Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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 kindness and love to man of our Saviour God appeared, 5 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, 6 which he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;



Cross References

Romans 12:2

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

1 Peter 3:21

which figure also now saves you, even baptism, not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the demand as before God of a good conscience, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 Corinthians 6:11

And these things were some of you; but ye have been washed, but ye have been sanctified, but ye have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 2:4

but God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love wherewith he loved us,

Ephesians 2:8-9

For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift:

Ephesians 5:26

in order that he might sanctify it, purifying it by the washing of water by the word,

1 Peter 1:3

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

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except any one be born anew he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Colossians 3:10

and having put on the new, renewed into full knowledge according to the image of him that has created him;

2 Timothy 1:9

who has saved us, and has called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before the ages of time,

Job 9:20

If I justified myself, mine own mouth would condemn me; were I perfect, he would prove me perverse.

Job 15:14

What is man, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 25:4

And how should man be just with God? Or how should he be clean that is born of a woman?

Psalm 51:10

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

Psalm 62:12

And unto thee, O Lord, belongeth loving-kindness; for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, and art of great loving-kindness unto all that call upon thee.

Psalm 86:15

But thou, Lord, art a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth.

Psalm 130:7

Let Israel hope in Jehovah, because with Jehovah there is loving-kindness, and with him is plenteous redemption;

Psalm 143:2

And enter not into judgment with thy servant; for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

Isaiah 57:12

I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; and they shall not profit thee.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like unto thee, that forgiveth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in loving-kindness.

Luke 1:50

and his mercy is to generations and generations to them that fear him.

Luke 1:54

He has helped Israel his servant, in order to remember mercy,

Luke 1:72

to fulfil mercy with our fathers and remember his holy covenant,

Luke 1:78

on account of the bowels of mercy of our God; wherein the dayspring from on high has visited us,

Luke 10:27-29

But he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thine understanding; and thy neighbour as thyself.

Romans 3:20

Wherefore by works of law no flesh shall be justified before him; for by law is knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:28

for we reckon that a man is justified by faith, without works of law.

Romans 4:5

but to him who does not work, but believes on him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is reckoned as righteousness.

Romans 9:11

the children indeed being not yet born, or having done anything good or worthless (that the purpose of God according to election might abide, not of works, but of him that calls),

Romans 9:16

So then it is not of him that wills, nor of him that runs, but of God that shews mercy.

Romans 9:30

What then shall we say? That they of the nations, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained righteousness, but the righteousness that is on the principle of faith.

Romans 11:6

But if by grace, no longer of works: since otherwise grace is no more grace.

Galatians 2:16

but knowing that a man is not justified on the principle of works of law nor but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also have believed on Christ Jesus, that we might be justified on the principle of the faith of Christ; and not of works of law; because on the principle of works of law no flesh shall be justified.

Galatians 3:16-21

But to Abraham were the promises addressed, and to his seed: he does not say, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed; which is Christ.

Ephesians 1:6-7

to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he has taken us into favour in the Beloved:

Ephesians 4:23

and being renewed in the spirit of your mind;

Titus 3:4

But when the kindness and love to man of our Saviour God appeared,

Hebrews 4:16

Let us approach therefore with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and find grace for seasonable help.

Hebrews 6:6

and have fallen away, crucifying for themselves as they do the Son of God, and making a show of him.

1 Peter 2:10

who once were not a people, but now God's people; who were not enjoying mercy, but now have found mercy.

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