Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But speak thou the things which are expedient unto sound doctrine,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:

Holman Bible

But you must speak what is consistent with sound teaching.

International Standard Version

But as for you, teach what is consistent with healthy doctrine.

A Conservative Version

But speak thou the things that are fitting for the sound doctrine.

American Standard Version

But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine:

Amplified

But [as for] you, teach what is fitting and becoming to sound (wholesome) doctrine [the character and right living that identify true Christians].

An Understandable Version

But you should speak those things which agree with sound teaching:

Anderson New Testament

But do you speak the things that become sound teaching;

Bible in Basic English

But let your words be in agreement with true and right teaching:

Common New Testament

But as for you, teach what befits sound doctrine.

Daniel Mace New Testament

As for you, teach nothing

Darby Translation

But do thou speak the things that become sound teaching;

Godbey New Testament

But speak you those things which become healthy teaching.

Goodspeed New Testament

But you must teach people the things that properly belong to wholesome teaching.

John Wesley New Testament

But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine, That the aged men be vigilant,

Julia Smith Translation

And do thou speak what becomes sound doctrine:

King James 2000

But you speak the things which become sound doctrine:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you, speak [the things] which are fitting for sound instruction.

Modern King James verseion

But you speak the things which become sound doctrine:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But speak thou that which becometh wholesome learning:

Moffatt New Testament

You must instruct people in what is due to sound doctrine.

Montgomery New Testament

But do you, on your part, speak what becomes sound teaching;

NET Bible

But as for you, communicate the behavior that goes with sound teaching.

New Heart English Bible

But say the things which fit sound doctrine,

Noyes New Testament

But do thou speak the things which become sound teaching;

Sawyer New Testament

Speak things which become sound teaching.

The Emphasized Bible

But do, thou, speak the things which become the healthful instruction: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

BUT speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do you, however, speak of such subjects as properly have a place in sound Christian teaching.

Webster

But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:

Weymouth New Testament

But as for you, you must speak in a manner that befits wholesome teaching.

Williams New Testament

You must continue telling the people what is proper for wholesome teaching:

World English Bible

But say the things which fit sound doctrine,

Worrell New Testament

But speak the things which become the healthful teaching;

Worsley New Testament

But do thou speak the things which become sound doctrine:

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou -- be speaking what doth become the sound teaching;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

πρέπω 
Prepo 
Usage: 6

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Titus 2:1

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Images Titus 2:1

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

1 But speak thou the things which are expedient unto sound doctrine, 2 that the aged men be temperate, venerable, prudent, sound in faith, in charity, in tolerance.


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:10

for fornicators, for homosexuals, for kidnappers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there is any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine,

Titus 1:9

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.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to the doctrine which is according to godliness,

2 Timothy 1:13

Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and charity which is in Christ Jesus.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

Titus 3:8

The Word is faithful, and I desire that thou affirm this constantly, that those who have believed God might be careful to conduct themselves in good works. This is good and profitable unto men.



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