New Living Translation
He must manage his own family well, having children who respect and obey him.
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,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:4 Having his children in subjection with all seriousness - For levity undermines all domestic authority; and this direction, by a parity of reason, belongs to all parents.
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
As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything.
1 Timothy 3:12
A deacon must be faithful to his wife, and he must manage his children and household well.
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