Titus 2:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.

King James Version

That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

International Standard Version

Older men are to be sober, serious, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.

A Conservative Version

Aged men are to be without wine, noble, serious minded, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.

American Standard Version

that aged men be temperate, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience:

Amplified

Urge the older men to be temperate, venerable (serious), sensible, self-controlled, and sound in the faith, in the love, and in the steadfastness and patience [of Christ].

An Understandable Version

Older men should be sober-minded [See note at I Tim. 3:2], dignified [i.e., respectable], sensible, sound in the faith [or, "in their faith"], in their love and in their perseverance.

Anderson New Testament

that the aged men be vigilant, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Bible in Basic English

That old men are to be simple in their tastes, serious, wise, true in faith, in love, and of a quiet mind.

Common New Testament

The older men are to be temperate, serious, sensible, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but what is agreeable to sound doctrine: advise the aged to be prudent, grave, temperate, sound in faith,

Darby Translation

that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Godbey New Testament

That the elderly men be sober, grave, prudent, sound in faith, in divine love, in patience:

Goodspeed New Testament

Teach the older men to be temperate, serious, and sensible??en of vigorous faith, love, and steadfastness.

Holman Bible

Older men are to be self-controlled, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.

John Wesley New Testament

serious, prudent, sound in faith, love, patience:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that the aged men be temperate, venerable, prudent, sound in faith, in charity, in tolerance.

Julia Smith Translation

The aged men to be sober, grave, of sound mind, sound in the faith, in love, in patience.

King James 2000

That the aged men be sensible, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Older men are to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, [and] in endurance.

Modern King James verseion

aged men to be temperate, sensible, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That the elder men be sober, honest, discreet, sound in the faith, in love and in patience.

Moffatt New Testament

Tell the older men to be temperate, serious, masters of themselves, sound in faith, in love, and in stedfastness.

Montgomery New Testament

that the older men be self-controlled, serious and sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

NET Bible

Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.

New Heart English Bible

that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:

New simplified Bible

Aged men should be temperate, serious, sound in mind, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.

Noyes New Testament

that aged men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Sawyer New Testament

That the aged men be sober, grave, of sound mind, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

The Emphasized Bible

That, aged men, be, sober, grave, sober-minded, healthy in their faith, love, endurance;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Teach that the older men should be temperate, serious, and discreet; strong in faith, love, and endurance.

Webster

That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience;

Weymouth New Testament

Exhort aged men to be temperate, grave, sober-minded, robust in their faith, their love and their patience.

Williams New Testament

the older men to be temperate, serious, and sensible, healthy in faith, in love, and in steadfastness;

World English Bible

that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:

Worrell New Testament

that aged men be temperate, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Worsley New Testament

that aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in the faith, in love, in patience:

Youngs Literal Translation

aged men to be temperate, grave, sober, sound in the faith, in the love, in the endurance;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be , be , was , is , am , are , were , not tr ,
Usage: 97

the aged men
πρεσβύτης 
Presbutes 
Usage: 3

be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be , be , was , is , am , are , were , not tr ,
Usage: 97

νηφάλεος νηφάλιος 
Nephaleos 
Usage: 3

σεμνός 
Semnos 
Usage: 4

σώφρων 
Sophron 
Usage: 4

ὑγιαίνω 
Hugiaino 
sound , be sound , be whole , whole , wholesome , be in health , safe and sound
Usage: 10

in faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

1 But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine. 2 Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance. 3 Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:11

Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. For this reason reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,

1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

Leviticus 19:32

'You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.

Romans 12:3

For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Job 12:12

"Wisdom is with aged men, With long life is understanding.

Psalm 92:14

They will still yield fruit in old age; They shall be full of sap and very green,

Proverbs 16:31

A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.

Isaiah 65:20

"No longer will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, Or an old man who does not live out his days; For the youth will die at the age of one hundred And the one who does not reach the age of one hundred Will be thought accursed.

Mark 5:15

They came to Jesus and observed the man who had been demon-possessed sitting down, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had had the "legion"; and they became frightened.

Luke 8:35

The people went out to see what had happened; and they came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting down at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind; and they became frightened.

Acts 24:25

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you."

1 Corinthians 9:25

Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God I speak this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 5:13

For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you.

Galatians 5:23

gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.

1 Thessalonians 5:6

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 1:5

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

1 Timothy 3:4

He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,

Titus 1:8

but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, just, devout, self-controlled,

Titus 2:7

in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 1:6

and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,



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