New Living Translation
By doing this they will be storing up their treasure as a good foundation for the future so that they may experience true life.
King James Bible
Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Darby Bible Translation
laying by for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of what is really life.
World English Bible
laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold of eternal life.
Young's Literal Translation
treasuring up to themselves a right foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life age-during.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:19 Treasuring up for themselves a good foundation - Of an abundant reward, by the free mercy of God. That they may lay hold on eternal life - This cannot be done by alms - deeds; yet they come up for a memorial before God, Acts 10:4. And the lack even of this may be the cause why God will withhold grace and salvation from us.
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But divide your investments among many places, for you do not know what risks might lie ahead.
Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal.
I don't mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection. But I press on to possess that perfection for which Christ Jesus first possessed me.
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight for the true faith. Hold tightly to the eternal life to which God has called you, which you have confessed so well before many witnesses.
2 Timothy 1:1
This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus. I have been sent out to tell others about the life he has promised through faith in Christ Jesus.
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