1 Timothy 3:12
Good News Translation
A church helper must have only one wife, and be able to manage his children and family well.

Contemporary English Version
Church officers must be faithful in marriage. They must be in full control of their children and everyone else in their home.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let deacons be the husbands of one wife: who rule well their children and their own houses.

New American Bible
Deacons may be married only once and must manage their children and their households well.

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Let deacons be the husbands of one wife: who rule well their children and their own houses.

See on ver.

1 Timothy 3:2,4,5 It behoveth therefore a bishop to be blameless, the husband of one wife, sober, prudent, of good behaviour, chaste, given to hospitality, a teacher, . . .

Context
Qualifications for Deacons
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. 13For they that have ministered well shall purchase to themselves a good degree and much confidence in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.…
Cross References
Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, the servants of Jesus Christ: to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons.

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

1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons in like manner: chaste, not double tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre:

Additional Translations
A deacon must be the husband of but one wife, a good manager of his children and of his own household.

Let deacons be husbands of one wife, managing the children and the own households well.

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Let deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Let [the] ministers be husbands of one wife, conducting [their] children and their own houses well:

Let deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children, and their own houses well.

A deacon must be true to his one wife, and rule his children and his own household wisely and well.

Let servants be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Ministrants -- let them be of one wife husbands; the children leading well, and their own houses,
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