Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

1 Timothy 3:1

Context
NET ©

This saying 1  is trustworthy: “If someone aspires to the office of overseer, 2  he desires a good work.”

NIV ©

Here is a trustworthy saying: If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, he desires a noble task.

NASB ©

It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.

NLT ©

It is a true saying that if someone wants to be an elder, he desires an honorable responsibility.

MSG ©

If anyone wants to provide leadership in the church, good!

BBE ©

This is a true saying, A man desiring the position of a Bishop has a desire for a good work.

NRSV ©

The saying is sure: whoever aspires to the office of bishop desires a noble task.

NKJV ©

This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work.


KJV
This [is] a true
<4103>
saying
<3056>_,
If a man
<1536>
desire
<3713> (5731)
the office of a bishop
<1984>_,
he desireth
<1937> (5719)
a good
<2570>
work
<2041>_.
NASB ©
It is a trustworthy
<4103>
statement
<3056>
: if
<1487>
any
<5100>
man
<5100>
aspires
<3713>
to the office
<1984>
of overseer
<1984>
, it is a fine
<2570>
work
<2041>
he desires
<1937>
to do.
GREEK
pistov
<4103>
A-NSM
o
<3588>
T-NSM
logov
<3056>
N-NSM
ei
<1487>
COND
tiv
<5100>
X-NSM
episkophv
<1984>
N-GSF
oregetai
<3713> (5731)
V-PMI-3S
kalou
<2570>
A-GSN
ergou
<2041>
N-GSN
epiyumei
<1937> (5719)
V-PAI-3S
NET © [draft] ITL
This saying
<3056>
is trustworthy
<4103>
: “If
<1487>
someone
<5100>
aspires
<3713>
to the office of overseer
<1984>
, he desires
<1937>
a good
<2570>
work
<2041>
.”
NET ©

This saying 1  is trustworthy: “If someone aspires to the office of overseer, 2  he desires a good work.”

NET © Notes

tn Grk “the saying,” referring to the following citation (see 1 Tim 1:15; 4:9; 2 Tim 2:11; Titus 3:8 for other occurrences of this phrase).

tn Grk “aspires to oversight.”



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