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1 Timothy 3:12

    1 Timothy 3:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let Deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their houses well.

    Webster's Revision

    Let deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

    World English Bible

    Let servants be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let deacons be husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

    Definitions for 1 Timothy 3:12

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Timothy 3:12

    Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife - This is the same that is required of the bishops. See on 1 Timothy 3:2 (note) 1 Timothy 3:4 (note), and 1 Timothy 3:5 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Timothy 3:12

    Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife - notes, 1 Timothy 3:2.

    Ruling their children and their own houses well - notes, 1 Timothy 3:4-5.