1 Timothy 3:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1249 [e]Διακόνους
Diakonous
DeaconsN-AMP
5615 [e]ὡσαύτως
hōsautōs
likewiseAdv
4586 [e]σεμνούς,
semnous
[must be] dignified,Adj-AMP
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
1351 [e]διλόγους,
dilogous
double-tongued,Adj-AMP
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
3631 [e]οἴνῳ
oinō
to wineN-DMS
4183 [e]πολλῷ
pollō
muchAdj-DMS
4337 [e]προσέχοντας,
prosechontas
being given,V-PPA-AMP
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
146 [e]αἰσχροκερδεῖς,
aischrokerdeis
greedy of dishonest gain,Adj-AMP









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
Διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς, μὴ διλόγους, μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας, μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
Διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς, μὴ διλόγους, μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας, μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
Διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς, μὴ διλόγους, μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας, μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς, μὴ διλόγους, μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας, μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς, μὴ διλόγους, μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας, μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
διάκονος ὡσαύτως σεμνός μή δίλογος μή οἶνος πολύς προσέχω μή αἰσχροκερδής

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς, μὴ διλόγους, μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας, μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Α΄ 3:8 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
Διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς μὴ διλόγους μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς

1 Timothy 3:8 Hebrew Bible
וכן גם השמשים יהיו ישרים ולא מחליקי לשון ולא אהבים סבא יין ולא נטים אחרי בצע רע׃

1 Timothy 3:8 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܐܦ ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܗܟܢܐ ܢܗܘܘܢ ܕܟܝܢ ܘܠܐ ܢܡܠܠܘܢ ܬܪܬܝܢ ܘܠܐ ܢܗܘܘܢ ܨܠܝܢ ܠܚܡܪܐ ܤܓܝܐܐ ܘܠܐ ܢܪܚܡܘܢ ܝܘܬܪܢܐ ܛܢܦܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,

King James Bible
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not hypocritical, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money,
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the deacons.

Acts 6:3-6 Why, brothers, look you out among you seven men of honest report, …

Philippians 1:1 Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints …

be. See on ver.

1 Timothy 3:4 One that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection …

double-tongued.

Psalm 5:9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is …

Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips …

Psalm 50:19 You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit.

Psalm 52:2 The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Romans 3:13 Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used …

James 3:10 Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brothers, …

not given. See on ver.

1 Timothy 3:3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, …

Leviticus 10:9 Do not drink wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, …

Ezekiel 44:21 Neither shall any priest drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.

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