1 Timothy 4:9

“This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It is a trustworthy statement deserving full acceptance.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is a true saying, in which all may put their faith.
- Basic English Bible

The word [is] faithful and worthy of all acceptation;
- Darby Bible

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation.
- Webster's Bible

Faithful is this saying and deserving of universal acceptance:
- Weymouth Bible

This saying is faithful and worthy of all acceptance.
- World English Bible

A trewe word, and worthi al acceptacioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

stedfast [is] the word, and of all acceptation worthy;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 4:9

1Ti 4:9 This [is] a faithful saying. A trustworthy saying. See 1Ti 4:8.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 4

  • Steve morrow
    1 TIMOTHY 4:12 let no man despise thy youth but be thou an example of the believers in word -- in conversation -- in charity -- in spirit -- in faith -- in purity --4:16--take heed unto thyself and unto the doctrine continue in them for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself and them that hear thee
  • A disciple
    "For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving" While at work, or going shopping, or anything that we have to do around "other people;" it greatly increases our joy in the Lord, as well as our grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ; when we consider that "they" are made in the image of God, and the pinnacle of His creations. Matthew 5:43-48
  • A disciple
    "Speaking lies in hypocrisy having their conscience seared with a hot iron;" What makes us poor in spirit, meek, mournful, hungering and thirsting after righteousness, merciful, pure in heart, peacemakers, persecuted for righteousness' sake? Having a tender heart and a good conscience in a world that idolizes defiance and fornication and hardness of heart! The words of the wise are heard in quiet!
  • A disciple
    "Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils" When the disciples asked Jesus, When shall these things be, and what the sign of thy coming and the end of the world? He first answered, "Take heed that no one mislead you, for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ." Spurious Christians!
  • Ray321
    Romans 9:12 It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. 1 Timothy 5:1 Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father and the younger men as brethren. 1 Peter 5:5 Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble
  • BSP
    Verse 12: There can be many good things learned from the example of wise young ones. We should not look down on younger ones just because of their age.

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