New Living Translation
He must not be a heavy drinker or be violent. He must be gentle, not quarrelsome, and not love money.
King James Bible
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
Darby Bible Translation
not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,
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,
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LibraryThe Unity of the Divine Essence, and the Trinity of Persons.
Deut. vi. 4.--"Hear O Israel the Lord our God is one Lord."--1 John v. 7. "There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost, and these three are one." "Great is the mystery of godliness," 1 Tim. iii. 16. Religion and true godliness is a bundle of excellent mysteries--of things hid from the world, yea, from the wise men of the world, (1 Cor. ii. 6.) and not only so, but secrets in their own nature, the distinct knowledge whereof is not given to saints in this estate …
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The Servant's Triumph
"You and your descendants must never drink wine or any other alcoholic drink before going into the Tabernacle. If you do, you will die. This is a permanent law for you, and it must be observed from generation to generation.
1 Timothy 3:8
In the same way, deacons must be well respected and have integrity. They must not be heavy drinkers or dishonest with money.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.
2 Timothy 2:24
A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, and be patient with difficult people.
2 Timothy 3:2
For people will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and ungrateful. They will consider nothing sacred.
An elder is a manager of God's household, so he must live a blameless life. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered; he must not be a heavy drinker, violent, or dishonest with money.
They must not slander anyone and must avoid quarreling. Instead, they should be gentle and show true humility to everyone.
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