Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

Holman Bible

one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity.

A Conservative Version

a man who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all propriety

American Standard Version

one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

Amplified

He must rule his own household well, keeping his children under control, with true dignity, commanding their respect in every way and keeping them respectful.

An Understandable Version

[He must] manage his own family well and, with dignity, keep his children in subjection [or, "respectful"].

Anderson New Testament

one that rules his own house well; having his children in subjection with all gravity:

Bible in Basic English

Ruling his house well, having his children under control with all serious behaviour;

Common New Testament

He must manage his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity

Daniel Mace New Testament

obliging his children to behave with decorum.

Darby Translation

conducting his own house well, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

Godbey New Testament

ruling his own house beautifully; having children in subordination with all gravity;

Goodspeed New Testament

managing his own house well, and keeping his children under control and perfectly respectful??5 for if a man does not know how to conduct his own household, how can he look after a church of God?

John Wesley New Testament

Ruling his own house well, having his children in subjection with all seriousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

one that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all integrity;

Julia Smith Translation

Presiding well over his own house, having the children in subjection with all gravity;

King James 2000

One that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all respect;

Lexham Expanded Bible

managing his own household well, having children in submission with all dignity

Modern King James verseion

ruling his own house well, having children in subjection with all honor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and one that ruleth his own house honestly, having children under obedience, with all honesty.

Moffatt New Testament

able to manage his own household properly and keep his children submissive and perfectly respectful

Montgomery New Testament

he should be a man who rules his own household well, and keeps his children ever under control and thoroughly well behaved.

NET Bible

He must manage his own household well and keep his children in control without losing his dignity.

New Heart English Bible

one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;

Noyes New Testament

presiding well over his own house, having his children in subjection with all propriety;

Sawyer New Testament

ruling well his own house, having his children in subjection with all dignity,??5 but if any one knows not how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the church of God???6 not a novice, lest being inflated with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

The Emphasized Bible

Over his own house, presiding, well, having, children, in submission, with all dignity;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

presiding over his own family with propriety, having his children under subjection with all gravity of behaviour:

Twentieth Century New Testament

he should be a man who rules his own household well, and whose children are kept under control and are well-behaved.

Webster

One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

Weymouth New Testament

but ruling his own household wisely and well, with children kept under control with true dignity.

Williams New Testament

managing his own house well, with perfect seriousness keeping his children under control

World English Bible

one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;

Worrell New Testament

presiding well over his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity

Worsley New Testament

not covetous, governing his own family well, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

Youngs Literal Translation

his own house leading well, having children in subjection with all gravity,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
Usage: 8

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

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

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

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

ὑποταγή 
Hupotage 
Usage: 4

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Qualifications For Overseers

3 He must not drink excessively or be a violent person, but instead be gentle. He must not be argumentative or love money. 4 He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way. 5 For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:12

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

Titus 1:6

An elder must be blameless. He must be the husband of one wife and have children who are believers and who are not accused of having wild lifestyles or of being rebellious.

Genesis 18:19

Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."

Joshua 24:15

If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."

Psalm 101:2-8

I will pay attention to living a life of integrity when will I attain it? I will live with integrity of heart in my house.

Acts 10:2

He was a devout man who feared God, as did everyone in his home. He gave many gifts to the poor among the people and always prayed to God.

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.

Titus 2:2

Older men are to be sober, serious, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.

Titus 2:7

Always set an example for others by doing good actions. Teach with integrity and dignity.

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