(A)if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife,[a] and his children are believers[b] and not open to the charge of (B)debauchery or insubordination. For an overseer,[c] (C)as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not (D)be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent (E)or greedy for gain, but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, (F)and disciplined. He must (G)hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in (H)sound[d] doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.

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Footnotes

  1. Titus 1:6 Or a man of one woman
  2. Titus 1:6 Or are faithful
  3. Titus 1:7 Or bishop; Greek episkopos
  4. Titus 1:9 Or healthy; also verse 13

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