Parallel Verses

Amplified

[Resting] in the hope of eternal life, [life] which the ever truthful God Who cannot deceive promised before the world or the ages of time began.

New American Standard Bible

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,

King James Version

In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Holman Bible

in the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before time began.

International Standard Version

which is based on the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began.

A Conservative Version

in hope of eternal life, which the non-lying God promised before times eternal,

American Standard Version

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before times eternal;

An Understandable Version

[and provides] hope for never ending life. God, who cannot lie, promised this [life] before the beginning of time,

Anderson New Testament

in hope of eternal life, which God, who can not lie, promised be fore the times of the ages,

Bible in Basic English

In the hope of eternal life, which was made certain before eternal time, by the word of God who is ever true;

Common New Testament

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and gives the expectation of eternal life, which the God of veracity promised so many ages ago;

Darby Translation

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages of time,

Godbey New Testament

in the hope of eternal life, which God who cannot lie, promised before the eternal times,

Goodspeed New Testament

in the hope of eternal life, which God who never lies promised ages ago,

John Wesley New Testament

In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the times of the ages

Julia Smith Translation

In hope of eternal life, (which God, not false, promised before eternal times;

King James 2000

In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages began;

Lexham Expanded Bible

in the hope of eternal life which God, who does not lie, promised before eternal ages,

Modern King James verseion

on hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the eternal times,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which is after godliness upon the hope of eternal life; which life God, that cannot lie, hath promised before the world began:

Moffatt New Testament

serving in hope of the life eternal which God, who never lies, promised ages ago ??3 he gave effect to his word in due time by a proclamation with which I have been entrusted by command of God our Saviour: ??4 to Titus my lawful son in a faith we hold in common; grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Saviour.

Montgomery New Testament

I write in hope of life eternal which God who never lies, promised before times eternal,

NET Bible

in hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the ages began.

New Heart English Bible

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began;

Noyes New Testament

in hope of everlasting life, which God, who cannot lie, promised from the most ancient times,

Sawyer New Testament

for the hope of eternal life, which God who cannot lie announced before eternal ages,

The Emphasized Bible

In hope of life age-abiding; which God, who cannot lie, promised before age-during times,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

in hope of life eternal, which God, who cannot lie, hath promised before time had a being;

Twentieth Century New Testament

and is based on the hope of Immortal Life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began,

Webster

In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Weymouth New Testament

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Williams New Testament

in the hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago

World English Bible

in hope of eternal life, which God, who can't lie, promised before time began;

Worrell New Testament

upon hope of eternal life which God, Who cannot lie, promised before eternal times,

Worsley New Testament

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before all ages;

Youngs Literal Translation

upon hope of life age-during, which God, who doth not lie, did promise before times of ages,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

of eternal
αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀψευδής 
Apseudes 
Usage: 1

ἐπαγγέλλω 
Epaggello 
Usage: 15

πρό 
Pro 
before, above, above ... ago, or ever
Usage: 34

the world
χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

Images Titus 1:2

Prayers for Titus 1:2

Context Readings

Greeting

1 Paul, a bond servant of God and an apostle (a special messenger) of Jesus Christ (the Messiah) to stimulate and promote the faith of God's chosen ones and to lead them on to accurate discernment and recognition of and acquaintance with the Truth which belongs to and harmonizes with and tends to godliness, 2 [Resting] in the hope of eternal life, [life] which the ever truthful God Who cannot deceive promised before the world or the ages of time began. 3 And [now] in His own appointed time He has made manifest (made known) His Word and revealed it as His message through the preaching entrusted to me by command of God our Savior;


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus,

2 Timothy 1:9

[For it is He] Who delivered and saved us and called us with a calling in itself holy and leading to holiness [to a life of consecration, a vocation of holiness]; [He did it] not because of anything of merit that we have done, but because of and to further His own purpose and grace (unmerited favor) which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began [eternal ages ago].

Titus 2:13

Awaiting and looking for the [fulfillment, the realization of our] blessed hope, even the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One),

Titus 3:7

[And He did it in order] that we might be justified by His grace (by His favor, wholly undeserved), [that we might be acknowledged and counted as conformed to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action], and that we might become heirs of eternal life according to [our] hope.

Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that He should tell or act a lie, neither the son of man, that He should feel repentance or compunction [for what He has promised]. Has He said and shall He not do it? Or has He spoken and shall He not make it good?

1 John 5:20

And we [have seen and] know [positively] that the Son of God has [actually] come to this world and has given us understanding and insight [progressively] to perceive (recognize) and come to know better and more clearly Him Who is true; and we are in Him Who is true -- "in His Son Jesus Christ (the Messiah). This [Man] is the true God and Life eternal.

1 Samuel 15:29

And also the Strength of Israel will not lie or repent; for He is not a man, that He should repent.

Proverbs 8:23-31

I [Wisdom] was inaugurated and ordained from everlasting, from the beginning, before ever the earth existed.

Matthew 25:34

Then the King will say to those at His right hand, Come, you blessed of My Father [you favored of God and appointed to eternal salvation], inherit (receive as your own) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Matthew 25:46

Then they will go away into eternal punishment, but those who are just and upright and in right standing with God into eternal life.

