Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.

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For an overseer,[a] (A)as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not (B)be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent (C)or greedy for gain, but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, (D)and disciplined. He must (E)hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in (F)sound[b] doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.

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Footnotes

  1. Titus 1:7 Or bishop; Greek episkopos
  2. Titus 1:9 Or healthy; also verse 13

20 And he who had received the five talents came forward, bringing five talents more, saying, ‘Master, you delivered to me five talents; here, I have made five talents more.’ 21 His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and (A)faithful servant.[a] (B)You have been faithful over a little; (C)I will set you over much. Enter into (D)the joy of your master.’

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 25:21 Or bondservant; also verses 23, 26, 30

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