3 0 3 2 2 3:2 Of one wife: The meaning is not that every bishop should have a wife (for St. Paul himself had none), but that no one should be admitted to the holy orders of bishop, priest, or deacon, who had been married more than once. 3 2 3 2 2 3:6 A neophyte: That is, one lately baptized, a young convert. 3 6 3 2 2 3:15 The pillar and ground of the truth: Therefore the church of the living God can never uphold error, nor bring in corruptions, superstition, or idolatry. 3 15 3 2 2 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8 THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims: 1ti 3:2

THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

Notes on The First Epistle of St. Paul to Timothy (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

3:2 Of one wife: The meaning is not that every bishop should have a wife (for St. Paul himself had none), but that no one should be admitted to the holy orders of bishop, priest, or deacon, who had been married more than once.



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