King James Bible
Youngs Literal Translation
||Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;
||Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the choice ones of God, and an acknowledging of truth that `is' according to piety,
||In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
||upon hope of life age-during, which God, who doth not lie, did promise before times of ages,
||But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
||(and He manifested in proper times His word,) in preaching, which I was entrusted with, according to a charge of God our Saviour,
||To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
||to Titus -- true child according to a common faith: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour!
||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:
||For this cause left I thee in Crete, that the things lacking thou mayest arrange, and mayest set down in every city elders, as I did appoint to thee;
||If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
||if any one is blameless, of one wife a husband, having children stedfast, not under accusation of riotous living or insubordinate --
||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;
||for it behoveth the overseer to be blameless, as God's steward, not self-pleased, nor irascible, not given to wine, not a striker, not given to filthy lucre;
||But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
||but a lover of strangers, a lover of good men, sober-minded, righteous, kind, self-controlled,
||Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
||holding -- according to the teaching -- to the stedfast word, that he may be able also to exhort in the sound teaching, and the gainsayers to convict;
||For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
||for there are many both insubordinate, vain-talkers, and mind-deceivers -- especially they of the circumcision --
||Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
||whose mouth it behoveth to stop, who whole households do overturn, teaching what things it behoveth not, for filthy lucre's sake.
||One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
||A certain one of them, a prophet of their own, said -- `Cretans! always liars, evil beasts, lazy bellies!'
||This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
||this testimony is true; for which cause convict them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,
||Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
||not giving heed to Jewish fables and commands of men, turning themselves away from the truth;
||Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
||all things, indeed, `are' pure to the pure, and to the defiled and unstedfast `is' nothing pure, but of them defiled `are' even the mind and the conscience;
||They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
||God they profess to know, and in the works they deny `Him', being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work disapproved.