1 Timothy 3:7

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

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

Moreover he must have a good testimony among those who are outside, lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
New American Standard Bible

And he must have a good reputation with those outside the ekklesia, so that he may not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
New International Version

He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil’s trap.
The Amplified Bible

Furthermore, he must have a good reputation and be well thought of by those outside [the ekklesia], let he become involved in slander and incur reproach and fall into the devil’s trap.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Moreover, it is a necessity in the nature of the case for him also to be having an excellent testimony from those on the outside, lest he fall into reproach and into the snare of the devil.
Phillips’ Modern English

He should, in addition to the above, have a good reputation with the outside world, in case his good name is attacked and he is caught by the devil that way.
Williams’ Language of the People

He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, or else he may incur reproach and fall into the devil’s trap.
 
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  5. Coming Out and Moving On - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Failing to come completely out of the “rabbit hole” can be as lethal as simply and blindly remaining asleep in the depths of the “church” pit.

  6. Completing the Revolution - Neil Girrard Andrew Strom’s statement of his withdrawal from the “Out-of-Church” movement (what George Barna calls “The Revolution”) advocates for yet another form of deception. Beware!

  7. Demonics - Neil Girrard Can a Christian be demonized? Can a “pastor” be demonized? The answer might surprise you.

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  9. Error and Deception - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The phrase “the error of Balaam” opens up what God has to say to those who live in the days of deception prior to His return.

  10. Exploding the Myth of Christ’s Delegated Authority - Neil Girrard Christ gave His authority to men to lead other believers into a closer walk with Him – didn’t He?

  11. A Game of Words - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Words are the transportation device of the enemy of our souls and most Christians don’t know how successful he’s been at robbing us of our heritage in Christ.

  12. How “Eld” Must an Elder Be? - Neil Girrard A Scriptural look at the role of elders in the local assembly.

  13. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

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  16. The Paradigm Shift - Neil Girrard A response to some of Steve Camp’s 107 Theses addressing the issues of what it really means to be the church.

  17. Pastors - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) What is a pastor? Why is the “pastor” so central to “church”?

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  19. Silence - Neil Girrard Why were the apostles and prophets silent when Constantine “Christianized” the Roman empire? Enlightening details from church history.

  20. Spirit of Eldership; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer The spirit of eldership is the exaltation of self-life.

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  22. Tag Team; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The demonic excels at what it does precisely because they do work together in their vast scams against humanity.

  23. A Vision and Confirming Insights - Jim Johnson/Neil Girrard This vision given to Jim Johnson by the Lord is extremely timely for the Body of Christ to hear. Neil Girrard adds confirming insights to Jim Johnson's vision for any who want more Scriptures to consider in light of his vision.

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