1 Timothy 3:1

King James Bible - kjv

This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

american standard version - asv

Faithful is the saying, If a man seeketh the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

Douay-Rheims Bible - drb

A faithful saying: if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

Darby Bible Translation -dbt

The word is faithful: if any one aspires to exercise oversight, he desires a good work.

Webster Bible Translation - wbt

This is a true saying, If a man desireth the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

Young's Literal Translation - ylt

Stedfast is the word: If any one the oversight doth long for, a right work he desireth;

American King James Version - akjv

This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desires a good work.

Weymouth New Testament - WNT

Faithful is the saying, |If any one is eager to have the oversight of a Church, he desires a noble work.|

English Revised Version - ERV

Faithful is the saying, If a man seeketh the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

World English Bible - WEB

This is a faithful saying: if a man seeks the office of an overseer, he desires a good work.