Titus 1:5

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:
New King James Version

For this reason I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and appoint elders in every city as I commanded you -
New American Standard Bible

For this reason I left you in Crete, that you might set in order what remains, and appoint elders in every city as I directed you,
New International Version

The reason I left you in Crete was that you might straighten out what was left unfinished and appoint (or ordain) elders in every town, as I directed you.
The Amplified Bible

For this reason I left you [behind] in Crete, that you might set right what was defective and finish what was left undone and that you might appoint elders and set them over the ekklesias (assemblies) in every city as I directed you.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

On this account I left you behind temporarily in Crete, in order that you should set right the things which remain to be done, and appoint [as overseers] in every city [men who are] elders, as I gave you a charge;
Phillips’ Modern English

I left you in Crete to set right matters which needed attention, and told you to appoint elders in every city according to my direction.
Williams’ Language of the People

I left you in Crete for this express purpose, to set in order the things that are lacking, and to appoint elders in each town, as I directed you -
 
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  1. 7. Among the Workers; The Normal Christian Church Life - Watchman Nee The apostolic companies were not formed along partisan or doctrinal lines but were formed under the sovereignty of the Spirit.

  2. Catch 22: The American “Church’s” Dilemmas - Neil Girrard A penetrating look at the numerous self-imposed dilemmas which keep the “church” from being the body of Christ.

  3. 4. The Churches Founded by the Apostles; The Normal Christian Church Life - Watchman Nee The word most often translated “church” (at least, in the original Greek) means “the called out ones” and refers to any assembly of called-out saints, whether local or eternal.

  4. Coming Out and Moving On - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Failing to come completely out of the “rabbit hole” can be as lethal as simply and blindly remaining asleep in the depths of the “church” pit.

  5. Completing the Revolution - Neil Girrard Andrew Strom’s statement of his withdrawal from the “Out-of-Church” movement (what George Barna calls “The Revolution”) advocates for yet another form of deception. Beware!

  6. Displacing Christ; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard To get away from preconceptions as to who and what the spirit of antichrist is, it may be helpful to call him the ruler of displacing Christ.

  7. 3. The Elders Appointed by the Apostles; The Normal Christian Church Life - Watchman Nee When the apostles themselves could not remain with the new believers to shepherd them and to bear the responsibility of the work locally, how then were the new converts cared for, and how was the work carried on?

  8. A Game of Words - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Words are the transportation device of the enemy of our souls and most Christians don’t know how successful he’s been at robbing us of our heritage in Christ.

  9. How “Eld” Must an Elder Be? - Neil Girrard A Scriptural look at the role of elders in the local assembly.

  10. Ordination - Neil Girrard Ordination, the raising up of new leaders, is a highly vaunted practice in the “church.” But is it Scriptural? What do the Scriptures really say about “ordaining someone to the ministry”?

  11. 11. Organization: Necessary and Dangerous (Part 3); The “Church” Paradigm (a la Tozer) - Neil Girrard Tozer gives a classic example of the slippery slope method of reaching false conclusions, an error he does not often make.

  12. 9. The Organization of Local Churches; The Normal Christian Church Life - Watchman Nee What is considered as essential to a church nowadays was considered totally unnecessary in the early days of the Church's history.

  13. Pastor, Bishop or Nicolaitan Overlord? - Neil Girrard Is the “pastor” a real New Testament office or a 1st century religious construct?

  14. Pastors - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) What is a pastor? Why is the “pastor” so central to “church”?

  15. Paths of Righteousness - Neil Girrard Quotes from Philip Keller, an experienced shepherd, provide an excellent view into the role of sheep and shepherds.

  16. Spiritual Fathers – 1 Corinthians 4:15; Twisted Scriptures - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) From a very scant Scriptural base, a whole system of teaching has evolved that concocts a “one size fits all” false doctrine that results in tyranny, oppression, persecution, exclusion, favoritism and a host of other evils.

  17. Tag Team; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The demonic excels at what it does precisely because they do work together in their vast scams against humanity.
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