1 Timothy 5:1
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New International Version
Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers,

New Living Translation
Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. Talk to younger men as you would to your own brothers.

English Standard Version
Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers,

Berean Study Bible
Do not rebuke an older man, but appeal to him as to a father. Treat younger men as brothers,

Berean Literal Bible
Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; younger men as brothers;

New American Standard Bible
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,

King James Bible
Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,

International Standard Version
Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him as if he were your father. Treat younger men like brothers,

NET Bible
Do not address an older man harshly but appeal to him as a father. Speak to younger men as brothers,

New Heart English Bible
Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do not rebuke an elder, but petition him as a father, and those who are young as your brothers,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never use harsh words when you correct an older man, but talk to him as if he were your father. Talk to younger men as if they were your brothers,

New American Standard 1977
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father, and the younger men as brethren,

King James 2000 Bible
Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brothers;

American King James Version
Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brothers;

American Standard Version
Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brethren:

Douay-Rheims Bible
An ancient man rebuke not, but entreat him as a father: young men, as brethren:

Darby Bible Translation
Rebuke not an elder sharply, but exhort [him] as a father, younger [men] as brethren,

English Revised Version
Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brethren:

Webster's Bible Translation
Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

Weymouth New Testament
Never administer a sharp reprimand to a man older than yourself; but entreat him as if he were your father, and the younger men as brothers;

World English Bible
Don't rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers;

Young's Literal Translation
An aged person thou mayest not rebuke, but be entreating as a father; younger persons as brethren;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:1,2 Respect must be paid to the dignity of years and place. The younger, if faulty, must be rebuked, not as desirous to find fault with them, but as willing to make the best of them. There is need of much meekness and care in reproving those who deserve reproof.
Study Bible
Guidelines for Reproof
1Do not rebuke an older man, but appeal to him as to a father. Treat younger men as brothers, 2older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.…
Cross References
Leviticus 19:32
'You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.

1 Timothy 5:2
older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.

Titus 2:2
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, and sound in faith, love, and perseverance.

Titus 2:6
In the same way, urge the younger men to be self-controlled.

1 Peter 5:5
Young men, in the same way, submit yourselves to your elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
Treasury of Scripture

Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brothers;

Rebuke.

1 Timothy 5:19,20 Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses…

Leviticus 19:32 You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the …

Deuteronomy 33:9 Who said to his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither …

Galatians 2:11-14 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, …

an elder.

1 Timothy 5:17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, …

Acts 14:23 And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed …

Acts 15:4,6 And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, …

Acts 20:17 And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.

Titus 1:5,6 For this cause left I you in Crete, that you should set in order …

James 5:14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; …

1 Peter 5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and …

2 John 1:1 The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the …

3 John 1:1 The elder to the well beloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth.

Revelation 4:4 And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and on the …

intreat.

Romans 13:7 Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; …

Galatians 6:1 Brothers, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you which are spiritual, …

2 Timothy 2:24,25 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all …

Philemon 1:9,10 Yet for love's sake I rather beseech you, being such an one as Paul …

James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, …

1 Peter 5:5,6 Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves to the elder. Yes, all of …

as brethren.

Matthew 18:15-17 Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell …

Matthew 23:8 But be not you called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; …

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