Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

Not greedy

General references

Bible References

Not given to wine

1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, and not fond of sordid gain;
Matthew 24:45
"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?
Luke 21:34
"But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly like a trap.
Ephesians 5:18
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,
Titus 1:7
For the overseer must be blameless as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not violent, not fond of sordid gain,
Titus 2:3
The older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not to be slanderers or slaves to much wine, but they are to teach what is good,

Not greedy

Jude 1:11
Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for the sake of gain they have rushed headlong into the Balaam's error, and perished in Korah's rebellion.

Filthy

1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, and not fond of sordid gain;
Titus 1:7
For the overseer must be blameless as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not violent, not fond of sordid gain,
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God that is under your care, serving as overseersnot under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;

Patient

1 Timothy 6:11
But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we urge you, brethren, admonish the idlers, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
2 Timothy 2:24
And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome, but he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, patient when wronged,
Revelation 1:9
I, John, your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

Not covetous

Matthew 21:13
And he said to them, "It is written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you have made it a 'den of robbers.'"
John 10:12
But he who is a hireling and not the shepherd, who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf snatches the sheep and scatters them.
John 12:5
"Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?"
Acts 8:18
Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money,
Acts 20:33
I have coveted no one's silver or gold or clothes.
Romans 16:18
For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the simple.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with false words; from long ago their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not been asleep.
Revelation 18:11
And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargoes any more

General references

1 Timothy 5:23
No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.