Parallel Verses

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;

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.

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,

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,

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 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. 17 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; 18 And to do good, having wealth in good works, being quick to give, taking part with one another;


Cross References

Romans 11:20

Truly, because they had no faith they were broken off, and you have your place by reason of your faith. Do not be lifted up in pride, but have fear;

1 Timothy 4:10

And this is the purpose of all our work and our fighting, because our hope is in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, and specially of those who have faith.

Psalm 62:10

Have no faith in the rewards of evil-doing, or in profits wrongly made: if your wealth is increased, do not put your hopes on it.

Proverbs 23:5

Are your eyes lifted up to it? it is gone: for wealth takes to itself wings, like an eagle in flight up to heaven.

Mark 10:24

And the disciples were full of wonder at his words. But Jesus said to them again, Children, how hard it is for those who put faith in wealth to come into the kingdom of God!

Acts 14:17

But he was not without witness, because he did good, and gave you rain from heaven and times of fruit, making your hearts full of food and joy.

Genesis 13:2

Now Abram had great wealth of cattle and silver and gold.

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

And when the Lord your God has taken you into the land which he gave his oath to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, that he would give you; with great and fair towns which were not of your building;

Deuteronomy 8:17

Say not then, in your hearts, My power and the strength of my hands have got me this wealth.

Deuteronomy 33:15

And the chief things of the oldest mountains, and the good things of the eternal hills,

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he had become strong, his heart was lifted up in pride, causing his destruction; and he did evil against the Lord his God; for he went into the Temple of the Lord for the purpose of burning perfumes on the altar of perfumes.

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah did not do as had been done to him; for his heart was lifted up in pride; and so wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.

Job 1:1-3

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. He was without sin and upright, fearing God and keeping himself far from evil.

Job 31:24-25

If I made gold my hope, or if I ever said to the best gold, I have put my faith in you;

Psalm 10:3-4

For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.

Psalm 52:7

See, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but had faith in his goods and his property, and made himself

Psalm 62:8

Have faith in him at all times, you people; let your hearts go flowing out before him: God is our safe place. (Selah.)

Psalm 73:5-9

They are not in trouble as others are; they have no part in the unhappy fate of men.

Psalm 84:11-12

The Lord God is our sun and our strength: the Lord will give grace and glory: he will not keep back any good thing from those whose ways are upright.

Psalm 104:28

They take what you give them; they are full of the good things which come from your open hand.

Psalm 118:8-9

It is better to have faith in the Lord than to put one's hope in man.

Proverbs 11:28

He who puts his faith in wealth will come to nothing; but the upright man will be full of growth like the green leaf.

Proverbs 27:24

For wealth is not for ever, and money does not go on for all generations.

Proverbs 30:9

For fear that if I am full, I may be false to you and say, Who is the Lord? or if I am poor, I may become a thief, using the name of my God wrongly.

Ecclesiastes 5:13-14

There is a great evil which I have seen under the sun--wealth kept by the owner to be his downfall.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

This is what I have seen: it is good and fair for a man to take meat and drink and to have joy in all his work under the sun, all the days of his life which God has given him; that is his reward.

Jeremiah 2:31

O generation, see the word of the Lord. Have I been a waste land to Israel? or a land of dark night? why do my people say, We have got loose, we will not come to you again?

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is the word of the Lord: Let not the wise man take pride in his wisdom, or the strong man in his strength, or the man of wealth in his wealth:

Jeremiah 17:7-8

A blessing is on the man who puts his faith in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.

Ezekiel 16:49-50

Truly, this was the sin of your sister Sodom: pride, a full measure of food, and the comforts of wealth in peace, were seen in her and her daughters, and she gave no help to the poor or to those in need.

Ezekiel 16:56

Was not your sister Sodom an oath in your mouth in the day of your pride,

Daniel 4:30

The king made answer and said, Is this not great Babylon, which I have made for the living-place of kings, by the strength of my power and for the glory of my honour?

Daniel 5:19-23

And because of the great power he gave him, all peoples and nations and languages were shaking in fear before him: some he put to death and others he kept living, at his pleasure, lifting up some and putting others down as it pleased him.

Hosea 13:6

When I gave them food they were full, and their hearts were full of pride, and they did not keep me in mind.

Habakkuk 1:15-16

He takes them all up with his hook, he takes them in his net, getting them together in his fishing-net: for which cause he is glad and full of joy.

Matthew 6:32

Because the Gentiles go in search of all these things: for your Father in heaven has knowledge that you have need of all these things:

Matthew 19:23

And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, It is hard for a man with much money to go into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 27:57

And in the evening, there came a man of wealth from Arimathaea, Joseph by name, who was a disciple of Jesus:

Luke 12:15-21

And he said to them, Take care to keep yourselves free from the desire for property; for a man's life is not made up of the number of things which he has.

Luke 19:2

A man, named Zacchaeus, who was the chief tax-farmer, and a man of wealth,

Luke 19:9-10

And Jesus said to him, Today salvation has come to this house, for even he is a son of Abraham.

Acts 14:27

And when they came there, and had got the church together, they gave them an account of all the things which God had done through them, and how he had made open a door of faith to the Gentiles.

Acts 17:25

And he is not dependent on the work of men's hands, as if he had need of anything, for he himself gives to all life and breath and all things;

Ephesians 5:5

Being certain of this, that no man who gives way to the passions of the flesh, no unclean person, or one who has desire for the property of others, or who gives worship to images, has any heritage in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves give the news of how we came among you; and how you were turned from images to God, to the worship of a true and living God,

1 Timothy 1:3

It was my desire, when I went on into Macedonia, that you might make a stop at Ephesus, to give orders to certain men not to put forward a different teaching,

1 Timothy 3:15

But if I am long in coming, this will make clear to you what behaviour is right for men in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and base of what is true.

1 Timothy 5:21

I give you orders before God and Christ Jesus and the angels of God's selection, to keep these orders without giving thought to one side more than another.

1 Timothy 6:13

I give you orders before God, the giver of life, and Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate gave witness to the faith,

2 Timothy 4:10

For Demas has gone away from me, for love of this present life, and has gone to Thessalonica: Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Titus 2:12

Training us so that, turning away from evil and the desires of this world, we may be living wisely and uprightly in the knowledge of God in this present life;

Titus 3:6

Which he gave us freely through Jesus Christ our Saviour;

James 1:9-10

But let the brother of low position be glad that he is lifted up;

Revelation 18:6-7

Give to her as she gave, even an increased reward for her works; in the cup which was mixed by her, let there be mixed as much again for herself.

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