[a](A)An overseer, then, must be above reproach, (B)the husband of one wife, [b](C)temperate, self-controlled, respectable, (D)hospitable, (E)skillful in teaching, (F)not overindulging in wine, not [c]a bully, but gentle, not contentious, (G)free from the love of money. He must be one who (H)manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity

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  1. 1 Timothy 3:2 Lit The
  2. 1 Timothy 3:2 Or level-headed
  3. 1 Timothy 3:3 Or combative

namely, (A)if any man is beyond reproach, the (B)husband of one wife, having children who believe, not accused of (C)indecent behavior or (D)rebellion. For the [a](E)overseer must be beyond reproach as (F)God’s steward, not (G)self-willed, not quick-tempered, not (H)overindulging in wine, not [b]a bully, (I)not greedy for money, but (J)hospitable, (K)loving what is good, self-controlled, righteous, holy, disciplined,

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  1. Titus 1:7 Or bishop
  2. Titus 1:7 Or combative