Titus 2:5
to be self-controlled, pure, managers of their households, kind, and subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be discredited.
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Titus 2:2
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, and sound in faith, love, and perseverance.


Genesis 16:8, 9
"Hagar, servant of Sarai, " He said, "where have you come from, and where are you going?" "I am running away from my mistress Sarai, " she replied. . . .

Genesis 18:9
"Where is your wife Sarah?" they asked. "There, in the tent, " he replied.

Proverbs 7:11
She is loud and defiant; her feet do not remain at home.

Proverbs 31:10-31
Who can find a wife of noble character? She is far more precious than rubies. . . .

1 Timothy 5:13
At the same time they will also learn to be idle, going from house to house and being not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, speaking of things they should not mention.


Acts 9:36, 39
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which is translated as Dorcas), who was always occupied with works of kindness and charity. . . .

1 Timothy 5:10
and well known for good deeds such as bringing up children, entertaining strangers, washing the feet of the saints, imparting relief to the afflicted, and devoting herself to every good work.


Genesis 3:16
To the woman He said: "I will sharply increase your pain in childbirth; in pain you will bring forth children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."

1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.

1 Corinthians 14:34
women are to be silent in the churches. They are not permitted to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says.

Ephesians 5:22-24, 33
Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. . . .

Colossians 3:18
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:11, 12
A woman must learn in quietness and full submissiveness. . . .

1 Peter 3:1-5
Wives, in the same way, submit yourselves to your husbands, so that even if they refuse to believe the word, they will be won over without words by the behavior of their wives . . .


2 Samuel 12:14
Nevertheless, because by this deed you have treated the LORD with utter contempt, the son born to you will surely die."

Psalm 74:10
How long, O God, will the enemy taunt You? Will the foe revile Your name forever?

Romans 2:24
As it is written: "God's name is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you."

1 Timothy 5:14
So I advise the younger widows to marry, have children, and manage their households, so they will not give the adversary an occasion for slander.

1 Timothy 6:1
All who are under the yoke of slavery should regard their masters as fully worthy of honor, so that God's name and our teaching will not be discredited.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God's message will not be slandered.

International Standard Version
to be sensible and pure, to manage their households, to be kind, and to submit themselves to their husbands. Otherwise, the word of God may be discredited.

NET Bible
to be self-controlled, pure, fulfilling their duties at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the message of God may not be discredited.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And to be chaste and holy, taking good care of their households and obeying their husbands, lest anyone blaspheme the word of God.
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