1 Timothy 3:10

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.
New King James Version

But let these also first be proved; then let them serve as deacons, being found blameless.
New American Standard Bible

And let these also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyond reproach.
New International Version

They must first be tested; and then if there is nothing against them, let them serve as deacons.
The Amplified Bible

And let them also be tried; then, if they turn out to be above reproach, let them serve [as deacons].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And these moreover are to be first put to the test for the purpose of being approved if they meet the specifications; then let them be serving as deacons, provided they are unaccused.
Phillips’ Modern English

Let them serve a period of probation first, and only serve as deacons if they prove satisfactory.
Williams’ Language of the People

They, too, should first be tested till approved, and then, if they are found above reproach, they should serve as deacons.
 
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  2. Christ In - Set Man Out! - Darryl Samuels & Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Is the “set man” principle still applicable to New Covenant believers today? This article may challenge some of our sincerest beliefs.

  3. Displacing Christ; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard To get away from preconceptions as to who and what the spirit of antichrist is, it may be helpful to call him the ruler of displacing Christ.

  4. The Open Church – A Review - Neil Girrard A good book to read - with the understanding that it represents some serious compromises to the vision that God tried to give.

  5. Paths of Righteousness - Neil Girrard Quotes from Philip Keller, an experienced shepherd, provide an excellent view into the role of sheep and shepherds.

  6. Same Old Story: Montanus vs. Ignatius of Antioch - Neil Girrard “Church” splits are almost as old as church history – and the first one reveals a lot of the errors we still practice today.

  7. Spiritual Fathers – 1 Corinthians 4:15; Twisted Scriptures - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) From a very scant Scriptural base, a whole system of teaching has evolved that concocts a “one size fits all” false doctrine that results in tyranny, oppression, persecution, exclusion, favoritism and a host of other evils.

  8. 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.

  9. Wolves: How to Spot a False Shepherd - Neil Girrard Wolves and hirelings are much more prevalent than most imagine - just visit the local “church” or turn on your TV!
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