1 Timothy 3:5
Strong's Lexicon
[For]
δέ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

someone
τις (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

{does} not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

know
οἶδεν (oiden)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.

how
πῶς (pōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4459: Adverb from the base of pou; an interrogative particle of manner; in what way?; also as exclamation, how much!

to manage
προστῆναι (prostēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 4291: From pro and histemi; to stand before, i.e. to preside, or to practise.

[his]
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

own
ἰδίου (idiou)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

household,
οἴκου (oikou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3624: A dwelling; by implication, a family.

[how] can he care for
ἐπιμελήσεται (epimelēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1959: To take care of, attend to. Middle voice from epi and the same as melo; to care for.

[the] church
ἐκκλησίας (ekklēsias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1577: From a compound of ek and a derivative of kaleo; a calling out, i.e. a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation.

of God ?
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
(If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God’s church?)

New American Standard Bible
(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

King James Bible
(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God? )
Parallel Verses
New International Version
(If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?)

New Living Translation
For if a man cannot manage his own household, how can he take care of God's church?

English Standard Version
for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church?

New American Standard Bible
(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

King James Bible
(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Holman Christian Standard Bible
(If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God's church?)

International Standard Version
For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?

NET Bible
But if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for the church of God?

American Standard Version
(but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

English Revised Version
(but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Young's Literal Translation
(and if any one his own house how to lead hath not known, how an assembly of God shall he take care of?)






Cross References
1 Corinthians 10:32
Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:

1 Timothy 3:15
But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

1 Timothy 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;

1 Timothy 3:4
One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

1 Timothy 3:3
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

1 Timothy 3:2
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Timothy 3:6
Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

1 Timothy 3:7
Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;
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