Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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.

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.

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 to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance, 19 laying by for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of what is really life. 20 O Timotheus, keep the entrusted deposit, avoiding profane, vain babblings, and oppositions of false-named knowledge,


Cross References

Luke 16:9

And I say to you, Make to yourselves friends with the mammon of unrighteousness, that when it fails ye may be received into the eternal tabernacles.

1 Timothy 6:12

Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.

Matthew 6:19-21

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust spoils, and where thieves dig through and steal;

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.

Proverbs 10:25

As a whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more; but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 31:25

Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laugheth at the coming day.

Matthew 10:41-42

He that receives a prophet in the name of a prophet, shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man, shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said to him, If thou wouldest be perfect, go, sell what thou hast and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then shall the King say to those on his right hand, Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the world's foundation:

Luke 6:48-49

He is like a man building a house, who dug and went deep, and laid a foundation on the rock; but a great rain coming, the stream broke upon that house, and could not shake it, for it had been founded on the rock.

Luke 12:33

Sell what ye possess and give alms; make to yourselves purses which do not grow old, a treasure which does not fail in the heavens, where thief does not draw near nor moth destroy.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.

Luke 18:2

saying, There was a judge in a city, not fearing God and not respecting man:

Luke 18:22

And when Jesus had heard this, he said to him, One thing is lacking to thee yet: Sell all that thou hast and distribute to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens, and come, follow me.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision has any force, nor uncircumcision; but faith working through love.

Galatians 6:8-9

For he that sows to his own flesh, shall reap corruption from the flesh; but he that sows to the Spirit, from the Spirit shall reap eternal life:

Ephesians 3:17

that the Christ may dwell, through faith, in your hearts, being rooted and founded in love,

Philippians 3:14

I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:19

Yet the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his; and, Let every one who names the name of the Lord withdraw from iniquity.

1 Peter 1:4

to an incorruptible and undefiled and unfading inheritance, reserved in the heavens for you,

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