1 Timothy 3:6-16 NAS

6 and not a new convert, so * that he will not become 1conceited and fall into the 2condemnation aincurred by the devil.

References for 1 Timothy 3:6

    • € 3:6 - Lit "of the devil"
      7 And he must 3have a good reputation with 4those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and 5the snare of the devil.

      References for 1 Timothy 3:7

      8 6Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not bdouble-tongued, c7or addicted to much wine d8or fond of sordid gain,

      References for 1 Timothy 3:8

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

          References for 1 Timothy 3:9

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

          References for 1 Timothy 3:10

          11 eWomen must likewise be dignified, 11not malicious gossips, but 12temperate, faithful in all things.

          References for 1 Timothy 3:11

            • „ 3:11 - I.e. either deacons' wives or deaconesses
              12 13Deacons must be 14husbands of only one wife, and f15good managers of their children and their own households.

              References for 1 Timothy 3:12

                • … 3:12 - Lit "managing well"
                  13 For those who have served well as deacons 16obtain for themselves a ghigh standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

                  References for 1 Timothy 3:13

                  14 I am writing these things to you, hoping to come to you before long;
                  15 but hin case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how ione ought to conduct himself in 17the household of God, which is the 18church of 19the living God, the 20pillar and support of the truth.

                  References for 1 Timothy 3:15

                    • ‡ 3:15 - Lit "if I delay"
                    • ˆ 3:15 - Or "you ought to conduct yourself"
                      16 By common confession, great is 21the mystery of godliness: He who was 22revealed in the flesh, Was j23vindicated kin the Spirit, 24Seen by angels, 25Proclaimed among the nations, 26Believed on in the world, 27Taken up in glory.

                      References for 1 Timothy 3:16