Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Command the rich in the present age not to be arrogant, nor hope in the uncertainty of wealth, but in the living God, who supplies us all things abundantly for enjoyment,

New American Standard Bible

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

King James Version

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Holman Bible

Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.

International Standard Version

Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

American Standard Version

Charge them that are rich in this present world, that they be not highminded, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Amplified

As for the rich in this present world, instruct them not to be conceited and arrogant, nor to set their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly and ceaselessly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

An Understandable Version

[Solemnly] urge those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant, nor to place their hope in the uncertainty of [their] wealth, but in God, who generously supplies us with everything to enjoy.

Anderson New Testament

Charge those who are rich in this age, that they be not proud, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us all things richly for our enjoyment,

Bible in Basic English

Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;

Common New Testament

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with everything to enjoy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Charge those that are rich in this world, not to be elated, not to depend upon their perishable wealth, but upon the God of life, who furnishes us with every thing in plenty for our enjoyment;

Darby Translation

Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment;

Godbey New Testament

Charge the rich in this world not to think high things, nor to hope in uncertain riches, but in God, who richly supplies us all things for our enjoyment;

Goodspeed New Testament

Charge the rich of this world not to be arrogant, nor to set their hopes on such an uncertain thing as riches, but on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

John Wesley New Testament

Charge the rich in this world not to be high-minded, neither to trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy:

Julia Smith Translation

To the rich now in this life, proclaim not to be highminded, nor to be hoping upon the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, offering us all things richly for profit;

King James 2000

Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Command those [who are] rich in this present age not to be proud and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in God, who provides us all [things] richly for enjoyment,

Modern King James verseion

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,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not exceeding wise, and that they trust not in the uncertain riches, but in the living God, which giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy them,

Moffatt New Testament

Charge the rich of this world not to be supercilious, and not to fix their hopes on so uncertain a thing as riches but on the living God who richly provides us with all the enjoyments of life;

Montgomery New Testament

Charge the rich of this world not to be supercilious, nor to trust in uncertain riches, but in God, who provides all things richly for our use.

NET Bible

Command those who are rich in this world's goods not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment.

New Heart English Bible

Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;

Noyes New Testament

Charge those who are rich in this world that they be not highminded, nor place their hope in uncertain riches, but in God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; that they do good,

Sawyer New Testament

Charge the rich in the present life not to be high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God who gives us all things richly to enjoy,

The Emphasized Bible

Upon them who are rich in the present age, lay thou charge - not to be high-minded, nor to have set their hope on, riches', uncertainty, - but on God, who offereth us all things richly for enjoying,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Charge the rich in this world not to be lifted up with pride, nor to trust on the stability of wealth, but on the living God, who giveth us richly all things for our enjoyment;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Urge upon those who are wealthy in this life not to pride themselves, or fix their hopes, on so uncertain a thing as wealth, but on God, who gives us a wealth of enjoyment on every side.

Webster

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Weymouth New Testament

Impress on those who are rich in the present age that they must not be haughty nor set their hopes on riches--that unstable foundation--but on God who provides us richly with all things for our enjoyment.

Williams New Testament

Continue charging the rich of this world to stop being haughty and not to fix their hope on a thing so uncertain as riches, but on God who richly and ceaselessly provides us with everything for our enjoyment;

World English Bible

Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on the living God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;

Worrell New Testament

Charge those who are rich in this present age, not to be high-minded, nor to have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, Who giveth us richly all things for enjoyment;

Worsley New Testament

Charge them, that are rich in this world, not to be high-minded nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who richly affords us all things for enjoyment: charge them to do good,

Youngs Literal Translation

Those rich in the present age charge thou not to be high-minded, nor to hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, who is giving to us all things richly for enjoyment; --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐπί 
Epi 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
on, in, upon, unto, to,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 644
Usage: 2128

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

that they be
ὑψηλοφρονέω 
Hupselophroneo 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ὑψηλοφρονέω 
Hupselophroneo 
Usage: 2

nor
μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

G83
ἀδηλότης 
Adelotes 
Usage: 1

πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

the living
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

παρέχω 
Parecho 
Usage: 11

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

πλουσίως 
Plousios 
Usage: 4

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Timothy 6:17

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Context Readings

Instructions To The Rich

16 who alone has immortality, dwelling in irreproachable light, whom no man has seen, nor can see, to whom is honor and eternal dominion. Truly. 17 Command the rich in the present age not to be arrogant, nor hope in the uncertainty of wealth, but in the living God, who supplies us all things abundantly for enjoyment, 18 to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share,


Cross References

Romans 11:20

Correct! They were broken off for their unbelief, and thou stand by thy faith. Be not high-minded but fear,

1 Timothy 4:10

For we both labor and are reproached for this, because we have hoped in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of the faithful.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery. If riches increase, set not your heart [on it].

