|Common English Bible (CEB)
||New International Version (NIV)
5 The reason I left you behind in Crete was to organize whatever needs to be done and to appoint elders in each city, as I told you.
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.
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