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shouldest "set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain' elders in every city, as I had appointed thee :

6 If any be blameless,10 9 the husband of one wife, having faithful" children, not accused of riot,12 or unruly.13


7 For a Bishop 14 must be blameless, as the steward 15 of God; not selfwilled, 16 not soon angry,17 not 17 not given to wine, no striker, *not given to filthy lucre ;18

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8 But a "lover of hospitality, a lover of good men,19 sober,20 just, holy, temperate ;

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perform. Co. Ma. rectify. Pu. are left undone. A. V. 9 appoint. Pu. 10 without crime. Wi. Rh. unaccusable. Br. unreproveable. Gen. 11 believing. Dod. Wh. 12 dissoluteness. Ne. 13 disobedient. Co. Ma. Cr. Gen. 14 an overseer. Pu. 15 minister. Ma. 16 proud. Wi. Rh. stubborn. Ma. Cr. Bi. pleasing himself. Pu. apt to be angry. Pu. 18 not greedy of sordid gain. Dod. goodness. Co. Ma. Cr. Gen. good things. A. V. 20 sober minded. Co. Ma. prudent. Whit. We.

21 in teaching. A. V.



n 1 COR. xi. 34: The rest will I set in order when I come. • See on 1 TIM. V. 1.

P1 TIM. iii. 2, 10: A Bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, &c. Let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a Deacon, being found blameless.

91 TIM. iii. 4, 12: One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity. Let the Deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

See on 1 Cor. iv. 1, 2.

SEPH. v. 18: And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit. See on 1 TIм. iii. 3. t See on 1 TIM. iii. 3.

u 1 TIM. iii. 2: Given to hospitality.


2 THES. ii. 15: Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle. 2 TIM. i. 13: Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

w See on 1 TIM. i. 10, 15.

* See on 1 TIM. i. 10.

doctrine both to exhort and to convince 22 the gainsayers.

10 For there are many unruly 23 and vain talkers and deceivers, " z 'specially they of the

circumcision :

11 Whose mouths must be stopped,24 who b subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

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12 One of themselves, even a prophet 25 of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.26

13 This witness is true.


Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith

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14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and h commandments of men, that turn from the truth.

15 Unto the pure all things are pure but

22 confute. Pu. controlled. Rh.

23 disobedient. Co. Ma. Gen. Rh. 26 poet. Ma. 26 lazy gluttons. We.


24 Who must be

y 1 TIM. i. 6: From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling. JAMES, i. 26: If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his heart, this man's religion is vain.

ROM. xvi. 18: For, they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

a ACTS, xv. 1: And certain men which came down from Judæa taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.

b See on MAT. xxiii. 14.

See on PHI. iii. 19.

d ACTS, xvii. 28: As certain also of your own poets have said. ISA. lviii. 1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins. 2 COR. xiii. 10: I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness. 2 TIM. iv. 2: Reprove, rebuke, exhort. TIT. ii. 15.

'TIT. ii. 2.

* See on 1 TIM. i. 4.

See on COL. ii. 22.

LUKE, xi. 39-41: Now do ye Pharisees make clean the

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unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.

16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.27


1 Directions given unto Titus, both for his doctrine and life: 9 of the duty of servants, and in general of all Christians.

BUT speak thou the things which become sound doctrine :


2 That the aged men be sober,' grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. 3 The aged women likewise, that they be in

27 void of judgment. A, V. 1 vigilant. A. V. serious. Pu. outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness. Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also? But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you. ROM. xiv. 14, 20: I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence. 1 Cor. vi. 12: All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient. (This repeated.) do. x. 25: Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake. 1 TIM. iv. 3, 4: Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving.

* ROм. xiv. 23: Whatsoever is not of faith is sin.

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PRO. xvi. 31: The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

с TIT. i. 13.

d 1 TIM. iii. 11: Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

behaviour as becometh holiness,2 not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,


5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home,5 good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

6 Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.6


7 In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,



8 1Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part "may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

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9 Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well things; not answering again;7


10 Not purloining, but showing all good

2 holy women. A. V.

A. V. 4 wise. A. V.

'gainsaying. A. V.


3 slanderers. We. make-bates. 2 TTMм. iii. 3. keepers of the house. Pu. 6 discreet. A. V.

e PHI. iv. 3: I entreat thee also, true yokefellow, help those women who laboured with me in the Gospel.

f1 TIM. v. 14: I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

8 See on I Cor. xi. 3.

h See on ROм. ii. 24.

iSee on 1 TIм. iv. 12.

* EPH. vi. 24: Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity.

1 See on 1 TIM. i. 10.

m See on 1 TIM.

v. 14.

n 2 THES. iii. 14: Have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.

• See on EPH, vi. 5.

P See on EPH. v. 24.

9 See on ЕPH. vi. 5.

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