Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

God
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

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals about Titus 1:16

Images Titus 1:16

Prayers for Titus 1:16

Context Readings

Correct Whoever Teaches What Is Wrong

15 To the pure [in heart and conscience] all things are pure, but to the defiled and corrupt and unbelieving nothing is pure; their very minds and consciences are defiled and polluted. 16 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.



Cross References

1 John 2:4

Whoever says, I know Him [I perceive, recognize, understand, and am acquainted with Him] but fails to keep and obey His commandments (teachings) is a liar, and the Truth [ of the Gospel] is not in him.

Isaiah 29:13

And the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near Me with their mouth and honor Me with their lips but remove their hearts and minds far from Me, and their fear and reverence for Me are a commandment of men that is learned by repetition [without any thought as to the meaning],

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you as people come, and they sit before you as My people, and they hear the words you say, but they will not do them; for with their mouths they show much love, but their hearts go after and are set on their [idolatrous greed for] gain.

1 Timothy 5:8

If anyone fails to provide for his relatives, and especially for those of his own family, he has disowned the faith [by failing to accompany it with fruits] and is worse than an unbeliever [who performs his obligation in these matters].

2 Timothy 3:5-8

For [although] they hold a form of piety (true religion), they deny and reject and are strangers to the power of it [their conduct belies the genuineness of their profession]. Avoid [all] such people [turn away from them].

Jude 1:4

For certain men have crept in stealthily [ gaining entrance secretly by a side door]. Their doom was predicted long ago, ungodly (impious, profane) persons who pervert the grace (the spiritual blessing and favor) of our God into lawlessness and wantonness and immorality, and disown and deny our sole Master and Lord, Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, Has the Lord as great a delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

Revelation 21:8

But as for the cowards and the ignoble and the contemptible and the cravenly lacking in courage and the cowardly submissive, and as for the unbelieving and faithless, and as for the depraved and defiled with abominations, and as for murderers and the lewd and adulterous and the practicers of magic arts and the idolaters (those who give supreme devotion to anyone or anything other than God) and all liars (those who knowingly convey untruth by word or deed) -- "[all of these shall have] their part in the lake that blazes with fire and brimstone. This is the second death.

Numbers 24:16

He speaks, who heard the words of God and knew the knowledge of the Most High, who saw the vision of the Almighty, falling down, but having his eyes open and uncovered:

Isaiah 48:1

Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel and who come forth from the seed of Judah, you who swear allegiance by the name of the Lord and make mention of the God of Israel -- "but not in truth and sincerity, nor in righteousness (rightness and moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) -- "

Isaiah 58:2

Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. They ask of Me righteous judgments, they delight to draw near to God [in visible ways].

Jeremiah 6:30

Men will call them reprobate and rejected silver [only dross, without good metal], because the Lord has rejected them.

Hosea 8:2-3

Then they will cry to Me, My God, we [of Israel] know You!

Romans 1:28

And so, since they did not see fit to acknowledge God or approve of Him or consider Him worth the knowing, God gave them over to a base and condemned mind to do things not proper or decent but loathsome,

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one delude and deceive you with empty excuses and groundless arguments [for these sins], for through these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of rebellion and disobedience.

Revelation 21:27

But nothing that defiles or profanes or is unwashed shall ever enter it, nor anyone who commits abominations (unclean, detestable, morally repugnant things) or practices falsehood, but only those whose names are recorded in the Lamb's Book of Life.

1 Timothy 1:9

Knowing and understanding this: that the Law is not enacted for the righteous (the upright and just, who are in right standing with God), but for the lawless and unruly, for the ungodly and sinful, for the irreverent and profane, for those who strike and beat and [even] murder fathers and strike and beat and [even] murder mothers, for manslayers,

1 Samuel 15:24

And Saul said to Samuel, I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of the Lord and your words, because I feared the people and obeyed their voice.

Job 15:16

How much less that which is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water?

Romans 2:18-24

And know and understand His will and discerningly approve the better things and have a sense of what is vital, because you are instructed by the Law;

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