Parallel Verses

King James 2000

(For if a man knows not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

New American Standard Bible

(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

King James Version

(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Holman Bible

(If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God’s church?)

International Standard Version

For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?

A Conservative Version

(but if any man knows not how to rule his own house, how will he take care of a congregation of God?),

American Standard Version

(but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Amplified

For if a man does not know how to rule his own household, how is he to take care of the church of God?

An Understandable Version

For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how will he be able to take care of the church of God?

Anderson New Testament

for if a man knows not how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the church of God?

Bible in Basic English

(For if a man has not the art of ruling his house, how will he take care of the church of God?)

Common New Testament

(If a man does not know how to manage his own household, how can he take care of God's church?).

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if a man is incapable of governing his own family, how can he take care of the church of God?

Darby Translation

(but if one does not know how to conduct his own house, how shall he take care of the assembly of God?)

Godbey New Testament

but if any one does not know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the church of God?

John Wesley New Testament

For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

(for if a man does not know how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the congregation of God?)

Julia Smith Translation

(And if any know not to preside over his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Lexham Expanded Bible

(but if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

Modern King James verseion

(For if a man does not know to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if a man cannot rule his own house, how shall he care for the congregation of God?

Moffatt New Testament

(if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how is he to look after the church of God?);

Montgomery New Testament

For if a man does not know how to rule his own household, how shall he take charge of a church of God?

NET Bible

But if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for the church of God?

New Heart English Bible

(but if a man does not know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the church of God?)

Noyes New Testament

for if a man knoweth not how to preside over his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God

The Emphasized Bible

Whereas, if anyone, over his own house, cannot, preside, how, of an assembly of God, shall he take care?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for if a man knoweth not how to order his own family, how shall he take proper care of the church of God?

Twentieth Century New Testament

If a man does not know how to rule his own household, how can he take charge of the Church of God?

Webster

(For if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Weymouth New Testament

(If a man does not know how to rule his own household, how shall he have the Church of God given into his care?)

Williams New Testament

(if a man does not know how to manage his own house, how can he take care of a church of God?).

World English Bible

(but if a man doesn't know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the assembly of God?)

Worrell New Testament

(but, if one knows not how to preside over his own house, how will he take care of an assembly of God?);

Worsley New Testament

(for if any one know not how to govern his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Youngs Literal Translation

(and if any one his own house how to lead hath not known, how an assembly of God shall he take care of?)

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

how
εἴδω 
Eido 
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 519
Usage: 65

to rule
προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
Usage: 8

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

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

ἐπιμελέομαι 
Epimeleomai 
take care of
Usage: 1

of the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

References

Images 1 Timothy 3:5

Context Readings

Qualifications For Overseers

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?) 6 Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:15

But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

1 Samuel 2:29-30

Why trample you on my sacrifice and on my offering, which I have commanded in my habitation; and honor your sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chief of all the offerings of Israel my people?

1 Samuel 3:13

For I have told him that I will judge his house forever for the iniquity which he knows; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give none offense, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:

Ephesians 1:22

And has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

Ephesians 5:24

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

Ephesians 5:32

This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

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