Titus 1:12
Strong's Lexicon
[As] one
τις (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

of
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

their
αὐτῶν (autōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

own
ἴδιος (idios)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

prophets
προφήτης (prophētēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.

has said,
εἶπέν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“Cretans
Κρῆτες (Krētes)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2912: A Cretan, an inhabitant of Crete. From Krete; a Cretan, i.e. Inhabitant of Crete.

[are] always
ἀεὶ (aei)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 104: From an obsolete primary noun; 'ever, 'by qualification regularly; by implication, earnestly.

liars,
ψεῦσται (pseustai)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5583: A liar, deceiver. From pseudomai; a falsifier.

evil
κακὰ (kaka)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2556: Bad, evil, in the widest sense. Apparently a primary word; worthless, i.e. depraved, or injurious.

beasts,
θηρία (thēria)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2342: Properly: a wild beast, hence: any animal; met: a brute. Diminutive from the same as thera; a dangerous animal.

lazy
ἀργαί (argai)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 692: Idle, lazy, thoughtless, unprofitable, injurious. (by implication) lazy, useless.

gluttons.”
γαστέρες (gasteres)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1064: The stomach; by analogy, the matrix; figuratively, a gourmand.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
One of their very own prophets said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.

New American Standard Bible
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."

King James Bible
One of themselves, [even] a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians [are] alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
One of Crete's own prophets has said it: "Cretans are always liars, evil brutes, lazy gluttons."

New Living Translation
Even one of their own men, a prophet from Crete, has said about them, "The people of Crete are all liars, cruel animals, and lazy gluttons."

English Standard Version
One of the Cretans, a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”

New American Standard Bible
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."

King James Bible
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One of their very own prophets said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.

International Standard Version
One of their very own prophets said, "Liars ever, men of Crete, savage brutes that live to eat."

NET Bible
A certain one of them, in fact, one of their own prophets, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."

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

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

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






Cross References
Acts 2:11
Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

Acts 27:7
And when we had sailed slowly many days, and scarce were come over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under Crete, over against Salmone;

Acts 27:12
And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; which is an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the south west and north west.

Acts 27:13
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, 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 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:

Titus 1:1
Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;

Titus 1:11
Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

Titus 1:10
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:

Titus 1:9
Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Titus 1:13
This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
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