1 Timothy 3:10
Good News Translation
They should be tested first, and then, if they pass the test, they are to serve.

Contemporary English Version
They must first prove themselves. Then if no one has anything against them, they can serve as officers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let these also first be proved: and so let them minister, having no crime.

New American Bible
Moreover, they should be tested first; then, if there is nothing against them, let them serve as deacons.

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And let these also first be proved: and so let them minister, having no crime.

let these.

1 Timothy 3:6 Not a neophyte: lest, being puffed up with pride, he fall into the judgment of the devil.

1 Timothy 5:22 Impose not hands lightly upon any man, neither be partaker of other men's sins. Keep thyself chaste.

1 John 4:1 Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

use.

1 Timothy 3:13 For they that have ministered well shall purchase to themselves a good degree and much confidence in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Acts 6:1,2 And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. . . .

being.

1 Timothy 3:2 It behoveth therefore a bishop to be blameless, the husband of one wife, sober, prudent, of good behaviour, chaste, given to hospitality, a teacher,

1 Corinthians 1:8 Who also will confirm you unto the end without crime, in the days of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 1:22 Yet now he hath reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unspotted and blameless before him:

Titus 1:6,7 If any be without crime, the husband of one wife. having faithful children, not accused of riot or unruly. . . .

Context
Qualifications for Deacons
9Holding the mystery of faith in a pure conscience. 10And let these also first be proved: and so let them minister, having no crime. 11The women in like manner: chaste, not slanderers, but sober, faithful in all things.…
Cross References
Colossians 1:22
Yet now he hath reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unspotted and blameless before him:

1 Timothy 5:22
Impose not hands lightly upon any man, neither be partaker of other men's sins. Keep thyself chaste.

Additional Translations
Additionally, they must first be tested. Then, if they are above reproach, let them serve as deacons.

And these also, let them be tested first; then let them serve, being blameless.

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

And let these also first be proved; then let them serve as deacons, if they be blameless.

And let these be first proved, then let them minister, being without charge [against them].

And let these also first be proved; then let them serve as deacons, if they be blameless.

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

And they must also be well-tried men, and when found to be of unblemished character then let them serve as deacons.

Let them also first be tested; then let them serve if they are blameless.

and let these also first be proved, then let them minister, being unblameable.
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