Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

International Standard Version

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

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;

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 Not given to wine, not violent, not greedy of money; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; 4 One that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all respect; 5 (For if a man knows not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:12

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

Titus 1:6

If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of rebellion or unruly.

Genesis 18:19

For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.

Joshua 24:15

And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Psalm 101:2-8

I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when will you come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

Acts 10:2

A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always.

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

Titus 2:2

That the aged men be sensible, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Titus 2:7

In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing incorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

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