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1 Timothy 5

Introduction

Overview

1 Timothy 5:1, Rules to be observed in reproving; 1 Timothy 5:3, Of widows; 1 Timothy 5:17, Of elders; 1 Timothy 5:23, A precept for Timothy’s health; 1 Timothy 5:24, Some men’s sins go before unto judgment, and some men’s follow after.

Verse 1

Rebuke: 1 Timothy 5:19, 1 Timothy 5:20, Leviticus 19:32, Deuteronomy 33:9, Galatians 2:11-2 Chronicles :

an elder: 1 Timothy 5:17, Acts 14:23, Acts 15:4, Acts 15:6, Acts 20:17, Titus 1:5, Titus 1:6, James 5:14, 1 Peter 5:1, 2 John 1:1, 3 John 1:1, Revelation 4:4

entreat: Romans 13:7, Galatians 6:1, 2 Timothy 2:24, 2 Timothy 2:25, Philemon 1:9, Philemon 1:10, James 3:17, 1 Peter 5:5, 1 Peter 5:6

as brethren: Matthew 18:15-Esther :, Matthew 23:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:23 - General Job 32:6 - I am Matthew 23:9 - call 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and admonish 1 Timothy 6:2 - because they are brethren 1 John 2:13 - fathers

Verse 2

elder: 1 Timothy 5:3, Matthew 12:50, John 19:26, John 19:27

with: 1 Timothy 4:12, Philippians 4:8, 1 Thessalonians 5:22, 2 Timothy 2:22

Reciprocal: Matthew 23:9 - call Romans 16:1 - our Romans 16:13 - his 1 Corinthians 9:5 - a sister 2 Corinthians 6:6 - pureness Titus 2:4 - the 1 Peter 1:22 - a pure

Verse 3

Honour: 1 Timothy 5:2, 1 Timothy 5:17, Exodus 20:12, Matthew 15:6, 1 Thessalonians 2:6, 1 Peter 2:17, 1 Peter 3:7

widows: 1 Timothy 5:9, Deuteronomy 10:18, Deuteronomy 14:29, Deuteronomy 16:11, Deuteronomy 16:14, Deuteronomy 27:19, Job 29:13, Job 31:16, Psalms 68:5, Psalms 94:6, Psalms 146:9, Jeremiah 49:11, Matthew 23:14, Luke 7:12, Acts 6:1, Acts 9:39, James 1:27

indeed: 1 Timothy 5:4, 1 Timothy 5:5, 1 Timothy 5:9-1 Kings :, 1 Timothy 5:16, Luke 2:37, John 1:47

Reciprocal: John 8:31 - my disciples Acts 28:10 - honoured

Verse 4

nephews: Judges 12:14, *marg. Job 18:19, Isaiah 14:22

learn: 1 Samuel 22:3, 1 Samuel 22:4, Proverbs 31:28, Luke 2:51, John 19:26, John 19:27

piety: or, kindness, Matthew 15:4-Joshua :, Mark 7:11-1 Chronicles :

to requite: Genesis 45:10, Genesis 45:11, Genesis 47:12, Genesis 47:28, Ruth 2:2, Ruth 2:18, Ephesians 6:1-Leviticus :

good: 1 Timothy 2:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:7 - If thou doest well Proverbs 30:11 - doth Matthew 15:6 - honour Luke 7:12 - a widow Acts 6:1 - their Acts 28:10 - honoured Romans 12:1 - acceptable Romans 14:18 - is Ephesians 5:10 - acceptable 1 Timothy 5:3 - indeed 1 Timothy 5:8 - house 1 Timothy 5:9 - a widow 1 Timothy 5:16 - let them James 1:27 - Pure

Verse 5

a widow: 1 Timothy 5:3, Romans 1:5, Romans 1:12, Romans 1:20, Romans 1:21, 1 Corinthians 7:32

and desolate: Isaiah 3:26, Isaiah 49:21, Isaiah 54:1, Lamentations 1:13

trusteth: Ruth 2:12, Psalms 91:4, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 50:10, 1 Corinthians 7:32, 1 Peter 3:5

continueth: Luke 2:37, Luke 18:1, Luke 18:7, Acts 26:7, Ephesians 6:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 38:8 - assembling Nehemiah 1:6 - day and night Psalms 27:4 - dwell Jeremiah 49:11 - let thy Luke 7:12 - a widow Acts 6:1 - their Galatians 4:27 - desolate 1 Thessalonians 2:9 - night 1 Timothy 2:1 - supplications 1 Timothy 5:16 - widows indeed Titus 2:3 - as

