1 Timothy 3:3-13 NAS

3 1not addicted to wine aor pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, 2free from the love of money.

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4 He must be one who 3manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity

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5 (but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of 4the church of God?),

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6 and not a new convert, so * that he will not become 5conceited and fall into the 6condemnation bincurred by the devil.

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    • € 3:6 - Lit "of the devil"
      7 And he must 7have a good reputation with 8those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and 9the snare of the devil.

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      8 10Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not cdouble-tongued, d11or addicted to much wine e12or 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 13but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.

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          10 14These men must also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyond reproach.

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          11 fWomen must likewise be dignified, 15not malicious gossips, but 16temperate, faithful in all things.

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            • „ 3:11 - I.e. either deacons' wives or deaconesses
              12 17Deacons must be 18husbands of only one wife, and g19good 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 20obtain for themselves a hhigh standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

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