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:
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;
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 .
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 .