Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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,

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

Themes

Baptism » Emblematic of the influences of the holy ghost

Baptism with the holy ghost » Renews and cleanses the soul

Cleansing » Ps 51 » Spiritual promised

God » Mercy of » Makes salvation possible

God's Promises » Of cleansing » Spiritual promised

Good » Works encouraged » Insufficient to secure salvation

Grace » Of Christ » Bestows unmerited favours

Holy spirit » Regenerating » Necessary to salvation

Inheritance » Who is an heir of God through Christ

Justification » Justification coming by jesus Christ

Kindness » The kindness of the lord

Laver of brass » Illustrative of » Regeneration

Love » The love of God

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Freeness of salvation

Loving Kindness Of God » Is through Christ

Mercy » Makes salvation possible

God's Mercy » Manifested » In salvation

New » Man » Strengthened and renewed by the holy spirit

New » Birth » Necessary to salvation

New Birth » Effected by » The holy ghost

New Birth » Described as » The washing of regeneration

New Birth » Is of the mercy of God

Profit » What is profitable

Purification of heart » Cleansing, spiritual » Promised

Regeneration » The teaching concerning » Necessary to salvation

Righteousness » No salvation by works of

Salvation » Is not by works

Salvation » Is of mercy

Spiritual » Renewal » Man, strengthened and renewed by the holy spirit

Washing » Figurative » Of regeneration

religious Work » Examples of » Insufficient to secure salvation

Works, good » Encouraged » Insufficient to secure salvation

Works, good » Salvation unattainable by

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

Usage: 0

ἔλεος 
Eleos 
Usage: 25

he saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
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 goodness and loving-kindness of God our Savior to man [as man] appeared, 5 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, 6 Which He poured out [so] richly upon us through Jesus Christ our Savior.



Cross References

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].

1 Peter 3:21

And baptism, which is a figure [of their deliverance], does now also save you [from inward questionings and fears], not by the removing of outward body filth [bathing], but by [providing you with] the answer of a good and clear conscience (inward cleanness and peace) before God [because you are demonstrating what you believe to be yours] through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And such some of you were [once]. But you were washed clean (purified by a complete atonement for sin and made free from the guilt of sin), and you were consecrated (set apart, hallowed), and you were justified [pronounced righteous, by trusting] in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the [Holy] Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 2:4

But God -- "so rich is He in His mercy! Because of and in order to satisfy the great and wonderful and intense love with which He loved us,

Ephesians 2:8-9

For it is by free grace (God's unmerited favor) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but 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

Praised (honored, blessed) be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)! By His boundless mercy we have been born again to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered him, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that unless a person is born again (anew, from above), he cannot ever see (know, be acquainted with, and experience) the kingdom of God.

Colossians 3:10

And have clothed yourselves with the new [spiritual self], which is [ever in the process of being] renewed and remolded into [fuller and more perfect knowledge upon] knowledge after the image (the likeness) of Him Who created it.

2 Timothy 1:9

[For it is He] Who delivered and saved us and called us with a calling in itself holy and leading to holiness [to a life of consecration, a vocation of holiness]; [He did it] not because of anything of merit that we have done, but because of and to further His own purpose and grace (unmerited favor) which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began [eternal ages ago].

Job 9:20

Though I am innocent and in the right, my own mouth would condemn me; though I am blameless, He would prove me perverse.

Job 15:14

What is man, that he could be pure and clean? And he who is born of a woman, that he could be right and just?

Job 25:4

How then can man be justified and righteous before God? Or how can he who is born of a woman be pure and clean?

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right, persevering, and steadfast spirit within me.

Psalm 62:12

Also to You, O Lord, belong mercy and loving-kindness, for You render to every man according to his work.

Psalm 86:5

For You, O Lord, are good, and ready to forgive [our trespasses, sending them away, letting them go completely and forever]; and You are abundant in mercy and loving-kindness to all those who call upon You.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in mercy and loving-kindness and truth.

Psalm 130:7

O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is mercy and loving-kindness, and with Him is plenteous redemption.

