1 Timothy 5:10
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New International Version
and is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the Lord's people, helping those in trouble and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds.

New Living Translation
She must be well respected by everyone because of the good she has done. Has she brought up her children well? Has she been kind to strangers and served other believers humbly? Has she helped those who are in trouble? Has she always been ready to do good?

English Standard Version
and having a reputation for good works: if she has brought up children, has shown hospitality, has washed the feet of the saints, has cared for the afflicted, and has devoted herself to every good work.

Berean Study Bible
and well known for good deeds such as bringing up children, entertaining strangers, washing the feet of the saints, imparting relief to the afflicted, and devoting herself to every good work.

Berean Literal Bible
being borne witness to in good works: if she has brought up children, if she has entertained strangers, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has imparted relief to those being oppressed, if she has followed after every good work.

New American Standard Bible
having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.

King James Bible
Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and is well known for good works--that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints' feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

International Standard Version
She must be well known for her good actions as a woman who has raised children, welcomed strangers, washed the saints' feet, helped the suffering, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.

NET Bible
and has a reputation for good works: as one who has raised children, practiced hospitality, washed the feet of the saints, helped those in distress--as one who has exhibited all kinds of good works.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she has a testimony of good works, if she has raised children, if she has received strangers, if she has washed the feet of the Saints, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has walked in every good work.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
People should tell about the good things she has done: raising children, being hospitable, taking care of believers' needs, helping the suffering, or always doing good things.

New American Standard 1977
having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints’ feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.

Jubilee Bible 2000
having a good testimony of good works, if she has brought up well her children, if she has exercised hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.

King James 2000 Bible
Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.

American King James Version
Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

American Standard Version
well reported of for good works; if she hath brought up children, if she hath used hospitality to strangers, if she hath washed the saints feet, if she hath relieved the afflicted, if she hath diligently followed every good work.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Having testimony for her good works, if she have brought up children, if she have received to harbour, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have ministered to them that suffer tribulation, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Darby Bible Translation
borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.

English Revised Version
well reported of for good works; if she hath brought up children, if she hath used hospitality to strangers, if she hath washed the saints' feet, if she hath relieved the afflicted, if she hath diligently followed every good work.

Webster's Bible Translation
Well reported of for good works; if she hath brought up children, if she hath lodged strangers, if she hath washed the saints' feet, if she hath relieved the afflicted, if she hath diligently followed every good work.

Weymouth New Testament
She must have been true to her one husband, and well reported of for good deeds, as having brought up children, received strangers hospitably, washed the feet of God's people, given relief to the distressed, and devoted herself to good works of every kind.

World English Bible
being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.

Young's Literal Translation
in good works being testified to: if she brought up children, if she entertained strangers, if saints' feet she washed, if those in tribulation she relieved, if every good work she followed after;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:9-16 Every one brought into any office in the church, should be free from just censure; and many are proper objects of charity, yet ought not to be employed in public services. Those who would find mercy when they are in distress, must show mercy when they are in prosperity; and those who show most readiness for every good work, are most likely to be faithful in whatever is trusted to them. Those who are idle, very seldom are only idle, they make mischief among neighbours, and sow discord among brethren. All believers are required to relieve those belonging to their families who are destitute, that the church may not be prevented from relieving such as are entirely destitute and friendless.
Study Bible
Support for Widows
9A widow should be enrolled if she is at least sixty years old, the wife of one man, 10and well known for good deeds such as bringing up children, entertaining strangers, washing the feet of the saints, imparting relief to the afflicted, and devoting herself to every good work. 11But refuse to enroll younger widows. For when their passions draw them away from Christ, they will want to marry,…
Cross References
Genesis 43:24
Then the man brought the men into Joseph's house and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their donkeys fodder.

Luke 7:44
And turning to the woman, He said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? When I entered your house, you did not give Me water for My feet, but she wet My feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.

John 13:5
After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and dry them with the towel that was around Him.

John 13:14
So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet.

Acts 9:36
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which is translated as Dorcas), who was always occupied with works of kindness and charity.

1 Timothy 3:2
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 Timothy 5:16
If any believing woman has dependent widows, she must assist them and not allow the church to be burdened, so that it can help the widows who are truly in need.

1 Timothy 6:18
Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, and to be generous and ready to share,

Titus 2:7
In everything, show yourself to be an example by doing good works. In your teaching show integrity, dignity,

Titus 3:8
This saying is trustworthy. And I want you to emphasize these things, so that those who have believed God will take care to devote themselves to good deeds. These things are excellent and profitable for the people.
Treasury of Scripture

Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

reported.

1 Timothy 3:7 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest …

Acts 6:3 Why, brothers, look you out among you seven men of honest report, …

Acts 10:22 And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that …

Acts 22:12 And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good …

3 John 1:12 Demetrius has good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yes, …

good.

1 Timothy 5:25 Likewise also the good works of some are manifest beforehand; and …

1 Timothy 2:10 But (which becomes women professing godliness) with good works.

1 Timothy 6:18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, …

Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, …

Acts 9:36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by …

Ephesians 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, …

2 Timothy 3:17 That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished to all good works.

Titus 2:7 In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine …

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

Titus 3:14 And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, …

Hebrews 10:24 And let us consider one another to provoke to love and to good works:

Hebrews 13:21 Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you …

1 Peter 2:12 Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas …

if she have brought.

2 Timothy 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in you, which …

2 Timothy 3:15 And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures…

if she have lodged.

Acts 16:14,15 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city …

Romans 12:13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

Hebrews 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained …

1 Peter 4:9 Use hospitality one to another without grudging.

washed.

Genesis 18:4 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and …

Genesis 19:2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your …

Genesis 24:32 And the man came into the house: and he ungirded his camels, and …

Luke 7:38,44 And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet …

John 13:5-15 After that he pours water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet…

if she have relieved.

Leviticus 25:35 And if your brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with you; …

Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the …

Acts 9:39 Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought …

if she have diligently.

Psalm 119:4 You have commanded us to keep your precepts diligently.

Colossians 1:10 That you might walk worthy of the Lord to all pleasing, being fruitful …

2 Timothy 2:21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel …

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, …

Titus 3:1,8 Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey …

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