1 Timothy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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.”

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Other Translations

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

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

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.

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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