Parallel Verses

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.

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 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.

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 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to share; 19 Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life. 20 O Timothy, keep that which is committed to your trust, avoiding profane and vain utterances, and oppositions of what is falsely called knowledge:


Cross References

Luke 16:9

And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends by means of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when it fails, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you are also called, and have professed a good profession before many witnesses.

Matthew 6:19-21

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

Psalm 17:14

From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Proverbs 10:25

As the whirlwind passes, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 31:25

Strength and honor are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

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 unto him, If you will be perfect, go and sell what you have, and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, you 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 built a house, and dug deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.

Luke 12:33

Sell what you have, and give alms; provide yourselves purses which grow not old, a treasure in the heavens that fails not, where no thief approaches, neither moth corrupts.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented.

Luke 18:2

Saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, neither regarded man:

Luke 18:22

Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet you lack one thing: sell all that you have, and distribute unto the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.

Galatians 5:6

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.

Galatians 6:8-9

For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Ephesians 3:17

That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Philippians 3:14

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

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his. And, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

1 Peter 1:4

To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fades not away, reserved in heaven for you,

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