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1 This is a true sayinge. Yf a ma covet ye office of a bysshope he desyreth a good worke. 1 Here is a trustworthy saying: If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, he desires a noble task.
2 Ye and a bisshope must be fautlesse the husband of one wyfe sober discrete honestly aparelled harberous apt to teache 2 Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
3 not dronke no fighter not geve to filthy lucre: but gentle abhorrynge fightynge abhorrynge coveteousnes 3 not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.
4 and one that rueleth his awne housse honestly havynge chyldren vnder obedience with all honeste. 4 He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him with proper respect.
5 For yf a man cannot rule his owne housse how shall he care for the congregacion of God. 5 (If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?)
6 He maye not be a yonge skoler lest he swell and faule into the iudgement of the evyll 6 He must not be a recent convert, or he may become conceited and fall under the same judgment as the devil.
7 speaker. He must also be well reported of amonge them which are with out forth lest he fall into rebuke and snare of the evyll speaker. 7 He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil's trap.
8 Lykwyse must the deacons be honest not double tonged not geve vnto moche drynkinge nether vnto filthy lucre: 8 Deacons, likewise, are to be men worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.
9 but havynge the mistery of the fayth in pure consciece. 9 They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience.
10 And let them fyrst be proved and then let them minister yf they be founde fautlesse. 10 They must first be tested; and then if there is nothing against them, let them serve as deacons.
11 Even so must their wynes be honest not evyll speakers: but sober and faythfull in all thinges. 11 In the same way, their wives are to be women worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.
12 Let the deacons be the husbandes of one wyfe and suche as rule their chyldren well and their awne housholdes. 12 A deacon must be the husband of but one wife and must manage his children and his household well.
13 For they that minister well get them selves good degre and greate libertie in the fayth which is in Christ Iesu. 13 Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.
14 These thinges write I vnto the trustinge to come shortly vnto the: 14 Although I hope to come to you soon, I am writing you these instructions so that,
15 but and yf I tarie longe yt then thou mayst yet have knowledge how thou oughtest to behave thy silfe in the housse of God which is the congregacion of the livinge God the pillar and grounde of trueth. 15 if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
16 And with out naye great is that mistery of godlines: God was shewed in the flesshe was iustified in the sprete was sene of angels was preached vnto the gentyls was beleved on in erth and receaved vp in glory. 16 Beyond all question, the mystery of godliness is great: He appeared in a body, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.