Elder Qualifications – Respectable

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, … 1 Timothy 3:2 (emphasis mine) To be respectable is to be proper, honorable and appropriate. This word is only used in one other verse in the New Testament. In 1 Timothy 2:9 women are instructed [...]