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1 Timothy 5:17

17 Elders who do their work well should be respected and paid well,* especially those who work hard at both preaching and teaching.

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1 Timothy 5:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.

1 Timothy 5:17 — English Standard Version (ESV)

17 Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.

1 Timothy 5:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

1 Timothy 5:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine.

1 Timothy 5:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 The elders who lead the church well should receive double honor, especially those who work hard by speaking and teaching,

1 Timothy 5:17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

1 Timothy 5:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 Let the elders who take the lead among the saints well be esteemed worthy of double honour, specially those labouring in word and teaching;

1 Timothy 5:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 Give double honor to spiritual leaderswho handle their duties well. This is especially true if they work hard at teaching the word of God.

1 Timothy 5:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 The elders who are good leaders should be considered worthy of an ample honorarium, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

1 Timothy 5:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching;

1 Timothy 5:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 The elders who lead well must be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor by speaking and teaching.

1 Timothy 5:17 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

17 The elders who do the church’s work well are worth twice as much honor. That is true in a special way of elders who preach and teach.

1 Timothy 5:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.