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Want to know what the Bible says about Deaconess? Here are 115 Bible verses about Deaconess from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Romans 16:1 NIV
I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae.
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1 Timothy 3:11 NIV
In the same way, the women are to be worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.
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Philippians 1:1 NIV
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus,
To all God’s holy people in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons:
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Romans 16:1-2 NIV
16 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae. 2 I ask you to receive her in the Lord in a way worthy of his people and to give her any help she may need from you, for she has been the benefactor of many people, including me.
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1 Timothy 3:8 NIV
In the same way, deacons are to be worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.
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1 Timothy 3:12 NIV
A deacon must be faithful to his wife and must manage his children and his household well.
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1 Timothy 2:12 NIV
I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet.
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1 Timothy 3:2 NIV
Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
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Romans 16:3 NIV
Greet Priscilla and Aquila, my co-workers in Christ Jesus.
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Titus 2:3-5 NIV
3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. 4 Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, 5 to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.
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Acts 18:26 NIV
He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they invited him to their home and explained to him the way of God more adequately.
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1 Timothy 5:10 NIV
and is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the Lord’s people, helping those in trouble and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds.
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Titus 2:3 NIV
Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.
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Galatians 3:28 NIV
There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
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1 Timothy 3:10 NIV
They must first be tested; and then if there is nothing against them, let them serve as deacons.
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Colossians 1:25 NIV
I have become its servant by the commission God gave me to present to you the word of God in its fullness—
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Romans 16:2 NIV
I ask you to receive her in the Lord in a way worthy of his people and to give her any help she may need from you, for she has been the benefactor of many people, including me.
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Acts 6:3 NIV
Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them
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Colossians 1:23 NIV
if you continue in your faith, established and firm, and do not move from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
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Colossians 1:7 NIV
You learned it from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf,
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