Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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;

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,

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

Prayers for Titus 1:8

Context Readings

Instructions To Titus In Crete

7 For a bishop must be blameless as a steward of God, not self-indulgent, not soon angry, not given to wine, not contentious, not devoted to base gain, 8 but a lover of hospitality, kind, sober, just, holy, self-denying, 9 holding firmly the faithful word taught, that he may be able both to exhort with sound instruction and to convince those who contradict.


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:2

It is necessary therefore that a bishop should be blameless, a husband of one wife, circumspect, sober, well-behaved, hospitable, apt to teach,

2 Corinthians 6:4-8

but in every thing commending ourselves as ministers of God, in great patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You are witnesses, and God, how piously, and righteously, and blamelessly we were with you that believe,

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the faithful, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 6:11

But do you, O man of God, avoid these things; but pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:22

But avoid youthful desires, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

2 Timothy 3:3

without natural affection, covenant breakers, slanderers, intemperate, ungentle, despisers of the good,

Titus 2:7

presenting yourself as an example of good works in all things, in teaching [exhibiting] integrity, gravity,

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brothers; he that loves not, continues in death.

1 John 5:1

Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and every one who loves the Father loves also the Son who is born to him.



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