Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

storing up for themselves a good foundation for that which is coming, so that they may take hold of the eternal life.

New American Standard Bible

storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.

King James Version

Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Holman Bible

storing up for themselves a good reserve for the age to come, so that they may take hold of life that is real.

International Standard Version

By doing this they store up a treasure for themselves that is a good foundation for the future, so that they can keep their hold on the life that is real.

American Standard Version

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.

Amplified

In this way storing up for themselves the enduring riches of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.

An Understandable Version

[In that way] they will store up for themselves a treasure [of never ending rewards] for providing a solid foundation for the future, so that they can take hold of the true life [i.e., in heaven].

Anderson New Testament

treasuring up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Bible in Basic English

Making ready for themselves a safe place for the time to come, so that the true life may be theirs.

Common New Testament

storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that life which is life indeed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

securing to themselves a well-grounded expectation of obtaining hereafter an immortal life.

Darby Translation

laying by for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of what is really life.

Godbey New Testament

laying up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.

Goodspeed New Testament

storing up a valuable treasure for themselves for the future, so as to grasp the life that is life indeed.

John Wesley New Testament

Treasuring up for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Julia Smith Translation

Treasuring up to themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold upon eternal life.

King James 2000

Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

storing up for themselves a good foundation for the future, in order that they may take hold of [what is] truly life.

Modern King James verseion

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may obtain eternal life.

Moffatt New Testament

amassing right good treasure for themselves in the world to come, in order to secure the life which is life indeed.

Montgomery New Testament

laying up right good treasure for themselves in the world to come, in order that they may obtain the Life which is life indeed.

NET Bible

In this way they will save up a treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the future and so lay hold of what is truly life.

New Heart English Bible

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold of that which is truly life.

Noyes New Testament

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the true life.

Sawyer New Testament

treasuring up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on the true life.

The Emphasized Bible

Treasuring up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

laying up treasure for themselves a noble foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Twentieth Century New Testament

storing up for themselves what in the future will prove to be a good foundation, that they may gain the only true Life.

Webster

Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Weymouth New Testament

storing up for themselves that which shall be a solid foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of the Life which is life indeed.

Williams New Testament

in this way amassing for themselves the riches that forever endure in the life to come, so that at last they may grasp the life that is life indeed.

World English Bible

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold of eternal life.

Worrell New Testament

treasuring up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on that which is really life.

Worsley New Testament

treasuring up to themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may obtain eternal life.

Youngs Literal Translation

treasuring up to themselves a right foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life age-during.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Laying up in store
ἀποθησαυρίζω 
Apothesaurizo 
lay in store
Usage: 1

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

a good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

θεμέλιος 
themelios 
Usage: 13

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

the time to come
μέλλω 
mello 
shall, should, would, to come, will, things to come, not tr,
Usage: 90

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ἐπιλαμβάνομαι 
Epilambanomai 
take, take by, catch, take on, lay hold on, take hold of, lay hold upon
Usage: 19

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

Context Readings

Instructions To The Rich

18 to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share, 19 storing up for themselves a good foundation for that which is coming, so that they may take hold of the eternal life. 20 O Timothy, keep the entrustment, avoiding the profane babblings and objections of the falsely-called knowledge,


Cross References

Luke 16:9

And I say to you, make friends for yourselves from the mammon of unrighteousness, so that, when ye cease, they may receive you into the eternal dwellings.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life for which thou are called, and confessed the good confession in the sight of many witnesses.

Matthew 6:19-21

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust deteriorates, and where thieves break through and steal,

Psalm 17:14

from men by thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world whose portion is in [this] life, and whose belly thou fill with thy treasure. They are satisfied with sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked man is no more, but the righteous man is an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 31:25

Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.

Matthew 10:41-42

He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said to him, If thou want to be perfect, go, sell the things being possessed by thee, and give to the poor, and thou will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then the King will say to those at his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Luke 6:48-49

He is like a man who builds a house, who dug and excavated, and laid a foundation upon the rock. And when a flood developed, the stream beat upon that house, and could not shake it, for it had been founded upon the rock.

Luke 12:33

Sell things possessed by you, and give charity. Make for yourselves purses not becoming old, a treasure unfailing in the heavens, where no thief approaches, nor moth corrupts.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, remember that thou in thy lifetime received thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now here he is comforted and thou are in agony.

Luke 18:2

saying, In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God, and did not regard man.

Luke 18:22

And when he heard these things, Jesus said to him, Yet one thing is lacking from thee. Sell all things, as many as thou have, and distribute to the poor, and thou will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Galatians 6:8-9

Because he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Ephesians 3:17

For the Christ to dwell in your hearts through faith,

Philippians 3:14

I press forward toward the goal for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, Lord knows those who are his, and, Let every man who names the name of Lord keep away from unrighteousness.

1 Peter 1:4

for an inheritance imperishable, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heavens for you,

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