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1 Timothy 4:13–15

13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching. 14 uDo not neglect the gift you have, which was given you vby prophecy when the council of elders wlaid their hands on you. 15 Practice these things, immerse yourself in them,3 so that xall may see your progress.

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1 Timothy 4:13–15 — The New International Version (NIV)

13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching. 14 Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through prophecy when the body of elders laid their hands on you.

15 Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. 14 Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. 15 Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 Until I get there, focus on reading the Scriptures to the church, encouraging the believers, and teaching them.

14 Do not neglect the spiritual gift you received through the prophecy spoken over you when the elders of the church laid their hands on you. 15 Give your complete attention to these matters. Throw yourself into your tasks so that everyone will see your progress.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. 14 Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. 15 Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 Until I come, continue to read the Scriptures to the people, strengthen them, and teach them. 14 Use the gift you have, which was given to you through prophecy when the group of elders laid their hands on you. 15 Continue to do those things; give your life to doing them so your progress may be seen by everyone.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — American Standard Version (ASV)

13 Till I come, give heed to reading, to exhortation, to teaching. 14 Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. 15 Be diligent in these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy progress may be manifest unto all.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 Till I come, give thyself to reading, to exhortation, to teaching. 14 Be not negligent of the gift that is in thee, which has been given to thee through prophecy, with imposition of the hands of the elderhood. 15 Occupy thyself with these things; be wholly in them, that thy progress may be manifest to all.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 Until I get there, concentrate on reading ⸤Scripture⸥ in worship, giving encouraging messages, and teaching people. 14 Don’t neglect the gift which you received through prophecy when the spiritual leadersplaced their hands on you ⸤to ordain you⸥. 15 Practice these things. Devote your life to them so that everyone can see your progress.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 Until I come, give your attention to public reading, exhortation, and teaching. 14 Do not neglect the gift that is in you; it was given to you through prophecy, with the laying on of hands by the council of elders. 15 Practice these things; be committed to them, so that your progress may be evident to all.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Until I arrive, give attention to the public reading of scripture, to exhorting, to teaching. 14 Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you through prophecy with the laying on of hands by the council of elders. 15 Put these things into practice, devote yourself to them, so that all may see your progress.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 Until I come, pay attention to the public reading, to exhortation, to teaching. 14 Do not neglect the gift that is in you, that was granted to you through prophecy with the laying on of hands by the council of elders. 15 Practice these things. Be diligent in these things, in order that your progress may be evident to everyone.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

13 Until I come, spend your time reading Scripture out loud to one another. Spend your time preaching and teaching. 14 Don’t fail to use the gift the Holy Spirit gave you. He gave it to you through a message from God. It was given when the elders placed their hands on you.

15 Keep on doing those things. Give them your complete attention. Then everyone will see how you are coming along.

1 Timothy 4:13–15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.

14 Do not neglect the spiritual gift within you, which was bestowed on you through prophetic utterance with the laying on of hands by the presbytery.

15 Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.


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