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Titus 1 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the elect of God and the acknowledging of the truth, which is according to godliness: 1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God's elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness--
2 Unto the hope of life everlasting, which God, who lieth not, hath promised before the times of the world: 2 a faith and knowledge resting on the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,
3 But hath in due times manifested his word in preaching, which is committed to me according to the commandment of God our Saviour: 3 and at his appointed season he brought his word to light through the preaching entrusted to me by the command of God our Savior,
4 To Titus, my beloved son according to the common faith, grace and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Saviour. 4 To Titus, my true son in our common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
5 For this cause I left thee in Crete: that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting and shouldest ordain priests in every city, as I also appointed thee: 5 The reason I left you in Crete was that you might straighten out what was left unfinished and appoint elders in every town, as I directed you.
6 If any be without crime, the husband of one wife. having faithful children, not accused of riot or unruly. 6 An elder must be blameless, the husband of but one wife, a man whose children believe and are not open to the charge of being wild and disobedient.
7 For a bishop must be without crime, as the steward of God: not proud, not subject to anger, nor given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre: 7 Since an overseer is entrusted with God's work, he must be blameless--not overbearing, not quick-tempered, not given to drunkenness, not violent, not pursuing dishonest gain.
8 But given to hospitality, gentle, sober, just, holy, continent: 8 Rather he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined.
9 Embracing that faithful word which is according to doctrine, that he may be able to exhort in sound doctrine and to convince the gainsayers. 9 He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it.
10 For there are also many disobedient, vain talkers and seducers: especially they who are of the circumcision. 10 For there are many rebellious people, mere talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision group.
11 Who must be reproved, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre’s sake. 11 They must be silenced, because they are ruining whole households by teaching things they ought not to teach--and that for the sake of dishonest gain.
12 One of them a prophet of their own, said: The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slothful bellies. 12 Even one of their own prophets has said, "Cretans are always liars, evil brutes, lazy gluttons."
13 This testimony is true. Wherefore, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith: 13 This testimony is true. Therefore, rebuke them sharply, so that they will be sound in the faith
14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables and commandments of men who turn themselves away from the truth. 14 and will pay no attention to Jewish myths or to the commands of those who reject the truth.
15 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. 15 To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
16 They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate. 16 They claim to know God, but by their actions they deny him. They are detestable, disobedient and unfit for doing anything good.