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Titus 2:1

    Titus 2:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But speak you the things which become sound doctrine:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But let your words be in agreement with true and right teaching:

    Webster's Revision

    But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine:

    World English Bible

    But say the things which fit sound doctrine,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine:

    Definitions for Titus 2:1

    Doctrine - The act or result of teaching.

    Clarke's Commentary on Titus 2:1

    But speak thou the things - This is a conclusion drawn from the preceding chapter: the Judaizing teachers not only taught a false doctrine, but they led an unholy life; Titus was to act directly opposite; he must teach a sacred doctrine, and the things which become it; he must proclaim the truth, and illustrate that truth. The people must not only be well instructed, but they must be holy in their lives. Principle and practice must go hand in hand.

    Barnes' Notes on Titus 2:1

    But speak thou - In thine own ministry. In the previous chapter he had given him instructions as to the kind of persons who were to be put into the sacred office. Here he gives him special instructions in regard to his own preaching. "The things which become sound doctrine." To wit, those which he proceeds immediately to specify. On the phrase sound doctrine, see the notes at 1 Timothy 1:10; compare 2 Timothy 4:3.

    Wesley's Notes on Titus 2:1

    2:1 Wholesome - Restoring and preserving spiritual health.