Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 self-controlled, chaste, homemakers, good-natured (kindhearted), adapting and subordinating themselves to their husbands, that the word of God may not be exposed to reproach (blasphemed or discredited).

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to be temperate, chaste, good housekeepers, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God not be 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 They should encourage the younger women to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 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. 6 Likewise, encourage the younger men to be sensible.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke of slavery should regard their own masters as deserving of the highest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be discredited.

Genesis 3:16

He told the woman, "I'll greatly increase the pain of your labor during childbirth. It will be painful for you to bear children, "since your trust is turning toward your husband, and he will dominate you."

Genesis 16:8-9

"Hagar, servant of Sarai," he asked, "Where are you coming from and where are you going?" She answered, "I am running away from my mistress Sarai."

Genesis 18:9

The men asked him, "Where is your wife Sarah?" "There, in the tent," he replied.

2 Samuel 12:14

Nathan responded to David, "There's one other thing: the LORD has forgiven your sin. You won't die. Nevertheless, because you have despised the LORD's enemies with utter contempt, the son born to you will most certainly die."

Psalm 74:10

God, how long will the adversary scorn while the enemy despises your name endlessly?

Proverbs 7:11

She is brazen and defiant her feet don't remain at home.

Proverbs 31:10-31

Who can find a capable wife? Her value far exceeds the finest jewels.

Acts 9:36

In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was known for her good actions and acts of charity that she was always doing.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived, they took him upstairs. All the widows gathered around Peter, crying and showing him all the shirts and coats Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Romans 2:24

As it is written, "God's name is being blasphemed among the gentiles because of you."

1 Corinthians 11:3

Now I want you to realize that the Messiah is the head of every man, and man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of the Messiah.

1 Corinthians 14:34

As in all the churches of the saints, the women must keep silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak out, but must place themselves in submission, as the oral law also says.

Ephesians 5:22-24

Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:33

But each individual man among you must love his wife as he loves himself; and may the wife fear her husband.

Colossians 3:18

Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is appropriate for those who belong to the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:11-12

Let a woman learn with a quiet spirit, and submissively.

1 Timothy 5:10

She must be well known for her good actions as a woman who has raised children, welcomed strangers, washed the saints' feet, helped the suffering, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.

1 Timothy 5:13-14

At the same time, they also learn how to be lazy while going from house to house. Not only this, but they even become gossips and keep busy by interfering in other people's lives, saying things they should not say.

1 Peter 3:1-5

In a similar way, you wives must submit yourselves to your husbands so that, even if some of them refuse to obey the word, they may be won over without a word through your conduct as wives

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