Parallel Verses

King James 2000

If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of rebellion or unruly.

New American Standard Bible

namely, if any man is above reproach, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, not accused of dissipation or rebellion.

King James Version

If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

Holman Bible

one who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of wildness or rebellion.

International Standard Version

An elder must be blameless. He must be the husband of one wife and have children who are believers and who are not accused of having wild lifestyles or of being rebellious.

A Conservative Version

if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having believing children, not with an accusation of debauchery or insubordinate.

American Standard Version

if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children that believe, who are not accused of riot or unruly.

Amplified

[These elders should be] men who are of unquestionable integrity and are irreproachable, the husband of [but] one wife, whose children are [well trained and are] believers, not open to the accusation of being loose in morals and conduct or unruly and disorderly.

An Understandable Version

[An elder must] not be guilty of just blame, [he must be] the husband of one wife, whose children are believers [Note: The word for "believers" may also be translated "faithful ones" or "trustworthy ones"], who have a reputation for not being wild or disobedient.

Anderson New Testament

if any one is blameless, the husband of one wife, if he has faithful children that are not accused of riotous living, or disobedient.

Bible in Basic English

Men having a good record, husbands of one wife, whose children are of the faith, children of whom it may not be said that they are given to loose living or are uncontrolled.

Common New Testament

namely, if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, and his children believe and are not open to the charge of being wild or rebellious.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to chuse such as are without reproach, married to but one wife, whose children are obedient, not accused of debauchery, nor unruly.

Darby Translation

if any one be free from all charge against him, husband of one wife, having believing children not accused of excess or unruly.

Godbey New Testament

if any one is irreproachable, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not in accusation of riot or incorrigible.

John Wesley New Testament

If a man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of luxury or unruly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He who is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children who can not be accused of dissoluteness, nor insubordinate.

Julia Smith Translation

If any be irreproachable, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not in accusation of licentiousness, or disorderly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If anyone is blameless, [the] husband of one wife, having faithful children, not {accused of dissipation} or rebellious.

Modern King James verseion

if anyone is blameless, husband of one wife, having believing children, not accused of loose behavior, or disobedient.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any be faultless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, which are not slandered of riot, neither are disobedient.

Moffatt New Testament

men who are above reproach, only once married, with children who believe and who are not liable to the charge of being profligate or insubordinate.

Montgomery New Testament

men who are blameless, the husband of one wife, with believing children who are not accused of riot or insubordination.

NET Bible

An elder must be blameless, the husband of one wife, with faithful children who cannot be charged with dissipation or rebellion.

New Heart English Bible

if anyone is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, who are not accused of loose or unruly behavior.

Noyes New Testament

if any one is without reproach, the husband of one wife, having believing children, that are not accused of dissoluteness, or unruly.

Sawyer New Testament

if any one is blameless, a husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of intemperance or of insubordination.

The Emphasized Bible

If anyone is unaccusable, a husband of, one wife, having children that believe, who are not charged with riotous excess, nor insubordinate;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

if there be a man blameless, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, not under an accusation or debauchery, or disorderly conduct.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They are to be men of irreproachable character, who are faithful husbands, whose children are Christians and have never been charged with dissolute conduct or have been unruly.

Webster

If any is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or disorderly.

Weymouth New Testament

wherever there is a man of blameless life, true to his one wife, having children who are themselves believers and are free from every reproach of profligacy or of stubborn self-will.

Williams New Testament

each elder must be above reproach, have only one wife, and his children must not be liable to the charge of profligacy or disobedience.

World English Bible

if anyone is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, who are not accused of loose or unruly behavior.

Worrell New Testament

if anyone is blameless, a husband of one wife, having believing children not in accusation of rioting, or unruly.

Worsley New Testament

to wit, if any one be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of debauchery, or unruly.

Youngs Literal Translation

if any one is blameless, of one wife a husband, having children stedfast, not under accusation of riotous living or insubordinate --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

be
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ἀνέγκλητος 
Anegkletos 
Usage: 5

the husband
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

of one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

κατηγορία 
Kategoria 
Usage: 4

of riot
ἀσωτία 
Asotia 
Usage: 3

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

Images Titus 1:6

Prayers for Titus 1:6

Context Readings

Instructions To Titus In Crete

5 For this cause I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed you: 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of rebellion or unruly. 7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not given to dishonest gain;


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:2-7

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Timothy 3:12

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

Titus 1:10

For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, especially they of the circumcision:

Genesis 18:19

For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.

Leviticus 21:7

They shall not take a wife that is a harlot, or is defiled; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy unto his God.

Leviticus 21:14

A widow, or a divorced woman, or defiled, or a harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people as wife.

1 Samuel 2:11

And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the child did minister unto the LORD before Eli the priest.

1 Samuel 2:22

Now Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel; and how they lay with the women that assembled at the door of the tabernacle of meeting.

1 Samuel 2:29-30

Why trample you on my sacrifice and on my offering, which I have commanded in my habitation; and honor your sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chief of all the offerings of Israel my people?

1 Samuel 3:12-13

In that day I will perform against Eli all the things which I have spoken concerning his house: when I begin, I will also make an end.

Proverbs 28:7

Whosoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of gluttonous men shames his father.

Ezekiel 44:22

Neither shall they take for their wives a widow, nor her that is divorced: but they shall take maidens of the descendants of the house of Israel, or a widow of a priest.

Malachi 2:15

And did not he make them one? Yet had he the remnant of the spirit. And why one? That he might seek a godly offspring. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.

Luke 1:5

There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zachariah, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.

Ephesians 5:18

And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are idle, encourage the faint-hearted, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

Titus 1:6-8

If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of rebellion or unruly.

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