Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

not addicted to drink or pugnacious, but a man of moderation and peace, not avaricious,

New American Standard Bible

not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

not addicted to wine, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy

International Standard Version

He must not drink excessively or be a violent person, but instead be gentle. He must not be argumentative or love money.

A Conservative Version

no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,

American Standard Version

no brawler, no striker; but gentle, not contentious, no lover of money;

Amplified

not addicted to wine, not a bully nor quick-tempered and hot-headed, but gentle and considerate, free from the love of money [not greedy for wealth and its inherent power—financially ethical].

An Understandable Version

[He must] not be a drunkard or a fighter, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not wanting to get money by questionable [or, dishonest] means.

Anderson New Testament

not fond of wine, not quarrelsome, not one who makes money by base means; but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;

Bible in Basic English

Not quickly moved to wrath or blows, but gentle; no fighter, no lover of money;

Common New Testament

not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.

Daniel Mace New Testament

not given to wine or violence, but of a gentle temper, averse to contention and avarice: a master of economy,

Darby Translation

not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

Godbey New Testament

not given to wine, not a controvertist; but gentle, peaceable, not a money lover;

John Wesley New Testament

Not given to wine, no striker, not desirous of filthy gain, but gentle, patient, not loving money;

Julia Smith Translation

Not intoxicated, not a quarrelsome person, not occupied in sordid gain; but equitable, without fighting, exempt from avarice;

King James 2000

Not given to wine, not violent, not greedy of money; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

Lexham Expanded Bible

not addicted to wine, not a violent person, but gentle, peaceable, not loving money,

Modern King James verseion

not a drunkard, not contentious, not greedy of ill gain, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

not drunken, no fighter, not given to filthy lucre: but gentle, abhorring fighting, abhorring covetousness,

Moffatt New Testament

not a drunkard or violent, but lenient and conciliatory, not a lover of money,

Montgomery New Testament

no drinker or brawler; but forbearing, peaceable, and no money-lover;

NET Bible

not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.

New Heart English Bible

not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money;

Noyes New Testament

not given to wine, not a striker, but forbearing, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money;

Sawyer New Testament

not a wine-drinker, not a quarrelsome man, but gentle, not contentious, not avaricious,

The Emphasized Bible

Not given to wine, not ready to wound, but considerate, averse to contention, not fond of money,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not addicted to wine, not using hard words or blows, not greedy of base gain; but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money;

Twentieth Century New Testament

not addicted to drink or brawling, but of a forbearing and peaceable disposition, and not a lover of money;

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

not a hard drinker nor given to blows; not selfish or quarrelsome or covetous;

Williams New Testament

not addicted to strong drink, not pugnacious, gentle and not contentious, not avaricious,

World English Bible

not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;

Worrell New Testament

not given to wine, not a striker, but gentle, not contentious, not a lover of money,

Worsley New Testament

hospitable, able to teach, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of sordid gain, moderate, not quarrelsome,

Youngs Literal Translation

not given to wine, not a striker, not given to filthy lucre, but gentle, not contentious, not a lover of money,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

given to wine
πάροινος 
Paroinos 
given to wine
Usage: 2

no
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

πλήκτης 
Plektes 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

αἰσχροκερδής 
Aischrokerdes 
Usage: 3

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἐπιεικής 
Epieikes 
Usage: 5

not a brawler
ἄμαχος 
amachos 
not a brawler, no brawler
Usage: 2

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Qualifications For Overseers

2 A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach; 3 not addicted to drink or pugnacious, but a man of moderation and peace, not avaricious, 4 managing his own house well, and keeping his children under control and perfectly respectful??5 for if a man does not know how to conduct his own household, how can he look after a church of God?


Cross References

Titus 1:7

For as God's overseer a superintendent must be irreproachable, not arrogant or quick-tempered or given to drink or pugnacious or addicted to dishonest gain,

1 Timothy 3:8

Assistants, in turn, must be serious, straightforward men, not addicted to wine or dishonest gain,

1 Timothy 3:8

Assistants, in turn, must be serious, straightforward men, not addicted to wine or dishonest gain,

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

James 4:1

What causes wars and fights among you? Is it not your cravings, which are at war within your bodies?

James 4:1

What causes wars and fights among you? Is it not your cravings, which are at war within your bodies?

Luke 12:42-46

And the Master said, "Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful manager, whom his master will put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?

Ephesians 5:18

Do not get drunk on wine, for that is profligacy, but be filled with the Spirit,

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5-17

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5-27

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5-12

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5-12

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Hebrews 13:5

You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"

Matthew 21:13

and he said to them, "The Scripture says, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you make it a robbers' cave."

Matthew 24:45-51

"Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful slave whom his master put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?

Luke 21:34-36

But take care that your hearts are not loaded down with self-indulgence and drunkenness and worldly cares, and that day takes you by surprise, like a trap.

John 10:12-13

A hired man who is not a shepherd and does not own the sheep, when he sees a wolf coming, will leave the sheep and run away, and the wolf will carry them off and scatter the flock.

John 12:5-6

"Why was this perfume not sold for sixty dollars, and the money given to the poor?"

Acts 8:18-21

But when Simon saw that the holy Spirit was imparted through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money,

Acts 20:33

I have never coveted anyone's gold or silver or clothes.

Romans 16:18

Such men are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own base passions, and with their plausible and flattering talk they deceive simple-minded people.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We beg you, brothers, warn the idlers, cheer up the despondent, keep hold of the weak, be patient with everybody.

1 Timothy 6:10-11

For love of money is the root of all the evils, and in their eagerness to get rich, some men wander away from the faith and pierce themselves to the heart with many a pang.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

and a slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but treat everyone kindly; he must be persuasive and unresentful,

Titus 1:11

They must be silenced, for such men upset whole households by teaching things they ought not to teach, for the sake of dishonest gain.

Titus 2:3

Teach the older women, too, to be reverent in their behavior, and not to gossip or be slaves of drink, but to be teachers of what is right,

2 Peter 2:3

In their greed they will exploit you with pretended arguments. From of old their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not slumbered.

2 Peter 2:14-15

They have eyes for nobody but adulterous women??yes insatiable in sin. They lure unsteadfast souls. Their hearts are trained in greed. They are accursed!

Jude 1:11

Alas for them, for they follow Cain's path, they plunge into Balaam's error for gain, and they perish in rebelliousness like Korah's.

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and companion in the distress, the kingdom, and the endurance that Jesus brings, found myself on the island called Patmos, for uttering God's message and testifying to Jesus.

Revelation 18:11-13

The merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her, for no one will buy their cargoes any more??12 cargoes of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, and scarlet, all kinds of citron wood, all kinds of objects of ivory and costly wood, bronze, iron, and marble,

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