Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

Bishop

General references

Bible References

Bishop

Titus 1:6
if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having believing children, not with an accusation of debauchery or insubordinate.

Blameless

1 Timothy 3:10
And let these also first be proven, then being blameless, let them serve as deacons.
Luke 1:6
And they were both righteous before God, going in all the commandments and righteous things of the Lord blameless.
Philippians 2:15
so that ye may become blameless and pure children of God, blameless in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.

The husband

1 Timothy 4:3
forbidding to marry, to abstain from foods, which God created for partaking with thankfulness by those who believe and know the truth.
1 Timothy 5:9
Let no widow be enrolled under sixty years old, having become the wife of one man,
Hebrews 3:14
For we have become companions of the Christ, if only we keep in possession the primacy of the essence, steadfast until the end,

Vigilant

Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are blind. They are all without knowledge. They are all mute dogs. They cannot bark, dreaming, laying down, loving to slumber.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things has approached. Therefore be serious, and be sober for the prayers.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be vigilant. Your opponent the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about seeking whom to devour.

Given

Romans 12:13
sharing for the needs of the sanctified, pursuing love for strangers.
Titus 1:8
but a lover of strangers, a lover of good, serious minded, just, devout, self-controlled,
Hebrews 13:2
Do not forget love for strangers, for by this some lodged heavenly agents, unaware.
1 Peter 4:9
stranger-loving toward each other without complaints.

Apt

2 Timothy 2:24
And a bondman of Lord must not quarrel, but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient,

General references

1 Timothy 3:12
Let helpers be husbands of one wife, ruling children and their own houses well.