The First Difference in that, The Bishop Is Empowered To Ordain The Priests
(1 Tim 5:22) Do not lay hands on anyone hastily, nor share in other people's sins; keep yourself pure.
He also says to his disciple Titus:
(Titus 1:5) For this reason I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and appoint elders in every city as I commanded you;
 The Second Difference Is That A Bishop Is Empowered To Judge The Priests
(1 Tim 5:19) Do not receive an accusation against an elder except from two or three witnesses.
 Also The Bishop Is Empowered To Reward The Priests
(1 Tim 5:17) Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine.
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