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1 Timothy 3:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— (but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— (but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— (For if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— (but if one does not know how to conduct his own house, how shall he take care of the assembly of God?)
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Whereas, if anyone, over his own house, cannot, preside, how, of an assembly of God, shall he take care?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— (and if any one his own house [how] to lead hath not known, how an assembly of God shall he take care of?)
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— (For if a man know not how to rule his owne house, how shall he take care of the Church of God?)
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— For if his own house he know not to rule well, how is he able to rule the church of Aloha?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— For if he knoweth not how to guide his own house well, how can he guide the church of God.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
(For 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
if x1487
(1487) Complement
εἰ
ei
{i}
A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.
a man y1536
[1536] Standard
εἴ τις
ei tis
{i tis}
From G1487 and G5100; if any.
x5100
(5100) Complement
τὶς
tis
{tis}
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
know 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
how y1492
[1492] Standard
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z5758
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
to rule 4291
{4291} Prime
προΐστημι
proistemi
{pro-is'-tay-mee}
From G4253 and G2476; to stand before, that is, (in rank) to preside, or (by implication) to practise.
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
his own 2398
{2398} Prime
ἴδιος
idios
{id'-ee-os}
Of uncertain affinity; pertaining to self, that is, one's own; by implication private or separate.
house, 3624
{3624} Prime
οἶκος
oikos
{oy'-kos}
Of uncertain affinity; a dwelling (more or less extensive, literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related, literally or figuratively).
how 4459
{4459} Prime
πῶς
pos
{poce}
Adverb from the base of G4226; an interrogitive particle of manner; in what way? (sometimes the question is indirect, how?); also as exclamation, how much!.
shall he take care of 1959
{1959} Prime
ἐπιμελέομαι
epimeleomai
{ep-ee-mel-eh'-om-ahee}
Middle voice from G1909 and the same as G3199; to care for (physically or otherwise).
z5695
<5695> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
the church 1577
{1577} Prime
ἐκκλησία
ekklesia
{ek-klay-see'-ah}
From a compound of G1537 and a derivative of G2564; a calling out, that is, (concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation (Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or saints in heaven or both).
of God?) 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Timothy 3:5

_ _ ForGreek, “But.”

_ _ the church — rather, “a church” or congregation. How shall he who cannot perform the lesser function, perform the greater and more difficult?

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Timothy 3:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
if:

1 Samuel 2:29-30 Wherefore kick ye at my sacrifice and at mine offering, which I have commanded [in my] habitation; and honourest thy sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chiefest of all the offerings of Israel my people? ... Wherefore the LORD God of Israel saith, I said indeed [that] thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
1 Samuel 3:13 For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.

the church:

1 Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Ephesians 1:22 And hath put all [things] under his feet, and gave him [to be] the head over all [things] to the church,
Ephesians 5:24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so [let] the wives [be] to their own husbands in every thing.
Ephesians 5:32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
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