1 Timothy 3:13
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New International Version
Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.

New Living Translation
Those who do well as deacons will be rewarded with respect from others and will have increased confidence in their faith in Christ Jesus.

English Standard Version
For those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and also great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Berean Study Bible
For those who have served well as deacons acquire for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Berean Literal Bible
For those having served well acquire a good standing for themselves and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

New American Standard Bible
For those who have served well as deacons obtain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

King James Bible
For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For those who have served well as deacons acquire a good standing for themselves, and great boldness in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

International Standard Version
Those ministers who serve well gain an excellent reputation for themselves and will have great assurance by their faith in the Messiah Jesus.

NET Bible
For those who have served well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and great boldness in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

New Heart English Bible
For those who have served well as deacons gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For those who serve well purchase a good rank for themselves and much boldness in the faith of Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Those deacons who serve well gain an excellent reputation and will have confidence as a result of their faith in Christ Jesus.

New American Standard 1977
For those who have served well as deacons obtain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For those that minister well purchase to themselves a good degree and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

King James 2000 Bible
For they that have used the office of a deacon well gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

American King James Version
For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

American Standard Version
For they that have served well as deacons gain to themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they that have ministered well, shall purchase to themselves a good degree, and much confidence in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Darby Bible Translation
for those who shall have ministered well obtain for themselves a good degree, and much boldness in faith which [is] in Christ Jesus.

English Revised Version
For they that have served well as deacons gain to themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
For they that have used the office of a deacon well, purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith, which is in Christ Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament
For those who have filled the deacon's office wisely and well, are already gaining for themselves an honourable standing, and are acquiring great freedom of speech in proclaiming the faith which rests on Christ Jesus.

World English Bible
For those who have served well gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Young's Literal Translation
for those who did minister well a good step to themselves do acquire, and much boldness in faith that is in Christ Jesus.
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
12A deacon must be the husband of but one wife, a good manager of his children and of his own household. 13For those who have served well as deacons acquire for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus. 14Although I hope to come to you soon, I am writing you these things…
Cross References
Matthew 25:21
His master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master!'

1 Timothy 3:14
Although I hope to come to you soon, I am writing you these things
Treasury of Scripture

For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

they.

Matthew 25:21 His lord said to him, Well done, you good and faithful servant: you …

Luke 16:10-12 He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: …

Luke 19:17 And he said to him, Well, you good servant: because you have been …

used. or, ministered.

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, …

Romans 12:7,8 Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teaches, on teaching…

1 Corinthians 16:15 I beseech you, brothers, (you know the house of Stephanas, that it …

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, …

1 Peter 4:10,11 As every man has received the gift, even so minister the same one …

degree.

Acts 21:35 And when he came on the stairs, so it was, that he was borne of the …

great.

Acts 6:5,8,15 And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, …

Acts 7:1 Then said the high priest, Are these things so?

Philippians 1:14 And many of the brothers in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, …

1 Thessalonians 2:2 But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, …

2 Timothy 2:1 You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

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