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Titus 1:14

    Titus 1:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Giving no attention to the fictions of the Jews and the rules of men who have no true knowledge.

    Webster's Revision

    not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.

    World English Bible

    not paying attention to Jewish fables and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.

    Definitions for Titus 1:14

    Heed - To be careful to consider.

    Clarke's Commentary on Titus 1:14

    Not giving heed to Jewish fables - See on 1 Timothy 1:4 (note); 1 Timothy 4:7 (note).

    Commandments of men - The injunctions of the scribes and Pharisees, which they added to the law of God.

    That turn from the truth - For such persons made the word of God of none effect by their traditions. Sometimes the verb αποστρεφομαι signifies to be averse from, slight, or despise. So, here, the persons in question despised the truth, and taught others to do the same.

    Barnes' Notes on Titus 1:14

    Not giving heed to Jewish fables ... - See the notes at 1 Timothy 1:4.

    And commandments of men that turn from the truth - Notes, Matthew 15:3-5.

    Wesley's Notes on Titus 1:14

    1:14 Commandments of men - The Jewish or other teachers, whoever they were that turned from the truth.