Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

Prayers for Titus 1:16

Context Readings

Correct Whoever Teaches What Is Wrong

15 To the pure all things are pure: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled. 16 They profess that they know God; but by their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.



Cross References

1 John 2:4

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

Isaiah 29:13

And the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw nigh unto me , and with their mouth and with their lips to honor me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men which hath been taught them ;

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but do them not; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their gain.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if any provideth not for his own, and specially his own household, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.

2 Timothy 3:5-8

holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power therefore. From these also turn away.

Jude 1:4

For there are certain men crept in privily, even they who were of old written of beforehand unto this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, Hath Jehovah as great delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of Jehovah? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

Revelation 21:8

But for the fearful, and unbelieving, and abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part'shall be in the lake that burneth with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

Numbers 24:16

He saith, who heareth the words of God, And knoweth the knowledge of the Most High, Who seeth the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, and having his eyes open:

Isaiah 48:1

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah; who swear by the name of Jehovah, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.

Isaiah 58:2

Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways: as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God, they ask of me righteous judgments; they delight to draw near unto God.

Jeremiah 6:30

Refuse silver shall men them, because Jehovah hath rejected them.

Hosea 8:2-3

They shall cry unto me, My God, we Israel know thee.

Romans 1:28

And even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up unto a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Ephesians 5:6

Let no man deceive you with empty words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.

Revelation 21:27

and there shall in no wise enter into it anything unclean, or he that maketh an abomination and a lie: but only they that are written in the Lamb's book of life.

1 Timothy 1:9

as knowing this, that law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and unruly, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

1 Samuel 15:24

And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of Jehovah, and thy words, because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.

Job 15:16

How much less one that is abominable and corrupt, A man that drinketh iniquity like water!

Romans 2:18-24

and knowest his will, and approvest the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,



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