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1 Timothy 5:1

aRebuke not ban elder, but intreat him as a father; and bbthe younger men as brethren;

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1 Timothy 5:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. Talk to younger men as you would to your own brothers.

1 Timothy 5:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

Do not speak angrily to an older man, but plead with him as if he were your father. Treat younger men like brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brethren:

1 Timothy 5:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Rebuke not an elder sharply, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brethren,

1 Timothy 5:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Never use harsh words when you correct an older man, but talk to him as if he were your father. Talk to younger men as if they were your brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Do not speak harshly to an older man, but speak to him as to a father, to younger men as brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Do not rebuke an older man, but appeal to him as a father, younger men as brothers,

1 Timothy 5:1 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Don’t tell an older man off. Make an appeal to him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as if they were your brothers.

1 Timothy 5:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,