Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

but given to hospitality, a lover of good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled;

New American Standard Bible

but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, just, devout, self-controlled,

King James Version

But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

Holman Bible

but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, righteous, holy, self-controlled,

International Standard Version

Instead, he must be hospitable to strangers, must appreciate what is good, and be sensible, honest, moral, and self-controlled.

A Conservative Version

but a lover of strangers, a lover of good, serious minded, just, devout, self-controlled,

Amplified

And he must be hospitable [to believers, as well as strangers], a lover of what is good, sensible (upright), fair, devout, self-disciplined [above reproach—whether in public or in private].

An Understandable Version

[He must be] hospitable, someone who loves what is good, sensible, upright, devout and self-controlled.

Anderson New Testament

but hospitable, a lover of goodness, sober-minded, just, holy, temperate,

Bible in Basic English

But opening his house freely to guests; a lover of what is good, serious-minded, upright, holy, self-controlled;

Common New Testament

but hospitable, a lover of what is good, master of himself, upright, holy, and self-controlled;

Daniel Mace New Testament

but a lover of hospitality, humane, prudent, just, holy, temperate;

Darby Translation

but hospitable, a lover of goodness, discreet, just, pious, temperate,

Godbey New Testament

but hospitable, loving the good, prudent, righteous, holy, temperate;

Goodspeed New Testament

but hospitable, a lover of goodness, sensible, upright, of holy life, self-controlled,

John Wesley New Testament

But a lover of strangers, a lover of good men, prudent, just, holy, temperate, Holding fast the faithful word,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, temperate, just, holy, gentle,

Julia Smith Translation

But hospitable, a lover of good, of sound mind, just, holy, holding firm;

King James 2000

But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good, sensible, just, holy, temperate;

Lexham Expanded Bible

but hospitable, loving what is good, prudent, just, devout, self-controlled,

Modern King James verseion

but hospitable, a lover of good, discreet, just, holy, temperate,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but harborous, one that loveth goodness, sober minded, righteous, holy, temperate,

Moffatt New Testament

he must be hospitable, a lover of goodness, master of himself, a just man, a religious man, and abstemious;

Montgomery New Testament

but he must be hospitable, a lover of the good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled.

NET Bible

Instead he must be hospitable, devoted to what is good, sensible, upright, devout, and self-controlled.

New Heart English Bible

but given to hospitality, as a lover of good, sober minded, fair, holy, self-controlled;

Noyes New Testament

but hospitable, a lover of what is good, discreet, just, holy, temperate,

Sawyer New Testament

but a lover of hospitality, kind, sober, just, holy, self-denying,

The Emphasized Bible

But hospitable, a lover of what is good, sober-minded, just, kind, possessing self-control,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but the stranger's host, the good man's friend, grave, just, holy, temperate;

Twentieth Century New Testament

On the contrary, he should be hospitable, eager for the right discreet, upright, a man of holy life and capable of self-restraint,

Webster

But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

Weymouth New Testament

but hospitable to strangers, a lover of goodness, sober-minded, upright, saintly, self-controlled;

Williams New Testament

but hospitable, a lover of goodness, sensible, upright, of pure life, self-controlled,

World English Bible

but given to hospitality, a lover of good, sober minded, fair, holy, self-controlled;

Worrell New Testament

but hospitable, a lover of good, sober-minded, righteous, pious, temperate;

Worsley New Testament

but hospitable, benevolent, sober, just, holy, temperate;

Youngs Literal Translation

but a lover of strangers, a lover of good men, sober-minded, righteous, kind, self-controlled,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

φιλόξενος 
Philoxenos 
Usage: 3

a lover of good men
φιλάγαθος 
Philagathos 
Usage: 1

σώφρων 
Sophron 
Usage: 4

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

ὅσιος 
Hosios 
Usage: 7

Devotionals

Devotionals about Titus 1:8

Images Titus 1:8

Context Readings

Instructions To Titus In Crete

7 For the bishop must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, no brawler, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; 8 but given to hospitality, a lover of good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled; 9 holding to the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able to exhort in the sound doctrine, and to convict the gainsayers.


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:2

The bishop therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Samuel 18:1

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

1 Kings 5:1

And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David.

1 Kings 5:7

And it came to pass, when Hiram heard the words of Solomon, that he rejoiced greatly, and said, Blessed be Jehovah this day, who hath given unto David a wise son over this great people.

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints that are in the earth, They are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

Amos 5:15

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish justice in the gate: it may be that Jehovah, the God of hosts, will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

2 Corinthians 6:4-8

but in everything commending ourselves, as ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye are witnesses, and God also , how holily and righteously and unblameably we behaved ourselves toward you that believe:

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an ensample to them that believe, in word, in manner of life, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:22

But flee youthful lusts, and follow after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

2 Timothy 3:3

without natural affection, implacable, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, no lovers of good,

Titus 2:7

in all things showing thyself an ensample of good works; in thy doctrine'showing uncorruptness, gravity,

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death.

1 John 5:1

Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God: and whosoever loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.



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