Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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 Everything is clean to those who are clean, but nothing is clean to those who are corrupt and unbelieving. Indeed, their very way of thinking and their consciences have been corrupted. 16 They claim to know God, but they deny him by their actions. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.



Cross References

1 John 2:4

The person who says, "I have come to know him," but does not continually keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth has no place in that person.

Isaiah 29:13

Then the Lord said: "Because these people draw near with their mouths and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, worship of me has become merely like rules taught by human beings.

Ezekiel 33:31

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.

1 Timothy 5:8

If anyone does not take care of his own relatives, especially his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

2 Timothy 3:5-8

They will hold to an outward form of godliness but deny its power. Stay away from such people.

Jude 1:4

For some people have slipped in among you unnoticed. They were written about long ago as being deserving of this condemnation because they are ungodly. They turn the grace of our God into uncontrollable lust and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus the Messiah.

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, "Does the LORD delight as much in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the LORD? Surely, to obey is better than sacrifice, to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.

Revelation 21:8

But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."

Numbers 24:16

A declaration from one who hears what God has to say, who knows what the Most High knows, who saw the vision that the Almighty revealed, who keeps stumbling with open eyes.

Isaiah 48:1

"Listen to this, house of Jacob, you who are called by the name of Israel, and who have come forth from Judah's loins; you who swear oaths in the name of the LORD and invoke the God of Israel but not in truth, nor in good faith.

Isaiah 58:2

They seek me day after day, and are eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practices righteousness and has not forsaken the justice of their God. "They ask me to reveal just decisions; they are eager to draw near to God.

Jeremiah 6:30

They're called reject silver, because the LORD has rejected them.

Hosea 8:2-3

They cry out to me, "God, we of Israel acknowledge you.'

Romans 1:28

Furthermore, because they did not think it worthwhile to keep knowing God fully, God delivered them to degraded minds to perform acts that should not be done.

Ephesians 5:6

Do not let anyone deceive you with meaningless words, for it is because of these things that God becomes angry with those who disobey.

Revelation 21:27

Nothing unclean, or anyone who does anything detestable, and no one who tells lies will ever enter it. Only those whose names are written in the lamb's Book of Life will enter it.

1 Timothy 1:9

that is, if he understands that the Law is not intended for righteous people but for lawbreakers and rebels, for ungodly people and sinners, for those who are unholy and irreverent, for those who kill their fathers, their mothers, or other people,

1 Samuel 15:24

"I've sinned," Saul replied to Samuel. "I've broken the LORD's command and your word, because I was afraid of the people and listened to them.

Job 15:16

then how much less is one who is abhorred and corrupted, such as a man who drinks injustice like water?"

Romans 2:18-24

and know his will, and approve of what is best because you have been instructed in the Law;

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