1 Timothy 6:19

“Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Timothy 6:19

Laying vp in store for themselues a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay holde on eternall life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life which is `life' indeed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Making ready for themselves a safe place for the time to come, so that the true life may be theirs.
- Basic English Bible

laying by for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of [what is] really life.
- Darby Bible

Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
- Webster's Bible

storing up for themselves that which shall be a solid foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of the Life which is life indeed.
- Weymouth Bible

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold of eternal life.
- World English Bible

to comyne, to tresoure to hem silf a good foundement in to tyme to comynge, that thei catche euerlastinge lijf.
- Wycliffe Bible

treasuring up to themselves a right foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life age-during.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Timothy 6:19

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 6:19


6:19 Treasuring up for themselves a good foundation - Of an abundant reward, by the free mercy of God. That they may lay hold on eternal life - This cannot be done by alms - deeds; yet they come up for a memorial before God, #Acts 10:4|. And the lack even of this may be the cause why God will withhold grace and salvation from us.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 6:19


1Ti 6:19 Laying up in store for themselves. Treasure in heaven by giving for good purposes. See close of 1Ti 6:18.

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