Parallel Verses

Amplified

And this account of them is [really] true. Because it is [true], rebuke them sharply [deal sternly, even severely with them], so that they may be sound in the faith and free from error,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

This testimony is true. So, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith

International Standard Version

That statement is true. For this reason, refute them sharply so that they may become healthy in the faith

A Conservative Version

This testimony is true, because of which reason, reprove them harshly, so that they may be sound in the faith,

American Standard Version

This testimony is true. For which cause reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

An Understandable Version

[And] this testimony is true. [So], for this reason you should rebuke them severely, so that they will be sound in the faith,

Anderson New Testament

This testimony is true; wherefore rebuke them severely, that they may be sound in the faith,

Bible in Basic English

This witness is true. So say sharp words to them so that they may come to the right faith,

Common New Testament

This testimony is true. Therefore, rebuke them sharply, so that they may be sound in the faith

Daniel Mace New Testament

the charge is true: wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they maybe sound in the faith;

Darby Translation

This testimony is true; for which cause rebuke them severely, that they may be sound in the faith,

Godbey New Testament

This testimony is true: on account of which cause convict them sharply, in order that they may be sound in the faith,

Goodspeed New Testament

and that statement is true. Therefore correct them rigorously, to make them have a healthy faith,

John Wesley New Testament

This witness is true; therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

This witness is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

This witness is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Lexham Expanded Bible

This testimony is true, for which reason reprove them severely, in order that they may be sound in the faith,

Modern King James verseion

This witness is true; for which cause convict them sharply, so that they may be sound in the faith,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This witness is true, wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Moffatt New Testament

That is a true statement. So deal sharply with them, to have them sound in the faith

Montgomery New Testament

This testimony is true. So rebuke them sharply,

NET Bible

Such testimony is true. For this reason rebuke them sharply that they may be healthy in the faith

New Heart English Bible

This testimony is true. For this cause, reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Noyes New Testament

This testimony is true; for which cause rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Sawyer New Testament

This testimony is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

The Emphasized Bible

This witness, is true, - for which cause, be reproving them sharply, that they may be healthy in their faith,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

This testimony is true. For which cause rebuke them with severity, that they may be sound in the faith;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore rebuke them sharply, so that they may be sound in the Faith,

Webster

This testimony is true: wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Weymouth New Testament

This testimony is true. Therefore sternly denounce them, that they may be robust in their faith,

Williams New Testament

Now this tendency is true. So continue correcting them severely, that they may be healthy in faith,

World English Bible

This testimony is true. For this cause, reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Worrell New Testament

This testimony is true. For which cause, reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Worsley New Testament

This testimony is true: for which cause rebuke them sharply, that they may be found in the faith;

Youngs Literal Translation

this testimony is true; for which cause convict them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

μαρτυρία 
Marturia 
Usage: 29

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ἀληθής 
Alethes 
Usage: 17

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ἐλέγχω 
Elegcho 
Usage: 12


Usage: 0

ἀποτόμως 
Apotomos 
Usage: 2

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Titus 1:13

References

Hastings

Watsons

Images Titus 1:13

Prayers for Titus 1:13

Context Readings

Correct Whoever Teaches What Is Wrong

12 One of their [very] number, a prophet of their own, said, Cretans are always liars, hurtful beasts, idle and lazy gluttons. 13 And this account of them is [really] true. Because it is [true], rebuke them sharply [deal sternly, even severely with them], so that they may be sound in the faith and free from error, 14 [And may show their soundness by] ceasing to give attention to Jewish myths and fables or to rules [laid down] by [mere] men who reject and turn their backs on the Truth.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 13:10

So I write these things while I am absent from you, that when I come to you, I may not have to deal sharply in my use of the authority which the Lord has given me [to be employed, however] for building [you] up and not for tearing [you] down.

Titus 2:2

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].

1 Timothy 5:20

As for those who are guilty and persist in sin, rebuke and admonish them in the presence of all, so that the rest may be warned and stand in wholesome awe and fear.

Titus 2:15

Tell [them all] these things. Urge (advise, encourage, warn) and rebuke with full authority. Let no one despise or disregard or think little of you [conduct yourself and your teaching so as to command respect].

2 Timothy 4:2

Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching.

Leviticus 19:17

You shall not hate your brother in your heart; but you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him.

Psalm 119:80

Let my heart be sound (sincere and wholehearted and blameless) in Your statutes, that I may not be put to shame.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous man smite and correct me -- "it is a kindness. Oil so choice let not my head refuse or discourage; for even in their evils or calamities shall my prayer continue.

Proverbs 27:5

Open rebuke is better than love that is hidden.

2 Corinthians 7:8-12

For even though I did grieve you with my letter, I do not regret [it now], though I did regret it; for I see that that letter did pain you, though only for a little while;

1 Timothy 4:6

If you lay all these instructions before the brethren, you will be a worthy steward and a good minister of Christ Jesus, ever nourishing your own self on the truths of the faith and of the good [Christian] instruction which you have closely followed.

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