Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Older men are to be level headed, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.

New American Standard Bible

Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.

King James Version

That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

International Standard Version

Older men are to be sober, serious, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.

A Conservative Version

Aged men are to be without wine, noble, serious minded, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.

American Standard Version

that aged men be temperate, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience:

Amplified

Urge the older men to be temperate, venerable (serious), sensible, self-controlled, and sound in the faith, in the love, and in the steadfastness and patience [of Christ].

An Understandable Version

Older men should be sober-minded [See note at I Tim. 3:2], dignified [i.e., respectable], sensible, sound in the faith [or, "in their faith"], in their love and in their perseverance.

Anderson New Testament

that the aged men be vigilant, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Bible in Basic English

That old men are to be simple in their tastes, serious, wise, true in faith, in love, and of a quiet mind.

Common New Testament

The older men are to be temperate, serious, sensible, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but what is agreeable to sound doctrine: advise the aged to be prudent, grave, temperate, sound in faith,

Darby Translation

that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Godbey New Testament

That the elderly men be sober, grave, prudent, sound in faith, in divine love, in patience:

Goodspeed New Testament

Teach the older men to be temperate, serious, and sensible??en of vigorous faith, love, and steadfastness.

John Wesley New Testament

serious, prudent, sound in faith, love, patience:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that the aged men be temperate, venerable, prudent, sound in faith, in charity, in tolerance.

Julia Smith Translation

The aged men to be sober, grave, of sound mind, sound in the faith, in love, in patience.

King James 2000

That the aged men be sensible, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Older men are to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, [and] in endurance.

Modern King James verseion

aged men to be temperate, sensible, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That the elder men be sober, honest, discreet, sound in the faith, in love and in patience.

Moffatt New Testament

Tell the older men to be temperate, serious, masters of themselves, sound in faith, in love, and in stedfastness.

Montgomery New Testament

that the older men be self-controlled, serious and sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

NET Bible

Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.

New Heart English Bible

that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:

Noyes New Testament

that aged men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Sawyer New Testament

That the aged men be sober, grave, of sound mind, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

The Emphasized Bible

That, aged men, be, sober, grave, sober-minded, healthy in their faith, love, endurance;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Teach that the older men should be temperate, serious, and discreet; strong in faith, love, and endurance.

Webster

That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience;

Weymouth New Testament

Exhort aged men to be temperate, grave, sober-minded, robust in their faith, their love and their patience.

Williams New Testament

the older men to be temperate, serious, and sensible, healthy in faith, in love, and in steadfastness;

World English Bible

that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:

Worrell New Testament

that aged men be temperate, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Worsley New Testament

that aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in the faith, in love, in patience:

Youngs Literal Translation

aged men to be temperate, grave, sober, sound in the faith, in the love, in the endurance;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

the aged men
πρεσβύτης 
Presbutes 
Usage: 3

be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

νηφάλεος νηφάλιος 
Nephaleos 
Usage: 3

σεμνός 
Semnos 
Usage: 4

σώφρων 
Sophron 
Usage: 4

ὑγιαίνω 
Hugiaino 
sound, be sound, be whole, whole, wholesome, be in health, safe and sound
Usage: 10

in faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

in charity
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

1 But you must say the things that are consistent with sound teaching. 2 Older men are to be level headed, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance. 3 In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good,


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:11

Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. So, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith

1 Peter 4:7

Now the end of all things is near; therefore, be serious and disciplined for prayer.

Leviticus 19:32

“You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am Yahweh.

Romans 12:3

For by the grace given to me, I tell everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he should think. Instead, think sensibly, as God has distributed a measure of faith to each one.

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,

1 Peter 5:8

Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.

Job 12:12

Wisdom is found with the elderly,
and understanding comes with long life.

Psalm 92:14

They will still bear fruit in old age,
healthy and green,

Proverbs 16:31

Gray hair is a glorious crown;
it is found in the way of righteousness.

Isaiah 65:20

In her, a nursing infant will no longer live
only a few days,
or an old man not live out his days.
Indeed, the youth will die at a hundred years,
and the one who misses a hundred years will be cursed.

Mark 5:15

They came to Jesus and saw the man who had been demon-possessed by the legion, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid.

Luke 8:35

Then people went out to see what had happened. They came to Jesus and found the man the demons had departed from, sitting at Jesus’ feet, dressed and in his right mind. And they were afraid.

Acts 24:25

Now as he spoke about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix became afraid and replied, “Leave for now, but when I find time I’ll call for you.”

1 Corinthians 9:25

Now everyone who competes exercises self-control in everything. However, they do it to receive a crown that will fade away, but we a crown that will never fade away.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come to your senses and stop sinning, for some people are ignorant about God. I say this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 5:13

For if we are out of our mind, it is for God; if we have a sound mind, it is for you.

Galatians 5:23

gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.

Philippians 4:8

Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral excellence and if there is any praise—dwell on these things.

1 Thessalonians 5:6

So then, we must not sleep, like the rest, but we must stay awake and be serious.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we belong to the day, we must be serious and put the armor of faith and love on our chests, and put on a helmet of the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 1:5

Now the goal of our instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.

1 Timothy 3:4

one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity.

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not hypocritical, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money,

Titus 1:8

but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, righteous, holy, self-controlled,

Titus 2:7

in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, with your minds ready for action, be serious and set your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 1:6

knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,

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