1 Timothy Chapter 6 Verse 9

The Holy Bible, King James Version

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

Parallel Verses

  1. But those who have a desire for wealth are falling into danger, and are taken as in a net by a number of foolish and damaging desires, through which men are overtaken by death and destruction. (BBE, 1 Timothy 6:9)
  2. But they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition. (ASV, 1 Timothy 6:9)
  3. But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction. (WEB, 1 Timothy 6:9)
  4. But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin. (DBY, 1 Timothy 6:9)
  5. and those wishing to be rich, do fall into temptation and a snare, and many desires, foolish and hurtful, that sink men into ruin and destruction, (YLT, 1 Timothy 6:9)