10 For there are many insubordinate, both idle htalkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision, 11 whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole households, teaching things which they ought not, ifor the sake of dishonest gain. 12 jOne of them, a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.” 13 This testimony is true. kTherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith, 14 not giving heed to Jewish fables and lcommandments of men who turn from the truth. 15 mTo the pure all things are pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled. 16 They profess to nknow God, but oin works they deny Him, being 4abominable, disobedient, pand disqualified for every good work.
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