28 Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock(A) that the Holy Spirit has appointed you to as overseers,(B) to shepherd the church of God,[a] which He purchased with His own blood.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 20:28 Other mss read church of the Lord; other mss read church of the Lord and God

For an overseer,(A) as God’s administrator, must be blameless, not arrogant, not hot-tempered, not addicted to wine, not a bully, not greedy for money,

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