1 TIMOTHY 5:3

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Honour widows that are widows indeed.”

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1 Timothy 5:3 Translation & Meaning

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Honour τίμα To prize, i.e., fix a valuation upon; by implication, to revere Honour
widows Χήρας A widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively widows
that are ὄντως Really are
widows χήρας A widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively widows
indeed. ὄντως Really indeed

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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.

  • 5  Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.




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