1 Timothy 3:3
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New International Version
not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.

New Living Translation
He must not be a heavy drinker or be violent. He must be gentle, not quarrelsome, and not love money.

English Standard Version
not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.

Berean Study Bible
not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money.

Berean Literal Bible
not given to wine, not a striker, but gentle, peaceable, not loving money,

New American Standard Bible
not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.

King James Bible
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
not addicted to wine, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy--

International Standard Version
He must not drink excessively or be a violent person, but instead be gentle. He must not be argumentative or love money.

NET Bible
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.

New Heart English Bible
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he does not transgress concerning wine and his hand is not swift to strike, but he should be humble, not contentious, neither a lover of money,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He must not drink excessively or be a violent person, but he must be gentle. He must not be quarrelsome or love money.

New American Standard 1977
not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, uncontentious, free from the love of money.

Jubilee Bible 2000
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;

King James 2000 Bible
Not given to wine, not violent, not greedy of dishonest gain; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

American King James Version
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

American Standard Version
no brawler, no striker; but gentle, not contentious, no lover of money;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but

Darby Bible Translation
not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

English Revised Version
no brawler, no striker; but gentle, not contentious, no lover of money;

Webster's Bible Translation
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre, but patient; not a brawler, not covetous;

Weymouth New Testament
not a hard drinker nor given to blows; not selfish or quarrelsome or covetous;

World English Bible
not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;

Young's Literal Translation
not given to wine, not a striker, not given to filthy lucre, but gentle, not contentious, not a lover of money,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:1-7 If a man desired the pastoral office, and from love to Christ, and the souls of men, was ready to deny himself, and undergo hardships by devoting himself to that service, he sought to be employed in a good work, and his desire should be approved, provided he was qualified for the office. A minister must give as little occasion for blame as can be, lest he bring reproach upon his office. He must be sober, temperate, moderate in all his actions, and in the use of all creature-comforts. Sobriety and watchfulness are put together in Scripture, they assist one the other. The families of ministers ought to be examples of good to all other families. We should take heed of pride; it is a sin that turned angels into devils. He must be of good repute among his neighbours, and under no reproach from his former life. To encourage all faithful ministers, we have Christ's gracious word of promise, Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world, Mt 28:20. And he will fit his ministers for their work, and carry them through difficulties with comfort, and reward their faithfulness.
Study Bible
Qualifications for Overseers
2An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money. 4An overseer must manage his own household well and keep his children under control, with complete dignity.…
Cross References
Leviticus 10:9
"Do not drink wine or strong drink, neither you nor your sons with you, when you come into the tent of meeting, so that you will not die-- it is a perpetual statute throughout your generations--

1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued or given to much wine or greedy for money.

1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. By craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.

2 Timothy 2:24
And a servant of the Lord must not be quarrelsome, but he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, and forbearing.

2 Timothy 3:2
For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Titus 1:7
As God's steward, an overseer must be above reproach--not self-absorbed, not quick tempered, not given to drunkenness, not violent, not greedy for money.

Titus 3:2
to malign no one, and to be peaceable and gentle, showing full consideration to everyone.

Hebrews 13:5
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, for God has said: "Never will I leave you, never will I forsake you."
Treasury of Scripture

Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

Not given to wine. or, Not ready to quarrel, and offer wrong, as one in wine. ver.

1 Timothy 3:8 Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given …

Leviticus 10:9 Do not drink wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, …

Isaiah 5:11,12 Woe to them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow …

Isaiah 28:1,7 Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious …

Isaiah 56:12 Come you, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves …

Ezekiel 44:21 Neither shall any priest drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.

Micah 2:11 If a man walking in the spirit and falsehood do lie, saying, I will …

Matthew 24:45-51 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler …

Luke 12:42-46 And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom …

Luke 21:34-36 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged …

Ephesians 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, …

Titus 2:3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, …

no.

2 Timothy 2:24,25 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all …

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, …

not greedy.

Proverbs 1:19 So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which takes …

Proverbs 15:27 He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates …

Isaiah 56:11 Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are …

Jude 1:11 Woe to them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily …

filthy.

1 Timothy 3:8 Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given …

1 Samuel 8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, …

Titus 1:7,11 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, …

1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, …

patient.

1 Timothy 6:11 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, …

Ecclesiastes 7:8 Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the …

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brothers, warn them that are unruly, comfort the …

2 Timothy 2:24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all …

Revelation 1:9 I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and …

a brawler.

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all …

James 4:1 From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even …

not covetous.

1 Samuel 2:15-17 Also before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant came, and said …

2 Kings 5:20-27 But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my …

Jeremiah 6:13 For from the least of them even to the greatest of them every one …

Jeremiah 8:10 Therefore will I give their wives to others, and their fields to …

Micah 3:5,11 Thus said the LORD concerning the prophets that make my people err, …

Malachi 1:10 Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? …

Matthew 21:13 And said to them, It is written, My house shall be called the house …

John 10:12,13 But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep …

John 12:5,6 Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor…

Acts 8:18-21 And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands …

Acts 20:33 I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly…

2 Peter 2:3,14,15 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise …

Revelation 18:11-13 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for …

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