1 Timothy 6:18

“That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That they doe good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Instruct them} to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to do good, having wealth in good works, being quick to give, taking part with one another;
- Basic English Bible

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate [of their substance],
- Darby Bible

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
- Webster's Bible

They must be beneficent, rich in noble deeds, open-handed and liberal;
- Weymouth Bible

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
- World English Bible

to do wel, to be maad riche in good werkis, liytli to yyue,
- Wycliffe Bible

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be ready to impart, willing to communicate,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 6:18


6:18 To do good - To make this their daily employ, that they may be rich - May abound in all good works. Ready to distribute - Singly to particular persons. Willing to communicate - To join in all public works of charity.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 6:18


1Ti 6:18 That they do good. The right use of wealth is given. Let it be a means of doing good so that they may be rich in good works.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 6

  • Ray321
    3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, We must spread the GOSPEL that Jesus had Paul wrote, so we can reach the lost. 1 Corinth 15:1-4 GOSPEL
  • Steve morrow
    ----1 TIMOTHY 6:6 BUT GODLINESS WITH CONTENTMENT IS GREAT GAIN----TITUS 1:1 PAUL A SERVANT OF GOD AND AN APOSTLE OF JESUS CHRIST ACCORDING TO THE FAITH OF GODS ELECT AND THE ACKNOWLEDGING OF THE TRUTH WHICH IS --- AFTER GODLINESS ---2 PETER 2:3 ACCORDING AS HIS DIVINE POWER--HATH GIVEN--UNTO US ALL THINGS THAT PERTAIN UNTO LIFE AND GODLINESS THROUGH THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIM THAT HATH CALLED US .......
  • BSP
    Verse 19: We want to get a firm hold on the real life, which is eternal or everlasting life.
  • BSP
    Verse 18 urges us to be generous and ready to share. We need to have a good attitude towards sharing.
  • Lu2677
    Bruce, 1 Timothy 6:3-6 Words to consider.
  • BSP
    Verse 8 urges us to be content with the necessities of life. Food, shelter, and clothing.

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