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" A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous... "
The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ... - Page 41
1844
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Eleven sermons, by J. Piggott, being all that were printed in his life-time ...

John Piggott - 1714
...Learning and Minifterial Gifts : A Man Vigilant, Sober, and of Good Behaviour j given to Hoffitality, aft to Teach ', not given to Wine, no Striker, not greedy of filthy Lucre, but Patient j not a Brawler, not Covetom; One that rufd well his own Houfe, having his Children in fubjeftion with...
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An Historical and Critical Dictionary, Volume 2

Pierre Bayle - 1826 - 438 pages
...particle. Neither do I mean the rigid exactness of those scru* 1 Epist. to Timothy, c. iii. v. 2. " A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach.*' 12 4 pulous pedantic grammarians, who had rather spend three hours in mending a period, than let it...
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A compleat collection of devotions, both publick and private [compiled by T ...

Complete collection, Thomas Deacon - 1734 - 341 pages
...vigilant, fober, of good behaviour, given to hofpitality, apt to teach, not given to wine, no ftriker, not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; one that ruleth well his own houfe, having his children in fubjection with all gravity ; (for if a man know not how to rule his...
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A Compendious History of the Reformation in France: And of the Reformed ...

Stephen Abel Laval - 1737
...vigilant, fober, of good behaviour, given to hofpitatity, apt to teach, not given to wine, no Jlriker, not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; one that ruletb well his own houfe, having bis Children in fubje£lion with all gravity, &c. To this the Canon-Laws...
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Horæ paulinæ: or, The truth of the Scripture history of St. Paul evinced ...

William Paley - 1796 - 426 pages
...fober, of good be** haviour, given to hofpitality, apt to teach, ** not given to wine, no ftriker, not greedy of ^filthy lucre ; but patient, not a....brawler, ** not covetous, one that ruleth well his ** own houie, having his children in fub** jection with all gravity *," I Tim. chap. iii. ver. 2 — 4. "...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 583 pages
...qualified. THIS is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach ; 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre ; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous...
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A catechism and confession of faith, by R.B.

Robert Barclay - 1803 - 151 pages
...vigilant, fober, ef good behaviour, given to hofpitality, apt to teach ; not given to wine, no ftriker, not greedy of filthy lucre ; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; one that ruleth well his own houfe, having his children in fubjeftion with all gravity; for if a man know not how to rule his own...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804
...DEACONS. THIS is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one...good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach ; 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre ; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - 1807 - 506 pages
...Ver. 2. A. bishop must be blameless, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality. Ver. 3. Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; Ver. 4. One that ruleth well his own house. Ver. 6. Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride...
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The works of ... Ezekiel Hopkins, arranged and revised, with a ..., Volume 1

Ezekiel Hopkins (bp. of Derry.) - 1809
...of their holy profession. They must likewise be exemplary in their Families : a Minister must rule well his own house ; having his children in subjection, with all gravity : 1 Tim. iii. 4. And, because there are so many who are ready maliciously to asperse us, we must, by...
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