Verse 6

she: 1 Samuel 25:6, Job 21:11-Ezra :, Psalms 73:5-Judges :, Isaiah 22:13, Amos 6:5, Amos 6:6, Luke 12:19, Luke 15:13, Luke 16:19, James 5:5, Revelation 18:7

in pleasure: or, delicately, Deuteronomy 28:54, Deuteronomy 28:56, 1 Samuel 15:32, Proverbs 29:21, Isaiah 47:1, Jeremiah 6:2, Lamentations 4:5, Luke 7:25

dead: Matthew 8:22, Luke 15:24, Luke 15:32, 2 Corinthians 5:14, 2 Corinthians 5:15, Ephesians 2:1, Ephesians 2:5, Ephesians 5:14, Colossians 2:13, Revelation 3:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:17 - surely Numbers 12:12 - as one dead Proverbs 21:17 - loveth Luke 9:60 - Let 1 Timothy 2:10 - with 2 Timothy 3:4 - lovers of God

Verse 7

1 Timothy 1:3, 1 Timothy 4:11, 1 Timothy 6:17, 2 Timothy 4:1, Titus 1:13, Titus 2:15

Reciprocal: Philippians 2:15 - blameless 1 Thessalonians 2:11 - charged 1 Thessalonians 5:27 - I charge

Verse 8

and specially: Genesis 30:30, Isaiah 58:7, Matthew 7:11, Luke 11:11-1 Chronicles :, 2 Corinthians 12:14, Galatians 6:10

house: or, kindred, 1 Timothy 5:4

he hath: 2 Timothy 3:5, Titus 1:16, Revelation 2:13, Revelation 3:8

and is: Matthew 18:17, Luke 12:47, Luke 12:48, John 15:22, 2 Corinthians 2:15, 2 Corinthians 2:16, 2 Corinthians 6:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:22 - his two wives Genesis 43:2 - General Genesis 47:12 - his father Joshua 2:12 - my father's Ruth 3:1 - shall I not 2 Kings 8:2 - with Proverbs 30:11 - doth Matthew 15:6 - honour Luke 8:39 - Return 1 Corinthians 7:33 - careth Ephesians 6:23 - and love 1 Timothy 5:16 - let them

Verse 9

a widow: 1 Timothy 5:3, 1 Timothy 5:4

taken: or, chosen

under: 1 Timothy 5:11, 1 Timothy 5:14, Luke 2:36, Luke 2:37

having: 1 Timothy 3:2, 1 Timothy 3:12, 1 Corinthians 7:10, 1 Corinthians 7:11, 1 Corinthians 7:39, 1 Corinthians 7:40

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:42 - General Ruth 1:12 - too old Acts 6:1 - their Romans 16:1 - a servant Philippians 4:3 - help

Verse 10

reported: 1 Timothy 3:7, Acts 6:3, Acts 10:22, Acts 22:12, 3 John 1:12

good: 1 Timothy 5:25, 1 Timothy 2:10, 1 Timothy 6:18, Matthew 5:16, Acts 9:36, Ephesians 2:10, 2 Timothy 3:17, Titus 2:7, Titus 3:8, Titus 3:14, Hebrews 10:24, Hebrews 13:21, 1 Peter 2:12

if she have brought: 2 Timothy 1:5, 2 Timothy 3:15

if she have lodged: Acts 16:14, Acts 16:15, Romans 12:13, Hebrews 13:2, 1 Peter 4:9

washed: Genesis 18:4, Genesis 19:2, Genesis 24:32, Luke 7:38, Luke 7:44, John 13:5-Ezra :

if she have relieved: Leviticus 25:35, Isaiah 1:17, Acts 9:39

if she have diligently: Psalms 119:4, Colossians 1:10, 2 Timothy 2:21, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:8,*Gr.

