Thematic Bible

1 Timothy 5:1 (show verse)

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers;

1 Timothy 5:2 (show verse)

the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.

1 Timothy 5:3 (show verse)

Honor widows who are widows indeed.

1 Timothy 5:4 (show verse)

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:5 (show verse)

Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day.

1 Timothy 5:6 (show verse)

But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives.

1 Timothy 5:7 (show verse)

Also command these things, that they may be without reproach.

1 Timothy 5:8 (show verse)

But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially his own household, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Timothy 5:9 (show verse)

Let no one be enrolled as a widow under sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,

1 Timothy 5:10 (show verse)

being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.

1 Timothy 5:11 (show verse)

But refuse younger widows, for whenever their passions lead them away from Christ, they desire to marry;

1 Timothy 5:12 (show verse)

having condemnation, because they have rejected their first pledge.

1 Timothy 5:13 (show verse)

Besides, they also learn to be idle, going about from house to house. Not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not.

1 Timothy 5:14 (show verse)

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for reviling.

1 Timothy 5:15 (show verse)

For already some have turned aside after Satan.

1 Timothy 5:16 (show verse)

If any woman who believes has widows, let her assist them, and do not let the church be burdened; that it might help those widows who are truly in need.

1 Timothy 5:17 (show verse)

Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

1 Timothy 5:18 (show verse)

For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle the ox when it treads out the grain." And, "The laborer is worthy of his wages."

1 Timothy 5:19 (show verse)

Do not receive an accusation against an elder, except at the word of two or three witnesses.

1 Timothy 5:20 (show verse)

Those who sin, reprove in the sight of all, that the rest also may be in fear.

1 Timothy 5:21 (show verse)

I command you in the sight of God, and Christ Jesus, and the chosen angels, that you observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by partiality.

1 Timothy 5:22 (show verse)

Lay hands hastily on no one, neither be a participant in other men's sins. Keep yourself pure.

1 Timothy 5:23 (show verse)

Be no longer a drinker of water only, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your frequent infirmities.

1 Timothy 5:24 (show verse)

Some men's sins are evident, preceding them to judgment, and some also follow later.

1 Timothy 5:25 (show verse)

In the same way also there are good works that are obvious, and those that are otherwise cannot be hidden.