The King James Version Bible

1 Timothy 3:1-4

  1. This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

  2. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

  3. Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

  4. One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;