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery. If riches increase, set not your heart [on it].

Mark 10:24

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But again having answered, Jesus says to them, Children, how difficult it is for those who trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 14:17

although he did not leave himself without evidence, doing good and giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts of food and gladness.

Genesis 13:2

And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

And it shall be, when LORD thy God shall bring thee into the land which he swore to thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee, great and goodly cities, which thou did not build,

Deuteronomy 8:17

And [lest] thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.

Deuteronomy 33:15

and for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the everlasting hills,

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against LORD his God. For he went into the temple of LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done to him. For his heart was lifted up. Therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.

Job 1:1-3

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

Job 31:24-25

If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, [Thou are] my confidence;

Psalm 10:3-4

For the wicked man boasts of his heart's desire. And the greedy man renounces, [yea], despises LORD.

Psalm 52:7

Lo, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Psalm 62:8

Trust in him at all times, ye people. Pour out your heart before him. God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Psalm 73:5-9

They are not in trouble as [other] men, nor are they plagued like [other] men.

Psalm 84:11-12

For LORD God is a sun and a shield. LORD will give grace and glory. He will withhold no good thing from those who walk uprightly.

Psalm 104:28

Thou give to them, they gather. Thou open thy hand, they are satisfied with good.

Psalm 118:8-9

It is better to take refuge in LORD than to put confidence in man.

Proverbs 11:28

He who trusts in his riches shall fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

Proverbs 27:24

For riches are not forever. And does the crown endure to all generations?

Proverbs 30:9

lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who is LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and use the name of my God profanely.

Ecclesiastes 5:13-14

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: Riches [were] kept by the owner of it to his hurt.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

Behold, that which I have seen to be good and to be fitting is [for a man] to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor in which he labors under the sun all the days of his life which God has given him, for this is his p

Jeremiah 2:31

O generation, see ye the word of LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, or a land of thick darkness? Why do my people say, We have broken loose. We will come no more to thee?

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says LORD: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, nor let the mighty man glory in his might. Let not the rich man glory in his riches,

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man who trusts in LORD, and whose trust LORD is.

Ezekiel 16:49-50

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her and in her daughters, and she did not strengthen the hand of a poor and needy man.

Ezekiel 16:56

For thy sister Sodom was not mentioned by thy mouth in the day of thy pride,

Daniel 4:30

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Daniel 5:19-23

And because of the greatness that he gave him, all the peoples, nations, and languages trembled and feared before him. Whom he wanted, he killed, and whom he wanted, he kept alive, and whom he wanted, he raised up, and whom he want

Hosea 13:6

According to their pasture, so they were filled. They were filled, and their heart was exalted. Therefore they have forgotten me.

Habakkuk 1:15-16

He takes all of them up with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his drag. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.

Matthew 6:32

For the Gentiles seek after all these things, for your heavenly Father knows that ye need all these things.

Matthew 19:23

And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, that a rich man will enter into the kingdom of the heavens difficultly.

Matthew 27:57

And having become evening, there came a rich man from Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was discipled by Jesus.

Luke 12:15-21

And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.

Luke 19:2

And behold, a man called by name, Zacchaeus. And he was a chief tax collector, and this man was rich.

Luke 19:9-10

And Jesus said to him, Today salvation has come to this house, forasmuch as he also is a son of Abraham.

Acts 14:27

And after arriving, and after gathering the assembly together, they reported as many things as God did with them, and that he opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.

Acts 17:25

nor is he served by the hands of men, as needing anything, since he himself gives to all life, and breath, with all things.

Ephesians 5:5

For ye are men who know this, that no fornicator, or unclean man, or covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing by grace in your hearts to God.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they report about us what kind of entrance we had with you, and how ye turned to God from the idols to serve a living and TRUE God,

1 Timothy 1:3

As I urged thee, while going to Macedonia, remain in Ephesis, so that thou might command certain men not to teach something different,

1 Timothy 3:15

but if I delay, that thou may know how it is necessary to live in a house of God, which is a congregation of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly testify before God, and Lord Jesus Christ, and the chosen agents, that thou keep these things without prejudice, doing nothing from partiality.

1 Timothy 6:13

I command thee in the sight of God, who makes all live, and of Christ Jesus, who testified to Pontius Pilate the good confession,

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas forsook me having loved the present age, and he went to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Titus 2:12

disciplining us, so that, having denied irreverence and worldly lusts, we should live soberly and righteously and piously in the present age.

Titus 3:6

which he poured out upon us abundantly, through Jesus Christ our Savior.

James 1:9-10

Now let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation,

Revelation 18:6-7

Render to her as she also rendered to you, and double to her two-fold according to her works. In the cup that she mixed, mix two-fold for her.

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