1 Timothy 3:1
NASB: It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires [to do]. (NASB ©1995)
GWT: This is a statement that can be trusted: If anyone sets his heart on being a bishop, he desires something excellent. (GOD'S WORD®)
KJV: This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
ASV: Faithful is the saying, If a man seeketh the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
BBE: This is a true saying, A man desiring the position of a Bishop has a desire for a good work.
DBY: The word is faithful: if any one aspires to exercise oversight, he desires a good work.
WEY: Faithful is the saying, "If any one is eager to have the oversight of a Church, he desires a noble work."
WBS: This is a true saying, If a man desireth the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
WEB: This is a faithful saying: if a man seeks the office of an overseer, he desires a good work.
YLT: Stedfast [is] the word: If any one the oversight doth long for, a right work he desireth;
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