Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

to be sensible, [morally] pure, [good] homemakers, kind [and] in subjection to their own husbands, so that God's message will not be spoken against.

New American Standard Bible

to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

King James Version

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Holman Bible

to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God’s message will not be slandered.

International Standard Version

to be sensible and pure, to manage their households, to be kind, and to submit themselves to their husbands. Otherwise, the word of God may be discredited.

A Conservative Version

to be serious-minded, pure, homemakers, good, submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

American Standard Version

to be'sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed:

Amplified

to be sensible, pure, makers of a home [where God is honored], good-natured, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

Anderson New Testament

to be discreet, chaste, fond of home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not reviled.

Bible in Basic English

To be wise in mind, clean in heart, kind; working in their houses, living under the authority of their husbands; so that no evil may be said of the word of God.

Common New Testament

to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, good oeconimists, beneficent, submissive to their husbands,

Darby Translation

discreet, chaste, diligent in home work, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.

Godbey New Testament

to be prudent, chaste, domestic, good, submissive to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

Goodspeed New Testament

and to be sensible, pure-minded, domestic, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so as not to bring reproach on God's message.

John Wesley New Testament

to love their chidren, Discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Julia Smith Translation

Of sound mind chaste, remaining at home, good subordinates to their own husbands, that the word of God be not defamed.

King James 2000

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[to be] self-controlled, pure, busy at home, good, being subject to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be slandered.

Modern King James verseion

to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, subject to their own husbands, that the Word of God may not be blasphemed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to be of discreet, chaste, housewifely, good, and obedient unto their own husbands, that the word of God be not evil spoken of.

Moffatt New Testament

to be mistress of themselves, chaste, domestic, kind, and submissive to their husbands ??otherwise it will be a scandal to the gospel.

Montgomery New Testament

to be sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind and submissive to their husbands, in order that God's message be not maligned.

NET Bible

to be self-controlled, pure, fulfilling their duties at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the message of God may not be discredited.

New Heart English Bible

to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.

Noyes New Testament

to be discreet, chaste, workers at home, good, in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Sawyer New Testament

sober, pure, fond of home, kind, subject to their husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

The Emphasized Bible

soberminded, chaste, workers at home, good, submitting themselves to their own husbands, - that, the word of God, be not defamed;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to be sober, domestic, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not ill reported of.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and to be discreet, pure-minded, domesticated, good women, ready to submit to their husbands, in order that God's Message may not be maligned.

Webster

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Weymouth New Testament

industrious in their homes, kind, submissive to their husbands, so that the Christian teaching may not be exposed to reproach.

Williams New Testament

to be serious, pure, home keepers, kind, and subordinate to their husbands, so as not to cause God's message to suffer reproach.

World English Bible

to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.

Worrell New Testament

to be sober, pure, workers at home, good, submitting themselves to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Worsley New Testament

chaste, keepers at home, good, submissive to their husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.

Youngs Literal Translation

sober, pure, keepers of their own houses, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To be discreet
σώφρων 
Sophron 
Usage: 4

G53
ἁγνός 
Hagnos 
Usage: 8

οἰκουρός 
Oikouros 
Usage: 1

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

to their own
ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

be
βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

References

Images Titus 2:5

Prayers for Titus 2:5

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

4 Then they can train the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 to be sensible, [morally] pure, [good] homemakers, kind [and] in subjection to their own husbands, so that God's message will not be spoken against. 6 In the same way, you should exhort the younger men to be sensible.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:1

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

1 Timothy 6:1

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

1 Timothy 6:1-9

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

1 Timothy 6:1

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

1 Timothy 6:1

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

1 Timothy 6:1

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

1 Timothy 6:1

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

1 Timothy 6:1-31

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

Acts 9:36

Now at Joppa [Note: This was also a town on the west coast of Palestine, today called "Jaffa," and is now a part of Tel Aviv] there was a certain disciple named Tabitha (she was also called Dorcas, which means "Gazelle"). She practiced many good deeds and always gave money to poor people.

Acts 9:39

So, Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived they took him to the upstairs room [where Dorcas' body lay]. All the widows [i.e., her friends] stood near Peter, crying and showing [him] the coats and [other] clothing which Dorcas had made when she was alive.

Romans 2:24

For God's name is being spoken against among the Gentiles because of your behavior, just as it is written. [See Isa. 52:5].

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I want you to know that Christ is the [spiritual] head [i.e., authority] over every man; and the man is the [spiritual] head over the woman [Note: The Greek words for "woman" and "wife" are the same. "Wife" is obviously meant by the context]; and God is the head over Christ.

1 Corinthians 14:34

the women should remain quiet in the assemblies. For they are not permitted to speak [i.e., in a language supernaturally, or to prophesy], but they are to be in subjection [i.e., to male leaders. See I Tim. 2:11-12], as the law also says. [See Gen. 3:16?].

Ephesians 5:22-24

Wives, you should submit to your own husbands, as you would to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:33

However, each of you men individually should also love his own wife the way he loves himself. And the wife should respect her husband.

Colossians 3:18

You wives should submit to your husbands, as this is proper in [the fellowship of] the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:11-12

A woman should learn [the Scriptures] in quietness, being fully submissive.

1 Timothy 5:10

having a reputation for doing good deeds, [such as] bringing up children, showing hospitality to strangers, washing the feet of the saints [i.e., God's holy people], assisting people in trouble and devoting herself to doing all [other] kinds of good deeds.

1 Timothy 5:13-14

And on top of that, they learn to be idle, going around from house to house; and not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things they should not be.

1 Peter 3:1-5

In the same way [that Jesus was submissive], you wives should submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even though they may not obey the [Gospel] message [they have heard] they may, without your talking [to them about it],

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