11 Even so must their wives be egrave, not fslanderers, gsober, faithful in all things. 12 Let the deacons be gthe husbands of one wife, hruling their children and their own houses well. 13 For ithey that have ||used the office of a deacon well kpurchase to themselves a good degree, and great lboldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
14 These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly: 15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in mthe house of God, which is nthe church of othe living God, the ppillar and ||ground of ppthe truth.
See ver. 8.
Or, ministered. See 2 Tim. 1:18.
See Acts 4:29.
Prov. 9:1 (Heb. & Gk.).
ch. 2:7 (Gk.).
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