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:20 - call him Leviticus 14:42 - General Judges 19:21 - they washed 1 Samuel 25:41 - to wash 2 Kings 3:11 - poured water 2 Chronicles 28:15 - clothed Job 31:32 - The stranger Proverbs 31:13 - worketh Proverbs 31:27 - General Isaiah 58:7 - to deal Matthew 25:17 - he also Matthew 25:35 - I was a Matthew 26:10 - a good Mark 14:6 - a good Luke 8:3 - of their Luke 14:13 - call Acts 16:2 - was Romans 16:1 - a servant Romans 16:6 - who 1 Corinthians 14:1 - Follow 1 Corinthians 16:15 - to the 2 Corinthians 8:4 - the ministering Philippians 3:12 - I follow Philippians 4:3 - help Philippians 4:8 - are of 1 Timothy 6:11 - and Titus 2:5 - good 1 Peter 3:5 - the holy 1 Peter 3:13 - followers

Verse 11

the younger: 1 Timothy 5:9, 1 Timothy 5:14

to wax: Deuteronomy 32:15, Isaiah 3:16, Hosea 13:6, James 5:5, 2 Peter 2:18

they will: 1 Timothy 5:14, 1 Timothy 4:3, 1 Corinthians 7:39, 1 Corinthians 7:40

Reciprocal: Matthew 19:10 - General Romans 7:3 - though 1 Corinthians 7:9 - let Titus 2:4 - the

Verse 12

damnation: 1 Corinthians 11:34, James 3:1, 1 Peter 4:17,*Gr.

their: Galatians 1:6, Revelation 2:4, Revelation 2:5

Reciprocal: Hosea 8:3 - cast

Verse 13

to be: Proverbs 31:27, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-1 Kings :

wandering: Leviticus 19:16, Proverbs 20:19, Luke 10:7, Acts 20:20

busybodies: 2 Thessalonians 3:11, 1 Peter 4:15

speaking: Acts 20:30, Titus 1:11, James 3:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:1 - the daughter Genesis 34:7 - thing Proverbs 6:12 - walketh Proverbs 7:11 - her feet Proverbs 14:23 - but Matthew 20:3 - standing Acts 17:21 - spent Romans 12:11 - slothful Romans 13:7 - honour to Ephesians 4:31 - evil speaking 1 Thessalonians 4:11 - and to do Titus 2:5 - keepers 2 Peter 1:8 - barren

Verse 14

I will: 1 Timothy 2:8

the younger: 1 Timothy 5:11, 1 Timothy 4:3, 1 Corinthians 7:8, 1 Corinthians 7:9, Hebrews 13:4

guide: Genesis 18:6, Genesis 18:9, Proverbs 14:1, Proverbs 31:27-Joel :, Titus 2:5,*Gr.

give: 1 Timothy 6:1, 2 Samuel 12:14, Daniel 6:4, Romans 14:13, 2 Corinthians 11:12, Titus 2:5, Titus 2:8, 1 Peter 4:14, 1 Peter 4:15

to speak reproachfully: Gr. for their railing, Luke 23:35-Mark :

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:24 - and they shall be one flesh Genesis 39:10 - or to be Deuteronomy 22:14 - General Ruth 3:1 - shall I not Nehemiah 5:9 - reproach Nehemiah 6:13 - that Psalms 119:39 - Turn Proverbs 7:11 - her feet Proverbs 31:13 - worketh Jeremiah 29:6 - Take ye Matthew 18:7 - unto Mark 9:42 - offend Romans 2:24 - the name Romans 12:17 - Provide 2 Corinthians 8:21 - for Philippians 2:15 - rebuke 1 Timothy 3:7 - lest 1 Timothy 5:9 - under Titus 2:4 - the 2 Peter 2:2 - pernicious ways

Verse 15

Philippians 3:18, Philippians 3:19, 2 Timothy 1:15, 2 Timothy 2:18, 2 Timothy 4:10, 2 Peter 2:2, 2 Peter 2:20-Song of Solomon :, 2 Peter 3:16, 1 John 2:19, Jude 1:4, Jude 1:5, Revelation 12:9

