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 be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of rebellion or unruly.

Blameless

1 Timothy 3:10
And let these also first be tested; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.
Luke 1:6
And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
Philippians 2:15
That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;

The husband

1 Timothy 4:3
Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from foods, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving of them who believe and know the truth.
1 Timothy 5:9
Let not a widow be put on the list under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,
Hebrews 3:14
For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end;

Vigilant

Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is at hand: be therefore sober minded, and watch unto prayer.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:

Given

Romans 12:13
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
Titus 1:8
But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good, sensible, just, holy, temperate;
Hebrews 13:2
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
1 Peter 4:9
Practice hospitality one to another without grudging.

Apt

2 Timothy 2:24
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

General references

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