Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.

King James Version

Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Holman Bible

holding to the faithful message as taught, so that he will be able both to encourage with sound teaching and to refute those who contradict it.

International Standard Version

He must be devoted to the trustworthy message that agrees with what we teach, so that he may be able to encourage others with healthy doctrine and refute those who oppose it.

A Conservative Version

holding firm the faithful word according to the teaching, so that he may also be able to exhort by the sound doctrine, and to correct those who contradict.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

He must hold fast to the sure and trustworthy Word of God as he was taught it, so that he may be able both to give stimulating instruction and encouragement in sound (wholesome) doctrine and to refute and convict those who contradict and oppose it [showing the wayward their error].

An Understandable Version

[He must] hold on firmly to the trustworthy message, which is according to [our] teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort people with sound teaching and to convince those who contradict it.

Anderson New Testament

holding fast the sure word as it is taught, that he may be able, by sound teaching, both to exhort and to convince the opposers.

Bible in Basic English

Keeping to the true word of the teaching, so that he may be able to give comfort by right teaching and overcome the arguments of the doubters.

Common New Testament

he must hold firm to the sure word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to refute those who contradict it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

attach'd to the truth, that has been taught him, that he may be able to teach others sound doctrine, and to convince those who oppose it.

Darby Translation

clinging to the faithful word according to the doctrine taught, that he may be able both to encourage with sound teaching and refute gainsayers.

Godbey New Testament

holding that which is according to the teaching of the faithful word, in order that he may be able both to exhort with healthy teaching, and to convict the opposers.

Goodspeed New Testament

standing by the message that can be relied on, just as he was taught it, so that he may be qualified both to encourage others with wholesome teaching and to show the error of those who oppose him.

John Wesley New Testament

as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

holding fast the doctrine according to the faithful word, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Julia Smith Translation

Holding firmly the faithful word according to instruction, that he may be able also to beseech in sound doctrine, and to refute those opposing.

King James 2000

Holding fast the faithful word as he has been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to refute the opposition.

Lexham Expanded Bible

holding fast to the faithful message according to the teaching, in order that he may be able both to exhort with sound instruction and to reprove those who speak against [it].

Modern King James verseion

holding fast the faithful Word according to the doctrine, that he may be able, by sound doctrine, both to exhort and to convict the gainsayers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and such as cleaveth unto the true word of doctrine, that he may be able to exhort with wholesome learning, and to improve them that say against it.

Moffatt New Testament

he must hold by the sure truths of doctrine so as to be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and refute objections raised by any.]

Montgomery New Testament

He must hold to the faithful word according to the teaching, so that he may be able both to encourage by sound teaching, and to confute our opponents.

NET Bible

He must hold firmly to the faithful message as it has been taught, so that he will be able to give exhortation in such healthy teaching and correct those who speak against it.

New Heart English Bible

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 those who contradict him.

Noyes New Testament

holding fast the sure word according to what he was taught, that he may be able by sound teaching both to exhort, and to refute the gainsayers.

Sawyer New Testament

holding firmly the faithful word taught, that he may be able both to exhort with sound instruction and to convince those who contradict.

The Emphasized Bible

Holding fast, in the matter of his teaching, the faithful word, that he may be able both to encourage with his healthful instruction, and, the gainsayers, to refute.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

firmly attached to the faithful word, according to the doctrine delivered, that he may be able to exhort with sound instruction and to confute the opposers.

Twentieth Century New Testament

who holds doctrine that can be relied on as being in accordance with the accepted Teaching; so that he may be able to encourage others by sound teaching, as well as to refute our opponents.

Webster

Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Weymouth New Testament

holding fast to the faithful Message which he has received, so that he may be well qualified both to encourage others with sound teaching and to reply successfully to opponents.

Williams New Testament

and a man who continues to cling to the trustworthy message as he was taught it, so that he may be competent to encourage others with wholesome teaching and to convict those who oppose him.

World English Bible

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 those who contradict him.

Worrell New Testament

holding fast the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able both to exhort in the healthful doctrine, and to convict those who contradict.

Worsley New Testament

holding fast the faithful word, according as he hath been taught, that he may be able both to instruct in sound doctrine, and to convince gainsayers.

Youngs Literal Translation

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;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀντέχομαι 
Antechomai 
Usage: 2

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

λόγος 
Logos 
Usage: 256

as
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

διδαχή 
Didache 
Usage: 25

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

he may be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

δυνατός 
Dunatos 
Usage: 26

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὑγιαίνω 
Hugiaino 
sound, be sound, be whole, whole, wholesome, be in health, safe and sound
Usage: 10

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

to exhort
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐλέγχω 
Elegcho 
Usage: 12

Devotionals

Devotionals about Titus 1:9

Images Titus 1:9

Context Readings

Instructions To Titus In Crete

8 but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, just, devout, self-controlled, 9 holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict. 10 For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:10

and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,

2 Timothy 1:13

Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 1:15

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.

Titus 2:1

But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.

Job 2:3

The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."

Job 27:6

"I hold fast my righteousness and will not let it go. My heart does not reproach any of my days.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.

Acts 18:28

for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

1 Corinthians 14:24

But if all prophesy, and an unbeliever or an ungifted man enters, he is convicted by all, he is called to account by all;

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

1 Timothy 1:19

keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.

1 Timothy 4:9

It is a trustworthy statement deserving full acceptance.

2 Timothy 2:2

The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:25

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,

Titus 1:11

who must be silenced because they are upsetting whole families, teaching things they should not teach for the sake of sordid gain.

Titus 2:7-8

in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,

Jude 1:3

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.

Revelation 2:25

'Nevertheless what you have, hold fast until I come.

Revelation 3:3

'So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.

Revelation 3:11

'I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, so that no one will take your crown.



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