Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Bible References

A good

1 Timothy 5:24
Some men's sins are evident, going before unto judgment; and some men also they follow after.
1 Samuel 2:24
Nay, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: ye make Jehovah's people to transgress.
Acts 6:3
Look ye out therefore, brethren, from among you seven men of good report, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
Acts 10:22
And they said, Cornelius a centurion, a righteous man and one that feareth God, and well reported of by all the nation of the Jews, was warned of God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words from thee.
Acts 22:12
And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, well reported of by all the Jews that dwelt there,
3 John 1:12
Demetrius hath the witness of all men , and of the truth itself: yea, we also bear witness: and thou knowest that our witness is true.

Lest

1 Timothy 5:14
I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, give no occasion to the adversary for reviling:
1 Corinthians 10:32
Give no occasions of stumbling, either to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the church of God:
2 Corinthians 6:3
giving no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our ministration be not blamed;
2 Corinthians 8:21
for we take thought for things honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
abstain from every form of evil.
Titus 2:5
to be'sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed:
1 Peter 4:14
If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are ye ; because the'spirit of glory and the Spirit of God resteth upon you.

The snare

1 Timothy 6:9
But they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition.
2 Timothy 2:26
and they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him unto his will.