Titus 1:5

Appointing Elders Who Love What Is Good

5 The reason I left you in Crete was that you might put in order what was left unfinished and appointa elders in every town, as I directed you.

Read Titus 1:5 Using Other Translations

For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:
This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you--
I left you on the island of Crete so you could complete our work there and appoint elders in each town as I instructed you.