New Living Translation
For if a man cannot manage his own household, how can he take care of 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?)
Darby Bible Translation
(but if one does not know how to conduct his own house, how shall he take care of the assembly of God?)
World English Bible
(but if a man doesn't know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the assembly of God?)
Young's Literal Translation
(and if any one his own house how to lead hath not known, how an assembly of God shall he take care of?)
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LibraryThe Unity of the Divine Essence, and the Trinity of Persons.
Deut. vi. 4.--"Hear O Israel the Lord our God is one Lord."--1 John v. 7. "There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost, and these three are one." "Great is the mystery of godliness," 1 Tim. iii. 16. Religion and true godliness is a bundle of excellent mysteries--of things hid from the world, yea, from the wise men of the world, (1 Cor. ii. 6.) and not only so, but secrets in their own nature, the distinct knowledge whereof is not given to saints in this estate …
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The Servant's Triumph
1 Corinthians 10:32
Don't give offense to Jews or Gentiles or the church of God.
1 Timothy 3:15
so that if I am delayed, you will know how people must conduct themselves in the household of God. This is the church of the living God, which is the pillar and foundation of the truth.
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