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1 Timothy 3:7
NIV:  He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil's trap.
NAS:  And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
KJV:  Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
GWT:  People who are not Christians must speak well of him, or he might become the victim of disgraceful insults that the devil sets as traps for him.
ASV:  Moreover he must have good testimony from them that are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
BBE:  And he is to have a good name among those outside the church, so that nothing may be said against him and he may not be taken by the designs of the Evil One.
DBY:  But it is necessary that he should have also a good testimony from those without, that he may fall not into reproach and the snare of the devil.
DRB:  Moreover he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
WBS:  Moreover, he must have a good report of them who are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
WEB:  Moreover he must have good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.
YLT:  and it behoveth him also to have a good testimony from those without, that he may not fall into reproach and a snare of the devil.

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