THE FIRST EPISTLE of Paul the Apostle to Timothie. Chapter 5
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1 Rules to be obserued in reproouing. 3 Of widowes. 17 Of Elders. 23 A precept for Timothies health. 24 Some mens sinnes goe before vnto iudgement, and some mens doe follow after.
1Rebuke not an Elder, but intreate him as a father, and the yonger men as brethren:
2The elder women as mothers, the yonger as sisters with all puritie.
3Honour widowes that are widowes indeed.
4But if any widow haue children or nephewes, let them learne first to shew pietie at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.4
5Now she that is a widow in deed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.
6But she that liueth in pleasure, is dead while she liueth.6
7And these things giue in charge, that they may be blamelesse.
8But if any prouide not for his owne, & specially for those of his owne house, hee hath denied the faith, and is worse then an infidel.8
9Let not a widow bee taken into the number, vnder threescore yeeres old, hauing bene the wife of one man,9
10Well reported of for good works, if shee haue brought vp children, if shee haue lodged strangers, if she haue washed the Saints feet, if shee haue releeued the afflicted, if shee haue diligently followed euery good worke.
11But the yonger widowes refuse: for when they haue begunne to waxe wanton against Christ, they will marry,
12Hauing damnation, because they haue cast off their first faith.
13And withall they learne to bee idle, wandering about from house to house; and not onely idle, but tatlers also, and busibodies, speaking things which they ought not.
14I will therefore that the yonger women marry, beare children, guid the house, giue none occasion to the aduersary to speake reprochfully.14
15For some are already turned aside after Satan.
16If any man or woman that beleeueth haue widowes, let them relieue them, and let not the Church be charged, that it may relieue them that are widowes indeed.
17Let the Elders that rule well, be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.
18For the Scripture saith, Thou shalt not mousell the oxe that treadeth out the corne: and, The labourer is worthy of his reward.18
19Against an Elder receiue not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses.19
20Them that sinne rebuke before all, that others also may feare.
21I charge thee before God, and the Lord Iesus Christ, and the elect Angels, that thou obserue these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partialitie.21
22Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither bee partaker of other mens sinnes. Keepe thy selfe pure.
23Drinke no longer water, but vse a little wine for thy stomackes sake, and thine often infirmities.
24Some mens sinnes are open before hand, going before to iudgement: and some men they follow after.
25Likewise also the good works of some are manifest before hand, and they that are otherwise, cannot be hid.
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for 1 Timothy Chapter 5
4 Or, kindenesse.
6 Or, delicately.
8 Or, kindred.
9 Or, chosen.
14 Gr. for their railing.
18 Deut. 25. 4. , Matth. 10. 10.
19 Or, vnder.
21 Or, without preiudice.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania