Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Holman Bible

Furthermore, he must have a good reputation among outsiders, so that he does not fall into disgrace and the Devil's trap.

International Standard Version

He must be well thought of by outsiders, so he doesn't fall into disgrace and the trap set for him by the Devil.

A Conservative Version

And he must also have good testimony from those outside, lest he may fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

American Standard Version

Moreover he must have good testimony from them that are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Amplified

Furthermore, he must have a good reputation and be well thought of by those outside [the church], lest he become involved in slander and incur reproach and fall into the devil's trap.

An Understandable Version

He must also have a good reputation among outsiders [i.e., non-Christians], or else he could fall into reproach [i.e., from worldly people] and [therefore] into the devil's trap.

Anderson New Testament

Further, he must have a good reputation from those who are without, lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Bible in Basic English

And he is to have a good name among those outside the church, so that nothing may be said against him and he may not be taken by the designs of the Evil One.

Common New Testament

He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Daniel Mace New Testament

besides, he ought to stand fair in the opinion of unbelievers, lest he fall into disgrace, and the ambushes of the accuser.

Darby Translation

But it is necessary that he should have also a good testimony from those without, that he may fall not into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Godbey New Testament

But it also behooves him indeed to have a beautiful testimony from the aliens, in order that he may not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Goodspeed New Testament

He must also be a man of good standing with outsiders, or he may get into disgrace and be entrapped by the slanderers.

John Wesley New Testament

He ought also to have a good report from them that are without, lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Moreover he must have a good report of those who are outside lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Julia Smith Translation

And he must also have good testimony from them without;lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the accuser.

King James 2000

Moreover he must have a good report of them who are outside; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [he] must also have a good testimony from those outside, in order that he may not fall into disgrace and the trap of the devil.

Modern King James verseion

But he must also have a good report from those on the outside, lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the Devil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He must also be well reported of among them which are without forth, lest he fall into rebuke, and into the snare of the evil speaker.

Moffatt New Testament

also, he must have a good reputation among outsiders, in case he incurs slander and is trapped by the devil.

Montgomery New Testament

He should also have a good reputation among outsiders, lest he fall into reproach, and into a snare of the devil.

NET Bible

And he must be well thought of by those outside the faith, so that he may not fall into disgrace and be caught by the devil's trap.

New Heart English Bible

Moreover he must have good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Noyes New Testament

moreover he must also have a good report from them that are without, lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the Devil.

Sawyer New Testament

And he must also have a good name from those without, that he may not fall into reproach and a snare of the devil.

The Emphasized Bible

It is needful, moreover, to have, an honourable testimony also, from them who are without, lest, into reproach, he fall, and the snare of the adversary.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He must also have a fair character from those who are without, that he may not fall into reproach, and into the snare of the devil.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He should also be well spoken of by outsiders, that he may not incur censure and so fall into the snares of the Devil.

Webster

Moreover, he must have a good report of them who are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Weymouth New Testament

It is needful also that he bear a good character with people outside the Church, lest he fall into reproach or a snare of the Devil.

Williams New Testament

He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, or else he may incur reproach and fall into the devil's trap.

World English Bible

Moreover he must have good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Worrell New Testament

And it is needful also that he have an honorable testimony from those without, lest he fall into reproach and a snare of the Devil.

Worsley New Testament

He ought also to have an honorable testimony from those that are without, least he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it behoveth him also to have a good testimony from those without, that he may not fall into reproach and a snare of the devil.

Interlinear

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

he

Usage: 0

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

a good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

μαρτυρία 
Marturia 
Usage: 29

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

ἔξωθεν 
Exothen 
Usage: 4

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

he fall
ἐμπίπτω 
Empipto 
Usage: 4

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

ὀνειδισμός 
oneidismos 
Usage: 5

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the snare
παγίς 
Pagis 
Usage: 4

References

Context Readings

Qualifications For Overseers

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. 8 Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,


Cross References

2 Timothy 2:26

and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will.

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

2 Corinthians 8:21

for we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

1 Samuel 2:24

"No, my sons; for the report is not good which I hear the LORD'S people circulating.

Mark 4:11

And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,

Acts 6:3

"Therefore, brethren, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task.

Acts 10:22

They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear a message from you."

Acts 22:12

"A certain Ananias, a man who was devout by the standard of the Law, and well spoken of by all the Jews who lived there,

1 Corinthians 5:12

For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Do you not judge those who are within the church?

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;

2 Corinthians 6:3

giving no cause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

1 Thessalonians 4:12

so that you will behave properly toward outsiders and not be in any need.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

abstain from every form of evil.

1 Timothy 5:14

Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;

1 Timothy 5:24-25

The sins of some men are quite evident, going before them to judgment; for others, their sins follow after.

Titus 2:5

to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

Titus 2:8

sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

3 John 1:12

Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself; and we add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.



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