1 Timothy 5:6
Good News Translation
But a widow who gives herself to pleasure has already died, even though she lives.

Contemporary English Version
A widow who thinks only about having a good time is already dead, even though she is still alive.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.

New American Bible
But the one who is self-indulgent is dead while she lives.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.

she.

1 Samuel 25:6 And you shall say: Peace be to my brethren, and to thee, and peace to thy house, and peace to all that thou hast.

Job 21:11-15 Their little ones go out like a flock, and their children dance and play. . . .

Psalm 73:5-7 They are not in the labour of men: neither shall they be scourged like other men. . . .

Isaiah 22:13 And behold joy and gladness, killing calves, and slaying rams, eating flesh, and drinking wine: Let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Amos 6:5,6 You that sing to the sound of the psaltery: they have thought themselves to have instruments of music like David; . . .

Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer.

Luke 15:13 And not many days after, the younger son, gathering all together, went abroad into a far country: and there wasted his substance, living riotously.

Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

James 5:5 You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter.

Revelation 18:7 As much as she hath glorified herself and lived in delicacies, so much torment and sorrow give ye to her. Because she saith in her heart: I sit a queen and am no widow: and sorrow I shall not see.

in pleasure.

Deuteronomy 28:54,56 The man that is nice among you, and very delicate, shall envy his own brother, and his wife, that lieth in his bosom, . . .

1 Samuel 15:32 And Samuel said: Bring hither to me Agag, the king of Amalec. And Agag was presented to him very fat, and trembling. And Agag said: Doth bitter death separate in this manner?

Proverbs 29:21 He that nourisheth his servant delicately from his childhood, afterwards shall find him stubborn.

Isaiah 47:1 Come down, sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne for the daughter of the Chaldeans, for thou shalt no more be called delicate and tender.

Jeremiah 6:2 I have likened the daughter of Sion to a beautiful and delicate woman.

Lamentations 4:5 He. They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.

Luke 7:25 But what went you out to see? A man clothed in soft garments? Behold they that are in costly apparel and live delicately are in the houses of kings.

dead.

Matthew 8:22 But Jesus said to him: Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

Luke 15:24,32 Because this my son was dead and is come to life again, was lost and is found. And they began to be merry. . . .

2 Corinthians 5:14,15 For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead. . . .

Ephesians 2:1,5 And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, . . .

Ephesians 5:14 Wherefore he saith: Rise, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead: and Christ shall enlighten thee.

Colossians 2:13 And you, when you were dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, he hath quickened together with him, forgiving you all offences:

Revelation 3:1 And to the angel of the church of Sardis write: These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know thy works, and that thou hast the name of being alive. And thou art dead.

Context
Support for Widows
5But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications and prayers night and day. 6For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living. 7And this give in charge, that they may be blameless.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:17
But of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat. For in what day soever thou shalt eat of it, thou shalt die the death.

Luke 15:24
Because this my son was dead and is come to life again, was lost and is found. And they began to be merry.

2 Timothy 3:6
For of these sort are they who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, who are led away with divers desires:

James 5:5
You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter.

Revelation 3:1
And to the angel of the church of Sardis write: These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know thy works, and that thou hast the name of being alive. And thou art dead.

Additional Translations
But she who lives for pleasure is dead even while she is still alive.

But she living in self-indulgence is dead while living.

But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.

But she that giveth herself to pleasure is dead while she liveth.

But she that lives in habits of self-indulgence is dead [while] living.

But she that giveth herself to pleasure is dead while she liveth.

But she that liveth in pleasure, is dead while she liveth.

but a pleasure-loving widow is dead even while still alive.

But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives.

and she who is given to luxury, living -- hath died;
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