1 Timothy 5:17
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
The eldersπρεσβύτεροι
(presbuteroi)
4245: eldera cptv. of presbus (an old man)
who ruleπροεστῶτες
(proestōtes)
4291b: to put before, to set over, to rulefrom pro and histémi
wellκαλῶς
(kalōs)
2573: welladverb from kalos
are to be considered worthyἀξιούσθωσαν
(axiousthōsan)
515: to deem worthyfrom axios
of doubleδιπλῆς
(diplēs)
1362: twofold, doublefrom dis and perhaps ploos
honor,τιμῆς
(timēs)
5092: a valuing, a priceakin to tió (to value, honor)
especiallyμάλιστα
(malista)
3122: mostsuperl. of a prim. adverb mala (very)
thoseΟἱ
(oi)
3588: thethe def. art.
who work hardκοπιῶντες
(kopiōntes)
2872: to grow weary, toilfrom kopos
at preachingλόγῳ
(logō)
3056: a word (as embodying an idea), a statement, a speechfrom legó
and teaching.διδασκαλίᾳ
(didaskalia)
1319: instruction (the function or the information)from didaskalos







KJV Lexicon
οι  definite article - nominative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
καλως  adverb
kalos  kal-oce':  well (usually morally) -- (in a) good (place), honestly, + recover, (full) well.
προεστωτες  verb - perfect active participle - nominative plural masculine
proistemi  pro-is'-tay-mee:  to stand before, i.e. (in rank) to preside, or (by implication) to practise -- maintain, be over, rule.
πρεσβυτεροι  adjective - nominative plural masculine
presbuteros  pres-boo'-ter-os:  older; as noun, a senior; specially, an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian presbyter -- elder(-est), old.
διπλης  adjective - genitive singular feminine
diplous  dip-looce':  two-fold -- double, two-fold more.
τιμης  noun - genitive singular feminine
time  tee-may':  a value, i.e. money paid, or (concretely and collectively) valuables; by analogy, esteem (especially of the highest degree), or the dignity itself -- honour, precious, price, some.
αξιουσθωσαν  verb - present passive imperative - third person
axioo  ax-ee-o'-o:  to deem entitled or fit -- desire, think good, count (think) worthy.
μαλιστα  adverb
malista  mal'-is-tah:  (adverbially) most (in the greatest degree) or particularly -- chiefly, most of all, (e-)specially.
οι  definite article - nominative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
κοπιωντες  verb - present active participle - nominative plural masculine
kopiao  kop-ee-ah'-o:  to feel fatigue; by implication, to work hard -- (bestow) labour, toil, be wearied.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
λογω  noun - dative singular masculine
logos  log'-os:  something said (including the thought); by implication, a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ) -- account, cause, communication, concerning, doctrine, fame, have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say(-ing), shew, speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
διδασκαλια  noun - dative singular feminine
didaskalia  did-as-kal-ee'-ah:  instruction (the function or the information) -- doctrine, learning, teaching.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

King James Bible
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The elders who are good leaders should be considered worthy of an ample honorarium, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

International Standard Version
Elders who handle their duties well should be considered worthy of double compensation, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

NET Bible
Elders who provide effective leadership must be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard in speaking and teaching.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Those Elders who lead well deserve double honor, especially those who toil in the word and in teaching.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Give double honor to spiritual leaders who handle their duties well. This is especially true if they work hard at teaching the word [of God].

King James 2000 Bible
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.
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