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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
One of themselues, euen a Prophet of their owne, said: The Cretians are alway lyers, euill beasts, slow bellies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."
- New American Standard Version (1995)
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, idle gluttons.
- American Standard Version (1901)
One of their prophets has said, The men of Crete are ever false, evil beasts, lovers of food, hating work.
- Basic English Bible
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, has said, Cretans are always liars, evil wild beasts, lazy gluttons.
- Darby Bible
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
- Webster's Bible
One of their own number--a Prophet who is a countryman of theirs--has said, "Cretans are always liars, dangerous animals, idle gluttons."
- Weymouth Bible
One of them, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, and idle gluttons."
- World English Bible
And oon of hem, her propre profete, seide, Men of Crete ben euere more lyeris, yuele beestis, of slowe wombe.
- Wycliffe Bible
A certain one of them, a prophet of their own, said -- `Cretans! always liars, evil beasts, lazy bellies!'
- Youngs Literal Bible
1:12 A prophet - So all poets were anciently called; but, besides, Diogenes Laertius says that Epimenides, the Cretan poet, foretold many things. Evil wild beasts - Fierce and savage.
Tit 1:12 One of themselves. Of the Cretans. A prophet of their own. A Cretan sage, seer and teacher, Epimenides by name, who lived about 500 B.C. The Cretans [are] always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies. The hard testimony of his countrymen is quoted from a poem now lost.
Paul Kargbo's comment on 2014-09-30 13:21:57:
the state of the people in crete is the same as the church today. so we should be rebuke sharply.
Luvinga Abisai's comment on 2013-07-09 10:52:17:
People have ignored the value of the perfect and holy blood of Jesus the Christ and resorted to their own ways- ways that approve their desires to consulting and praying to the devils, the dead and and idols. But God the creator remains true and His sacrifice is live forever even the blood of JESUS CHRIST that no one should dishonor or ignore but desire to be cleansed with.
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