In fact, there are many who are rebellious people, loudmouths, and deceivers, especially some of those who are Jewish believers.a11
They must be silenced because they upset entire households. They teach what they shouldn't to make money dishonestly.
Someone who is one of their own prophets said, "People from Crete are always liars, wild animals, and lazy gluttons."
This statement is true. Because of this, correct them firmly, so that they can be healthy in their faith.
They shouldn't pay attention to Jewish myths and commands from people who reject the truth.
Everything is clean to those who are clean, but nothing is clean to those who are corrupt and without faith. Instead, their mind and conscience are corrupted.
They claim to know God, but they deny God by the things that they do. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.