Reciprocal: Matthew 18:7 - unto 1 Timothy 1:6 - turned

Verse 16

let them: 1 Timothy 5:4, 1 Timothy 5:8

widows indeed: 1 Timothy 5:3, 1 Timothy 5:5

Reciprocal: Matthew 15:6 - honour

Verse 17

the elders: 1 Timothy 5:1

rule: 1 Timothy 3:5, Matthew 24:25, Luke 12:42, Romans 12:8, 1 Thessalonians 5:12, 1 Thessalonians 5:13, Hebrews 13:7, Hebrews 13:17, Hebrews 13:24

be: 1 Timothy 5:3, Acts 28:10, Romans 15:27, 1 Corinthians 9:5-2 Chronicles :, Galatians 6:6, Philippians 2:29

double: 2 Kings 2:9, Isaiah 40:2, Jeremiah 16:18, Jeremiah 17:18, Zechariah 9:12

labour: 1 Timothy 4:10, Matthew 9:37, Matthew 9:38, Luke 10:1, Luke 10:2, Luke 10:7, John 4:38, Acts 20:35, Romans 16:12, 1 Corinthians 3:9, 1 Corinthians 15:10, 1 Corinthians 16:16, 2 Corinthians 6:1, Philippians 2:16, Philippians 4:3, 2 Timothy 2:6

word: 1 Timothy 4:6, 1 Timothy 4:16, 2 Timothy 4:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:23 - General Genesis 24:2 - eldest Genesis 47:22 - for the priests Numbers 18:31 - your reward Numbers 31:41 - Eleazar Deuteronomy 14:27 - the Levite Deuteronomy 18:8 - like portions Deuteronomy 25:4 - muzzle Joshua 21:2 - The Lord 2 Kings 2:19 - my Lord seeth Nehemiah 13:10 - the portions Song of Solomon 8:12 - those Matthew 10:10 - for the Acts 11:30 - to the Acts 14:23 - elders Acts 20:17 - the elders Acts 20:28 - overseers Romans 12:7 - or he Romans 13:7 - honour to 1 Corinthians 9:4 - we 1 Corinthians 9:14 - ordained 1 Corinthians 12:28 - governments 1 Thessalonians 2:6 - of men Titus 2:10 - the doctrine Revelation 2:3 - hast laboured

Verse 18

the scripture: Romans 4:3, Romans 9:17, Romans 10:11, Romans 11:2, Galatians 3:8, James 4:5

Thou: Deuteronomy 25:4, 1 Corinthians 9:9, 1 Corinthians 9:10

The labourer: Leviticus 19:13, Deuteronomy 24:14, Deuteronomy 24:15, Matthew 10:10, Luke 10:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:24 - let Numbers 18:31 - your reward Deuteronomy 18:8 - like portions Joshua 21:2 - The Lord Nehemiah 13:10 - the portions Song of Solomon 8:12 - those Luke 10:2 - the labourers Acts 28:10 - honoured Romans 16:12 - labour 1 Corinthians 9:4 - we Galatians 6:6 - General 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - labour

Verse 19

receive: John 18:29, Acts 24:2-1 Chronicles :, Acts 25:16, Titus 1:6

before: or, under

two: Deuteronomy 17:6, Deuteronomy 19:15, Deuteronomy 19:18, Deuteronomy 19:19, Matthew 18:16, John 8:17, 2 Corinthians 13:1, Hebrews 10:28

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:23 - General Numbers 35:30 - General Deuteronomy 13:14 - General 1 Timothy 5:1 - Rebuke 1 Peter 5:1 - elders

Verse 20

rebuke: Leviticus 19:17, Galatians 2:11-2 Chronicles :, 2 Timothy 4:2, Titus 1:13

that others: 1 Timothy 1:20, Deuteronomy 13:11, Deuteronomy 17:13, Deuteronomy 19:20, Deuteronomy 21:21, Acts 5:5, Acts 5:11, Acts 19:17

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:12 - thou shalt Nehemiah 5:7 - I rebuked Job 34:26 - in Proverbs 24:23 - It Proverbs 24:25 - them Proverbs 27:5 - General Ezekiel 16:41 - and I Ezekiel 22:2 - thou shalt Mark 8:33 - he rebuked Luke 20:45 - General 2 Corinthians 2:6 - which Galatians 2:14 - I said Ephesians 5:11 - but Philippians 2:15 - rebuke 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and admonish 1 Timothy 5:1 - Rebuke

