1 Timothy 4:16
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New International Version
Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.

New Living Translation
Keep a close watch on how you live and on your teaching. Stay true to what is right for the sake of your own salvation and the salvation of those who hear you.

English Standard Version
Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.

Berean Study Bible
Pay close attention to your life and to your teaching. Persevere in these things, for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

Berean Literal Bible
Give heed to yourself and to the teaching. Continue in them; for doing this, you will save both yourself and those hearing you.

New American Standard Bible
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.

King James Bible
Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pay close attention to your life and your teaching; persevere in these things, for by doing this you will save both yourself and your hearers.

International Standard Version
Pay close attention to your life and your teaching. Persevere in these things, because if you do so, you will save both yourself and those who listen to you.

NET Bible
Be conscientious about how you live and what you teach. Persevere in this, because by doing so you will save both yourself and those who listen to you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Pay attention to your soul and to your teachings; persevere in them, for when you do these things you will bring life to your soul and to those who hear you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Focus on your life and your teaching. Continue to do what I've told you. If you do this, you will save yourself and those who hear you.

New American Standard 1977
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things; for as you do this you will insure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Take heed unto thyself and unto the doctrine; be diligent in this, for in doing so thou shalt both save thyself and those that hear thee.

King James 2000 Bible
Take heed unto yourself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this you shall both save yourself, and them that hear you.

American King James Version
Take heed to yourself, and to the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this you shall both save yourself, and them that hear you.

American Standard Version
Take heed to thyself, and to thy teaching. Continue in these things; for in doing this thou shalt save both thyself and them that hear thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take heed to thyself and to doctrine: be earnest in them. For in doing this thou shalt both save thyself and them that hear thee.

Darby Bible Translation
Give heed to thyself and to the teaching; continue in them; for, doing this, thou shalt save both thyself and those that hear thee.

English Revised Version
Take heed to thyself, and to thy teaching. Continue in these things; for in doing this thou shalt save both thyself and them that hear thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Take heed to thyself and to thy doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou wilt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

Weymouth New Testament
Be on your guard as to yourself and your teaching. Persevere in these things; for by doing this you will make certain your own salvation and that of your hearers.

World English Bible
Pay attention to yourself, and to your teaching. Continue in these things, for in doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

Young's Literal Translation
take heed to thyself, and to the teaching; remain in them, for this thing doing, both thyself thou shalt save, and those hearing thee.
Commentary
Matthew Henry 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.
Study Bible
A Good Minister of Jesus Christ
15Be diligent in these matters and absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all. 16Pay close attention to your life and to your teaching. Persevere in these things, for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.
Cross References
Exodus 23:13
"Now concerning everything which I have said to you, be on your guard; and do not mention the name of other gods, nor let them be heard from your mouth.

Ezekiel 3:19
"Yet if you have warned the wicked and he does not turn from his wickedness or from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered yourself.

Acts 20:28
Keep watch over yourselves and the entire flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which He purchased with His own blood.

1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom did not know Him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

1 Timothy 4:15
Be diligent in these matters and absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.
Treasury of Scripture

Take heed to yourself, and to the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this you shall both save yourself, and them that hear you.

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Mark 13:9 But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; …

Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged …

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the …

1 Corinthians 3:10,11 According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master …

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unto the.

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Romans 16:17 Now I beseech you, brothers, mark them which cause divisions and …

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continue.

Acts 6:4 But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry …

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Romans 2:7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and …

2 Timothy 3:14 But continue you in the things which you have learned and have been …

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thou shalt.

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Acts 20:26,27 Why I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men…

1 Corinthians 9:27 But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that …

them.

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Jeremiah 23:22 But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to …

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