1 Timothy 3:8-13 NAS

8 1Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not adouble-tongued, b2or addicted to much wine c3or fond of sordid gain,

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    •  3:8 - Or "given to double-talk"
    • ‚ 3:8 - Lit "not"
    • ƒ 3:8 - Lit "not"
      9 4but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.

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      10 5These men must also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyond reproach.

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      11 dWomen must likewise be dignified, 6not malicious gossips, but 7temperate, faithful in all things.

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        • „ 3:11 - I.e. either deacons' wives or deaconesses
          12 8Deacons must be 9husbands of only one wife, and e10good managers of their children and their own households.

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            • … 3:12 - Lit "managing well"
              13 For those who have served well as deacons 11obtain for themselves a fhigh standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

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