Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

Prayers for Titus 1:9

Context Readings

Instructions To Titus In Crete

8 but given to hospitality, as 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. 10 For there are many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision,


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:10

for fornicators, for abusers of themselves with men, for menstealers, for liars, for false swearers, and if there be any other thing contrary to the sound doctrine;

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye were taught, whether by word, or by epistle of ours.

1 Timothy 6:3

If any man teacheth a different doctrine, and consenteth not to sound words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

2 Timothy 1:13

Hold the pattern of sound words which thou hast heard from me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:

Titus 2:1

But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine:

Job 2:3

And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away from evil: and he still holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Job 27:6

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: My heart shall not reproach me'so long as I live.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy the truth, and sell it not; Yea , wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Acts 18:28

for he powerfully confuted the Jews, and that publicly, showing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

1 Corinthians 14:24

But if all prophesy, and there come in one unbelieving or unlearned, he is reproved by all, he is judged by all;

1 Thessalonians 5:21

prove all things; hold fast that which is good;

1 Timothy 1:19

holding faith and a good conscience; which some having thrust from them made shipwreck concerning the faith:

1 Timothy 4:9

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation.

2 Timothy 2:2

And the things which thou hast heard from me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:25

in meekness correcting them that oppose themselves; if peradventure God may give them repentance unto the knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure the sound doctrine; but, having itching ears, will heap to themselves teachers after their own lusts;

Titus 1:11

whose mouths must be stopped; men who overthrow whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

Titus 2:7-8

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

Jude 1:3

Beloved, while I was giving all diligence to write unto you of our common salvation, I was constrained to write unto you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered unto the saints.

Revelation 2:25

Nevertheless that which ye have, hold fast till I come.

Revelation 3:3

Remember therefore how thou hast received and didst hear; and keep it , and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.

Revelation 3:11

I come quickly: hold fast that which thou hast, that no one take thy crown.



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