Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,

King James Version

Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

Holman Bible

He saved us- not by works of righteousness that we had done, but according to His mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit.

International Standard Version

"Twas not for deeds that we had done, but by his steadfast love alone, he saved us through a second birth, renewed us by the Spirit's work,

A Conservative Version

he saved us, not of works in righteousness that we did, but according to his mercy through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

American Standard Version

not by works done in righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Amplified

He saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we had done, but because of His own pity and mercy, by [the] cleansing [bath] of the new birth (regeneration) and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

An Understandable Version

He saved us, not because of any good deeds we ourselves had done, but because of His mercy. [He saved us] through the washing of new birth [Note: This refers to our immersion in water] and the renewing [work] of the Holy Spirit,

Anderson New Testament

not by works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Bible in Basic English

Not by works of righteousness which we did ourselves, but in the measure of his mercy, he gave us salvation, through the washing of the new birth and the giving of new life in the Holy Spirit,

Common New Testament

he saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but because of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit,

Daniel Mace New Testament

he saved us not in consideration of any virtuous actions which we had done, but out of his meer mercy, by the baptism of regeneration, he form'd us anew, by the plentiful effusion of the holy spirit,

Darby Translation

not on the principle of works which have been done in righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy he saved us through the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Godbey New Testament

not from works which are in righteousness, which we did, but according to his own mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and the renewal of the Holy Ghost,

Goodspeed New Testament

he saved us, not for any upright actions we had performed, but from his own mercy, through the bath of regeneration and renewal by the holy Spirit,

John Wesley New Testament

Not by works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy he saved us, by the laver of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Julia Smith Translation

Not of works in justice which we did; but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and the renovation of the Holy Spirit;

King James 2000

Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;

Lexham Expanded Bible

he saved us, not by deeds of righteousness that we have done, but because of his mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit,

Modern King James verseion

not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

not of the deeds of righteousness which we wrought, but of his mercy, he saved us, by the fountain of the new birth, and with the renewing of the holy ghost,

Moffatt New Testament

and he saved us, not for anything we had done but from his own pity for us, by the water that means regeneration and renewal under the holy Spirit

Montgomery New Testament

He saved us, not because of any deeds that we had done in righteousness, But because of his own pity for us. He saved us by that washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit

NET Bible

he saved us not by works of righteousness that we have done but on the basis of his mercy, through the washing of the new birth and the renewing of the Holy Spirit,

New Heart English Bible

not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of rebirth and renewing by the Holy Spirit,

New simplified Bible

not by works done in righteousness, which we did, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration (restoration) (spiritual rebirth) and renewing (renovation) of the Holy Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

not by works of righteousness which we did, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the bath of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Sawyer New Testament

not by works of righteousness which we did but according to his mercy he saved us through the washing of regeneration and the renewing of the Holy Spirit,

The Emphasized Bible

Not by works which we had done in righteousness, but, according to his mercy, he saved us - through means of the bathing of a new birth, and the moulding anew of Holy Spirit. -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not for works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the laver of regeneration, and by renovation of the Holy Spirit;

Twentieth Century New Testament

not as the result of any righteous actions that we had done, but in fulfillment of his merciful purposes. He saved us by that Washing which was a New Birth to us, and by the renewing power of the Holy Spirit,

Webster

Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;

Weymouth New Testament

as righteous men, had done, but as the result of His own mercy He saved us by means of the bath of regeneration and the renewal of our natures by the Holy Spirit,

Williams New Testament

He saved us, not for upright deeds that we had done, but in accordance with His mercy, through the bath of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

World English Bible

not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,

Worrell New Testament

not by works of righteousness which we did, but according to His mercy, He saved us through a washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit;

Worsley New Testament

not for works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy He saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the holy Spirit;

Youngs Literal Translation

(not by works that are in righteousness that we did but according to His kindness,) He did save us, through a bathing of regeneration, and a renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

by
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
διά 
Dia 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 709
Usage: 527

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

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

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we , us , we ourselves
Usage: 120

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

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

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ἔλεος 
Eleos 
Usage: 25

he saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
save , make whole , heal , be whole ,
Usage: 79

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170

the washing
λουτρόν 
Loutron 
Usage: 2

παλιγγενεσία 
Paliggenesia 
Usage: 1

and

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

ἀνακαίνωσις 
Anakainosis 
Usage: 2

of the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Devotionals

Devotionals about Titus 3:5

Devotionals containing Titus 3:5

Images Titus 3:5

Context Readings

Conduct Toward All People

4 But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared, 5 He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, 6 whom He poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,



Cross References

Romans 12:2

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

1 Peter 3:21

Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you--not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience--through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 Corinthians 6:11

Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 2:4

But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;

Ephesians 5:26

so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."

Colossians 3:10

and have put on the new self who is being renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him--

2 Timothy 1:9

who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,

Job 9:20

"Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.

Job 15:14

"What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 25:4

"How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman?

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Psalm 62:12

And lovingkindness is Yours, O Lord, For You recompense a man according to his work.

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.

Psalm 130:7

O Israel, hope in the LORD; For with the LORD there is lovingkindness, And with Him is abundant redemption.

Psalm 143:2

And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.

Isaiah 57:12

"I will declare your righteousness and your deeds, But they will not profit you.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.

Luke 1:50

"AND HIS MERCY IS UPON GENERATION AFTER GENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO FEAR HIM.

Luke 1:54

"He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy,

Luke 1:72

To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant,

Luke 1:78

Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,

Luke 10:27-29

And he answered, "YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND; AND YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF."

Romans 3:20

because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:28

For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.

Romans 4:5

But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,

Romans 9:11

for though the twins were not yet born and had not done anything good or bad, so that God's purpose according to His choice would stand, not because of works but because of Him who calls,

Romans 9:16

So then it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs, but on God who has mercy.

Romans 9:30

What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;

Romans 11:6

But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace.

Galatians 2:16

nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.

Galatians 3:16-21

Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed He does not say, "And to seeds," as referring to many, but rather to one, "And to your seed," that is, Christ.

Ephesians 1:6-7

to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 4:23

and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind,

Titus 3:4

But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared,

Hebrews 4:16

Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 6:6

and then have fallen away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance, since they again crucify to themselves the Son of God and put Him to open shame.

1 Peter 2:10

for you once were NOT A PEOPLE, but now you are THE PEOPLE OF GOD; you had NOT RECEIVED MERCY, but now you have RECEIVED MERCY.



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