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Titus

1:1 Paul, slave of God yet Ambassador of Jesus the Anointed, according to the faith of God’s chosen ones, and to the devoutness of the realization of the truth,

παυλος
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Paul
δουλος
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slave
θεου
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[of]-God
αποστολος
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ambassador
δε
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yet
ιησου
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[of]-Jesus
χριστου
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[of]-anointed
κατα
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down
πιστιν
G4102
trust
εκλεκτων
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[of]-chosen
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
και
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and
επιγνωσιν
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recognition
αληθειας
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[of]-truth
της
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[of]-the
κατ᾽
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down
ευσεβειαν
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devoutness

1:2 on the hope of ageless life which God, who does not lie, made apparent in ages past;

επ᾽
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on
ελπιδι
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[to]-hope
ζωης
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[of]-life
αιωνιου
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[of]-age-long
ἡν
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which
επηγγειλατο
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informs

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the
αψευδης
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un-false
θεος
G2316
God
προ
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before
χρονων
G5550
[of]-times
αιωνιων
G166
[of]-ages-long

1:3 yet in the time of his choosing I was considered trustworthy to announce his Word, according to the divine command of our Savior God,

εφανερωσεν
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revealed
δε
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yet
καιροις
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[to]-times
ιδιοις
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[to]-own
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εν
G1722
in
κηρυγματι
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[to]-proclamation

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the
επιστευθην
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I-was-entrusted
εγω
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I
κατ᾽
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down
επιταγην
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divine-command
του
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[of]-the
σωτηρος
G4990
[of]-savior
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

1:4 To Titus, a genuine member of our common faith: Favor and peace to you from God our father and Anointed Jesus our Savior.

τιτω
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[to]-Titus
γνησιω
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[to]-legitimate
τεκνω
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[to]-child
κατα
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down
κοινην
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common
πιστιν
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trust
χαρις
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favor
και
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and
ειρηνη
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peace
απο
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from
θεου
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[of]-God
πατρος
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[of]-father
και
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and
χριστου
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[of]-anointed
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
του
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[of]-the
σωτηρος
G4990
[of]-savior
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us

1:5 It is for the sake of this favor that I left you in Crete to set up what is lacking, namely the appointing of elders according to city, based on the criteria I specified:

τουτου
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[of]-this
χαριν
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favor
απελιπον
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I-left-behind
σε
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you
εν
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in
κρητη
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[to]-Crete
ἱνα
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that
τα
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the
λειποντα
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to-lack
επιδιορθωση
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you-should-set-straight
και
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and
καταστησης
G2525
you-should-appoint
κατα
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down
πολιν
G4172
city
πρεσβυτερους
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elders
ὡς
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as
εγω
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I
σοι
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[to]-you
διεταξαμην
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I-prescribed

1:6 It must be someone who is above reproach, faithful to their spouse, with children who are believers who cannot be accused of being wild or disrespectful.

ει.
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if
τις
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who
εστιν
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is
ανεγκλητος
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above-reproach
μιας
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[of]-one
γυναικος
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[of]-woman
ανηρ
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man
τεκνα
G5043
children
εχων
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having
πιστα
G4103
trustworthy
μη
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not
εν
G1722
in
κατηγορια
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[to]-category
ασωτιας
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[of]-undisciplined
η
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or-else
ανυποτακτα
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insubordinate

1:7 For a guardian has to be a manager for God who is above reproach, not self-centered, short-fused, given to addictions, violent, or unethical.

δει
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is-needing
γαρ
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because
τον
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the
επισκοπον
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guardian
ανεγκλητον
G410
above-reproach
ειναι
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to-be
ὡς
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as
θεου
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[of]-God
οικονομον
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house-manager
μη
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not
αυθαδη
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self-willed
μη
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not
οργιλον
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irritable
μη
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not
παροινον
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wine-indulgent
μη
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not
πληκτην
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fist-fighter
μη
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not
αισχροκερδη
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profiteering

1:8 Instead, they should be hospitable, seeking the good, sensible, fair, pure, and self-controlled.

