1 Timothy 5:6
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English Standard Version
but she who is self-indulgent is dead even while she lives.

King James Bible
But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.

American Standard Version
But she that giveth herself to pleasure is dead while she liveth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For she that liveth in pleasures, is dead while she is living.

English Revised Version
But she that giveth herself to pleasure is dead while she liveth.

Webster's Bible Translation
But she that liveth in pleasure, is dead while she liveth.

Weymouth New Testament
but a pleasure-loving widow is dead even while still alive.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Liveth in pleasure (σπαταλῶσα)

Only here and James 5:5. See note. Twice in lxx, Sir. 21:15; Ezekiel 16:49.

Is dead while she liveth (ζῶσα τέθνηκεν)

Comp. Revelation 3:1; Ephesians 4:18. "Life in worldly pleasure is only life in appearance" (Holtzmann).

1 Timothy 5:6 Parallel Commentaries

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1 Samuel 25:6 And thus shall you say to him that lives in prosperity, Peace be both to you, and peace be to your house...

Job 21:11-15 They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance...

Psalm 73:5-7 They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men...

Isaiah 22:13 And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink...

Amos 6:5,6 That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of music, like David...

Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have much goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

Luke 15:13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country...

Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

James 5:5 You have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; you have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

Revelation 18:7 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she said in her heart...

in pleasure. or, delicately.

Deuteronomy 28:54,56 So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom...

1 Samuel 15:32 Then said Samuel, Bring you here to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came to him delicately. And Agag said...

Proverbs 29:21 He that delicately brings up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.

Isaiah 47:1 Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans...

Jeremiah 6:2 I have likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman.

Lamentations 4:5 They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Luke 7:25 But what went you out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously appareled, and live delicately...


Matthew 8:22 But Jesus said to him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Luke 15:24,32 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry...

2 Corinthians 5:14,15 For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead...

Ephesians 2:1,5 And you has he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins...

Ephesians 5:14 Why he said, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

Colossians 2:13 And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, has he quickened together with him...

Revelation 3:1 And to the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things said he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars...

Cross References
Genesis 2:17
but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die."

Luke 15:24
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.' And they began to celebrate.

2 Timothy 3:6
For among them are those who creep into households and capture weak women, burdened with sins and led astray by various passions,

James 5:5
You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Revelation 3:1
"And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: 'The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. "'I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead.

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