1 Timothy 3:8-13 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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8 Deacons likewise must be serious, not double-tongued, not indulging in much wine, not greedy for money; 8 Deacons, likewise, are to be men worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.
9 they must hold fast to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. 9 They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience.
10 And let them first be tested; then, if they prove themselves blameless, let them serve as deacons. 10 They must first be tested; and then if there is nothing against them, let them serve as deacons.
11 Women likewise must be serious, not slanderers, but temperate, faithful in all things. 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 deacons be married only once, and let them manage their children and their households well; 12 A deacon must be the husband of but one wife and must manage his children and his household well.
13 for those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and great boldness in the faith that is in Christ Jesus. 13 Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.