That, aged men, be, sober, grave, sober-minded, healthy in their faith, love, endurance;
Wives, in the same way, - dignified, not given to intrigue, sober, faithful in all things.
This witness, is true, - for which cause, be reproving them sharply, that they may be healthy in their faith,
But, the end of all things, hath drawn near: - be of sound mind, therefore, and be sober for prayers;
Before a hoary head, shalt thou rise up, And shalt honour the presence of an elder, - So shalt thou stand in awe of thy God - I, am Yahweh.
For I say, through the favour which hath been given me, unto every one who is among you, - not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but so to think as to think soberly - as, unto each one, God hath dealt a measure of faith.
It is needful, then, for, the overseer, to be irreproachable, a husband, of one wife, sober, of sound mind, orderly, hospitable, apt in teaching,
Be sober! be watchful! Your slanderous adversary, as a roaring lion, is walking about - seeking to devour:
A crown of adorning, is a hoary head, in the way of righteousness, it should be found.
There shall be thenceforward, no more, A suckling of a few days, or an elder Who filleth not up his days, - But, a youth a hundred years old, may die, Yea a sinner a hundred years old, shall he accursed,
And they come unto Jesus, and view the demonized man, clothed and of sound mind, him who had had the legion, - and they were struck with fear.
And they went forth to see what had happened; and came unto Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone forth, sitting, clothed, and of sound mind, near the feet of Jesus, - and they were struck with fear.
And, as he was reasoning of righteousness, and self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix, becoming greatly afraid, answered - For the present, be going thy way, and, when I find an opportunity, I will send for thee, -
But, every man who striveth in the games, in all things, useth self-control; - they, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown, they may receive; but, we, an incorruptible!
Wake up to sobriety, in righteousness, and be not committing sin; for some have, an ignorance of God: for shame, unto you, am I speaking!
For, whether we have been beside ourselves, it hath been for God, or, whether we are sober-minded, it is for you.
meekness, self-control; - against such things as these, there is no law.
For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are dignified, whatsoever things are righteous, whatsoever things are chaste, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report, - if there be any virtue, and if any praise, the same, be taking into account;
Hence, then, let us not be sleeping, as the rest, but let us watch and be sober: -
But, we, being of the day, let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and, for helmet, the hope of salvation.
Now, the end of the charge, is love - out of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and faith unfeigned, -
Over his own house, presiding, well, having, children, in submission, with all dignity;
Ministers, in the same way, - dignified, not double-tongued, not, to much wine, given, not greedy of base gain,
But hospitable, a lover of what is good, sober-minded, just, kind, possessing self-control,
In all things, shewing, thyself, an ensample of noble works, - in thine instruction, uncorruptness, gravity,
Wherefore, girding up the loins of your mind, keeping sober, perseveringly direct your hope unto the favour, being borne along to you, in the revealing of Jesus Christ:
And, in your knowledge, self-control, and, in your self-control, endurance, and, in your endurance, godliness,