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, in the same way, must be men of serious demeanour, not double-tongued, nor addicted to much wine, nor greedy of base gain,
Matthew 24:45
"Who therefore is the loyal and intelligent servant to whom his master has entrusted the control of his household to give them their rations at the appointed time?
Luke 12:42
"Who, then," replied the Lord, "is the faithful and intelligent steward whom his Master will put in charge of His household to serve out their rations at the proper times?
Luke 21:34
"But take heed to yourselves, lest your souls be weighed down with self-indulgence and drunkenness or the anxieties of this life, and that day come upon you, suddenly, like a falling trap;
Ephesians 5:18
Do not over-indulge in wine--a thing in which excess is so easy--
Titus 1:7
For, as God's steward, a minister must be of blameless life, not over-fond of having his own way, not a man of a passionate temper nor a hard drinker, not given to blows nor greedy of gain,
Titus 2:3
In the same way exhort aged women to let their conduct be such as becomes consecrated persons. They must not be slanderers nor enslaved to wine-drinking. They must be teachers of what is right.

Not greedy

Jude 1:11
Alas for them; for they have followed in the steps of Cain; for the sake of gain they have rushed on headlong in the evil ways of Balaam; and have perished in rebellion like that of Korah!

Filthy

1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons, in the same way, must be men of serious demeanour, not double-tongued, nor addicted to much wine, nor greedy of base gain,
Titus 1:7
For, as God's steward, a minister must be of blameless life, not over-fond of having his own way, not a man of a passionate temper nor a hard drinker, not given to blows nor greedy of gain,
1 Peter 5:2
Be shepherds of God's flock which is among you. Exercise the oversight not reluctantly but eagerly, in accordance with the will of God; not for base gain but with cheerful minds;

Patient

1 Timothy 6:11
But you, O man of God, must flee from these things; and strive for uprightness, godliness, good faith, love, fortitude, and a forgiving temper.
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the timid, sustain the weak, and be patient towards all.
2 Timothy 2:24
and a bondservant of the Lord must not quarrel, but must be inoffensive towards all men, a skilful teacher, and patient under wrongs.
Revelation 1:9
I John, your brother, and a sharer with you in the sorrows and Kingship and patient endurance of Jesus, found myself in the island of Patmos, on account of the Word of God and the truth told us by Jesus.

Not covetous

Matthew 21:13
"It is written," He said, "'My House shall be called the House of Prayer', but you are making it a robbers' cave."
John 10:12
The hired servant--one who is not a shepherd and does not own the sheep--no sooner sees the wolf coming than he leaves the sheep and runs away; and the wolf worries and scatters them.
John 12:5
"Why was not that perfume sold for 300 shillings and the money given to the poor?"
Acts 8:18
When, however, Simon saw that it was through the laying on of the Apostles' hands that the Spirit was bestowed, he offered them money.
Acts 20:33
No one's silver or gold or clothing have I coveted.
Romans 16:18
For men of that stamp are not bondservants of Christ our Lord, but are slaves to their own appetites; and by their plausible words and their flattery they utterly deceive the minds of the simple.
2 Peter 2:3
Thirsting for riches, they will trade on you with their canting talk. From of old their judgement has been working itself out, and their destruction has not been slumbering.
Revelation 18:11
And the merchants of the earth weep aloud and lament over her, because now there is no sale for their cargoes--

General references

1 Timothy 5:23
(No longer be a water-drinker; but take a little wine for the sake of your digestion and your frequent ailments.)