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1 Timothy 5:4

5:4 But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to fulfill their duty 1  toward their own household and so repay their parents what is owed them. 2  For this is what pleases God. 3 

1 Timothy 5:8

5:8 But if someone does not provide for his own, 4  especially his own family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 tn Or “to practice their religion.”

2 tn Or “and so make some repayment to their parents”; Grk “and to give back recompense to their parents.”

3 tn Grk “for this is pleasing in the sight of God.”

4 tn That is, “his own relatives.”

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