Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But he must be hospitable (loving and a friend to believers, especially to strangers and foreigners); [he must be] a lover of goodness [of good people and good things], sober-minded (sensible, discreet), upright and fair-minded, a devout man and religiously correct, temperate and keeping himself in hand.

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;

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
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
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

Prayers for Titus 1:8

Context Readings

Instructions To Titus In Crete

7 For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means; 8 but hospitable, a lover of goodness, discreet, just, pious, temperate, 9 clinging to the faithful word according to the doctrine taught, that he may be able both to encourage with sound teaching and refute gainsayers.


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:2

The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach;

1 Samuel 18:1

And it came to pass, when he had ended speaking to 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 to Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the place of his father; for Hiram always loved 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 has given to David a wise son over this great people.

Psalm 16:3

To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent thou hast said, In them is all my delight.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, and love good, and establish judgment 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 God's ministers, in much endurance, in afflictions, in necessities, in straits,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye are witnesses, and God, how piously and righteously and blamelessly we have conducted ourselves with you that believe:

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise thy youth, but be a model of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit.

2 Timothy 2:22

But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

2 Timothy 3:3

without natural affection, implacable, slanderers, of unsubdued passions, savage, having no love for what is good,

Titus 2:7

in all things affording thyself as a pattern of good works; in teaching uncorruptedness, gravity,

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.

1 John 5:1

Every one that believes that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God; and every one that loves him that has begotten loves also him that is begotten of him.

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