1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued or given to much wine or greedy for money.
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the deacons.

Acts 6:3-6
Therefore, brothers, select from among you seven men confirmed to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will appoint this responsibility to them . . .

Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons:


1 Timothy 3:4
An overseer must manage his own household well and keep his children under control, with complete dignity.


Psalm 5:9
For not a word they speak can be trusted; destruction is within them. Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice flattery.

Psalm 12:2
They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and a double heart.

Psalm 50:19
You unleash your mouth for evil and unharness your tongue for deceit.

Psalm 52:2
Your tongue devises destruction like a sharpened razor, O worker of deceit.

Romans 3:13
Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit. The venom of vipers is on their lips.

James 3:10
Out of the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, this should not be!

not given.

1 Timothy 3:3
not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money.

Leviticus 10:9
"You and your sons are not to drink wine or strong drink when you enter the Tent of Meeting, or else you will die; this is a perpetual statute for the generations to come.

Ezekiel 44:21
No priest may drink wine before he enters the inner court.

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New American Standard Bible
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,

King James Bible
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not hypocritical, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money,

International Standard Version
Ministers, too, must be serious. They must not be two-faced, addicted to wine, or greedy for money.

NET Bible
Deacons likewise must be dignified, not two-faced, not given to excessive drinking, not greedy for gain,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In this way also, Ministers should be pure and should not double-speak, neither be inclined to much wine, neither love defiled riches,
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