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
Men having a good record, husbands of one wife, whose children are of the faith, children of whom it may not be said that they are given to loose living or are uncontrolled.

Blameless

1 Timothy 3:10
And let these first be put to the test; then let them become Deacons if there is nothing against them.
Luke 1:6
They were upright in the eyes of God, keeping all the rules and orders of God, and doing no wrong.
Philippians 2:15
So that you may be holy and gentle, children of God without sin in a twisted and foolish generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,

The husband

1 Timothy 4:3
Who keep men from being married and from taking food which God made to be taken with praise by those who have faith and true knowledge.
1 Timothy 5:9
Let no woman be numbered among the widows who is under sixty years old, and only if she has been the wife of one man,
Hebrews 3:14
For if we keep the substance of the faith which we had at the start, even till the end, we have a part with Christ;

Vigilant

Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dogs without tongues, unable to make a sound; stretched out dreaming, loving sleep.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is near: so be serious in your behaviour and keep on the watch with prayer;
1 Peter 5:8
Be serious and keep watch; the Evil One, who is against you, goes about like a lion with open mouth in search of food;

Given

Romans 12:13
Giving to the needs of the saints, ready to take people into your houses.
Titus 1:8
But opening his house freely to guests; a lover of what is good, serious-minded, upright, holy, self-controlled;
Hebrews 13:2
Take care to keep open house: because in this way some have had angels as their guests, without being conscious of it.
1 Peter 4:9
Keep open house for all with a glad heart;

Apt

2 Timothy 2:24
For it is not right for the Lord's servant to make trouble, but he is to be gentle to all, ready in teaching, putting up with wrong,

General references

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

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain