Titus 2:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Urge bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

King James Version

Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;

International Standard Version

Slaves are to submit to their masters in everything, aiming to please them and not argue with them

A Conservative Version

Bondmen are to be obedient to their own masters, to be well-pleasing in all things, not speaking contrary,

American Standard Version

Exhort'servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing to them in all things; not gainsaying;

Amplified

[Tell] bond servants to be submissive to their masters, to be pleasing and give satisfaction in every way. [Warn them] not to talk back or contradict,

An Understandable Version

Slaves should be in subjection to their own masters in everything. They should try hard to please them, without talking back

Anderson New Testament

Exhort servants to be subject to their own masters, and to please them well in all things, not contradicting,

Bible in Basic English

Servants are to be under the authority of their masters, pleasing them in all things, without argument;

Common New Testament

Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back to them,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Exhort servants to be obedient to their masters, to be

Darby Translation

bondmen to be subject to their own masters, to make themselves acceptable in everything; not gainsaying;

Godbey New Testament

That servants submit to their own masters, that they be obedient in all things; not speaking back;

Goodspeed New Testament

Tell slaves always to obey their masters and try to please them, not to oppose them

Holman Bible

Slaves are to be submissive to their masters in everything, and to be well-pleasing, not talking back

John Wesley New Testament

Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, to please them in all things,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Exhort slaves to be subject to their own masters and to please them well in all things; not contradicting;

Julia Smith Translation

Servants to be subordinate to their own masters, to be pleasing in all things; not contradicting;

King James 2000

Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not talking back;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back,

Modern King James verseion

Slaves are to be obedient to their masters, to please them well in all things, not talking against,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The servants exhort to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please in all things, not answering again,

Moffatt New Testament

Tell servants to be submissive to their masters and to give them satisfaction all round, not to be refractory,

Montgomery New Testament

Exhort slaves to be obedient to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing to them in every respect;

NET Bible

Slaves are to be subject to their own masters in everything, to do what is wanted and not talk back,

New Heart English Bible

Exhort servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing in all things; not contradicting;

New simplified Bible

Servants should to be in subjection to their masters (overseers) (employers). They should please them in all things and not talk back.

Noyes New Testament

Exhort bondservants to be in subjection to their own masters, in all things to be wellpleasing to them,

Sawyer New Testament

Let servants be subject to their masters, please them in all things, not contradicting,

The Emphasized Bible

Servants, unto their own masters, to be submitting themselves in all things, to be, well-pleasing, not gainsaying,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let servants be subject to their own masters, in all things to be agreeable to them; not contradicting;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Urge slaves to be submissive to their owners in all circumstances, and to try their best to please them.

Webster

Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;

Weymouth New Testament

Exhort slaves to be always obedient to their owners, and to give them satisfaction in everything, not contradicting and not pilfering,

Williams New Testament

Continue urging slaves to practice perfect submission to their masters and to give them perfect satisfaction,

World English Bible

Exhort servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing in all things; not contradicting;

Worrell New Testament

Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, to be well-pleasing in all things; not contradicting,

Worsley New Testament

Exhort servants to submit to their masters, to be obsequious in all things,

Youngs Literal Translation

Servants -- to their own masters are to be subject, in all things to be well-pleasing, not gainsaying,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

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

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

ἴδιος 
Idios 
his own , their own , privately , apart , your own , his , own , not tr ,
Usage: 96

δεσπότης 
Despotes 
Usage: 10

and to please
εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

things not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

References

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

8 sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us. 9 Urge bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative, 10 not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:24

But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything.

Ephesians 6:5-8

Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;

Colossians 3:22-25

Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

1 Timothy 6:1-2

All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.

1 Peter 2:18-25

Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.



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