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

10 For there are many who are insubordinate, (G)empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of (H)the circumcision party.[c]

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Footnotes

  1. Titus 1:7 Or bishop; Greek episkopos
  2. Titus 1:9 Or healthy; also verse 13
  3. Titus 1:10 Or especially those of the circumcision

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