Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor,
Especially those who labor in the word and doctrine.
For the Scripture says,
“You shall not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain,” and,
“The laborer is worthy of his wages.”
Do not receive an accusation against an elder except from two or three witnesses.
Those who are sinning rebuke in the presence of all,
That the rest also may fear.
I charge you before God and the Lord Jesus Christ and the elect angels that You observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing with partiality.
I Timothy 5:17-21