Mark 10:17

And as He was setting out on His journey, a man ran up and knelt before Him and asked Him, Teacher, [You are essentially and perfectly morally] good, what must I do to inherit eternal life [that is, to partake of eternal salvation in the Messiah's kingdom]?

Mark 10:30

Who will not receive a hundred times as much now in this time -- "houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions -- "and in the age to come, eternal life.

John 3:15-16

In order that everyone who believes in Him [who cleaves to Him, trusts Him, and relies on Him] may not perish, but have eternal life and [actually] live forever!

John 5:39

You search and investigate and pore over the Scriptures diligently, because you suppose and trust that you have eternal life through them. And these [very Scriptures] testify about Me!

John 6:54

He who feeds on My flesh and drinks My blood has (possesses now) eternal life, and I will raise him up [from the dead] on the last day.

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered, Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words (the message) of eternal life.

John 10:28

And I give them eternal life, and they shall never lose it or perish throughout the ages. [To all eternity they shall never by any means be destroyed.] And no one is able to snatch them out of My hand.

John 17:2

[Just as] You have granted Him power and authority over all flesh (all humankind), [now glorify Him] so that He may give eternal life to all whom You have given Him.

John 17:24

Father, I desire that they also whom You have entrusted to Me [as Your gift to Me] may be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory, which You have given Me [Your love gift to Me]; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.

Acts 15:18

Says the Lord, Who has been making these things known from the beginning of the world.

Romans 1:2

Which He promised in advance [long ago] through His prophets in the sacred Scriptures -- "

Romans 2:7

To those who by patient persistence in well-doing [ springing from piety] seek [unseen but sure] glory and honor and [ the eternal blessedness of] immortality, He will give eternal life.

Romans 5:2

Through Him also we have [our] access (entrance, introduction) by faith into this grace (state of God's favor) in which we [firmly and safely] stand. And let us rejoice and exult in our hope of experiencing and enjoying the glory of God.

Romans 5:4

And endurance (fortitude) develops maturity of character (approved faith and tried integrity). And character [of this sort] produces [the habit of] joyful and confident hope of eternal salvation.

Romans 5:21

So that, [just] as sin has reigned in death, [so] grace (His unearned and undeserved favor) might reign also through righteousness (right standing with God) which issues in eternal life through Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) our Lord.

Romans 6:23

For the wages which sin pays is death, but the [bountiful] free gift of God is eternal life through (in union with) Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 16:25

Now to Him Who is able to strengthen you in the faith which is in accordance with my Gospel and the preaching of (concerning) Jesus Christ (the Messiah), according to the revelation (the unveiling) of the mystery of the plan of redemption which was kept in silence and secret for long ages,

Colossians 1:27

To whom God was pleased to make known how great for the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ within and among you, the Hope of [realizing the] glory.

1 Thessalonians 2:15

Who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and harassed and drove us out, and continue to make themselves hateful and offensive to God and to show themselves foes of all men,

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But we belong to the day; therefore, let us be sober and put on the breastplate (corslet) of faith and love and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith; lay hold of the eternal life to which you were summoned and [for which] you confessed the good confession [of faith] before many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:19

In this way laying up for themselves [the riches that endure forever as] a good foundation for the future, so that they may grasp that which is life indeed.

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore I [am ready to] persevere and stand my ground with patience and endure everything for the sake of the elect [God's chosen], so that they too may obtain [the] salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with [the reward of] eternal glory.

2 Timothy 2:13

If we are faithless [do not believe and are untrue to Him], He remains true (faithful to His Word and His righteous character), for He cannot deny Himself.

2 Timothy 2:15

Study and be eager and do your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial), a workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing [rightly handling and skillfully teaching] the Word of Truth.

Titus 2:7

And show your own self in all respects to be a pattern and a model of good deeds and works, teaching what is unadulterated, showing gravity [having the strictest regard for truth and purity of motive], with dignity and seriousness.

Hebrews 6:17-18

Accordingly God also, in His desire to show more convincingly and beyond doubt to those who were to inherit the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose and plan, intervened (mediated) with an oath.

1 Peter 1:3-4

Praised (honored, blessed) be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)! By His boundless mercy we have been born again to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:20-23

It is true that He was chosen and foreordained (destined and foreknown for it) before the foundation of the world, but He was brought out to public view (made manifest) in these last days (at the end of the times) for the sake of you.

1 John 2:25

And this is what He Himself has promised us -- "the life, the eternal [life].

1 John 3:2-3

Beloved, we are [even here and] now God's children; it is not yet disclosed (made clear) what we shall be [hereafter], but we know that when He comes and is manifested, we shall [ as God's children] resemble and be like Him, for we shall see Him just as He [really] is.

1 John 5:11-13

And this is that testimony (that evidence): God gave us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

Jude 1:21

Guard and keep yourselves in the love of God; expect and patiently wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) -- "[which will bring you] unto life eternal.

Revelation 13:8

And all the inhabitants of the earth will fall down in adoration and pay him homage, everyone whose name has not been recorded in the Book of Life of the Lamb that was slain [in sacrifice] from the foundation of the world.

Revelation 17:8

The beast that you saw [once] was, but [now] is no more, and he is going to come up out of the Abyss (the bottomless pit) and proceed to go to perdition. And the inhabitants of the earth whose names have not been recorded in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world will be astonished when they look at the beast, because he [once] was, but [now] is no more, and he is [yet] to come.

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