Titus 1:6-9 NLT

6 An elder must live a blameless life. He must be faithful to his wife, and his children must be believers who don’t have a reputation for being wild or rebellious.

References for Titus 1:6

    • 1:6 - Or must have only one wife, or must be married only once; Greek reads must be the husband of one wife.
      7 An elder is a manager of God’s household, so he must live a blameless life. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered; he must not be a heavy drinker, violent, or dishonest with money.

      References for Titus 1:7

        • 1:7 - Or An overseer, or A bishop.
        • 1:7 - Greek must not drink too much wine.
          8 Rather, he must enjoy having guests in his home, and he must love what is good. He must live wisely and be just. He must live a devout and disciplined life.
          9 He must have a strong belief in the trustworthy message he was taught; then he will be able to encourage others with wholesome teaching and show those who oppose it where they are wrong.