1 Timothy 3:5
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English Standard Version
for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church?

King James Bible
(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

American Standard Version
(but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?

English Revised Version
(but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Webster's Bible Translation
(For if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Weymouth New Testament


1 Timothy 3:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Shall he take care of (ἐπιμελήσεται)

Only here and Luke 10:34.

1 Timothy 3:5 Parallel Commentaries

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if.

1 Samuel 2:29,30 Why kick you at my sacrifice and at my offering, which I have commanded in my habitation; and honor your sons above me...

1 Samuel 3:13 For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knows; because his sons made themselves vile...

the church.

1 Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God...

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers...

Ephesians 1:22 And has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

Ephesians 5:24,32 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing...

Cross References
1 Corinthians 10:32
Give no offense to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God,

1 Timothy 3:15
if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.

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