Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households.

King James Version

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Holman Bible

Deacons must be husbands of one wife, managing their children and their own households competently.

International Standard Version

Ministers must be husbands of one wife and must manage their children and their families well.

A Conservative Version

Let helpers be husbands of one wife, ruling children and their own houses well.

American Standard Version

Let deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Amplified

Let deacons be the husbands of but one wife, and let them manage [their] children and their own households well.

An Understandable Version

Deacons should be husbands of one wife, managing their children and their own family affairs well.

Anderson New Testament

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Bible in Basic English

Let Deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their houses well.

Common New Testament

Deacons must be the husband of one wife, and must manage their children and their households well.

Daniel Mace New Testament

a deacon must have but one wife, and govern his children, and the rest of the family in a proper manner.

Darby Translation

Let the ministers be husbands of one wife, conducting their children and their own houses well:

Godbey New Testament

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses beautifully.

Goodspeed New Testament

The assistants must be only once married, and manage their children and their households well.

John Wesley New Testament

Let the deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let the deacons be the husbands of only one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Julia Smith Translation

Let the deacons be husbands of one wife, presiding well over the children and their own houses.

King James 2000

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Deacons must be husbands of one wife, managing [their] children and their own households well.

Modern King James verseion

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and households well.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife and such as rule their children well, and their own households.

Moffatt New Testament

Deacons are only to be married once, and they must manage their children and households properly.

Montgomery New Testament

Let deacons be the husband of but one wife, men who rule their children and their household properly.

NET Bible

Deacons must be husbands of one wife and good managers of their children and their own households.

New Heart English Bible

Let servants be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Noyes New Testament

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Sawyer New Testament

Let the deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling well their children and their own houses.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, ministers, be husbands of, one wife, over children, presiding, well, and over their own houses;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ordering well their children and their own families.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Assistant-Officers should be faithful husbands, and men who rule their children and their households well.

Webster

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children, and their own houses well.

Weymouth New Testament

A deacon must be true to his one wife, and rule his children and his own household wisely and well.

Williams New Testament

A deacon too must have only one wife, and manage his children and household well.

World English Bible

Let servants be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Worrell New Testament

Let deacons be husbands of one wife, presiding well over their own children and their own houses.

Worsley New Testament

Let the deacons too be husbands of one wife only, governing their children and their own houses well.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ministrants -- let them be of one wife husbands; the children leading well, and their own houses,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
let be, be, not tr
Usage: 10

the deacons
διάκονος 
Diakonos 
Usage: 24

be
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
let be, be, not tr
Usage: 10

the husbands
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

of one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
Usage: 8

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

οἶκος 
Oikos 
house, household, home 9, at home ,
Usage: 77

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Qualifications For Deacons

11 Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things. 12 Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households. 13 For those who have served well as deacons obtain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

Philippians 1:1

Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons:

1 Timothy 3:4-5

He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,

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