is able to see, to whom is honour and might age-during! Amen.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

μόνος 
Monos 
Usage: 30

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἀθανασία 
Athanasia 
Usage: 3

οἰκέω 
Oikeo 
Usage: 9

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

ἀπρόσιτος 
Aprositos 
Usage: 1

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

no
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

to whom
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

be honour
τιμή 
Time 
Usage: 43

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

κράτος 
Kratos 
Usage: 12

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

Images 1 Timothy 6:16

Prayers for 1 Timothy 6:16

Context Readings

Renewed Charge To Timothy

15 For He in His own time will reveal who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings and Lord of lords, 16 who alone has immortality, dwelling in light which cannot be approached, whom no one of men have seen, nor can see; to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen. 17 Charge the rich in this world that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, He offering to us richly all things to enjoy,


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the Only-begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him.

Psalm 104:2

covering Yourself with light as with a robe; and stretching out the heavens like a curtain;

1 John 1:5

And this is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.

Exodus 3:14

And God said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM. And He said, So you shall say to the sons of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.

Exodus 33:20

And He said, You cannot see My face. For there no man can see Me and live.

Deuteronomy 32:40

For I lift up My hand to Heaven and say, I live forever!

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever You had formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting You are God.

Isaiah 57:15

For so says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity; whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, even with the contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Habakkuk 3:4

And His brightness is as the light; rays from His hand are His, and there was a hiding of His strength.

John 6:46

Not that anyone has seen the Father, except He who is from God, He has seen the Father.

John 8:58

Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I AM!

John 14:9

Jesus said to him, Have I been with you such a long time and yet you have not known Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father. And how do you say, Show us the Father?

Romans 16:25-27

Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ according to the revelation of the mystery, having been unvoiced during eternal times;

Ephesians 3:21

to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, forever. Amen.

Philippians 4:20

Now unto God and our Father be glory forever and ever. Amen.

Colossians 1:15

who is the image of the invisible God, the First-born of all creation.

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ the same yesterday and today and forever.

Jude 1:25

to the only wise God, our Savior, be glory and majesty and might and authority, even now and forever. Amen.

Revelation 1:6

and made us kings and priests to God and His Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 1:8

I am the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the Ending, says the Lord, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

Revelation 1:16-18

And He had seven stars in His right hand, and out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword. And His face was like the sun shining in its strength.

Revelation 4:11

O Lord, You are worthy to receive glory and honor and power, because You created all things, and for Your will they are and were created.

Revelation 7:12

saying, Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 21:3

And I heard a great voice out of Heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they will be His people, and God Himself will be with them and be their God.

Revelation 22:5

And there will be no night there. And they need no lamp, or light of the sun; for the Lord God gives them light. And they will reign forever and ever.

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