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1 Timothy 5:7

    1 Timothy 5:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    These things also command, that they may be without reproach.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give orders to this effect, so that no evil may be said of anyone.

    Webster's Revision

    These things also command, that they may be without reproach.

    World English Bible

    Also command these things, that they may be without reproach.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    These things also command, that they may be without reproach.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Timothy 5:7

    That they may be blameless - Charge the whole Church to attend to these things, that they may be blameless. The words are not spoken of the widows only, but of the Church or its officers; it cannot be restricted to the widows, for the adjective ανεπιληπτοι is both of the masculine and feminine gender.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Timothy 5:7

    And these things give in charge - Announce, or declare these things, to wit, particularly respecting the duty of children to their widowed mothers, and the proper duty of those who are widows.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Timothy 5:7

    5:7 That they - That is, the widows.