As for younger widows, do not put them on such a list. For when their sensual desires overcome their dedication to Christ, they want to marry.
But refuse to put younger widows on the list, for when they feel sensual desires in disregard of Christ, they want to get married,
The younger widows should not be on the list, because their physical desires will overpower their devotion to Christ and they will want to remarry.
Don't put young widows on this list. No sooner will they get on than they'll want to get off, obsessed with wanting to get a husband rather than serving Christ in this way.
But to the younger widows say No: for when their love is turned away from Christ, they have a desire to be married;
But refuse to put younger widows on the list; for when their sensual desires alienate them from Christ, they want to marry,
But refuse the younger widows; for when they have begun to grow wanton against Christ, they desire to marry,
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|NET © Notes||
1 tn Grk “refuse younger widows.”
2 tn With a single verb and object, this clause means “pursue sensuous desires in opposition to Christ.”