Qualifications for Deacons

(A)Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued,[a] (B)not addicted to much wine, (C)not greedy for dishonest gain.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Timothy 3:8 Or devious in speech

(A)shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight,[a] (B)not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;[b] (C)not for shameful gain, but eagerly;

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 5:2 Some manuscripts omit exercising oversight
  2. 1 Peter 5:2 Some manuscripts omit as God would have you

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