1 Timothy 3:3
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;

Christian Standard Bible
not an excessive drinker, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy.

Contemporary English Version
They must not be heavy drinkers or troublemakers. Instead, they must be kind and gentle and not love money.

Good News Translation
he must not be a drunkard or a violent man, but gentle and peaceful; he must not love money;

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,
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
"You and your sons are not to drink wine or strong drink when you enter the Tent of Meeting, or else you will die; this is a perpetual statute for the generations to come.

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.

1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Leviticus 10:9
Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:

Isaiah 5:11,12
Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them! …

no.

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

Titus 1:7
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;

not greedy.

Proverbs 1:19
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

Proverbs 15:27
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

Isaiah 56:11
Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

filthy.

1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

Titus 1:7,11
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; …

patient.

1 Timothy 6:11
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Ecclesiastes 7:8
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

1 Thessalonians 5:14
Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

a brawler.







Lexicon
not
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

dependent on wine,
πάροινον (paroinon)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3943: Given to wine, drunken, quarrelsome. From para and oinos; staying near wine, i.e. Tippling.

not
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

violent
πλήκτην (plēktēn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4131: A striker, contentious person, brawler. From plesso; a smiter, i.e. Pugnacious.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

gentle,
ἐπιεικῆ (epieikē)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1933: Gentle, mild, forbearing, fair, reasonable, moderate. From epi and eiko; appropriate, i.e. mild.

peaceable,
ἄμαχον (amachon)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 269: Peaceable, abstaining from fighting, not contentious. Peaceable.

[and] free of the love of money.
ἀφιλάργυρον (aphilargyron)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 866: Not loving money, not avaricious. Unavaricious.
(3) Not given to wine.--Drunkenness is scarcely alluded to here. It is rather a warning against choosing for the sacred office one given to frequenting noisy banquets, where wild and imprudent words are often spoken.

No striker.--Probably something more than merely brawling and fighting may here be included. Not only must the pattern minister of the Lord never smite his brother believer, but he must also never wound his soul with cutting, unkind words.

Not greedy of filthy lucre.--The Greek word thus translated does not occur in the older MSS. in this place.

But patient.--God's minister must be considerate toward the prejudices of others, forbearing, and gentle.

Not a brawler.--Better rendered, not contentious. He must not be easily vexed; but must exercise a steady command over his temper, avoiding all wordy strife.

Not covetous.--Literally, not a lover of money. The disinterested minister, who cares nothing for money for money's sake, would ever stand out in all societies a strangely attractive figure.

Verse 3. - No brawler for not given to wine, A.V.; the R.T. omits the clause μὴ αἰσξρερδη; gentle for patient, A.V.; contentious for a brawler, A.V.; no lover of money, for not covetous, A.V. No brawler (μὴ πάροινον); only here and Titus 1:7; but, as well as παροίνιος, common in classical Greek, in the sense of "quarrelsome over wine." In Matthew 11:19 and Luke 7:34 "wine-bibber" is οἰνοπότης. In 1 Peter 4:3 the word for "excess of wine" is οἰνοφλυγία. No striker (μὴ τλήκτην); only here and Titus 1:7. It is used, though rarely, in classical Greek for a "striker," "brawler." There is but weak manuscript authority for the reading in the T.R., μὴ αἰσχροκερδῆ, not given to filthy lucre, which is thought to have been derived from Titus 1:7 (q.v.). The internal evidence, however, is in its favor, as something is wanted to correspond to ἀφιλάργυρον, just as πάροινον and πλήκτην correspond to ἐπιεικῆ and at, ἄμαχον respectively. Gentle (ἐπιεικῆ); as Titus 3:2. So also it is rendered in the A.V. of James 3:17; 1 Peter 2:18. It is very common in classical Greek, in the sense of "fair," "meet," "suitable," of things; and of "fair," "kind," "gentle," of persons. The substantive ἐπιεικεία means "clemency," "gentleness," (Acts 24:4; 2 Corinthians 10:1). Not contentious (ἄμαχον); only here and Titus 3:3 in the New Testament, and in Ecclus. 19:5 in the Complutensian edition. It is also used in this sense in AEschylus, 'Persse,' 955, though its more common meaning in classical Greek is "invincible." No lover of money (ἀφιλάργυρον); only here and Hebrews 13:5. Ἁφιλαργυρία occurs in Hippocrates. The positive φιλάργυρος, φιλαργυρία, occurs in 1 Timothy 6:10; 2 Timothy 3:2; Luke 16:14. Neither the A.V. nor the R.V. quite preserves the form of the original sentence, where the three negative qualities (μὴ πάροινον μὴ πλήκτην μὴ αἰσχροκερδῆ, T.R.) are followed by three positive qualities (ἐπιοικῆ ἄμαχον ἀφιλάργυρον - "gentle," "peaceful," and "indifferent about money"). 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.
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