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- 1 Timothy 5:9
1 TIMOTHY 5:9
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,”
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1 Timothy 5:9 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Greek ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“Let be taken into the” ||καταλεγέσθω ||To lay down, i.e., (figuratively) to enrol ||Let taken |
|“not” ||μὴ ||(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether ||not |
|“a widow” ||Χήρα ||A widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively || widow |
|“number” ||καταλεγέσθω ||To lay down, i.e., (figuratively) to enrol ||number |
|“under” ||ἔλαττον ||Smaller (in size, quantity, age or quality) ||under |
|“threescore” ||ἑξήκοντα ||Sixty ||threescore |
|“years old,” ||ἐτῶν ||A year ||years old |
|“having been” ||γεγονυῖα ||To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) ||having been |
|“the wife” ||γυνή ||A woman; specially, a wife || wife |
|“of one” ||ἑνὸς ||One || one |
|“man,” ||ἀνδρὸς ||A man (properly as an individual male) ||man |
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7 And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.
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;
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