These, then, are the things you should teach. Encourage and rebuke with all authority. Do not let anyone despise you.
These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you.
You must teach these things and encourage your people to do them, correcting them when necessary. You have the authority to do this, so don’t let anyone ignore you or disregard what you say.
Tell them all this. Build up their courage, and discipline them if they get out of line. You're in charge. Don't let anyone put you down.
On all these points give teaching and help, and make clear what is right with all authority. Let all men give you honour.
Declare these things; exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one look down on you.
Speak these things, exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise you.
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1 tn Or “reproof,” “censure.” The Greek word ἐλέγχω (elencw) implies exposing someone’s sin in order to bring correction.
2 tn Grk “speak these things and exhort and rebuke with all authority.”
3 tn Or “let anyone despise you”; or “let anyone disregard you.”