Thursday, November 01, 2018

1 Timothy 3:10

1 Timothy 3:10

And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

a. ASV: And let these also first be proved; then let them serve as deacons, if they be blameless.
b. YLT: And let these also first be proved, then let them minister, being unblameable.
d. Amplified Bible Classic: And let them also be tried and investigated and proved first; then, if they turn out to be above reproach, let them serve [as deacons].
1. “And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon…”

a. And [Strong: 1161 dé, deh; a primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.:—also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
b. [let] these [Strong: 3778 hoûtos, hoo'-tos; from the article G3588 and G846; the he (she or it), i.e. this or that (often with article repeated):—he (it was that), hereof, it, she, such as, the same, these, they, this (man, same, woman), which, who.]
c. also [Strong: 2532  kaí, kahee; apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words:—and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.]
d. first [Strong: 4412 prōton, pro'-ton; neuter of G4413 as adverb (with or without G3588); firstly (in time, place, order, or importance):—before, at the beginning, chiefly (at, at the) first (of all).]
e. [be] proved [Strong: 1381 dokimázō, dok-im-ad'-zo; from G1384; to test (literally or figuratively); by implication, to approve:—allow, discern, examine, × like, (ap-)prove, try.]
f. then [Strong: 1534  eîta, i'-tah; of uncertain affinity; a particle of succession (in time or logical enumeration), then, moreover:—after that(-ward), furthermore, then.]

g. [let them] use the office of a deacon [Strong: 1247 diakonéō, dee-ak-on-eh'-o; from G1249; to be an attendant, i.e. wait upon (menially or as a host, friend, or (figuratively) teacher); technically, to act as a Christian deacon:—(ad-)minister (unto), serve, use the office of a deacon.]
2. “...being found blameless.”

a. being [Strong: 5607 ṓn, oan; present participle of G1510; being:—be, come, have.]
b. [found] blameless [Strong: 410 anénklētos, an-eng'-klay-tos; from G1 (as a negative particle) and a derivative of G1458; unaccused, i.e. (by implication) irreproachable:—blameless.]

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