Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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,

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;

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 it behoveth the overseer to be blameless, as God's steward, not self-pleased, nor irascible, not given to wine, not a striker, not given to filthy lucre; 8 but a lover of strangers, a lover of good men, sober-minded, righteous, kind, self-controlled, 9 holding -- according to the teaching -- to the stedfast word, that he may be able also to exhort in the sound teaching, and the gainsayers to convict;


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:2

it behoveth, therefore, the overseer to be blameless, of one wife a husband, vigilant, sober, decent, a friend of strangers, apt to teach,

1 Samuel 18:1

And it cometh to pass, when he finisheth to speak unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan hath been bound to the soul of David, and Jonathan loveth him as his own soul.

1 Kings 5:1

And Hiram king of Tyre sendeth his servants unto Solomon, for he heard that they had anointed him for king instead of his father, for Hiram was a lover of David all the days;

1 Kings 5:7

And it cometh to pass at Hiram's hearing the words of Solomon, that he rejoiceth exceedingly, and saith, 'Blessed is Jehovah to-day, who hath given to David a wise son over this numerous people.'

Psalm 16:3

For the holy ones who are in the land, And the honourable, all my delight is in them.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, and love good, And set up judgment in the gate, It may be Jehovah, God of Hosts, doth pity the remnant of Joseph.

2 Corinthians 6:4-8

but in everything recommending ourselves as God's ministrants; in much patience, in tribulations, in necessities, in distresses,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

ye are witnesses -- God also -- how kindly and righteously, and blamelessly to you who believe we became,

1 Timothy 4:12

let no one despise thy youth, but a pattern become thou of those believing in word, in behaviour, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity;

1 Timothy 6:11

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

2 Timothy 2:22

and the youthful lusts flee thou, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those calling upon the Lord out of a pure heart;

2 Timothy 3:3

without natural affection, implacable, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, not lovers of those who are good,

Titus 2:7

concerning all things thyself showing a pattern of good works; in the teaching uncorruptedness, gravity, incorruptibility,

1 John 3:14

we -- we have known that we have passed out of the death to the life, because we love the brethren; he who is not loving the brother doth remain in the death.

1 John 5:1

Every one who is believing that Jesus is the Christ, of God he hath been begotten, and every one who is loving Him who did beget, doth love also him who is begotten of Him:

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