1 Timothy 5:5
Good News Translation
A widow who is all alone, with no one to take care of her, has placed her hope in God and continues to pray and ask him for his help night and day.

Contemporary English Version
A widow who is really in need is one who doesn't have any relatives. She has faith in God, and she keeps praying to him night and day, asking for his help.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications and prayers night and day.

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But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications and prayers night and day.

a widow.

1 Timothy 5:3 Honour widows that are widows indeed.

Romans 1:5,12,20,21 By whom we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith, in all nations, for his name: . . .

1 Corinthians 7:32 But I would have you to be without solicitude. He that is without a wife is solicitous for the things that belong to the Lord: how he may please God.

and desolate.

Isaiah 3:26 And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.

Isaiah 49:21 And thou shalt say in thy heart: Who hath begotten these? I was barren and brought not forth, led away, and captive: and who hath brought up these? I was destitute and alone: and these, where were they?

Isaiah 54:1 Give praise, O thou barren, that bearest not: sing forth praise, and make a joyful noise, thou that didst not travail with child: for many are the children of the desolate, more than of her that hath a husband, saith the Lord.

Lamentations 1:13 Mem. From above he hath sent fire into my bones, and hath chastised me: he hath spread a net for my feet, he hath turned me back: he hath made me desolate, wasted with sorrow all the day long.

trusteth.

Ruth 2:12 The Lord render unto thee for thy work, and mayst thou receive a full reward of the Lord the God of Israel, to whom thou art come, and under whose wings thou art fled.

Psalm 91:4 He will overshadow thee with his shoulders: and under his wings thou shalt trust.

Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my saviour, I will deal confidently, and will not fear: because the Lord is my strength, and my praise, and he is become my salvation.

Isaiah 50:10 Who is there among you that feareth the Lord, that heareth the voice of his servant, that hath walked in darkness, and hath no light? let him hope in the name of the Lord, and lean upon his God.

1 Corinthians 7:32 But I would have you to be without solicitude. He that is without a wife is solicitous for the things that belong to the Lord: how he may please God.

1 Peter 3:5 For after this manner heretofore, the holy women also who trusted in God adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:

continueth.

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow until fourscore and four years: who departed not from the temple, by fastings and prayers serving night and day.

Luke 18:1,7 And he spoke also a parable to them, that we ought always to pray and not to faint, . . .

Acts 26:7 Unto which, our twelve tribes, serving night and day, hope to come. For which hope, O king, I am accused by the Jews.

Ephesians 6:18 By all prayer and supplication praying at all times in the spirit: and in the same watching with all instance and supplication for all the saints:

Context
Support for Widows
4But if any widow have children or grandchildren, let her learn first to govern her own house and to make a return of duty to her parents; for this is acceptable before God. 5But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications and prayers night and day. 6For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.…
Cross References
Luke 2:37
And she was a widow until fourscore and four years: who departed not from the temple, by fastings and prayers serving night and day.

Acts 6:1
And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

Acts 9:39
And Peter rising up went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber. And all the widows stood about him, weeping and shewing him the coats and garments which Dorcas made them.

Acts 9:41
And giving her his hand, he lifted her up. And when he had called the saints and the widows, he presented her alive.

1 Corinthians 7:32
But I would have you to be without solicitude. He that is without a wife is solicitous for the things that belong to the Lord: how he may please God.

1 Corinthians 7:34
And the unmarried woman and the virgin thinketh on the things of the Lord: that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But she that is married thinketh on the things of the world: how she may please her husband.

Philippians 4:6
Be nothing solicitous: but in every thing, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God.

1 Timothy 2:1
I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all men:

1 Timothy 5:3
Honour widows that are widows indeed.

1 Timothy 5:16
If any of the faithful have widows, let him minister to them, and let not the church be charged: that there may be sufficient for them that are widows indeed.

2 Timothy 1:3
I give thanks to God, whom I serve from my forefathers, with a pure conscience, that without ceasing I have a remembrance of thee in my prayers, night and day.

1 Peter 3:5
For after this manner heretofore, the holy women also who trusted in God adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:

Additional Translations
The widow who is truly in need and left all alone puts her hope in God and continues night and day in her petitions and prayers.

Now she who is a widow indeed, and being left alone, has hope in God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusts in God, and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, hath her hope set on God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Now she who [is] a widow indeed, and is left alone, has put [her] hope in God, and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, hath her hope set on God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

A widow who is really in need, friendless and desolate, has her hopes fixed on God, and continues at her supplications and prayers, night and day;

Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day.

And she who is really a widow and desolate, hath hoped upon God, and doth remain in the supplications and in the prayers night and day,
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