1 Timothy 3:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1163 [e]δεῖ
dei
It behooves [him]V-PIA-3S
1161 [e]δὲ
de
nowConj
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
alsoConj
3141 [e]μαρτυρίαν
martyrian
a testimonyN-AFS
2570 [e]καλὴν
kalēn
goodAdj-AFS
2192 [e]ἔχειν
echein
to haveV-PNA
575 [e]ἀπὸ
apo
fromPrep
3588 [e]τῶν
tōn
thoseArt-GMP
1855 [e]ἔξωθεν,
exōthen
outside,Adv
2443 [e]ἵνα
hina
so thatConj
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
1519 [e]εἰς
eis
intoPrep
3680 [e]ὀνειδισμὸν
oneidismon
reproachN-AMS
1706 [e]ἐμπέσῃ
empesē
he might fall,V-ASA-3S
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3803 [e]παγίδα
pagida
[the] snareN-AFS
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
of theArt-GMS
1228 [e]διαβόλου.
diabolou
devil.Adj-GMS









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
δεῖ δὲ καὶ μαρτυρίαν καλὴν ἔχειν ἀπὸ τῶν ἔξωθεν, ἵνα μὴ εἰς ὀνειδισμὸν ἐμπέσῃ καὶ παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
δεῖ δὲ καὶ μαρτυρίαν καλὴν ἔχειν ἀπὸ τῶν ἔξωθεν, ἵνα μὴ εἰς ὀνειδισμὸν ἐμπέσῃ καὶ παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
δεῖ δὲ καὶ μαρτυρίαν καλὴν ἔχειν ἀπὸ τῶν ἔξωθεν, ἵνα μὴ εἰς ὀνειδισμὸν ἐμπέσῃ καὶ παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Δεῖ δὲ αὐτὸν καὶ μαρτυρίαν καλὴν ἔχειν ἀπὸ τῶν ἔξωθεν, ἵνα μὴ εἰς ὀνειδισμὸν ἐμπέσῃ καὶ παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
δεῖ δὲ αὐτὸν καὶ μαρτυρίαν καλὴν ἔχειν ἀπὸ τῶν ἔξωθεν, ἵνα μὴ εἰς ὀνειδισμὸν ἐμπέσῃ καὶ παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
δεῖ δέ καί μαρτυρία καλός ἔχω ἀπό ὁ ἔξωθεν ἵνα μή εἰς ὀνειδισμός ἐμπίπτω καί παγίς ὁ διάβολος

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
δεῖ δὲ αὐτὸν καὶ μαρτυρίαν καλὴν ἔχειν ἀπὸ τῶν ἔξωθεν, ἵνα μὴ εἰς ὀνειδισμὸν ἐμπέσῃ καὶ παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου.

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:7 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
δεῖ δὲ αὐτὸν καὶ μαρτυρίαν καλὴν ἔχειν ἀπὸ τῶν ἔξωθεν ἵνα μὴ εἰς ὀνειδισμὸν ἐμπέσῃ καὶ παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου

1 Timothy 3:7 Hebrew Bible
והוא גם צריך לשם טוב בפי אלה אשר בחוץ פן יפל בחרפה ובמוקש המשטין׃

1 Timothy 3:7 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܠܐ ܕܝܢ ܕܐܦ ܤܗܕܘܬܐ ܫܦܝܪܬܐ ܐܝܬ ܠܗ ܡܢ ܒܪܝܐ ܕܠܐ ܢܦܠ ܒܚܤܕܐ ܘܒܦܚܐ ܕܤܛܢܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

King James Bible
Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Furthermore, he must have a good reputation among outsiders, so that he does not fall into disgrace and the Devil's trap.
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