1 Timothy 3:1

English Standard Version

1 The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. (Ac 20:28; 1Ti 1:15)

New International Version

1 Here is a trustworthy saying: whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task.

New International Reader’s Version

1 Here is a saying you can trust. If anyone wants to be a leader in the church, they want to do a good work for God and people.

King James Version

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