4 He must be one who amanages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
5 (but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of athe church of God?),
9 abut holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.
10 aThese men must also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyond reproach.
16 By common confession, great is athe mystery of godliness:
He who was brevealed in the flesh,
dSeen by angels,
eProclaimed among the nations,
fBelieved on in the world,
gTaken up in glory.
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