1 TIMOTHY 5:10

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.”

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1 Timothy 5:10 Translation & Meaning

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Well reported of μαρτυρουμένη To be a witness, i.e., testify (literally or figuratively) Well reported
for ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc for
good καλοῖς Properly, beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), i.e., valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G0018, which is properly intrinsic) good
works; ἔργοις Toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication, an act works
if εἰ If, whether, that, etc if
she have brought up children, ἐτεκνοτρόφησεν To be a childrearer, i.e., fulfil the duties of a female parent brought up children
if εἰ If, whether, that, etc if
she have lodged strangers, ἐξενοδόχησεν To be hospitable lodged strangers
if εἰ If, whether, that, etc if
she have washed ἔνιψεν To cleanse (especially the hands or the feet or the face); ceremonially, to perform ablution washed
the saints' ἁγίων Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) saints
feet, πόδας A "foot" (figuratively or literally) feet
if εἰ If, whether, that, etc if
she have relieved ἐπήρκεσεν To avail for, i.e., help relieved
the afflicted, θλιβομένοις To crowd (literally or figuratively) afflicted
if εἰ If, whether, that, etc if
she have diligently followed ἐπηκολούθησεν To accompany diligently followed
every παντὶ All, any, every, the whole every
good ἀγαθῷ "good" (in any sense, often as noun) good
work. ἔργῳ Toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication, an act work

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  • 8  But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

  • 9  Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

  • 10  Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

  • 11  But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry;

  • 12  Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith.




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