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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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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 1

William Harris - 1814
...much more intelligible would it have been, to have enquired, whether they were " blameless, husbands of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given...to hospitality, apt to teach, not given to wine, no strikers, not greedy of filthy lucre, patient, not brawlers, not covetous? Whether they ruled well...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 1

William Harris - 1814
...it have been, to have enqujirjed', .whether they were " blameless, husbands of one wife,. ,vigjlant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach, not given to wine, no strikers, not greedy of filthy lucre, patient, not brawlers, not covetous? Whether they ruled well...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, Volume 5

Nathaniel Lardner - 1815
...grave, instead of that in the text. Among the qualifications of a bish'op this is one, that " he rule world. He said to his disciples : " Fear not, little Likewise must the deacons be grave Likewise must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful...
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A Revised Translation and Interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures ..., Volume 3

1815
...no striker, not greedy of base gain; but moderate, not contentions, not covetous; 4. One who rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; .5. For if a man knows not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?...
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Horæ Paulinæ, or The truth of the Scripture history of st. Paul evinced

William Paley - 1816
...qualifications required in those who should be advanced to stations of authority in the church. Y2 . " A bishop must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant,...teach, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of jilt hy lucre ; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous ; one that ruleth well his own house, having...
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A Dictionary of the Holy Bible

John Brown - 1816 - 672 pages
...to be admitted to the office, except he was blameles«^ tii«husband of one wife, if married at all, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach, not given to wine, no striker, not preedy of filthy lucre, but patient, not a brawler, not covetous, 1 Tim. iii. Tit. i. Christ is a ftishop...
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Six Discourses on Family Worship

Job Orton - 1816 - 119 pages
...There appears likewise to me a strong intimation of this duty, when it is said, " a bishop must be one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity, ; for, saith the apostle, if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church...
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Infernal Conference ; Or Dialogues of Devils: On the Many Vices which Abound ...

John Macgowan - 1816 - 676 pages
...family. Hence it E required of a bishop or pastor of a church, that he should, 1 Tim. iii. 4. ' rule well his own house, having his children in ' subjection with all gravity.' And if indispensably necessary to that important office, it must certainly be very proper to all masters...
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Le Nouveau Testament de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ

1817 - 822 pages
...désire thé office of a bishop, )•<• desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, thé husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach : 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre ; but patient, uot a brawler, not covetous...
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The Book of common prayer

1818
...mu^t be blameless, the husband of one ui fe, vigilant, sober, of good bfhaviuur, given to hospttaliiy, apt to teach, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy...not covetous; one that ruleth well his own house, havtn? bis children in subjection with all g гамty( for if a man know not how to rule his own house,...
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