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1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the choice ones of God, and an acknowledging of truth that [is] according to piety, 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 upon hope of life age-during, which God, who doth not lie, did promise before times of ages, 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 (and He manifested in proper times His word,) in preaching, which I was entrusted with, according to a charge 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 -- true child according to a common faith: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ 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 left I thee in Crete, that the things lacking thou mayest arrange, and mayest set down in every city elders, as I did appoint to 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 one is blameless, of one wife a husband, having children stedfast, not under accusation of riotous living or insubordinate -- 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 it behoveth the overseer to be blameless, as God's steward, not self-pleased, nor irascible, not given to wine, not a striker, not given to 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 a lover of strangers, a lover of good men, sober-minded, righteous, kind, self-controlled, 8 Rather he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined.
9 holding -- according to the teaching -- to the stedfast word, that he may be able also to exhort in the sound teaching, and the gainsayers to convict; 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 many both insubordinate, vain-talkers, and mind-deceivers -- especially they of the circumcision -- 10 For there are many rebellious people, mere talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision group.
11 whose mouth it behoveth to stop, who whole households do overturn, teaching what things it behoveth 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 A certain one of them, a prophet of their own, said -- `Cretans! always liars, evil beasts, lazy bellies!' 12 Even one of their own prophets has said, "Cretans are always liars, evil brutes, lazy gluttons."
13 this testimony is true; for which cause convict 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 commands of men, turning 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, indeed, [are] pure to the pure, and to the defiled and unstedfast [is] nothing pure, but of them defiled [are] even the mind and the conscience; 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 God they profess to know, and in the works they deny [Him], being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work disapproved. 16 They claim to know God, but by their actions they deny him. They are detestable, disobedient and unfit for doing anything good.