Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Those ministers who serve well gain an excellent reputation for themselves and will have great assurance by their faith in the Messiah Jesus.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

For those who have served well as deacons acquire a good standing for themselves, and great boldness in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

A Conservative Version

For those who serve well will acquire to themselves a good standing, and much boldness in the faith in Christ Jesus.

American Standard Version

For they that have served well as deacons gain to themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Amplified

For those who perform well as deacons acquire a good standing for themselves and also gain much confidence and freedom and boldness in the faith which is [founded on and centers] in Christ Jesus.

An Understandable Version

For those who have served well [as deacons] acquire for themselves a good standing [i.e., they are respected in the church], and the ability to speak boldly [or, to act confidently] in the faith that is in Christ Jesus [i.e., in the Christian faith].

Anderson New Testament

For those who have filled the office of a deacon well, gain for themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Bible in Basic English

For those who have done good work as Deacons get for themselves a good position and become free from fear in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Common New Testament

For those who have served well as deacons gain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for they who duly discharge that office, prepare their way to a higher degree, and may promote the christian faith with the greater freedom.

Darby Translation

for those who shall have ministered well obtain for themselves a good degree, and much boldness in faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Godbey New Testament

For those having ministered the office of a deacon beautifully procure to themselves beautiful progress, and much boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Goodspeed New Testament

For those who do good service as assistants gain a good standing for themselves and great confidence in their faith in Christ Jesus.

John Wesley New Testament

For they that have used the office of a deacon well, purchase to themselves a good degree and much boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For those that minister well purchase to themselves a good degree and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Julia Smith Translation

For they having served well, acquire to themselves a good step, and much freedom of speech in the faith which in Christ Jesus.

King James 2000

For they that have used the office of a deacon well gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For those who have served well acquire a good standing for themselves, and great boldness in the faith [that is] in Christ Jesus.

Modern King James verseion

For they having served well gain a good grade for themselves, and much boldness in the faith, those in Christ Jesus.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they that minister well, get themselves good degree, and great liberty in the faith, which is in Christ Jesus.

Moffatt New Testament

For those who do good service as deacons win a good position for themselves as well as great freedom in the faith of Christ Jesus.

Montgomery New Testament

For those who have well discharged the duties of a deacon are gaining an honorable position for themselves, as well as much fearless confidence in the faith of Christ Jesus.

NET Bible

For those who have served well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and great boldness in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

New Heart English Bible

For those who have served well gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Noyes New Testament

For they that have served well as deacons, gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Sawyer New Testament

For they who exercise the deaconship well, procure for themselves an honorable standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

The Emphasized Bible

For, they who have ministered well, a good degree for themselves, are acquiring, and great freedom of speech in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For they who discharge the office of a deacon with propriety, acquire to themselves a respectable station [in the church], and great boldness in the faith which is in Jesus Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Those who have filled that post with honour gain for themselves an honorable position, as well as great confidence through the faith that they place in Christ Jesus.

Webster

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.

Weymouth New Testament

For those who have filled the deacon's office wisely and well, are already gaining for themselves an honourable standing, and are acquiring great freedom of speech in proclaiming the faith which rests on Christ Jesus.

Williams New Testament

For those who render good service win a good standing for themselves in their faith in Christ Jesus.

World English Bible

For those who have served well gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Worrell New Testament

For those serving well as deacons acquire for themselves a noble standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Worsley New Testament

For they, that discharge the office of a deacon well, gain to themselves a good degree of honor, and much freedom in promoting the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Youngs Literal Translation

for those who did minister well a good step to themselves do acquire, and much boldness in faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

διακονέω 
Diakoneo 
Usage: 25

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

περιποιέομαι 
Peripoieomai 
Usage: 2

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

a good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

βαθμός 
Bathmos 
Usage: 1

and

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

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

παῤῥησία 
Parrhesia 
Usage: 29

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

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

which is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Qualifications For Deacons

12 Ministers must be husbands of one wife and must manage their children and their families well. 13 Those ministers who serve well gain an excellent reputation for themselves and will have great assurance by their faith in the Messiah Jesus. 14 I hope to come to you soon. However, I'm writing this to you


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!'

Matthew 20:28

That's the way it is with the Son of Man. He did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."

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.

Luke 19:17

The king told him, "Well done, good servant! Because you have been trustworthy in a very small thing, take charge of ten cities.'

Acts 6:5

This suggestion pleased the whole group. So they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a gentile convert to Judaism from Antioch.

Acts 6:8

Now Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and signs among the people.

Acts 6:15-53

Then everyone who was seated in the Council glared at him and saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

Acts 21:35

When Paul got to the steps, he had to be carried by the soldiers because the mob had become so violent.

Romans 12:7-8

If your gift is serving, devote yourself to serving others. If it is teaching, devote yourself to teaching others.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now I urge you, brothers for you know that the members of the family of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to serving the saints

Philippians 1:14

Moreover, because of my imprisonment the Lord has caused most of the brothers to become confident to speak God's word more boldly and courageously than ever before.

1 Thessalonians 2:2

As you know, we suffered persecution and were mistreated in Philippi. Yet we were encouraged by our God to tell you his gospel in spite of strong opposition.

2 Timothy 2:1

As for you, my child, be strong by the grace that is in the Messiah Jesus.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.

1 Peter 4:10-11

As good servant managers of God's grace in its various forms, serve one another with the gift each of you has received.

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