New Living Translation
Never be in a hurry about appointing a church leader. Do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.
King James Bible
Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep thyself pure.
Darby Bible Translation
Lay hands quickly on no man, nor partake in others' sins. Keep thyself pure.
World English Bible
Lay hands hastily on no one, neither be a participant in other men's sins. Keep yourself pure.
Young's Literal Translation
Be laying hands quickly on no one, nor be having fellowship with sins of others; be keeping thyself pure;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:22 Lay hands suddenly on no man - That is, appoint no man to church offices without full trial and examination; else thou wilt be accessary to, and accountable for, his misbehaviour in his office. Keep thy self pure - From the blood of all men.
HEBREWS xiii. Let love of the brethren continue. Forget not to shew love unto strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; them that are evil entreated, as being yourselves also in the body. Let marriage be had in honour among all, and let the bed be undefiled: for fornicators and adulterers God will judge. Be ye free from the love of money; content with such things as ye have: for Himself hath said, I will in no wise fail thee, …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
Excursus on the Deaconess of the Early Church.
What Diversity There Ought to be in the Art of Preaching.
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
When you see thieves, you approve of them, and you spend your time with adulterers.
Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them.
1 Timothy 3:2
So an elder must be a man whose life is above reproach. He must be faithful to his wife. He must exercise self-control, live wisely, and have a good reputation. He must enjoy having guests in his home, and he must be able to teach.
1 Timothy 3:10
Before they are appointed as deacons, let them be closely examined. If they pass the test, then let them serve as deacons.
1 Timothy 4:14
Do not neglect the spiritual gift you received through the prophecy spoken over you when the elders of the church laid their hands on you.
2 John 1:11
Anyone who encourages such people becomes a partner in their evil work.
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