5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting,a and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:
7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men,b sober, just, holy, temperate;
9 Holding fast the faithful word asc he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.