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1:5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that were wanting, and appoint elders in every city, as I gave thee charge;
1:6 if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children that believe, who are not accused of riot or unruly.
1:7 For the bishop must be blameless, as God`s steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, no brawler, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre;
1:8 but given to hospitality, as lover of good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled;
1:10 For there are many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision,
1:12 One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, idle gluttons.
1:13 This testimony is true. For which cause reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,
1:15 To the pure all things are pure: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.