New Living Translation
Before they are appointed as deacons, let them be closely examined. If they pass the test, then let them serve as deacons.
King James Bible
And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.
Darby Bible Translation
And let these be first proved, then let them minister, being without charge against them.
World English Bible
Let them also first be tested; then let them serve if they are blameless.
Young's Literal Translation
and let these also first be proved, then let them minister, being unblameable.
1 Timothy 3:10 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:10 Let these he proved first - Let a trial be made how they believe. Then let them minister - Let them be fixed in that office.
LibraryThe Unity of the Divine Essence, and the Trinity of Persons.
Deut. vi. 4.--"Hear O Israel the Lord our God is one Lord."--1 John v. 7. "There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost, and these three are one." "Great is the mystery of godliness," 1 Tim. iii. 16. Religion and true godliness is a bundle of excellent mysteries--of things hid from the world, yea, from the wise men of the world, (1 Cor. ii. 6.) and not only so, but secrets in their own nature, the distinct knowledge whereof is not given to saints in this estate …
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The Servant's Triumph
Yet now he has reconciled you to himself through the death of Christ in his physical body. As a result, he has brought you into his own presence, and you are holy and blameless as you stand before him without a single fault.
1 Timothy 5:22
Never be in a hurry about appointing a church leader. Do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.
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