1 Timothy 6:19
Strong's Lexicon
treasuring up
ἀποθησαυρίζοντας (apothēsaurizontas)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 597: To store up, treasure up. From apo and thesaurizo; to treasure away.

for themselves
ἑαυτοῖς (heautois)
Reflexive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

a firm
καλὸν (kalon)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2570: Properly, beautiful, but chiefly good, i.e. Valuable or virtuous.

foundation
θεμέλιον (themelion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2310: From a derivative of tithemi; something put down, i.e. A substruction.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

future,
μέλλον (mellon)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3195: A strengthened form of melo; to intend, i.e. Be about to be, do, or suffer something.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

they may take hold
ἐπιλάβωνται (epilabōntai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1949: To lay hold of, take hold of, seize (sometimes with beneficent, sometimes with hostile, intent).

of
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

that which is truly
ὄντως (ontōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3689: Really, truly, actually. Adverb of the oblique cases of on; really.

life.
ζωῆς (zōēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2222: Life, both of physical (present) and of spiritual (particularly future) existence. From zao; life.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
storing up for themselves a good reserve for the age to come, so that they may take hold of life that is real.

New American Standard Bible
storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.

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.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.

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.

English Standard Version
thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.

New American Standard Bible
storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.

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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
storing up for themselves a good reserve for the age to come, so that they may take hold of life that is real.

International Standard Version
By doing this they store up a treasure for themselves that is a good foundation for the future, so that they can keep their hold on the life that is real.

NET Bible
In this way they will save up a treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the future and so lay hold of what is truly life.

American Standard Version
laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.

English Revised Version
laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.

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.






Cross References
Ecclesiastes 11:2
Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.

Matthew 6:20
But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

Philippians 3:12
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

2 Timothy 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,

1 Timothy 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;

1 Timothy 6:18
That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

1 Timothy 6:16
Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

1 Timothy 6:20
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:

1 Timothy 6:21
Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen.
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