Here is a trustworthy saying: If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, he desires a noble task.
It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
It is a true saying that if someone wants to be an elder, he desires an honorable responsibility.
If anyone wants to provide leadership in the church, good!
This is a true saying, A man desiring the position of a Bishop has a desire for a good work.
The saying is sure: whoever aspires to the office of bishop desires a noble task.
This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work.
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2 tn Grk “aspires to oversight.”