pauloV douloV qeou apostoloV de ihsou cristou kata pistin eklektwn qeou kai epignwsin alhqeiaV thV kat eusebeian
1:1 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;
ep elpidi zwhV aiwniou hn ephggeilato o ayeudhV qeoV pro cronwn aiwniwn
1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
efanerwsen de kairoiV idioiV ton logon autou en khrugmati o episteuqhn egw kat epitaghn tou swthroV hmwn qeou
1:3 But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
titw gnhsiw teknw kata koinhn pistin cariV eleoV eirhnh apo qeou patroV kai kuriou ihsou cristou tou swthroV hmwn
1:4 To Titus, [mine] own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, [and] peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
toutou carin katelipon se en krhth ina ta leiponta epidiorqwsh kai katasthshV kata polin presbuterouV wV egw soi dietaxamhn
1:5 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:
ei tiV estin anegklhtoV miaV gunaikoV anhr tekna ecwn pista mh en kathgoria aswtiaV h anupotakta
1:6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
dei gar ton episkopon anegklhton einai wV qeou oikonomon mh auqadh mh orgilon mh paroinon mh plhkthn mh aiscrokerdh
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;
alla filoxenon filagaqon swfrona dikaion osion egkrath
1:8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
antecomenon tou kata thn didachn pistou logou ina dunatoV h kai parakalein en th didaskalia th ugiainoush kai touV antilegontaV elegcein
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.
eisin gar polloi kai anupotaktoi mataiologoi kai frenapatai malista oi ek peritomhV
1:10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
ouV dei epistomizein oitineV olouV oikouV anatrepousin didaskonteV a mh dei aiscrou kerdouV carin
1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
eipen tiV ex autwn idioV autwn profhthV krhteV aei yeustai kaka qhria gastereV argai
1:12 One of themselves, [even] a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians [are] alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
h marturia auth estin alhqhV di hn aitian elegce autouV apotomwV ina ugiainwsin en th pistei
1:13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
mh proseconteV ioudaikoiV muqoiV kai entolaiV anqrwpwn apostrefomenwn thn alhqeian
1:14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
panta men kaqara toiV kaqaroiV toiV de memiasmenoiV kai apistoiV ouden kaqaron alla memiantai autwn kai o nouV kai h suneidhsiV
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.
qeon omologousin eidenai toiV de ergoiV arnountai bdeluktoi onteV kai apeiqeiV kai proV pan ergon agaqon adokimoi
1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny [him], being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.