New International Version
He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him, and he must do so in a manner worthy of full respect.
King James Bible
One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
Darby Bible Translation
conducting his own house well, having [his] children in subjection with all gravity;
World English Bible
one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;
Young's Literal Translation
his own house leading well, having children in subjection with all gravity,
1 Timothy 3:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The fourteenth qualification of a Christian bishop is, that he ruleth well his own house; του ιδιου οικου καλως προΐσταμενον, one who properly presides over and governs his own family. One who has the command, of his own house, not by sternness, severity, and tyranny, but with all gravity; governing his household by rule, every one knowing his own place, and each doing his own work, and each work having the proper time assigned for its beginning and end. This is a maxim of common sense; no family can be prosperous that is not under subjection, and no person can govern a family but the head of it, the husband, who is, both by nature and the appointment of God, the head or governor of his own house. See the note on Ephesians 5:22.
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1 Timothy 3:12
A deacon must be faithful to his wife and must manage his children and his household well.
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