Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and not a new convert, so that he will not become conceited and fall into the condemnation incurred by the devil.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

He must not be a new convert, or he might become conceited and fall into the condemnation of the Devil.

International Standard Version

He must not be a recent convert, so that he won't become arrogant and fall into the Devil's condemnation.

A Conservative Version

not a new convert, lest having been puffed up he may fall into the condemnation of the devil.

American Standard Version

not a novice, lest being puffed up he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Amplified

He must not be a new convert, or he may [develop a beclouded and stupid state of mind] as the result of pride [be blinded by conceit, and] fall into the condemnation that the devil [once] did.

An Understandable Version

[He must] not be a new convert or else he could become conceited [i.e., over being in a leadership position] and fall into the [same] condemnation incurred by the devil.

Anderson New Testament

Not a new convert, lest, having become conceited, he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Bible in Basic English

Not one newly taken into the church, for fear that, through his high opinion of himself, he may come into the same sin as the Evil One.

Common New Testament

He must not be a recent convert, or he may become conceited and fall into the same condemnation as the devil.

Daniel Mace New Testament

nor must he be a new convert; for fear he should be elated with pride, and so involve himself in the same ruin as the devil.

Darby Translation

not a novice, that he may not, being inflated, fall into the fault of the devil.

Godbey New Testament

not a novice, lest being puffed up he may fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Goodspeed New Testament

He must not be a new convert, or he may grow conceited and incur criticism from slanderous people.

John Wesley New Testament

Not a new convert, left being puffed up, he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

not a novice, lest being puffed up, he fall into judgment of the devil.

Julia Smith Translation

Not newly planted, lest rendered proud he fall into condemnation of the accuser.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

not newly converted, lest he become conceited [and] fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Modern King James verseion

not a novice, lest being puffed up he may fall into the condemnation of the Devil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He may not be a young scholar, lest he swell and fall into the judgment of the evil speaker.

Moffatt New Testament

he must not be a new convert, in case he gets conceited and incurs the doom passed on the devil;

Montgomery New Testament

He must not be a recent convert, lest he be blinded with pride, and incur the doom of the devil.

NET Bible

He must not be a recent convert or he may become arrogant and fall into the punishment that the devil will exact.

New Heart English Bible

not a new convert, lest being puffed up he fall into the same condemnation as the devil.

Noyes New Testament

not a new convert, lest being puffed up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the Devil;

The Emphasized Bible

Not a new convert, lest, being beclouded, into the sentence of the adversary, he fall;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Not a new convert, lest he be puffed up, and fall into the devil's crime.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The Presiding-Officer should not be a recent convert, that he may not be blinded by pride and fall under the same condemnation as the Devil.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

He ought not to be a new convert, for fear he should be blinded with pride and come under the same condemnation as the Devil.

Williams New Testament

He must not be a new convert, or else becoming conceited he may incur the doom the devil met.

World English Bible

not a new convert, lest being puffed up he fall into the same condemnation as the devil.

Worrell New Testament

not a novice; lest, being puffed up, he fall into condemnation of the Devil.

Worsley New Testament

not one newly converted, least being puffed up he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Youngs Literal Translation

not a new convert, lest having been puffed up he may fall to a judgment of the devil;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

a novice
νεόφυτος 
Neophutos 
Usage: 1

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

being lifted up with pride
τυφόω 
Tuphoo 
be proud, be lifted up with pride, highminded
Usage: 3

he fall
ἐμπίπτω 
Empipto 
Usage: 4

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

κρίμα 
Krima 
Usage: 23

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Timothy 3:6

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Qualifications For Overseers

5 (but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?), 6 and not a new convert, so that he will not become conceited and fall into the condemnation incurred by the devil. 7 And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, out of which arise envy, strife, abusive language, evil suspicions,

Deuteronomy 8:14

then your heart will become proud and you will forget the LORD your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart may not be lifted up above his countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may continue long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.

2 Kings 14:10

"You have indeed defeated Edom, and your heart has become proud. Enjoy your glory and stay at home; for why should you provoke trouble so that you, even you, would fall, and Judah with you?"

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he became strong, his heart was so proud that he acted corruptly, and he was unfaithful to the LORD his God, for he entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense.

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah gave no return for the benefit he received, because his heart was proud; therefore wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.

Proverbs 16:18-19

Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.

Isaiah 2:12

For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased.

Isaiah 14:12-14

"How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the earth, You who have weakened the nations!

Luke 10:18

And He said to them, "I was watching Satan fall from heaven like lightning.

1 Corinthians 3:1

And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to men of flesh, as to infants in Christ.

1 Corinthians 4:6-8

Now these things, brethren, I have figuratively applied to myself and Apollos for your sakes, so that in us you may learn not to exceed what is written, so that no one of you will become arrogant in behalf of one against the other.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.

2 Corinthians 12:7

Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me--to keep me from exalting myself!

2 Timothy 3:4

treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,

Hebrews 5:12-13

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.

1 Peter 2:2

like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.

2 Peter 2:4

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment;

Jude 1:6

And angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He has kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day,

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