1 Tim. 5:6 KJV (With Strong’s)

de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
she that
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
liveth ηin pleasure
spatalao (Greek #4684)
to be voluptuous
KJV usage: live in pleasure, be wanton.
Pronounce: spat-al-ah'-o
Origin: from σπατάλη (luxury)
is dead
thnesko (Greek #2348)
to die (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: be dead, die.
Pronounce: thnay'-sko
Origin: a strengthened form of a simpler primary θάνω (than'-o) (which is used for it only in certain tenses)
x while she liveth
zao (Greek #2198)
to live (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: life(-time), (a-)live(-ly), quick.
Pronounce: dzah'-o
Origin: a primary verb

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

1 Sam. 25:6• 6And thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity, Peace be both to thee, and peace be to thine house, and peace be unto all that thou hast. (1 Sam. 25:6)
Job 21:11‑15• 11They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
12They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.
13They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.
14Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.
15What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
(Job 21:11‑15)
Psa. 73:5‑7• 5They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.
6Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
7Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.
(Psa. 73:5‑7)
Isa. 22:13• 13And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die. (Isa. 22:13)
Amos 6:5‑6• 5That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of music, like David;
6That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
(Amos 6:5‑6)
Luke 12:19• 19And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. (Luke 12:19)
Luke 15:13• 13And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living. (Luke 15:13)
Luke 16:19• 19There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: (Luke 16:19)
James 5:5• 5Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter. (James 5:5)
Rev. 18:7• 7How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. (Rev. 18:7)
in pleasure.
or, delicately.
 We cannot live to self and God at the same time. If living to self we are living to sin, which is lawlessness or the indulgence of our own wills. Habits of self-indulgence must bring in spiritual death between the soul and God. (Warnings Against Worldliness and Instruction in Piety by H. Smith)
 We can never form a right judgment of becoming conduct if we do not bear in mind our relationship to God and the Lord Jesus. How unseemly to despise the chastening of His hand! (On 1 Timothy 5:1-8 by W. Kelly)
 Were she happy in the Lord (and this no chastening is intended to touch), the last thing she would indulge in is pleasure, Satan's sorry substitute in the world for happiness above it. (On 1 Timothy 5:1-8 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

But she that lives in habits of self-indulgence is dead while living.

W. Kelly Translation

But she that devoteth herself to pleasure is dead while living.