1 Timothy 5:6

“But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But she that liueth in pleasure, is dead while she liueth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But she who gives herself to wanton pleasure is dead even while she lives.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But she that giveth herself to pleasure is dead while she liveth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she is living.
- Basic English Bible

But she that lives in habits of self-indulgence is dead [while] living.
- Darby Bible

But she that liveth in pleasure, is dead while she liveth.
- Webster's Bible

but a pleasure-loving widow is dead even while still alive.
- Weymouth Bible

But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives.
- World English Bible

For sche that is lyuynge in delicis, is deed.
- Wycliffe Bible

and she who is given to luxury, living -- hath died;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 5:6


5:6 She that liveth in pleasure - Delicately, voluptuously, in elegant, regular sensuality, though not in the use of any such pleasures as are unlawful in themselves.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 5:6


1Ti 5:6 She that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth. The widow that plays the wanton is dead spiritually.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 5:6

  • I would so appreciate if the owner of this site could email me and elaborate more on this scripture: 1 Timothy 5:6 But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.

    I do understand that you can't love materialistic things and love YHVH at the same time. I would just like some more clarification please. Thank You and God Bless

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