Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

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

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

And he must have a good reputation and be well thought of by those outside the church, so that he will not be discredited 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.

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.

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

Morish

Context Readings

Qualifications For Overseers

6 He must not be a recent convert, lest he be blinded with pride, and incur the doom of the devil. 7 He should also have a good reputation among outsiders, lest he fall into reproach, and into a snare of the devil. 8 Deacons, likewise, must be serious, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of gain,


Cross References

2 Timothy 2:26

and they may come to their senses again, and escape the snare of the devil, as they are restored to life by God to do his will.

1 Timothy 6:9

Those who desire to be rich fall into the snares of temptation and many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

2 Corinthians 8:21

For I aim at being above reproach, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

2 Corinthians 8:21

For I aim at being above reproach, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Mark 4:11

He went on to say to them. "The secret truth concerning the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to those outside everything is told in parables,

Acts 6:3

"So, brothers, find from among your own number seven men of good reputation who are full of the Spirit and of wisdom, and we will appoint them over this business.

Acts 10:22

"Cornelius," they answered, "a captain, a devout man, and God-fearing, of whom the whole, Jewish nation speaks well, was instructed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house, and to listen to your message."

Acts 22:12

"And a certain Ananias, a pious man according to the Law, well thought of by all the Jews who lived there,

1 Corinthians 5:12

What have I to do with the judging of outsiders? Must not you judge those who are within the church, while God judges outsiders?

1 Corinthians 10:32

Do not be a cause of stumbling either to Jews of to Gentiles, or to the church of God.

2 Corinthians 6:3

I am giving no one a cause of stumbling in order that my ministry may not be discredited;

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward those without, buying up your opportunities.

1 Thessalonians 4:12

So that your conduct may be seemly toward those that are without, and that you may not need help from any man.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Hold aloof from every form of evil.

1 Timothy 5:14

It is my wish, then, that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule their houses, and give no occasion to our adversary for railing.

1 Timothy 5:24-25

Some men's sins are notorious, and lead them straight on the way to condemnation; but others' sins follow them up.

Titus 2:5

to be sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind and submissive to their husbands, in order that God's message be not maligned.

Titus 2:8

Let the instruction that you give be sound and above reproach, so that our opponents may be ashamed because they find no evil things to say about us.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If you are being reproached for the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the spirit of glory and of God is resting upon you.

3 John 1:12

All men bear testimony to Demetrius, and so does the truth itself. I also bear testimony to him; and you know that my testimony is true.

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