Titus 1 KJV

1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;
2 Ina hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

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    • a 1:2 - In: or, For
      3 But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
      4 To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
      5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting ,b and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:

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        • b 1:5 - wanting: or, left undone
          6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
          7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
          8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men,c sober, just, holy, temperate;

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            • c 1:8 - men: or, things
              9 Holding fast the faithful word asd he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers .

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                • d 1:9 - as...: or, in teaching
                  10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
                  11 Whose mouths must be stopped , who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
                  12 One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said , The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
                  13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
                  14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
                  15 Unto the pure all things are pure : but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled .
                  16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.e

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                    • e 1:16 - reprobate: or, void of judgment