1 Timothy 5:20

“Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Them that sinne rebuke before all, that others also may feare.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful {of sinning.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Them that sin reprove in the sight of all, that the rest also may be in fear.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Say sharp words to sinners when all are present, so that the rest may be in fear.
- Basic English Bible

Those that sin convict before all, that the rest also may have fear.
- Darby Bible

Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.
- Webster's Bible

Those who persist in sin reprove in the presence of all, so that it may also be a warning to the rest.
- Weymouth Bible

Those who sin, reprove in the sight of all, that the rest also may be in fear.
- World English Bible

But reproue thou men that synnen bifor alle men, that also othere haue drede.
- Wycliffe Bible

Those sinning, reprove before all, that the others also may have fear;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 5:20


5:20 Those - Elders. That sin - Scandalously, and are duly convicted. Rebuke before all - The church.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 5:20


1Ti 5:20 Them that sin. Whether they be elders, or private members, if convicted, rebuke before all. Rebuke them publicly, for the sake of the lesson to others. Do not hush the matter up privately.

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