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1 Timothy 3:1
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(a)It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the (b)office of [a]overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
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1 Timothy 3:2
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[b](c)An overseer, then, must be above reproach, (d)the husband of one wife, (e)temperate, prudent, respectable, (f)hospitable, (g)able to teach,
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1 Timothy 3:3
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(h)not addicted to wine [c]or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, (i)free from the love of money.
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1 Timothy 3:4
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He must be one who (j)manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
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1 Timothy 3:5
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(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of (k)the church of God?),
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1 Timothy 3:6
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and not a new convert, so that he will not become (l)conceited and fall into the (m)condemnation [d]incurred by the devil.
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1 Timothy 3:7
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And he must (n)have a good reputation with (o)those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and (p)the snare of the devil.
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1 Timothy 3:8
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(q)Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not [e]double-tongued, [f](r)or addicted to much wine [g](s)or fond of sordid gain,
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1 Timothy 3:9
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(t)but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.
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1 Timothy 3:10
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(u)These men must also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyond reproach.
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1 Timothy 3:11
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[h]Women must likewise be dignified, (v)not malicious gossips, but (w)temperate, faithful in all things.
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1 Timothy 3:12
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(x)Deacons must be (y)husbands of only one wife, and [i](z)good managers of their children and their own households.
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1 Timothy 3:13
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For those who have served well as deacons (aa)obtain for themselves a [j]high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.
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1 Timothy 3:14
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I am writing these things to you, hoping to come to you before long;
1 Timothy 3:15
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but [k]in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how [l]one ought to conduct himself in (ab)the household of God, which is the (ac)church of (ad)the living God, the (ae)pillar and support of the truth.
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1 Timothy 3:16
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By common confession, great is (af)the mystery of godliness: He who was (ag)revealed in the flesh, Was [m](ah)vindicated [n]in the Spirit, (ai)Seen by angels, (aj)Proclaimed among the nations, (ak)Believed on in the world, (al)Taken up in glory.
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