17Let the elders that rulewell be counted worthy of doublehonour,especially they who labourin the wordanddoctrine.18For the scripturesaith , Thou shaltnotmuzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn . And, The labourer is worthy of hisreward.19Against an elderreceivenot an accusation,butbeforeatwoorthreewitnesses.20
Them that sinrebukebeforeall,thatothersalsomayfear.21
I charge thee beforeGod,and the LordJesusChrist,and the electangels,that thou observe these thingswithout preferring one before another,doingnothingbypartiality.22Layhandssuddenlyon no man,neither be partaker of other men's sins:keepthyselfpure.23Drink no longerwater , butuse a littlewineforthy stomach's sakeandthineofteninfirmities.24Somemen'ssinsare open beforehand, going beforetojudgment;andsome men they follow after .
25Likewisealso the goodworks of some are manifest beforehand;and they that areotherwisecannot be hid .