Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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.

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 perform good works, to be rich in good works, to be liberal, benevolent, 19 treasuring up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on the true life. 20 O Timothy, keep the trust, turning away from profane and empty words, and contradictions of mis-named science,


Cross References

Luke 16:9

And I tell you, Make yourselves friends of the riches procured by injustice, that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal tabernacles.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were called and made the good profession before many witnesses.

Matthew 6:19-21

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on the earth, where a moth and corrosion destroy, and where thieves dig through and steal.

Matthew 6:19

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on the earth, where a moth and corrosion destroy, and where thieves dig through and steal.

Matthew 6:19

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on the earth, where a moth and corrosion destroy, and where thieves dig through and steal.

Matthew 6:19

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on the earth, where a moth and corrosion destroy, and where thieves dig through and steal.

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 you will be perfect, go and sell your property, and give to the poor, and you shall have a treasure in heaven; and come and 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 foundation of the world;

Luke 6:48-49

He is like a man building a house, who dug and went deep, and laid the foundation on the rock; and when there was a flood, the stream beat against that house and could not shake it, because it was built on a rock.

Luke 12:33

Sell your property and bestow charity; make yourselves purses that become not old, and a treasury that fails not, in heaven, where no thief approaches, nor moth destroys;

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that you received your good things in your life, and Lazarus in like manner evil things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in pain.

Luke 18:2

saying, There was a certain judge in a certain city, who feared not God and regarded not man.

Luke 18:22

And Jesus hearing it, said to him, One thing you yet want; sell all that you have, and distribute to the poor, and you shall have a treasure in heaven, and come, follow me.

Galatians 5:6

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

Galatians 6:8-9

for he that sows for his flesh, shall of the flesh reap destruction; but he that sows for the Spirit, shall of the Spirit reap life eternal.

Ephesians 3:17

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

Philippians 3:14

I press forward to the mark for the prize of the high call of God in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:19

But the foundation of God stands firm, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his; and, Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from wickedness.

1 Peter 1:4

to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and unfading, kept in heaven for you

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