Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Deacons likewise [must be] dignified, not insincere, not devoted to much wine, not fond of dishonest gain, holding the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience, and these also must be tested first; then let them serve [if they] are above reproach. read more.
The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things]. Deacons must be husbands of one wife, managing [their] children and their own households well. For those who have served well acquire a good standing for themselves, and great boldness in the faith [that is] in Christ Jesus.


Deacons likewise [must be] dignified, not insincere, not devoted to much wine, not fond of dishonest gain, holding the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience, and these also must be tested first; then let them serve [if they] are above reproach. read more.
The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things]. Deacons must be husbands of one wife, managing [their] children and their own households well. For those who have served well acquire a good standing for themselves, and great boldness in the faith [that is] in Christ Jesus.


[It is] not for the kings, O Lemuel; drinking wine [is] not for the kings, nor [is] strong drink for rulers. Or else he will drink and forget what has been decreed, and he will pervert the rights of all the {afflicted}. Give strong drink to him who is perishing, and wine to those {in bitter distress}. read more.
He will drink and forget his poverty, and his misery he will not remember [any] more.

The saying [is] trustworthy: if anyone aspires to supervision, he desires a good work. Therefore the overseer must be irreproachable, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, skillful in teaching, not addicted to wine, not a violent person, but gentle, peaceable, not loving money, read more.
managing his own household well, having children in submission with all dignity (but if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?), not newly converted, lest he become conceited [and] fall into the condemnation of the devil. But [he] must also have a good testimony from those outside, in order that he may not fall into disgrace and the trap of the devil. Deacons likewise [must be] dignified, not insincere, not devoted to much wine, not fond of dishonest gain, holding the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience, and these also must be tested first; then let them serve [if they] are above reproach. The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].




And let the king's decree that he will make be proclaimed in all his kingdom, because it [is] vast and all the women will honor their husbands, great and small."




The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].



The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].


The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].




And let the king's decree that he will make be proclaimed in all his kingdom, because it [is] vast and all the women will honor their husbands, great and small."




The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].



The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].


The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].


[It is] not for the kings, O Lemuel; drinking wine [is] not for the kings, nor [is] strong drink for rulers. Or else he will drink and forget what has been decreed, and he will pervert the rights of all the {afflicted}. Give strong drink to him who is perishing, and wine to those {in bitter distress}. read more.
He will drink and forget his poverty, and his misery he will not remember [any] more.

The saying [is] trustworthy: if anyone aspires to supervision, he desires a good work. Therefore the overseer must be irreproachable, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, skillful in teaching, not addicted to wine, not a violent person, but gentle, peaceable, not loving money, read more.
managing his own household well, having children in submission with all dignity (but if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?), not newly converted, lest he become conceited [and] fall into the condemnation of the devil. But [he] must also have a good testimony from those outside, in order that he may not fall into disgrace and the trap of the devil. Deacons likewise [must be] dignified, not insincere, not devoted to much wine, not fond of dishonest gain, holding the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience, and these also must be tested first; then let them serve [if they] are above reproach. The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].

But you, speak [the things] which are fitting for sound instruction. Older men are to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, [and] in endurance. Older women likewise [are to be] reverent in [their] behavior, not slanderous, not enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good, read more.
in order that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands [and to] love their children, [to be] self-controlled, pure, busy at home, good, being subject to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be slandered. Likewise, exhort the young men to be self-controlled, concerning everything showing yourself [to be] an example of good deeds, in your teaching [demonstrating] soundness, dignity, sound message beyond reproach, in order that {an opponent} may be put to shame, [because he] has nothing bad to say concerning us. Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back, not stealing, but demonstrating all good faith, in order that they may do credit to the teaching of God our Savior in everything. For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people, training us in order that, denying impiety and worldly desires, we may live self-controlled and righteously and godly in the present age,


The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].


The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].




And let the king's decree that he will make be proclaimed in all his kingdom, because it [is] vast and all the women will honor their husbands, great and small."




The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].



The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].




And let the king's decree that he will make be proclaimed in all his kingdom, because it [is] vast and all the women will honor their husbands, great and small."




The wives likewise [must be] dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in all [things].