1 Timothy 5:9
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English Standard Version
Let a widow be enrolled if she is not less than sixty years of age, having been the wife of one husband,

King James Bible
Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

American Standard Version
Let none be enrolled as a widow under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let a widow be chosen of no less than threescore years of age, who hath been the wife of one husband.

English Revised Version
Let none be enrolled as a widow under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

Webster's Bible Translation
Let not a widow be taken into the number under sixty years old, having been the wife of one man.

Weymouth New Testament
No widow is to be put on the roll who is under sixty years of age.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Be taken into the number (καταλεγέσθω)

Better, enrolled (as a widow). N.T.o. Very, rare in lxx. Common in Class. Originally, to pick out, as soldiers. Hence, to enroll, enlist. Here, to be enrolled in the body of widows who are to receive church support. See on 1 Timothy 5:3.

1 Timothy 5:9 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a widow. See on ver.

1 Timothy 5:3,4 Honor widows that are widows indeed...

taken. or, chosen. under.

1 Timothy 5:11,14 But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry...

Luke 2:36,37 And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age...

having.

1 Timothy 3:2,12 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach...

1 Corinthians 7:10,11,39,40 And to the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband...

Cross References
Luke 2:36
And there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin,

1 Timothy 3:2
Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 Timothy 5:16
If any believing woman has relatives who are widows, let her care for them. Let the church not be burdened, so that it may care for those who are truly widows.

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