1 TIMOTHY 5:2

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.”

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1 Timothy 5:2 Translation & Meaning

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The elder women πρεσβυτέρας Older; as noun, a senior; specially, an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian "presbyter" elder women
as ὡς Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows) as
mothers; μητέρας A "mother" (literally or figuratively, immediate or remote) mothers
the younger νεωτέρας "new", i.e., (of persons) youthful, or (of things) fresh; figuratively, regenerate younger
as ὡς Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows) as
sisters, ἀδελφὰς A sister (naturally or ecclesiastically) sisters
with ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc with
all πάσῃ All, any, every, the whole all
purity. ἁγνείᾳ Cleanliness (the quality), i.e., (specially) chastity purity

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  • 1  Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

  • 2  The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

  • 3  Honour widows that are widows indeed.

  • 4  But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.




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