New American Standard Bible
Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households.
King James Bible
Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
Darby Bible Translation
Let the ministers be husbands of one wife, conducting their children and their own houses well:
World English Bible
Let servants be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
Young's Literal Translation
Ministrants -- let them be of one wife husbands; the children leading well, and their own houses,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife - notes, 1 Timothy 3:2.
Ruling their children and their own houses well - notes, 1 Timothy 3:4-5.
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Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons:
1 Timothy 3:2
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
1 Timothy 3:4
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
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