1 Timothy 3:4
Good News Translation
he must be able to manage his own family well and make his children obey him with all respect.

Contemporary English Version
Church officials must be in control of their own families, and they must see that their children are obedient and always respectful.

Douay-Rheims Bible
One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all chastity.

New American Bible
He must manage his own household well, keeping his children under control with perfect dignity;

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One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all chastity.

ruleth.

1 Timothy 3:12 Let deacons be the husbands of one wife: who rule well their children and their own houses.

Genesis 18:19 For I know that he will command his children, and his household after him, to keep the way of the Lord, and do judgment and justice: that for Abraham's sake, the Lord may bring to effect all the things he hath spoken unto him.

Joshua 24:15 But if it seem evil to you to serve the Lord, you have your choice: choose this day that which pleaseth you, whom you would rather serve, whether the gods which your fathers served in Mesopotamia, or the gods of the Amorrhites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house we will serve thee Lord,

Psalm 101:2-8 And I will understand in the unspotted way, when thou shalt come to me. I walked in the innocence of my heart, in the midst of my house. . . .

Acts 10:2 A religious man, and fearing God with all his house, giving much alms to the people and always praying to God.

Titus 1:6 If any be without crime, the husband of one wife. having faithful children, not accused of riot or unruly.

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Philippians 4:8 For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever modest, whatsoever just, whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely, whatsoever of good fame, if there be any virtue, if any praise of discipline: think on these things.

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Titus 2:2,7 That the aged men be sober, chaste, prudent, sound in faith, in love, in patience. . . .

Context
Qualifications for Overseers
3Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but 4One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all chastity. 5But if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?…
Cross References
Ephesians 5:24
Therefore as the church is subject to Christ: so also let the wives be to their husbands in all things.

1 Timothy 3:12
Let deacons be the husbands of one wife: who rule well their children and their own houses.

Additional Translations
An overseer must manage his own household well and keep his children under control, with complete dignity.

managing the own house well, having children in submission, with all dignity--

One that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

conducting his own house well, having [his] children in subjection with all gravity;

one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

but ruling his own household wisely and well, with children kept under control with true dignity.

one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;

his own house leading well, having children in subjection with all gravity,
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