2 Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
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3 not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.
4 He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him, and he must do so in a manner worthy of fulla respect.
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    • d 3:4 - Or "him with proper"
      5 (If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church?)
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      6 He must not be a recent convert, or he may become conceited and fall under the same judgment as the devil.
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      7 He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil’s trap.
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