For cause of this thing I left thee at Crete, that thou amend those things that fail, and ordain priests by cities, as also I assigned to thee [as and I disposed to thee].
If any man is without crime, an husband of one wife, and hath faithful sons [If any man is without crime, or great sin, husband of one wife, having faithful sons], not in accusation of lechery, or not subject.
For it behooveth a bishop to be without crime, [as] a dispenser of God, not proud, not wrathful, not given to drunkenness [not vinolent, that is, much given to wine], not [a] smiter, not covetous of foul winning;
but holding hospitality, benign, prudent, sober, just, holy, continent,
taking that true word, that is after doctrine; that he be mighty to admonish in wholesome teaching, and to reprove them that gainsay. [+embracing that true word, that is after doctrine; that he be mighty to admonish in wholesome doctrine, or teaching, and to reprove them that against-say.]