Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Timothy 5:5 in English Standard Version "She who is truly a widow, left all alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day," Lu 2:37 and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day. Lu 18:1 And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. 1Ti 5:3 Honor widows who are truly widows. 1Ti 5:16 If any believing woman has relatives who are widows, let her care for them. Let the church not be burdened, so that it may care for those who are truly widows.