6:17 Command those who are rich in this world’s goods 1 not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, 2 but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment. 6:18 Tell them to do good, 3 to be rich in good deeds, to be generous givers, sharing with others. 4 6:19 In this way they will save up 5 a treasure for themselves as a firm foundation 6 for the future and so lay hold of 7 what is truly life.
1 tn Grk “in the present age.”
2 tn Grk “in uncertainty.”
4 tn Grk “to be generous,” “sharing.”
6 tn Grk “treasuring up a good foundation.”
7 tn Grk “that they may lay hold of.”