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1 Timothy 3:1 ESV

Qualifications for Overseers

1 The saying is 1trustworthy: If anyone aspires to 2the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.

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Study tools for 1 Timothy 3:1

  • a 3:2 - Or bishop; Greek episkopos; a similar term occurs in verse 1
  • b 3:2 - Or a man of one woman; also verse 12
  • c 3:8 - Or devious in speech
  • d 3:11 - Or Wives, likewise, must, or Women, likewise, must
  • e 3:16 - Greek Who; some manuscripts God; others Which
  • f 3:16 - Or justified
  • g 3:16 - Or vindicated in spirit