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

23 (No longer drink only water, but (A)use a little wine (B)for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.)

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