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. (Ac20:28; 1Ti1:15)

New International Version

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

New Int. Readers Version

1 Here is a saying you can trust. If anyone wants to be a leader in the church, he wants 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.