Verse 21

charge: 1 Timothy 6:13, 1 Thessalonians 5:27, 2 Timothy 2:14, 2 Timothy 4:1

the elect: Matthew 16:27, Matthew 25:41, 2 Peter 2:4, Jude 1:6, Revelation 12:7-1 Samuel :, Revelation 14:10

that: Psalms 107:43, Psalms 119:34, Matthew 28:20

without preferring: or, without prejudice, Leviticus 19:15, Deuteronomy 1:7, Deuteronomy 33:9, Proverbs 18:5, Luke 20:21, Acts 15:37, Acts 15:38, 2 Corinthians 5:16

partiality: Malachi 2:9, James 2:1-Numbers :, James 3:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:13 - General Leviticus 8:35 - keep Leviticus 14:42 - General Numbers 18:5 - And ye Numbers 27:19 - give him Deuteronomy 1:16 - charged Deuteronomy 30:19 - I call heaven 1 Samuel 8:1 - made his 1 Chronicles 22:6 - charged him Proverbs 24:23 - It Ecclesiastes 5:6 - before Daniel 4:17 - by the Mark 8:15 - he charged Romans 9:1 - I say 1 Corinthians 1:10 - by the 2 Corinthians 7:11 - clearing Ephesians 4:17 - in the 1 Thessalonians 2:11 - charged 1 Thessalonians 4:1 - by the 2 Thessalonians 3:6 - in the 1 Timothy 6:17 - Charge

Verse 22

Lay: 1 Timothy 4:14, Acts 6:6, Acts 13:3, 2 Timothy 1:6, Hebrews 6:2

suddenly: 1 Timothy 3:6, 1 Timothy 3:10, Joshua 9:14, 2 Timothy 2:2, Titus 1:5-1 Samuel :

neither: Ephesians 5:11, 2 John 1:11, Revelation 18:4

keep: 1 Timothy 4:12, Acts 18:6, Acts 20:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:14 - and laid Leviticus 14:42 - General Leviticus 19:17 - and not suffer sin upon him Numbers 8:10 - General Numbers 16:26 - I pray you Numbers 27:18 - lay Deuteronomy 34:9 - Moses Psalms 50:18 - partaker Jeremiah 51:6 - be not Ezekiel 3:18 - but Ezekiel 44:10 - the Levites Acts 8:17 - laid Acts 9:17 - and putting Acts 14:23 - they had Acts 15:29 - if ye Acts 19:6 - laid 2 Corinthians 5:16 - know we no 2 Corinthians 7:11 - clearing Ephesians 5:7 - General 2 Peter 3:1 - pure

Verse 23

1 Timothy 3:3, 1 Timothy 4:4, Leviticus 10:9-1 Kings :, Psalms 104:15, Proverbs 31:4-Judges :, Ezekiel 44:21, Ephesians 5:18, Titus 1:7, Titus 2:3

Reciprocal: Numbers 6:3 - General Proverbs 31:6 - strong Amos 6:6 - wine in bowls Acts 27:34 - for this

Verse 24

Jeremiah 2:34, Acts 1:16-Proverbs :, Acts 5:1-1 Kings :, Acts 8:18, Galatians 5:19-Ecclesiastes :, 2 Timothy 4:10, 2 Peter 2:20, 2 Peter 2:21

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:4 - shut up Job 34:26 - in Matthew 13:30 - to the Luke 16:2 - How 1 Timothy 3:7 - a good

Verse 25

the good: 1 Timothy 3:7, Matthew 5:16, Acts 9:36, Acts 10:22, Acts 16:1-Leviticus :, Acts 22:12, Galatians 5:22, Galatians 5:23, Philippians 1:11

cannot: Psalms 37:5, Psalms 37:6, Matthew 6:3-Joshua :, Luke 11:33

Reciprocal: Proverbs 31:31 - and let Mark 7:24 - and would Luke 5:15 - so Acts 16:2 - was Ephesians 2:10 - good 1 Timothy 5:10 - good

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Timothy 5". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-timothy-5.html.