Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 doesn't know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the assembly of God?) 6 not a new convert, lest being puffed up he fall into the same condemnation as the devil. 7 Moreover he must have good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, insulting, evil suspicions,

Deuteronomy 8:14

then your heart be lifted up, and you forget Yahweh your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage;

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he not turn aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children, in the midst of Israel.

2 Kings 14:10

You have indeed struck Edom, and your heart has lifted you up. Enjoy the glory of it, and stay at home; for why should you meddle to your harm, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?'"

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Yahweh his God; for he went into the temple of Yahweh to burn incense on the altar of incense.

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah didn't render again according to the benefit done to him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath on him, and on Judah and Jerusalem.

Proverbs 16:18-19

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.

Isaiah 2:12

For there will be a day of Yahweh of Armies for all that is proud and haughty, and for all that is lifted up; and it shall be brought low:

Isaiah 14:12-14

How you have fallen from heaven, morning star, son of the dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, who laid the nations low!

Luke 10:18

He said to them, "I saw Satan having fallen like lightning from heaven.

1 Corinthians 3:1

Brothers, I couldn't speak to you as to spiritual, but as to fleshly, as to babies in Christ.

1 Corinthians 4:6-8

Now these things, brothers, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes, that in us you might learn not to think beyond the things which are written, that none of you be puffed up against one another.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

2 Corinthians 12:7

By reason of the exceeding greatness of the revelations, that I should not be exalted excessively, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, that I should not be exalted excessively.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;

Hebrews 5:12-13

For although by this time you should be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food.

1 Peter 2:2

as newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow thereby,

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, to subject yourselves to one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

2 Peter 2:4

For if God didn't spare angels when they sinned, but cast them down to Tartarus, and committed them to pits of darkness, to be reserved for judgment;

Jude 1:6

Angels who didn't keep their first domain, but deserted their own dwelling place, he has kept in everlasting bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day.

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