Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Holman Bible

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

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.

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, speak [the things] which are fitting for sound instruction. 2 Older men are to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, [and] in endurance. 3 Older women likewise [are to be] reverent in [their] behavior, not slanderous, not enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:11

The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true, for which reason reprove them severely, in order that they may be sound in the faith,

1 Peter 4:7

Now the end of all [things] draws near. Therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for [your] prayers.

Leviticus 19:32

" '{Before} old age you shall get up, and you shall show respect for an old person; and you shall revere your God; I [am] Yahweh.

Romans 12:3

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone who is among you not to think more highly of yourself than what one ought to think, but to think {sensibly}, as God has apportioned a measure of faith to each one.

1 Timothy 3:2

Therefore the overseer must be irreproachable, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, skillful in teaching,

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober; be on the alert. Your adversary the devil walks around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

Job 12:12

Wisdom [is] with [the] aged, and understanding [is in] length of days.

Psalm 92:14

They will still prosper in old age. They will be fat and luxuriant,

Proverbs 16:31

A crown of glory is gray hair; by a righteous life it is gained.

Isaiah 65:20

There will no longer be a nursing infant {who lives only a few} days, or an old man who does not fill his days, for the boy will die {a hundred years old}, and the one who {fails to reach} {a hundred years} will be {considered} accursed.

Mark 5:15

And they came to Jesus and saw the demon-possessed man sitting [there] clothed and in his right mind--the one who had had the legion--and they were afraid.

Luke 8:35

So they went out to see what had happened, and they came to Jesus and found the man from whom the demons had gone out sitting [there] clothed and in his right mind, at the feet of Jesus, and they were afraid.

Acts 24:25

And [while] he was discussing about righteousness and self control and the judgment that is to come, Felix became afraid [and] replied, "Go away for the present, and [when I] have an opportunity, I will summon you."

1 Corinthians 9:25

And everyone who competes exercises self-control in all [things]. Thus those [do so] in order that they may receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable [one].

1 Corinthians 15:34

Sober up correctly and {stop sinning}, for some have no knowledge of God--I say [this] to your shame.

2 Corinthians 5:13

For if we are out of our senses, [it is] for God; if we are of 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 [things] are true, whatever [things are] honorable, whatever [things are] right, whatever [things are] pure, whatever [things are] pleasing, whatever [things are] commendable, if [there is] any excellence of character and if anything praiseworthy, think about these [things].

1 Thessalonians 5:6

So then, we must not sleep like the rest, but must be on the alert and be self-controlled.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But [because] we are of the day, we must be sober, [by] putting on the breastplate of faith and love and [as] a helmet the hope of salvation,

1 Timothy 1:5

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a faith without hypocrisy,

1 Timothy 3:4

managing his own household well, having children in submission with all dignity

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons likewise [must be] dignified, not insincere, not devoted to much wine, not fond of dishonest gain,

Titus 1:8

but hospitable, loving what is good, prudent, just, devout, self-controlled,

Titus 2:7

concerning everything showing yourself [to be] an example of good deeds, in your teaching [demonstrating] soundness, dignity,

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, {when you have prepared your minds for action} [by] being self-controlled, put your hope completely in the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 1:6

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

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