Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.

King James Version

They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Holman Bible

They profess to know God, but they deny Him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified for any good work.

International Standard Version

They claim to know God, but they deny him by their actions. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.

A Conservative Version

They profess to know God, but in their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and worthless for every good work.

American Standard Version

They profess that they know God; but by their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Amplified

They profess to know God [to recognize, perceive, and be acquainted with Him], but deny and disown and renounce Him by what they do; they are detestable and loathsome, unbelieving and disobedient and disloyal and rebellious, and [they are] unfit and worthless for good work (deed or enterprise) of any kind.

An Understandable Version

These people claim to know God [as Savior], but they deny Him by their actions, so they are detestable and disobedient and unfit for doing anything good.

Anderson New Testament

They profess that they know God, but in their works they deny him, being detestable and disobedient, and, as it respects every good work, rejected.

Bible in Basic English

They say that they have knowledge of God, while by their acts they are turning their backs on him; they are hated by all, hard-hearted, and judged to be without value for any good work.

Common New Testament

They profess to know God, but they deny him by their deeds; they are detestable and disobedient, unfit for any good deed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

they make a profession of knowing God; but in fact they deny him, being execrably incredulous, and utter strangers to all virtue.

Darby Translation

They profess to know God, but in works deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and found worthless as to every good work.

Godbey New Testament

They profess to know God, but deny him by their works, being abominable, and unbelieving, and reprobate unto every good work.

Goodspeed New Testament

They profess to know God, but they disown him by what they do; they are detestable, disobedient men, worthless for any good purpose.

John Wesley New Testament

They profess to know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable and disobedient, and void of judgment as to every good work.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They profess that they know God, but in works they deny him, being abominable and rebellious and reprobate unto every good work.

Julia Smith Translation

They confess to know God; and in works they deny, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work not tried.

King James 2000

They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny [him], [because they] are detestable and disobedient, and unfit for every good deed.

Modern King James verseion

They profess that they know God, but in their works they deny Him, being abominable and disobedient and reprobate to every good work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They confess that they know God: but with the deeds they deny him and are abominable, and disobedient, and unto all good works discommendable.

Moffatt New Testament

They profess to know God, but they deny him by their deeds; they are detestable, disobedient, and useless for good work of any kind.

Montgomery New Testament

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they disown him; in that they are detestable, disobedient, and reprobate for good work of any sort.

NET Bible

They profess to know God but with their deeds they deny him, since they are detestable, disobedient, and unfit for any good deed.

New Heart English Bible

They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable, disobedient, and unfit for any good work.

Noyes New Testament

They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable and disobedient, and for every good work reprobate.

Sawyer New Testament

They profess to know God, but by works deny him, being abominable and disobedient, and as to every good work reprobate.

The Emphasized Bible

God, they confess that they know, but, by their works, they deny him, being, abominable, and obdurate, and, as to any good work, found, worthless.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

They profess to know God; but in works deny him, being abominable and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They profess to know God, but by their actions they disown him. They are degraded and self-willed; and, as far as anything good is concerned, they are utterly worthless.

Webster

They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.

Weymouth New Testament

They profess to know God; but in their actions they disown Him, and are detestable and disobedient men, and for any good work are utterly useless.

Williams New Testament

They profess to know God, but by their actions they disown Him; they are detestable, disobedient, and useless for anything good.

World English Bible

They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable, disobedient, and unfit for any good work.

Worrell New Testament

They profess to know God; but by their works they deny Him; being abominable, and disobedient, and for every good work worthless.

Worsley New Testament

They profess to know God, but in works deny Him, being abominable and disobedient, and to every thing that is good void of understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

God they profess to know, and in the works they deny Him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work disapproved.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὁμολογέω 
Homologeo 
Usage: 19

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

in works
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

ἀρνέομαι 
Arneomai 
Usage: 26

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

βδελυκτός 
Bdeluktos 
Usage: 1

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀπειθής 
Apeithes 
Usage: 6

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals about Titus 1:16

Images Titus 1:16

Context Readings

Correct Whoever Teaches What Is Wrong

15 To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their mind and their conscience are defiled. 16 They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.



Cross References

1 John 2:4

The one who says, "I have come to know Him," and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

Isaiah 29:13

Then the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with their words And honor Me with their lip service, But they remove their hearts far from Me, And their reverence for Me consists of tradition learned by rote,

Ezekiel 33:31

"They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

2 Timothy 3:5-8

holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, "Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices As in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."

Numbers 24:16

The oracle of him who hears the words of God, And knows the knowledge of the Most High, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered.

Isaiah 48:1

"Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are named Israel And who came forth from the loins of Judah, Who swear by the name of the LORD And invoke the God of Israel, But not in truth nor in righteousness.

Isaiah 58:2

"Yet they seek Me day by day and delight to know My ways, As a nation that has done righteousness And has not forsaken the ordinance of their God They ask Me for just decisions, They delight in the nearness of God.

Jeremiah 6:30

They call them rejected silver, Because the LORD has rejected them.

Hosea 8:2-3

They cry out to Me, "My God, we of Israel know You!"

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Revelation 21:27

and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.

1 Timothy 1:9

realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers

1 Samuel 15:24

Then Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned; I have indeed transgressed the command of the LORD and your words, because I feared the people and listened to their voice.

Job 15:16

How much less one who is detestable and corrupt, Man, who drinks iniquity like water!

Romans 2:18-24

and know His will and approve the things that are essential, being instructed out of the Law,



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