Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy.

King James Version

Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Holman Bible

In this regard, it is expected of managers that each one be found faithful.

International Standard Version

Now it is required of servant managers that each one should prove to be trustworthy.

A Conservative Version

And beyond that, it is sought in managers that any man should be found faithful.

American Standard Version

Here, moreover, it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Amplified

Moreover, it is [essentially] required of stewards that a man should be found faithful [proving himself worthy of trust].

An Understandable Version

Furthermore, one thing required of [good] property managers is that they prove dependable.

Anderson New Testament

Now it is required in stewards, that each one be found faithful.

Bible in Basic English

And it is right for such servants to be safe persons.

Common New Testament

Moreover it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now it is required in a steward, that he be found faithful.

Darby Translation

Here, further, it is sought in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Godbey New Testament

Here, moreover, it is required among stewards, that every one must be found faithful.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now further, what is always demanded of managers is that they can be depended on.

John Wesley New Testament

Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Moreover, it is required in stewards that each one be found faithful.

Julia Smith Translation

And besides it is sought in stewards, that any one be found faithful.

King James 2000

Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In this case, moreover, it is sought in stewards that one be found faithful.

Modern King James verseion

And the rest, it is sought among stewards that one be found faithful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Furthermore it is required of the stewards that they be found faithful.

Moffatt New Testament

Now in this matter of stewards your first requirement is that they must be trustworthy.

Montgomery New Testament

Now it is required of stewards, that a man be found faithful.

NET Bible

Now what is sought in stewards is that one be found faithful.

New Heart English Bible

Here, moreover, it is required of stewards, that they be found faithful.

Noyes New Testament

Here moreover, it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Sawyer New Testament

But, moreover, it is required of stewards that one should be found faithful.

The Emphasized Bible

Here, furthermore, it is sought in stewards, that, faithful, one be found.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Moreover it is expected of stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Now what we look for in stewards is that they should be trustworthy.

Webster

Moreover, it is required in stewards that a man be found faithful.

Weymouth New Testament

This being so, it follows that fidelity is what is required in stewards.

Williams New Testament

Now in this matter of trustees the first and final requirement is that they should prove to be trustworthy.

World English Bible

Here, moreover, it is required of stewards, that they be found faithful.

Worrell New Testament

Here, moreover, it is required in stewards, that one be found faithful.

Worsley New Testament

Now it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Youngs Literal Translation

and as to the rest, it is required in the stewards that one may be found faithful,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λοιπόν 
Loipon 
Usage: 12

it is required
ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

οἰκονόμος 
Oikonomos 
Usage: 6

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

be found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 4:2

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 4:2

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Christ's Servant, God's Steward

1 Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. 2 In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy. 3 But to me it is a very small thing that I may be examined by you, or by any human court; in fact, I do not even examine myself.


Cross References

Matthew 25:21

"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'

Numbers 12:7

"Not so, with My servant Moses, He is faithful in all My household;

Proverbs 13:17

A wicked messenger falls into adversity, But a faithful envoy brings healing.

Matthew 25:23

"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?

Luke 16:10-12

"He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much.

1 Corinthians 4:17

For this reason I have sent to you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, just as I teach everywhere in every church.

1 Corinthians 7:25

Now concerning virgins I have no command of the Lord, but I give an opinion as one who by the mercy of the Lord is trustworthy.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Colossians 1:7

just as you learned it from Epaphras, our beloved fellow bond-servant, who is a faithful servant of Christ on our behalf,

Colossians 4:7

As to all my affairs, Tychicus, our beloved brother and faithful servant and fellow bond-servant in the Lord, will bring you information.

Colossians 4:17

Say to Archippus, "Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it."

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