1 Timothy 5:15
New International Version
Some have in fact already turned away to follow Satan.

New Living Translation
For I am afraid that some of them have already gone astray and now follow Satan.

English Standard Version
For some have already strayed after Satan.

Berean Study Bible
For some have already turned aside to follow Satan.

Berean Literal Bible
For already some have turned aside after Satan.

King James Bible
For some are already turned aside after Satan.

New King James Version
For some have already turned aside after Satan.

New American Standard Bible
for some have already turned away to follow Satan.

NASB 1995
for some have already turned aside to follow Satan.

NASB 1977
for some have already turned aside to follow Satan.

Amplified Bible
Some [widows] have already turned away [from the faith] to follow Satan.

Christian Standard Bible
For some have already turned away to follow Satan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For some have already turned away to follow Satan.

American Standard Version
for already some are turned aside after Satan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For even now they have begun, one by one, to turn after Satan.

Contemporary English Version
Look what's already happened to some of the young widows! They have turned away to follow Satan.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For some are already turned aside after Satan.

English Revised Version
for already some are turned aside after Satan.

Good News Translation
For some widows have already turned away to follow Satan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some of them have already turned away to follow Satan.

International Standard Version
For some widows have already turned away to follow Satan.

Literal Standard Version
for some already turned aside after Satan.

NET Bible
For some have already wandered away to follow Satan.

New Heart English Bible
For already some have turned aside after Satan.

Weymouth New Testament
For already some of them have gone astray, following Satan.

World English Bible
For already some have turned aside after Satan.

Young's Literal Translation
for already certain did turn aside after the Adversary.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Support for Widows
14So I advise the younger widows to marry, have children, and manage their households, denying the adversary occasion for slander. 15For some have already turned aside to follow Satan. 16If 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.…

Cross References
Matthew 4:10
"Away from Me, Satan!" Jesus declared. "For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.'"

1 Timothy 1:20
Among them are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan to be taught not to blaspheme.


Treasury of Scripture

For some are already turned aside after Satan.

Philippians 3:18,19
(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: …

2 Timothy 1:15
This thou knowest, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 2:18
Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.









(15) For some are already turned aside.--It was the backsliding of these "nameless" ones, probably, which had been the immediate occasion of these directions to Timothy. Although these unhappy sisters had worked such great mischief to the cause of Christ, still St. Paul, with his tender grace and love, forbore to mention any by name. They had undertaken a task too severe for them to carry out, and had miserably failed. He spares these poor erring sisters, but directs the chief pastor of the Church at Ephesus, how to guard against such fatal results for the future.

After Satan.--They had swerved from the narrow, thorny road of self-denial which they had chosen for themselves, and perhaps dreading, after their public profession, to form afresh any legal marriage ties, had followed that downward path of sensuality which surely leads to Satan.

Verse 15. - Already some are for some are already, A.V. Some. This is generally understood of some widows who had already given occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully, by turning aside from the path of Christian virtue which they had begun to walk in, and following Satan who had beguiled them into the path of vice and folly. But the words are capable of another meaning, equally arising kern the preceding verse, viz. that some have already followed the example of Satan, "the accuser of the brethren," and have begun to revile Christianity, taking occasion from the conduct of some who were called Christians. These revilers might be not unbelieving Jews or heathen, but apostate or heretical Jews like those of whom the same verb (ἐκτρέπεσθαι) is used in 1 Timothy 1:6 and 2 Timothy 4:4. In something of the same spirit St. Paul called Elymas the sorcerer "a child of the devil," because he sought to turn away Sergius Paulus from the faith, probably by speaking evil of Barnabas and Saul.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
For
γάρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

some
τινες (tines)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

have already turned aside
ἐξετράπησαν (exetrapēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1624: From ek and the base of trope; to deflect, i.e. Turn away.

to follow
ὀπίσω (opisō)
Preposition
Strong's 3694: Behind, after; back, backwards. From the same as opisthen with enclitic of direction; to the back, i.e. Aback.

Satan.
Σατανᾶ (Satana)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 4567: An adversary, Satan. Of Chaldee origin corresponding to ma'bad; the accuser, i.e. The devil.


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