Parallel Verses

Amplified

In this way laying up for themselves [the riches that endure forever as] a good foundation for the future, so that they may grasp that which is life indeed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the future, 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 [Charge them] to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal and generous of heart, ready to share [with others], 19 In this way laying up for themselves [the riches that endure forever as] a good foundation for the future, so that they may grasp that which is life indeed. 20 O Timothy, guard and keep the deposit entrusted [to you]! Turn away from the irreverent babble and godless chatter, with the vain and empty and worldly phrases, and the subtleties and the contradictions in what is falsely called knowledge and spiritual illumination.


Cross References

Luke 16:9

And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous mammon ( deceitful riches, money, possessions), so that when it fails, they [those you have favored] may receive and welcome you into the everlasting habitations (dwellings).

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith; lay hold of the eternal life to which you were summoned and [for which] you confessed the good confession [of faith] before many witnesses.

Matthew 6:19-21

Do not gather and heap up and store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust and worm consume and destroy, and where thieves break through and steal.

Psalm 17:14

From men by Your hand, O Lord, from men of this world [these poor moths of the night] whose portion in life is idle and vain. Their bellies are filled with Your hidden treasure [what You have stored up]; their children are satiated, and they leave the rest [of their] wealth to their babes.

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked are no more, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous have an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 31:25

Strength and dignity are her clothing and her position is strong and secure; she rejoices over the future [the latter day or time to come, knowing that she and her family are in readiness for it]!

Matthew 10:41-42

He who receives and welcomes and accepts a prophet because he is a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward, and he who receives and welcomes and accepts a righteous man because he is a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus answered him, If you would be perfect [that is, have that spiritual maturity which accompanies self-sacrificing character], go and sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have riches in heaven; and come, be My disciple [side with My party and follow Me].

Matthew 25:34-40

Then the King will say to those at His right hand, Come, you blessed of My Father [you favored of God and appointed to eternal salvation], inherit (receive as your own) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Luke 6:48-49

He is like a man building a house, who dug and went down deep and laid a foundation upon the rock; and when a flood arose, the torrent broke against that house and could not shake or move it, because it had been securely built or founded on a rock.

Luke 12:33

Sell what you possess and give donations to the poor; provide yourselves with purses and handbags that do not grow old, an unfailing and inexhaustible treasure in the heavens, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, remember that you in your lifetime fully received [what is due you in] comforts and delights, and Lazarus in like manner the discomforts and distresses; but now he is comforted here and you are in anguish.

Luke 18:2

He said, In a certain city there was a judge who neither reverenced and feared God nor respected or considered man.

Luke 18:22

And when Jesus heard it, He said to him, One thing you still lack. Sell everything that you have and divide [the money] among the poor, and you will have [rich] treasure in heaven; and come back [and] follow Me [become My disciple, join My party, and accompany Me].

Galatians 5:6

For [if we are] in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith activated and energized and expressed and working through love.

Galatians 6:8-9

For he who sows to his own flesh (lower nature, sensuality) will from the flesh reap decay and ruin and destruction, but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Ephesians 3:17

May Christ through your faith [actually] dwell (settle down, abide, make His permanent home) in your hearts! May you be rooted deep in love and founded securely on love,

Philippians 3:14

I press on toward the goal to win the [supreme and heavenly] prize to which God in Christ Jesus is calling us upward.

2 Timothy 2:19

But the firm foundation of (laid by) God stands, sure and unshaken, bearing this seal (inscription): The Lord knows those who are His, and, Let everyone who names [himself by] the name of the Lord give up all iniquity and stand aloof from it.

1 Peter 1:4

[Born anew] into an inheritance which is beyond the reach of change and decay [imperishable], unsullied and unfading, reserved in heaven for you,

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