Titus 2:5
Parallel Verses
GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
to use good judgment, and to be morally pure. Also, tell them to teach young women to be homemakers, to be kind, and to place themselves under their husbands' authority. Then no one can speak evil of God's word.

King James Bible
To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Darby Bible Translation
discreet, chaste, diligent in home work, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.

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.

Young's 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.

Titus 2:5 Parallel
Commentary
Titus 2:5 Parallel Commentaries
Library
Good Works
"Zealous of good works." There are some who hear us preach high doctrine, and constantly declare that we are saved by grace through faith, and that not of ourselves, it is the gift of God, who, therefore, suppose that we cannot preach good works, and that we could not preach a good sermon of exhortation to Christians, to live in holiness. Well, we will not say that we can preach a good sermon, but we will say that we will try and preach one as to that matter that shall be as good as theirs, and as
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856

The Doctrine Adorned
But shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.' (Titus ii. 10.) Those of us who are specially interested in this great work often seek for plans by which the knowledge and enjoyment of a Full Salvation may be extended. I think I have found a good plan for helping the Kingdom forward, and I see it in this little sentence which Paul wrote to Titus: 'That they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things'. When I say that is a plan for
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service

Paul's Last Letter
[This chapter is based on the Second Epistle to Timothy.] From the judgment hall of Caesar, Paul returned to his cell, realizing that he had gained for himself only a brief respite. He knew that his enemies would not rest until they had compassed his death. But he knew also that for a time truth had triumphed. To have proclaimed a crucified and risen Saviour before the vast crowd who had listened to him, was in itself a victory. That day a work had begun which would grow and strengthen, and which
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Just as I Am. L. M.
So let our lips and lives express The holy gospel we profess; So let our works and virtues shine To prove the doctrine all divine. 2 Thus shall we best proclaim abroad The honors of our Savior God; When his salvation reigns within, And grace subdues the power of sin. 3 Religion bears our spirits up, While we expect that blessed hope,-- The bright appearance of the Lord; And faith stands leaning on his word. Isaac Watts, 1709.
Edmund S. Lorenz—The Otterbein Hymnal

Cross References
Proverbs 7:11
She is loud and rebellious. Her feet will not stay at home.

Romans 14:16
Don't allow anyone to say that what you consider good is evil.

Ephesians 5:22
Wives, place yourselves under your husbands' authority as you have placed yourselves under the Lord's authority.

1 Timothy 2:11
A woman must learn in silence, in keeping with her position.

1 Timothy 2:12
I don't allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man. Instead, she should be quiet.

1 Timothy 5:14
So I want younger widows to marry, have children, manage their homes, and not give the enemy any chance to ridicule them.

1 Timothy 6:1
All slaves who believe must give complete respect to their own masters. In this way no one will speak evil of God's name and what we teach.

Jump to Previous
Authority Blasphemed Busy Chaste Christian Clean Diligent Discredited Discreet Domestic Evil Exposed God's Good Heart Home Homes Houses Husbands Industrious Keepers Kind Mind Minded Obedient Pure Reproach Self-Controlled Sensible Sober Subject Subjection Submissive Teaching Wise Word Work Workers Working
Jump to Next
Authority Blasphemed Busy Chaste Christian Clean Diligent Discredited Discreet Domestic Evil Exposed God's Good Heart Home Homes Houses Husbands Industrious Keepers Kind Mind Minded Obedient Pure Reproach Self-Controlled Sensible Sober Subject Subjection Submissive Teaching Wise Word Work Workers Working
Links
Titus 2:5 NIV
Titus 2:5 NLT
Titus 2:5 ESV
Titus 2:5 NASB
Titus 2:5 KJV

Titus 2:5 Bible Apps
Titus 2:5 Biblia Paralela
Titus 2:5 Chinese Bible
Titus 2:5 French Bible
Titus 2:5 German Bible

Titus 2:5 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Titus 2:4
Top of Page
Top of Page