Titus 1:12
Contemporary English Version
It is like one of their own prophets once said, "The people of Crete always tell lies. They are greedy and lazy like wild animals."

Douay-Rheims Bible
One of them a prophet of their own, said: The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slothful bellies.

New American Bible
One of them, a prophet of their own, once said, “Cretans have always been liars, vicious beasts, and lazy gluttons.”

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One of them a prophet of their own, said: The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slothful bellies.

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Acts 17:28 For in him we live and move and are: as some also of your own poets said: For we are also his offspring.

liars.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

1 Timothy 4:2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy and having their conscience seared,

2 Peter 2:12,15 But these men, as irrational beasts, naturally tending to the snare and to destruction, blaspheming those things which they know not, shall perish in their corruption: . . .

Jude 1:8-13 In like manner, these men also defile the flesh and despise dominion and blaspheme majesty. . . .

Context
Correcting False Teachers
11Who must be reproved, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake. 12One of them a prophet of their own, said: The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slothful bellies. 13This testimony is true. Wherefore, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith:…
Cross References
Acts 2:11
Jews also, and proselytes, Cretes, and Arabians: we have heard them speak in our own tongues the wonderful works of God.

Acts 27:7
And when for many days we had sailed slowly and were scarce come over against Gnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed near Crete by Salmone.

Acts 27:12
And whereas it was not a commodious haven to winter in, the greatest part gave counsel to sail thence, if by any means they might reach Phenice, to winter there, which is a haven of Crete, looking towards the southwest and northwest.

Acts 27:13
And the south wind gently blowing, thinking that they had obtained their purpose, when they had loosed from Asson, they sailed close by Crete.

Philippians 3:19
Whose end is destruction: whose God is their belly: and whose glory is in their shame: who mind earthly things.

Titus 1:5
For this cause I left thee in Crete: that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting and shouldest ordain priests in every city, as I also appointed thee:

Additional Translations
As one of their own prophets has said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”

One of them, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."

One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, idle gluttons.

One of themselves, a prophet of their own, has said, Cretans are always liars, evil wild beasts, lazy gluttons.

One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, Cretans are alway liars, evil beasts, idle gluttons.

One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

One of their own number--a Prophet who is a countryman of theirs--has said, "Cretans are always liars, dangerous animals, idle gluttons."

One of them, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, and idle gluttons."

A certain one of them, a prophet of their own, said -- 'Cretans! always liars, evil beasts, lazy bellies!'
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