1 Timothy 5:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1487 [e]εἰ
ei
IfConj
1161 [e]δέ
de
howeverConj
5100 [e]τις
tis
anyIPro-NFS
5503 [e]χήρα
chēra
widow,N-NFS
5043 [e]τέκνα
tekna
childrenN-ANP
2228 [e]
ē
orConj
1549 [e]ἔκγονα
ekgona
grandchildrenAdj-ANP
2192 [e]ἔχει,
echei
has,V-PIA-3S
3129 [e]μανθανέτωσαν
manthanetōsan
let them learnV-PMA-3P
4412 [e]πρῶτον
prōton
firstAdv
3588 [e]τὸν
ton
to the Art-AMS
2398 [e]ἴδιον
idion
ownAdj-AMS
3624 [e]οἶκον
oikon
householdN-AMS
2151 [e]εὐσεβεῖν
eusebein
to be devoutV-PNA
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
287 [e]ἀμοιβὰς
amoibas
recompenseN-AFP
591 [e]ἀποδιδόναι
apodidonai
to giveV-PNA
3588 [e]τοῖς
tois
toArt-DMP
4269 [e]προγόνοις·
progonois
parents;N-DMP
3778 [e]τοῦτο
touto
thisDPro-NNS
1063 [e]γάρ
gar
forConj
1510 [e]ἐστιν
estin
isV-PIA-3S
587 [e]ἀπόδεκτον
apodekton
pleasingAdj-NNS
1799 [e]ἐνώπιον
enōpion
beforePrep
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
- Art-GMS
2316 [e]Θεοῦ.
Theou
God.N-GMS









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἢ ἔκγονα ἔχει, μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις· τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ Θεοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἢ ἔκγονα ἔχει, μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις, τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἢ ἔκγονα ἔχει, μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις, τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἢ ἔκγονα ἔχει, μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον ο ἴκον εὐσεβεῖν, καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις· τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἢ ἔκγονα ἔχει, μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις· τοῦτο γάρ ἐστι καλὸν καὶ ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ Θεοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
εἰ δέ τὶς χήρα τέκνον ἤ ἔκγονον ἔχω μανθάνω πρῶτον ὁ ἴδιος οἶκος εὐσεβέω καί ἀμοιβή ἀποδίδωμι ὁ πρόγονος οὗτος γάρ εἰμί ἀπόδεκτος ἐνώπιον ὁ θεός

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἢ ἔκγονα ἔχει, μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν, καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις· τοῦτο γάρ ἐστὶ καλὸν καὶ ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ Θεοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 5:4 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἢ ἔκγονα ἔχει μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις· τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν καλὸν καὶ ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ

1 Timothy 5:4 Hebrew Bible
וכי יהיו לאלמנה בנים או בני בנים הם ילמדו לראשונה לעשות חסד עם ביתם ולשלם גמול לאבותם כי זה הוא טוב ורצוי לפני האלהים׃

1 Timothy 5:4 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܐܢ ܐܝܬ ܐܪܡܠܬܐ ܕܐܝܬ ܠܗ ܒܢܝܐ ܐܘ ܒܢܝ ܒܢܝܐ ܢܐܠܦܘܢ ܠܘܩܕܡ ܕܒܒܢܝ ܒܝܬܗܘܢ ܢܙܕܕܩܘܢ ܘܢܦܪܥܘܢ ܚܘܒܠܐ ܠܐܒܗܝܗܘܢ ܗܕܐ ܓܝܪ ܡܩܒܠܐ ܩܕܡ ܐܠܗܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

King James Bible
But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

nephews.

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Job 18:19 He shall neither have son nor nephew among his people, nor any remaining …

Isaiah 14:22 For I will rise up against them, said the LORD of hosts, and cut …

learn.

1 Samuel 22:3,4 And David went there to Mizpeh of Moab: and he said to the king of …

Proverbs 31:28 Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and …

Luke 2:51 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject …

John 19:26,27 When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, …

piety. or, kindness.

Matthew 15:4-6 For God commanded, saying, Honor your father and mother: and, He …

Mark 7:11-13 But you say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, …

to requite.

Genesis 45:10,11 And you shall dwell in the land of Goshen, and you shall be near …

Genesis 47:12,28 And Joseph nourished his father, and his brothers, and all his father's …

Ruth 2:2,18 And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me now go to the field, …

Ephesians 6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right…

good. See on ch.

1 Timothy 2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

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