The Bible in Its Traditions

1 Timothy 5:19–25

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19  Do not receive an accusation against an elder unless on [the basis of] two or three witnesses.

19  Against an elder receive not an accusation, except at [the mouth of] two or three witnesses.

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20  Those who are sinning rebuke before all, that the rest also may have fear.

20  Them that sin reprove in the sight of all, that the rest also may be in fear.

20  Reprove sinners in the sight of everyone, so that the others may have fear.

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21  I charge you before God and YHWH Jesus Christ and the elect angels that you observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing according to partiality.

21  I testify before God and Christ Jesus and the elect Angels, that you should observe these things without prejudgment, doing nothing which shows favoritism to either side.

21  I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.

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22  Lay hands on no one hastily, nor share in [the] sins of others; keep yourself pure.

22  You should not be quick to impose hands on anyone, nor should you take part in the sins of outsiders. Keep yourself chaste.

22  Do not lay hands hastily on any man, neither be a partaker of other menÆs sins; keep yourself pure.

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23  No longer drink water [only], but use a little wine on account of your stomach, and your frequent illnesses.

23  Be no longer a drinker of water, but use a little wine for thy stomach`s sake and thine often infirmities.

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24  The sins of some men are evident beforehand, preceding them to judgment, but some also follow after.

24  Some men`s sins are evident, going before unto judgment; and some men also they follow after.

24  There are men whose crimes are well known and the notoriety of them precedes them to the house of judgment, and there are others, the notoriety of whose crimes follows after them.

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25  Likewise also the good works [of some] are evident beforehand, and those which are otherwise cannot be hidden.

25  In like manner also there are good works that are evident; and such as are otherwise cannot be hid.

25  Similarly, too, good deeds have been made manifest, but even when they are not, they cannot remain hidden.