1 Timothy 3:11
Good News Translation
Their wives also must be of good character and must not gossip; they must be sober and honest in everything.

Contemporary English Version
Women must also be serious. They must not gossip or be heavy drinkers, and they must be faithful in everything they do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The women in like manner: chaste, not slanderers, but sober, faithful in all things.

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The women in like manner: chaste, not slanderers, but sober, faithful in all things.

their.

Leviticus 21:7,13-15 They shall not take to wife a harlot or a vile prostitute, nor one that has been put away from her husband: because they are consecrated to their God, . . .

Ezekiel 44:22 Neither shall they take to wife a widow, nor one that is divorced, but they shall take virgins of the seed of the house of Israel: but they may take a widow also, that is, the widow of a priest.

Luke 1:5-6 There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zachary, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name Elizabeth. . . .

Titus 2:3 The aged women, in like manner, in holy attire, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teaching well:

be.

1 Timothy 3:4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all chastity.

not.

Psalm 15:3 He that speaketh truth in his heart, who hath not used deceit in his tongue: Nor hath done evil to his neighbour: nor taken up a reproach against his neighbours.

Psalm 50:20 Sitting thou didst speak against thy brother, and didst lay a scandal against thy mother's son:

Psalm 101:5 The man that in private detracted his neighbour, him did I persecute. With him that had a proud eye, and an unsatiable heart, I would not eat.

Proverbs 10:18 In the multitude of words there shall not want sin: but he that refraineth his lips, is most wise.

Proverbs 25:13 As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to him that sent him, for he refresheth his soul.

Jeremiah 9:4 Let every man take heed of his neighbour, and let him not trust in any brother of his: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every friend will walk deceitfully.

Matthew 4:1 Then Jesus was led by the spirit into the desert, to be tempted by the devil.

John 6:70 Jesus answered them: Have not I chosen you twelve? And one of you is a devil.

2 Timothy 3:3 Without affection, without peace, slanderers, incontinent, unmerciful, without kindness,

Titus 2:3 The aged women, in like manner, in holy attire, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teaching well:

*Gr:

Revelation 12:9,10 And that great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, who seduceth the whole world. And he was cast unto the earth: and his angels were thrown down with him. . . .

sober.

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 Thessalonians 5:6-8 Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober. . . .

2 Timothy 4:5 But be thou vigilant, labour in all things, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry. Be sober.

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, not to be litigious but gentle: shewing all mildness towards all men.

*Gr:

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour.

faithful.

1 Timothy 1:12 I give him thanks who hath strengthened me, even to Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he hath counted me faithful, putting me in the ministry:

1 Timothy 6:2 But they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but serve them the rather, because they are faithful and beloved, who are partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

Context
Qualifications for Deacons
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. 12Let deacons be the husbands of one wife: who rule well their children and their own houses.…
Cross References
Romans 1:29
Being filled with all iniquity, malice, fornication, avarice, wickedness: full of envy, murder, contention, deceit, malignity: whisperers,

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,

2 Timothy 3:3
Without affection, without peace, slanderers, incontinent, unmerciful, without kindness,

Titus 2:3
The aged women, in like manner, in holy attire, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teaching well:

Additional Translations
In the same way, the women must be dignified, not slanderers, but temperate and faithful in all things.

Women likewise must be dignified, not slanderers, clear-minded, faithful in all things.

Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

Women in like manner must be grave, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

[The] women in like manner grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

Women in like manner must be grave, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

Deaconesses, in the same way, must be sober-minded women, not slanderers, but in every way temperate and trustworthy.

Their wives in the same way must be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

Women -- in like manner grave, not false accusers, vigilant, faithful in all things.
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