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1 Paul, a slave 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, 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 in the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before time began, 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 has in His own time revealed His message in the proclamation that I was entrusted with by the command of God our Savior: 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 true child in our common faith. Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior. 4 To Titus, my true son in our common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
5 The reason I left you in Crete was to set right what was left undone and, as I directed you, to appoint elders in every town: 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 someone who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of wildness or rebellion. 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 an overseer, as God's manager, must be blameless, not arrogant, not quick tempered, not addicted to wine, not a bully, not greedy for money, 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 hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, righteous, holy, self-controlled, 8 Rather he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined.
9 holding to the faithful message as taught, so that he will be able both to encourage with sound teaching and to refute those who contradict it. 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 rebellious people, idle talkers and deceivers, especially those from Judaism. 10 For there are many rebellious people, mere talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision group.
11 It is necessary to silence them; they overthrow whole households by teaching for dishonest gain what they should not. 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 their very own prophets said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.). 12 Even one of their own prophets has said, "Cretans are always liars, evil brutes, lazy gluttons."
13 This testimony is true. So, 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 and may not pay attention to Jewish myths and the commandments of men who reject the truth. 14 and will pay no attention to Jewish myths or to the commands of those who reject the truth.
15 To the pure, everything is pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; in fact, both their mind and 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 to know God, but they deny Him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified for any good work. 16 They claim to know God, but by their actions they deny him. They are detestable, disobedient and unfit for doing anything good.