King James Bible

1:7 
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;
 
1:8 
But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
 
1:9 
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.
 
1:10 
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
 
1:11 
Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
 
1:12 
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
 
1:13 
This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
 
1:14 
Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
 
1:15 
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.
 
1:16 
They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
 
2:1 
But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:
 
2:2 
That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
 
2:3 
The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
 
2:4 
That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
 
2:5 
To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
 
2:6 
Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.
 
2:7 
In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
 
2:8 
Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
 
2:9 
Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
 
2:10 
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
 

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