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1 Timothy 5:4

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1 Timothy 5:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But if she has children or grandchildren, their first responsibility is to show godliness at home and repay their parents by taking care of them. This is something that pleases God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show piety at home and to repay their parents; for this is good and acceptable before God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to do their duty to their own family and to repay their parents or grandparents. That pleases God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

But if any widow hath children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to requite their parents: for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

but if any widow have children or descendants, let them learn first to be pious as regards their own house, and to render a return on their side to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The children or grandchildren of a widow must first learn to respect their own family by repaying their parents. This is pleasing in God’s sight.

1 Timothy 5:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

If a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn their religious duty to their own family and make some repayment to their parents; for this is pleasing in God’s sight.

1 Timothy 5:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to show profound respect for their own household first, and to pay back recompense to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

But suppose a widow has children or grandchildren. They should first learn to put their faith into practice. They should care for their own family. In that way they will pay back their parents and grandparents. That pleases God.

1 Timothy 5:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.