Psalm 143:2

And enter not into judgment with Your servant, for in Your sight no man living is [in himself] righteous or justified.

Isaiah 57:12

I will expose your [pretended] righteousness and your doings, but they will not help you.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You, Who forgives iniquity and passes over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He retains not His anger forever, because He delights in mercy and loving-kindness.

Luke 1:50

And His mercy (His compassion and kindness toward the miserable and afflicted) is on those who fear Him with godly reverence, from generation to generation and age to age.

Luke 1:54

He has laid hold on His servant Israel [to help him, to espouse his cause], in remembrance of His mercy,

Luke 1:72

To make true and show the mercy and compassion and kindness [promised] to our forefathers and to remember and carry out His holy covenant [to bless, which is all the more sacred because it is made by God Himself],

Luke 1:78

Because of and through the heart of tender mercy and loving-kindness of our God, a Light from on high will dawn upon us and visit [us]

Luke 10:27-29

And he replied, You must 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

For no person will be justified (made righteous, acquitted, and judged acceptable) in His sight by observing the works prescribed by the Law. For [the real function of] the Law is to make men recognize and be conscious of sin [ not mere perception, but an acquaintance with sin which works toward repentance, faith, and holy character].

Romans 3:28

For we hold that a man is justified and made upright by faith independent of and distinctly apart from good deeds (works of the Law). [The observance of the Law has nothing to do with justification.]

Romans 4:5

But to one who, not working [by the Law], trusts (believes fully) in Him Who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited to him as righteousness (the standing acceptable to God).

Romans 9:11

And the children were yet unborn and had so far done nothing either good or evil. Even so, in order further to carry out God's purpose of selection (election, choice), which depends not on works or what men can do, but on Him Who calls [them],

Romans 9:16

So then [God's gift] is not a question of human will and human effort, but of God's mercy. [It depends not on one's own willingness nor on his strenuous exertion as in running a race, but on God's having mercy on him.]

Romans 9:30

What shall we say then? That Gentiles who did not follow after righteousness [who did not seek salvation by right relationship to God] have attained it by faith [a righteousness imputed by God, based on and produced by faith],

Romans 11:6

But if it is by grace (His unmerited favor and graciousness), it is no longer conditioned on works or anything men have done. Otherwise, grace would no longer be grace [it would be meaningless].

Galatians 2:16

Yet we know that a man is justified or reckoned righteous and in right standing with God not by works of the Law, but [only] through faith and [absolute] reliance on and adherence to and trust in Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One). [Therefore] even we [ourselves] have believed on Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the Law [for we cannot be justified by any observance of the ritual of the Law given by Moses], because by keeping legal rituals and by works no human being can ever be justified (declared righteous and put in right standing with God).

Galatians 3:16-21

Now the promises (covenants, agreements) were decreed and made to Abraham and his Seed (his Offspring, his Heir). He [God] does not say, And to seeds (descendants, heirs), as if referring to many persons, but, And to your Seed (your Descendant, your Heir), obviously referring to one individual, Who is [none other than] Christ (the Messiah).

Ephesians 1:6-7

[So that we might be] to the praise and the commendation of His glorious grace (favor and mercy), which He so freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 4:23

And be constantly renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh mental and spiritual attitude],

Titus 3:4

But when the goodness and loving-kindness of God our Savior to man [as man] appeared,

Hebrews 4:16

Let us then fearlessly and confidently and boldly draw near to the throne of grace (the throne of God's unmerited favor to us sinners), that we may receive mercy [for our failures] and find grace to help in good time for every need [appropriate help and well-timed help, coming just when we need it].

Hebrews 6:6

If they then deviate from the faith and turn away from their allegiance -- "[it is impossible] to bring them back to repentance, for (because, while, as long as) they nail upon the cross the Son of God afresh [as far as they are concerned] and are holding [Him] up to contempt and shame and public disgrace.

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people [at all], but now you are God's people; once you were unpitied, but now you are pitied and have received mercy.

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