1 Tim. 3:11 KJV (With Strong’s)

Even so
hosautos (Greek #5615)
as thus, i.e. in the same way
KJV usage: even so, likewise, after the same (in like) manner.
Pronounce: ho-sow'-toce
Origin: from 5613 and an adverb from 846
must their wives
gune (Greek #1135)
a woman; specially, a wife
KJV usage: wife, woman.
Pronounce: goo-nay'
Origin: probably from the base of 1096
r be grave
semnos (Greek #4586)
venerable, i.e. honorable
KJV usage: grave, honest.
Pronounce: sem-nos'
Origin: from 4576
, not
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
diabolos (Greek #1228)
a traducer; specially, Satan (compare 07854)
KJV usage: false accuser, devil, slanderer.
Pronounce: dee-ab'-ol-os
Origin: from 1225
, sober
nephaleos (Greek #3524)
sober, i.e. (figuratively) circumspect
KJV usage: sober.
Pronounce: nay-fal'-eh-os
Origin: νηφάλιος (nay-fal'-ee-os) from 3525
, faithful
pistos (Greek #4103)
objectively, trustworthy; subjectively, trustful
KJV usage: believe(-ing, -r), faithful(-ly), sure, true.
Pronounce: pis-tos'
Origin: from 3982
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
all things
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

Psa. 15:3• 3He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbor, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor. (Psa. 15:3)
Psa. 50:20• 20Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thine own mother's son. (Psa. 50:20)
Psa. 101:5• 5Whoso privily slandereth his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer. (Psa. 101:5)
Prov. 10:18• 18He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool. (Prov. 10:18)
Prov. 25:13• 13As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters. (Prov. 25:13)
Jer. 9:4• 4Take ye heed every one of his neighbor, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbor will walk with slanders. (Jer. 9:4)
Matt. 4:1• 1Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. (Matt. 4:1)
John 6:70• 70Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? (John 6:70)
2 Tim. 3:3• 3Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, (2 Tim. 3:3)
Titus 2:3• 3The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; (Titus 2:3)
Titus 2•  (Titus 2)
Rev. 12:9‑10• 9And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
10And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
(Rev. 12:9‑10)
 Deacons were necessarily occupied with family details and circumstances. In these women might well be concerned and often very useful. In the spiritual cares of elders they had nothing to do. (1 Timothy 3 by J.N. Darby)
 The duties of their husbands would give them opportunities of knowing much of a delicate nature; they were therefore to be both grave and not evil-speakers, sober or temperate, faithful in all things. (On 1 Timothy 3:8-13 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

The women in like manner grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

W. Kelly Translation

Women likewise [must be] grave, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.