1 Timothy 4:11
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New International Version
Command and teach these things.

New Living Translation
Teach these things and insist that everyone learn them.

English Standard Version
Command and teach these things.

New American Standard Bible
Prescribe and teach these things.

King James Bible
These things command and teach.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Command and teach these things.

International Standard Version
These are the things you must insist on and teach.

NET Bible
Command and teach these things.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Teach and command these things.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Insist on these things and teach them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Command and teach this.

King James 2000 Bible
These things command and teach.

American King James Version
These things command and teach.

American Standard Version
These things command and teach.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These things command and teach.

Darby Bible Translation
Enjoin and teach these things.

English Revised Version
These things command and teach.

Webster's Bible Translation
These things command and teach.

Weymouth New Testament
Command this and teach this.

World English Bible
Command and teach these things.

Young's Literal Translation
Charge these things, and teach;
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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

4:11-16 Men's youth will not be despised, if they keep from vanities and follies. Those who teach by their doctrine, must teach by their life. Their discourse must be edifying; their conversation must be holy; they must be examples of love to God and all good men, examples of spiritual-mindedness. Ministers must mind these things as their principal work and business. By this means their profiting will appear in all things, as well as to all persons; this is the way to profit in knowledge and grace, and also to profit others. The doctrine of a minister of Christ must be scriptural, clear, evangelical, and practical; well stated, explained, defended, and applied. But these duties leave no leisure for wordly pleasures, trifling visits, or idle conversation, and but little for what is mere amusement, and only ornamental. May every believer be enabled to let his profiting appear unto all men; seeking to experience the power of the gospel in his own soul, and to bring forth its fruits in his life.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 11. - Command (παράγγελλε; see 1 Timothy 1:3, note; 1 Timothy 5:7; 6:13, 17). It is used very frequently in the Gospels of our Lord's commands to the apostles and others, and by St. Paul of his own apostolic directions to the Churches (1 Thessalonians 4:11; 2 Thessalonians 3:4, 6, etc.).

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

These things command and teach. What are to be commanded, command, and what are to be taught, teach; command to refuse and reject all profane and fabulous doctrines, and exhort to the exercise of true godliness, and teach the profitableness of that, and declare the promises made unto it, and assert the truth and acceptableness of them; command, order, and encourage believers to labour and suffer reproach for the sake of Christ, and his Gospel, in hope of enjoying the said promises, and teach them to trust in the God of their lives, and the Saviour of all men; and whereas to this authoritative way of teaching, Timothy's youth might be objected by himself, and others; it follows,

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

11. These truths, to the exclusion of those useless and even injurious teachings (1Ti 4:1-8), while weighing well thyself, charge also upon others.

1 Timothy 4:11 Additional Commentaries
A Good Minister of Jesus Christ
10For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers. 11Prescribe and teach these things. 12Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.…
Cross References
1 Timothy 5:7
Give the people these instructions, so that no one may be open to blame.

1 Timothy 6:2
Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. Instead, they should serve them even better because their masters are dear to them as fellow believers and are devoted to the welfare of their slaves. These are the things you are to teach and insist on.
Treasury of Scripture

These things command and teach.

1 Timothy 6:2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, …

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Titus 2:15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let …

Titus 3:8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that you affirm constantly…

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