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1 Timothy 3:8 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not [a]insincere, not prone to drink much wine, not greedy for money,

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Timothy 3:8 Or given to double-talk
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1 Timothy 3:8 New International Version (NIV)

In the same way, deacons[a] are to be worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Timothy 3:8 The word deacons refers here to Christians designated to serve with the overseers/elders of the church in a variety of ways; similarly in verse 12; and in Romans 16:1 and Phil. 1:1.
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