Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 of them be found faithful.

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 
find,
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 4:2

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 4:2

References

Fausets

Images 1 Corinthians 4:2

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 4:2

Context Readings

Christ's Servant, God's Steward

1 Think of us as servants of the Messiah and as servant managers entrusted with God's secrets. 2 Now it is required of servant managers that each one should prove to be trustworthy. 3 It is a very small thing to me that I should be examined by you or by any human court. In fact, I don't even evaluate myself.


Cross References

Matthew 25:21

"His master told him, "Well done, good and trustworthy servant! Since you've been trustworthy with a small amount, I'll put you in charge of a large amount. Come and share your master's joy!'

Numbers 12:7

But that's not how it is with my servant Moses, since he has been entrusted with my entire household!

Proverbs 13:17

An evil messenger stumbles into trouble, but a faithful envoy brings healing.

Matthew 25:23

"His master told him, "Well done, good and trustworthy servant! Since you've been trustworthy with a small amount, I'll put you in charge of a large amount. Come and share your master's joy!'

Luke 12:42

The Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful and careful servant manager whom his master will put in charge of giving all his other servants their share of food at the right time?

Luke 16:10-12

Whoever is faithful with very little is also faithful with a lot, and whoever is dishonest with very little is also dishonest with a lot.

1 Corinthians 4:17

That's why I sent Timothy to you. He is my dear and dependable son in the Lord and will help you remember how I live for the Messiah Jesus as I teach everywhere in every church.

1 Corinthians 7:25

Now concerning virgins, although I do not have any command from the Lord, I will give you my opinion as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.

2 Corinthians 2:17

At least we are not commercializing God's word like so many others. Instead, we speak with sincerity in the Messiah's name, like people who are sent from God and are accountable to God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not use trickery or pervert God's word. By clear statements of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.

Colossians 1:7

You learned about this gospel from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of the Messiah on your behalf.

Colossians 4:7

Tychicus will tell you everything that has happened to me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister, and a fellow servant in the Lord.

Colossians 4:17

Tell Archippus, "See that you complete the ministry you have received from the Lord."

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