9 embracing faithful speech which is in agreement with doctrine, so that he may be able to exhort in sound doctrine and to argue against those who contradict.
10 For there are, indeed, many who are disobedient, who speak empty words, and who deceive, especially those who are of the circumcision.
11 These must be reproved, for they subvert entire houses, teaching things which should not be taught, for the favor of shameful gain.
12 A certain one of these, a prophet of their own kind, said: 'The Cretans are ever liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.'
13 This testimony is true. Because of this, rebuke them sharply, so that they may be sound in the faith,
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