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

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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 4:16 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 JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS I SAY THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED ACTS 28:28 BE IT KNOWN THEREFORE UNTO YOU THAT THE SALVATION OF GOD IS SENT UNTO THE GENTILES AND THAT THEY WILL HEAR IT
  • Brianna Vs. 10
    By working hard in things pertaining to God, we keep ourselves busy until we await our deliverance. Working hard for God in our lives, shows that our HOPE is in HIM. Not in any human government. Our hard work can be from fighting against sin, helping our neighbor, and helping other come to know God. This will keep us happy and Jehovah God will prove to be our Savior.
  • Steve morrow
    1 TIMOTHY 4:7 BUT REFUSE PROFANE AND OLD WIVES TALES FABLES AND EXERCISE THYSELF RATHER UNTO GODLINESS 2 TIMOTHY 2:10 BUT WHICH BECOMETH WOMEN PROFESSING GODLINESS WITH GOOD WORKS 2:11 LET THE WOMAN LEARN IN SILENCE WITH ALL SUBJECTION 2:12 BUT I SUFFER NOT A WOMAN TO TEACH OR TO USURP AUTHORITY OVER THE MAN BUT TO BE IN SILENCE
  • BSP
    Paul urged Timothy to be a good example in his speech, conduct, love, and faith in verse 12. We too can strive to set a good example.
  • Irene123
    Quote - Obeying God's instructions on personal matters has spiritual consequences. Peter wrote that the simple application of these instructions can result in sinners converted (1 Pet. 3). The woman he describes is one who is secure in her relationship with God and who derives her beauty from that relationship, cont.
  • Brianna vs. 8
    HA! Verse at makes me feel a little better about my cellulite. I just found this verse funny. In the grand scheme of things exercise is nothing compared to Spirituality. However the Bible does say this is beneficial. Gives me strength and motivation to take care of the body an life God has blessed me with.

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