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A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach; not [a]given to wine, not violent, [b]not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not [c]covetous; one who rules his own house well, having his children in submission with all reverence

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  1. 1 Timothy 3:3 addicted
  2. 1 Timothy 3:3 NU omits not greedy for money
  3. 1 Timothy 3:3 loving money

if a man is blameless, the husband of one wife, (A)having faithful children not accused of [a]dissipation or insubordination. For a [b]bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, (B)not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for money, but hospitable, a lover of what is good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled,

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  1. Titus 1:6 debauchery, lit. incorrigibility
  2. Titus 1:7 Lit. overseer

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