1 Timothy 3:8
Good News Translation
Church helpers must also have a good character and be sincere; they must not drink too much wine or be greedy for money;

Contemporary English Version
Church officers should be serious. They must not be liars, heavy drinkers, or greedy for money.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Deacons in like manner: chaste, not double tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre:

New American Bible
Similarly, deacons must be dignified, not deceitful, not addicted to drink, not greedy for sordid gain,

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

the deacons.

Acts 6:3-6 Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. . . .

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.

be.

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

double-tongued.

Psalm 5:9 For there is no truth in their mouth: their heart is vain.

Psalm 12:2 They have spoken vain things, every one to his neighbour: with deceitful lips, and with a double heart have they spoken.

Psalm 50:19 Thy mouth hath abounded with evil, and thy tongue framed deceits.

Psalm 52:2 All the day long thy tongue hath devised injustice: as a sharp razor, thou hast wrought deceit.

Romans 3:13 Their throat is an open sepulchre: with their tongues they have dealt deceitfully. The venom of asps is under their lips.

James 3:10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

not given.

1 Timothy 3:3 Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but

Leviticus 10:9 You shall not drink wine nor any thing that may make drunk, thou nor thy sons, when you enter into the tabernacle of the testimony, lest you die. Because it is an everlasting precept; through your generations:

Ezekiel 44:21 And no priest shall drink wine when he is to go into the inner court.

Context
Qualifications for Deacons
7Moreover, he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil. 8Deacons in like manner: chaste, not double tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre: 9Holding the mystery of faith in a pure conscience.…
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 3:3
Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but

1 Timothy 3:12
Let deacons be the husbands of one wife: who rule well their children and their own houses.

1 Timothy 5:23
Do not still drink water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thy frequent infirmities.

Titus 1:7
For a bishop must be without crime, as the steward of God: not proud, not subject to anger, nor given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre:

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

1 Peter 5:2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking care of it, not by constraint but willingly, according to God: not for filthy lucre's sake but voluntarily:

Additional Translations
Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued or given to much wine or greedy for money.

Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued, not being given to much wine, not greedy of dishonest gain,

Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Deacons in like manner must be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Ministers, in like manner, grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not seeking gain by base means,

Deacons in like manner must be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre,

Deacons, in the same way, must be men of serious demeanour, not double-tongued, nor addicted to much wine, nor greedy of base gain,

Servants, in the same way, must be reverent, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for money;

Ministrants -- in like manner grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not given to filthy lucre,
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