αλλα
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but
φιλοξενον
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hospitable
φιλαγαθον
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goodness-loving
σωφρονα
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sensible
δικαιον
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just
ὁσιον
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permitted
εγκρατη
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self-controlled

1:9 They must be reliable for staying faithful to the right teachings so they can expose false ones, while encouraging the teaching of that which is healthy.

αντεχομενον
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upholding
του
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[of]-the
κατα
G2596
down
την
G3588
the
διδαχην
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teaching
πιστου
G4103
[of]-trustworthy
λογου
G3056
[of]-saying
ἱνα
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that
δυνατος
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able
η.
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may-be
και
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and
παρακαλειν
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to-advocate
εν
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in
τη
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[to]-the
διδασκαλια
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[to]-instruction
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ὑγιαινουση
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[to]-health-continuing
και
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and
τους
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the
αντιλεγοντας
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contradicting
ελεγχειν
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to-expose

1:10 For there are many insubordinate babblers and impostors, especially those from “the circumcision.”

εισιν
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they-are
γαρ
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because
πολλοι
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many
ανυποτακτοι
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insubordinate
ματαιολογοι
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empty-talking
και
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and
φρεναπαται
G5423
impostors
μαλιστα
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especially
οἱ
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the
εκ
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out
της
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[of]-the
περιτομης
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[of]-circumcision

1:11 They must be corralled because they subvert entire households and teach legalism as scams to make money.

οὑς
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those-whom
δει
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is-needing
επιστομιζειν
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to-silence
οἱτινες
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who
ὁλους
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whole
οικους
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houses
ανατρεπουσιν
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they-overturn
διδασκοντες
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teaching

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which
μη
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not
δει
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is-needing
αισχρου
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[of]-shameful
κερδους
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[of]-gain
χαριν
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favor

1:12 One of their own prophets has even said, “Cretans are always liars, dangerous wild animals, lazy bellies.”

ειπεν
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said
τις
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who
εξ
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out
αυτων
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[of]-them
ιδιος
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one's own
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
προφητης
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prophet
κρητες
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Cretans
αει
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always
ψευσται
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liars
κακα
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depraved
θηρια
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wild-animals
γαστερες
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stomachs
αργαι
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inactive

1:13 And that’s true! So expose them decisively, that they may be made healthy in the faith,


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the
μαρτυρια
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witness
αὑτη
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this one
εστιν
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is
αληθης
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true
δι᾽
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through
ἡν
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which
αιτιαν
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cause
ελεγχε
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you-expose!
αυτους
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them
αποτομως
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sharply
ἱνα
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that
ὑγιαινωσιν
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they-may-be-healthy
εν
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in
τη
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[to]-the
πιστει
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[to]-trust

1:14 not listening to Judaic myths and the rules of people who turn from the truth.

μη
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not
προσεχοντες
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concentrating-on
ιουδαϊκοις
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Judaic
μυθοις
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[to]-fictions
και
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and
εντολαις
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[to]-injunctions
ανθρωπων
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[of]-people
αποστρεφομενων
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[of]-turning-from
την
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the
αληθειαν
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truth

1:15 Everything is clean to those who are clean, but nothing is clean to those whose mind and conscience is tainted.

παντα
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all
μεν
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in-fact
καθαρα
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[to]-clean
τοις
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[to]-those
καθαροις
G2513
[to]-clean
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
δε
G1161
yet
μεμιαμμενοις
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[to]-tainted
και
G2532
and
απιστοις
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[to]-untrusting
ουδεν
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not-even-one
καθαρον
G2513
clean
αλλα
G235
but
μεμιανται
G3392
has-been-tainted
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
νους
G3563
mind
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
συνειδησις
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conscience

1:16 They claim they have a familiarity with God, yet by their actions they deny it; they are repulsive and incorrigible, and good for nothing.

θεον
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God
ὁμολογουσιν
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they-are-acknowledging
ειδεναι
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to-look
τοις
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[to]-those
δε
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yet
εργοις
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[to]-actions
αρνουνται
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they-renounce
βδελυκτοι
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disgusting
οντες
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being
και
G2532
and
απειθεις
G545
incorrigible
και
G2532
and
προς
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toward
παν
G3956
all
εργον
G2041
action
αγαθον
G18
good
αδοκιμοι
G96
unqualified