1 Timothy 3:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
4103 [e]Πιστὸς
Pistos
Trustworthy [is]Adj-NMS
3588 [e]
ho
theArt-NMS
3056 [e]λόγος·
logos
saying:N-NMS
1487 [e]εἴ
ei
IfConj
5100 [e]τις
tis
anyoneIPro-NMS
1984 [e]ἐπισκοπῆς
episkopēs
overseershipN-GFS
3713 [e]ὀρέγεται,
oregetai
aspires to,V-PIM-3S
2570 [e]καλοῦ
kalou
of goodAdj-GNS
2041 [e]ἔργου
ergou
a workN-GNS
1937 [e]ἐπιθυμεῖ.
epithymei
he is desirous.V-PIA-3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
Πιστὸς ὁ λόγος· εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται, καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
πιστὸς ὁ λόγος. Εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται, καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
πιστὸς ὁ λόγος. Εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται, καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Πιστὸς ὁ λόγος· εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται, καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Πιστὸς ὁ λόγος· εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται, καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
πιστός ὁ λόγος εἰ τὶς ἐπισκοπή ὀρέγομαι καλός ἔργον ἐπιθυμέω

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
Πιστὸς ὁ λόγος· Εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται, καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ·

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:1 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
πιστὸς ὁ λόγος Εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ

1 Timothy 3:1 Hebrew Bible
אמת הדבר איש כי יבקש לו פקידות הוא מתאוה מעשה טוב׃

1 Timothy 3:1 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܡܗܝܡܢܐ ܗܝ ܡܠܬܐ ܕܐܢ ܐܢܫ ܪܐܓ ܩܫܝܫܘܬܐ ܥܒܕܐ ܛܒܐ ܪܐܓ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.

King James Bible
This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This saying is trustworthy: "If anyone aspires to be an overseer, he desires a noble work."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

is a.

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the office.

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Philippians 1:1 Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints …

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, …

1 Peter 2:25 For you were as sheep going astray; but are now returned to the Shepherd …

bishop.

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the …

Hebrews 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any …

1 Peter 4:15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an …

1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, …

desireth.

Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that wins souls is wise.

Luke 15:10 Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels …

Romans 11:13 For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the …

Ephesians 4:12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for …

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brothers, warn them that are unruly, comfort the …

James 5:19,20 Brothers, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him…

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