Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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

and He must not be a new convert, so that he will not [behave stupidly and] become conceited [by appointment to this high office] and fall into the [same] condemnation incurred by the devil [for his arrogance and pride].

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.

John Wesley New Testament

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

6 He must not be a new convert, or he may grow conceited and incur criticism from slanderous people. 7 He must also be a man of good standing with outsiders, or he may get into disgrace and be entrapped by the slanderers.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4-19

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:4-14

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

Luke 10:18

He said to them, "I saw Satan fall from heaven like a flash of lightning!

1 Corinthians 3:1

So, for my part, brothers, I could not treat you as spiritual persons; I had to treat you just as creatures of flesh and blood, as babies in Christian living.

1 Corinthians 4:6-8

Now, brothers, for your benefit I have applied all this only to Apollos and myself, by using us as illustrations to teach you the old lesson, "Never go beyond the letter," and to keep any of you from boasting of one teacher at the expense of another.

1 Corinthians 8:1

About food that has been offered to idols, it is true, as you say, that we all have some knowledge on that matter. Knowledge gives people airs; love is what builds up character.

2 Corinthians 12:7

So to keep me from being too much elated a bitter physical affliction was sent to me, a very messenger of Satan, to harass me, to keep me from being too much elated.

2 Timothy 3:4

treacherous, reckless, conceited, caring more for pleasure than for God,

Hebrews 5:12-13

For although from the length of your Christian experience you ought to be teaching others, you actually need someone to teach you over again the very elements of Christian truth, and you have come to need milk instead of solid food.

1 Peter 2:2

and like new-born babes crave the pure spiritual milk that will make you grow up to salvation,

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men must show deference to the elders. And you must all clothe yourselves in humility toward one another, for God opposes the proud, but shows mercy to the humble.

2 Peter 2:4

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but plunged them into Tartarus, and committed them to dark dungeons to await their doom,

Jude 1:6

and the angels who neglected their responsibilities and abandoned their homes he has put in everlasting chains to be kept in darkness for the judgment of the great Day,

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