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1 Timothy 3:8

8 aDeacons likewise must be men of dignity, not 1double-tongued, 2bor addicted to much wine 2cor fond of sordid gain,

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1 Timothy 3:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

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

1 Timothy 3:8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for dishonest gain.

1 Timothy 3:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

1 Timothy 3:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

In the same way, deacons must be well respected and have integrity. They must not be heavy drinkers or dishonest with money.

1 Timothy 3:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Likewise deacons must be reverent, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy for money,

1 Timothy 3:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

In the same way, deacons must be respected by others, not saying things they do not mean. They must not drink too much wine or try to get rich by cheating others.

1 Timothy 3:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Deacons in like manner must be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

1 Timothy 3:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Ministers, in like manner, grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not seeking gain by base means,

1 Timothy 3:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Deaconsmust also be of good character. They must not be two-faced or addicted to alcohol. They must not use shameful ways to make money.

1 Timothy 3:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not hypocritical, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money,

1 Timothy 3:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Deacons likewise must be serious, not double-tongued, not indulging in much wine, not greedy for money;

1 Timothy 3:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Deacons likewise must be dignified, not insincere, not devoted to much wine, not fond of dishonest gain,

1 Timothy 3:8 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Deacons also must be worthy of respect. They must be honest and true. They must not drink too much wine. They must not try to get money by cheating people.