Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

The husband


Bible References


1 Timothy 3:2
Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of [only] one wife, sober-minded [Note: When this word, used here figuratively, is used in its literal sense, it means to abstain from intoxicating drinks], sensible, respectable, hospitable, capable of teaching.

The husband

Luke 1:5
In the days of King Herod, of Judea, there was a certain priest named Zacharias of the "Abijah" division. He had a wife named Elizabeth who was a descendant of Aaron.
1 Timothy 3:12
Deacons should be husbands of one wife, managing their children and their own family affairs well.


1 Timothy 3:4
[He must] manage his own family well and, with dignity, keep his children in subjection [or, "respectful"].


Titus 1:10
For there are many rebellious people, especially among the circumcision [i.e., the Jews], whose talk is useless and who deceive people.
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we urge you, brothers, to warn those who are idle [Note: The word "idle" originally meant, "insubordinate, or unruly." See II Thess. 3:6-7, 11], encourage those who are timid, help the [spiritually] weak and be patient with everyone.