For there are also many disobedient, vain talkers and seducers: especially they who are of the circumcision.
Who must be reproved, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre’s sake.
One of them a prophet of their own, said: The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slothful bellies.
This testimony is true. Wherefore, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith:
Not giving heed to Jewish fables and commandments of men who turn themselves away from the truth.
All things are clean to the clean: but to them that are defiled and to unbelievers, nothing is clean: but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.
They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.