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someone who is blameless, married only once,[a] whose children are believers, not accused of debauchery and not rebellious.(A) For a bishop,[b] as God’s steward, must be blameless; he must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or addicted to wine or violent or greedy for gain,(B) but he must be hospitable,[c] a lover of goodness, self-controlled, upright, devout, and restrained, holding tightly to the trustworthy word of the teaching, so that he may be able both to exhort with sound instruction and to refute those who contradict it.

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  1. 1.6 Gk husband of one wife
  2. 1.7 Or an overseer
  3. 1.8 Gk a friend of foreigners