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1 Timothy 5:14

14 Therefore I desire that the younger widows marry, bear children, manage the house, give no opportunity to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

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1 Timothy 5:14 — The New International Version (NIV)

14 So I counsel younger widows to marry, to have children, to manage their homes and to give the enemy no opportunity for slander.

1 Timothy 5:14 — English Standard Version (ESV)

14 So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, manage their households, and give the adversary no occasion for slander.

1 Timothy 5:14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

14 I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

1 Timothy 5:14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 So I advise these younger widows to marry again, have children, and take care of their own homes. Then the enemy will not be able to say anything against them.

1 Timothy 5:14 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 So I want the younger widows to marry, have children, and manage their homes. Then no enemy will have any reason to criticize them.

1 Timothy 5:14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

14 I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, give no occasion to the adversary for reviling:

1 Timothy 5:14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 I will therefore that the younger marry, bear children, rule the house, give no occasion to the adversary in respect of reproach.

1 Timothy 5:14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 So I want younger widows to marry, have children, manage their homes, and not give the enemy any chance to ridicule them.

1 Timothy 5:14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 Therefore, I want younger women to marry, have children, manage their households, and give the adversary no opportunity to accuse us.

1 Timothy 5:14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, and manage their households, so as to give the adversary no occasion to revile us.

1 Timothy 5:14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 Therefore I want younger widows to marry, to bear children, to manage a household, to give the adversary no opportunity for reproach.

1 Timothy 5:14 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

14 So here is the advice I give to younger widows. Get married. Have children. Take care of your own homes. Don’t give the enemy the chance to tell lies about you.

1 Timothy 5:14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

14 Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;


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