1 Timothy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Timothy 6:18

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

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Other Translations

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
- King James Version

{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

  • I, EVEN I, AM THAT MICHAEL ISAAC DALE:
    Hear O man the Spirit of truth. The Holy Father says not the wicked must despise money but he who will hold to GOD, will despise money. It is written, Ye cannot serve GOD and mammon. For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom gave life to them that have it. Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom and to depart from evil is understanding.
  • I am that Michael Isaac Dale
    Verily, whosoever loves my Holy Father despises money and defends it not as ye do here. Ye say, We couldn’t survive a day without money. and, money is important. It is written, No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Ye know Christ is come yet ye praise money, not GOD.
  • Ivy Johnson
    V10: For the LOVE of MONEY is the root of all EVIL. Not money is the root of all evil. We couldn’t survive a day without money. So many people today have sold their souls to Satan for the love of money: worldly people: movie stars: athletes: entertainers: prestigious: elites:
    etc: money is important: should not control you: God bless you: use to further His Kingdom: less fortunate: do not hoard:
  • Edward
    im 66 and there is nothing new anymore if my loved could see the world today and all that is going on i decided to keep in in faith i dont want the white throne i want well done faithful servant enter in and my wife rachael too make yourself great america will never be keep watching cascadia subduction zone with this weather googbye to the budget .
  • BSP
    Verse 15~Jehovah God is the one who is above all those considered kings and lords.
  • Ruchii
    In the beginning, was THe WoRD...

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