1 Timothy 3:11
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New International Version
In the same way, the women are to be worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.

New Living Translation
In the same way, their wives must be respected and must not slander others. They must exercise self-control and be faithful in everything they do.

English Standard Version
Their wives likewise must be dignified, not slanderers, but sober-minded, faithful in all things.

Berean Study Bible
In the same way, the women must be dignified, not slanderers, but temperate and faithful in all things.

Berean Literal Bible
Women likewise must be dignified, not slanderers, clear-minded, faithful in all things.

New American Standard Bible
Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.

King James Bible
Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.

International Standard Version
Their wives must also be serious. They must not be gossips, but instead be stable and trustworthy in everything.

NET Bible
Likewise also their wives must be dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in every respect.

New Heart English Bible
Their wives in the same way must be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In this way also, the wives should be modest and alert in their minds and shall be faithful in everything and should not be slanderers.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Their wives must also be of good character. They must not be gossips, but they must control their tempers and be trustworthy in every way.

New American Standard 1977
Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The wives likewise are to be honest, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

King James 2000 Bible
Even so must their wives be serious, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

American King James Version
Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

American Standard Version
Women in like manner must be grave, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The women in like manner chaste, not slanderers, but sober, faithful in all things.

Darby Bible Translation
[The] women in like manner grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

English Revised Version
Women in like manner must be grave, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

Webster's Bible Translation
Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

Weymouth New Testament
Deaconesses, in the same way, must be sober-minded women, not slanderers, but in every way temperate and trustworthy.

World English Bible
Their wives in the same way must be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

Young's Literal Translation
Women -- in like manner grave, not false accusers, vigilant, faithful in all things.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:8-13 The deacons were at first appointed to distribute the charity of the church, and to manage its concerns, yet pastors and evangelists were among them. The deacons had a great trust reposed in them. They must be grave, serious, prudent men. It is not fit that public trusts should be lodged in the hands of any, till they are found fit for the business with which they are to be trusted. All who are related to ministers, must take great care to walk as becomes the gospel of Christ.
Study Bible
Qualifications for Deacons
10Additionally, they must first be tested. Then, if they are above reproach, let them serve as deacons. 11In the same way, the women must be dignified, not slanderers, but temperate and faithful in all things. 12A deacon must be the husband of but one wife, a good manager of his children and of his own household.…
Cross References
Romans 1:29
They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed, and hatred. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, and malice. They are gossips,

1 Timothy 3:2
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

2 Timothy 3:3
unloving, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, without love of good,

Titus 2:3
Older women, likewise, are to be reverent in their behavior, not slanderers or addicted to much wine, but teachers of good.
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Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

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Leviticus 21:7,13-15 They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane; neither shall …

Ezekiel 44:22 Neither shall they take for their wives a widow, nor her that is put away…

Luke 1:5-6 THERE was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest …

Titus 2:3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, …

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1 Timothy 3:4 One that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection …

not.

Psalm 15:3 He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, …

Psalm 50:20 You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

Psalm 101:5 Whoever privately slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him …

Proverbs 10:18 He that hides hatred with lying lips, and he that utters a slander, is a fool.

Proverbs 25:13 As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger …

Jeremiah 9:4 Take you heed every one of his neighbor, and trust you not in any …

Matthew 4:1 Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted …

John 6:70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?

2 Timothy 3:3 Without natural affection, truce breakers, false accusers, incontinent, …

Titus 2:3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, …

Revelation 12:9,10 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, …

sober.

1 Timothy 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, …

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober…

2 Timothy 4:5 But watch you in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an …

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all …

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring …

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1 Timothy 1:12 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has enabled me, for that he …

1 Timothy 6:2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, …

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