1 Timothy 5:5
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English Standard Version
She who is truly a widow, left all alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day,

King James Bible
Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

American Standard Version
Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, hath her hope set on God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God, and continue in supplications and prayers night and day.

English Revised Version
Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, hath her hope set on God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Weymouth New Testament
A widow who is really in need, friendless and desolate, has her hopes fixed on God, and continues at her supplications and prayers, night and day;

1 Timothy 5:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

And desolate (καὶ μεμονωμένη)

N.T.o. From μόνος alone. Explanatory of a widow indeed. One entirely bereaved.

Trusteth in God (ἤλπικεν ἐπὶ τὸν Θεὸν)

Strictly hath directed her hope at God. Rev. hath her hope set on God implies ἐπὶ with the dative, as 1 John 3:3.

1 Timothy 5:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a widow.

1 Timothy 5:3 Honor widows that are widows indeed.

Romans 1:5,12,20,21 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name...

1 Corinthians 7:32 But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried cares for the things that belong to the Lord...

and desolate.

Isaiah 3:26 And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit on the ground.

Isaiah 49:21 Then shall you say in your heart, Who has begotten me these, seeing I have lost my children, and am desolate, a captive...

Isaiah 54:1 Sing, O barren, you that did not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, you that did not travail with child...

Lamentations 1:13 From above has he sent fire into my bones, and it prevails against them: he has spread a net for my feet, he has turned me back...

trusteth.

Ruth 2:12 The LORD recompense your work, and a full reward be given you of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings you are come to trust.

Psalm 91:4 He shall cover you with his feathers, and under his wings shall you trust: his truth shall be your shield and buckler.

Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song...

Isaiah 50:10 Who is among you that fears the LORD, that obeys the voice of his servant, that walks in darkness, and has no light?...

1 Corinthians 7:32 But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried cares for the things that belong to the Lord...

1 Peter 3:5 For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves...

continueth. See on

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple...

Luke 18:1,7 And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint...

Acts 26:7 To which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, king Agrippa...

Ephesians 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit...

Cross References
Luke 2:37
and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.

Acts 6:1
Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution.

Acts 9:39
So Peter rose and went with them. And when he arrived, they took him to the upper room. All the widows stood beside him weeping and showing tunics and other garments that Dorcas made while she was with them.

Acts 9:41
And he gave her his hand and raised her up. Then, calling the saints and widows, he presented her alive.

1 Corinthians 7:32
I want you to be free from anxieties. The unmarried man is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to please the Lord.

1 Corinthians 7:34
and his interests are divided. And the unmarried or betrothed woman is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to be holy in body and spirit. But the married woman is anxious about worldly things, how to please her husband.

Philippians 4:6
do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

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