Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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,

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 of God our Savior and His love
for mankind appeared,
5 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.
6 He poured out this Spirit on us abundantly
through Jesus Christ our Savior,



Cross References

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.

1 Peter 3:21

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you (not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the pledge of a good conscience toward God) through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And some of you used to be like this. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 2:4

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love that He had for us,

Ephesians 2:8-9

For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift—

Ephesians 5:26

to make her holy, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word.

1 Peter 1:3

Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. According to His great mercy, He has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead

John 3:3-5

Jesus replied, “I assure you: Unless someone is born again,he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Colossians 3:10

and have put on the new self. You are being renewed in knowledge according to the image of your Creator.

2 Timothy 1:9

He 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 given to us in Christ Jesus
before time began.

Job 9:20

Even if I were in the right, my own mouth would condemn me;
if I were blameless, my mouth would declare me guilty.

Job 15:14

What is man, that he should be pure,
or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 25:4

How can a person be justified before God?
How can one born of woman be pure?

Psalm 51:10

God, create a clean heart for me
and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Psalm 62:12

and faithful love belongs to You, Lord.
For You repay each according to his works.

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive,
rich in faithful love to all who call on You.

Psalm 86:15

But You, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth.

Psalm 130:7

Israel, put your hope in the Lord.
For there is faithful love with the Lord,
and with Him is redemption in abundance.

Psalm 143:2

Do not bring Your servant into judgment,
for no one alive is righteous in Your sight.

Isaiah 57:12

I will expose your righteousness,
and your works—they will not profit you.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You,
removing iniquity and passing over rebellion
for the remnant of His inheritance?
He does not hold on to His anger forever,
because He delights in faithful love.

Luke 1:50

His mercy is from generation to generation
on those who fear Him.

Luke 1:54

He has helped His servant Israel,
mindful of His mercy,

Luke 1:72

He has dealt mercifully with our fathers
and remembered His holy covenant

Luke 1:78

Because of our God’s merciful compassion,
the Dawn from on high will visit us

Luke 10:27-29

He answered:Love the Lord your Godwith all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.

Romans 3:20

For no one will be justified in His sight by the works of the law, because the knowledge of sin comes through the law.

Romans 3:28

For we conclude that a man is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.

Romans 4:5

But to the one who does not work, but believes on Him who declares the ungodly to be righteous, his faith is credited for righteousness.

Romans 9:11

For though her sons had not been born yet or done anything good or bad, so that God’s purpose according to election might stand—

Romans 9:16

So then it does not depend on human will or effort but on God who shows mercy.

Romans 9:30

What should we say then? Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained righteousness—namely the righteousness that comes from faith.

Romans 11:6

Now if by grace, then it is not by works; otherwise grace ceases to be grace.

Galatians 2:16

know that no one is justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ. And we have believed in Christ Jesus so that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no human being 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 though referring to many, but referring to one, and to your seed, who is Christ.

Ephesians 1:6-7

to the praise of His glorious grace that He favored us with in the Beloved.

Ephesians 4:23

you are being renewed in the spirit of your minds;

Titus 3:4

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

Hebrews 4:16

Therefore let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us at the proper time.

Hebrews 6:6

and who have fallen away, because, to their own harm, they are recrucifying the Son of God and holding Him up to contempt.

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people,
but now you are God’s people;
you had not received mercy,
but now you have received mercy.

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