It is needful, then, for, the overseer, to be irreproachable, a husband, of one wife, sober, of sound mind, orderly, hospitable, apt in teaching,
Let, a widow, be put on the list - having become, not less than sixty years old, one man's, wife,
And, a servant of the Lord, ought not to strive, but to be, gentle, towards all, apt in teaching, ready to endure malice, -
If anyone is unaccusable, a husband of, one wife, having children that believe, who are not charged with riotous excess, nor insubordinate;
Of the entertaining of strangers, be not forgetful, for, hereby, unawares, have some entertained, messengers.
His watchmen, are blind None of them, know, All of them, are dumb dogs, they cannot bark, - Dreaming, sleeping, loving to slumber.
Now they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and righteous appointments of the Lord, blameless;
In order that ye may become faultless and inviolate, children of God, blameless amidst a crooked and perverted generation, amongst whom ye appear as luminaries in the world,
But let, these also, be proved first, then, let them be ministering, being, unaccusable:
Forbidding to marry, commanding to abstain from foods which, God, created to be received with thanksgiving by them who believe and personally know the truth;
That, aged men, be, sober, grave, sober-minded, healthy in their faith, love, endurance;
For, partners of the Christ, have we become, - if, at least, the beginning of the confidence, throughout, firm, we hold fast:
But, the end of all things, hath drawn near: - be of sound mind, therefore, and be sober for prayers;