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1 Timothy 3 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:1 - This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:2 - A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:3 - Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:4 - One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:5 - (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:6 - Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:7 - Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:8 - Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:9 - Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:10 - And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:11 - Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:12 - Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:13 - For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:14 - These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:15 - But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:16 - And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

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