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Titus 3:7

    Titus 3:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So that, having been given righteousness through grace, we might have a part in the heritage, the hope of eternal life.

    Webster's Revision

    that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

    World English Bible

    that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

    Definitions for Titus 3:7

    Grace - Kindness; favor.

    Clarke's Commentary on Titus 3:7

    That, being justified by his grace - Being freed from sin; for the term justification is to be taken here as implying the whole work of the grace of Christ on the heart, in order to its preparation for eternal glory.

    Should be made heirs - The Gospel not only gave them the hope of an endless state of glory for their souls, but also of the resurrection and final glorification of their bodies; and they who were children of God were to be made heirs of his glory. See the note on Galatians 4:6, Galatians 4:7.

    Barnes' Notes on Titus 3:7

    That being justified by his grace - Not by our own works, but by his favor or mercy; see the notes at Romans 3:24.

    We should be made heirs - See the notes at Romans 8:15, Romans 8:17.

    According to the hope of eternal life - In reference to the hope of eternal life; that is, we have that hope in virtue of our being adopted with the family of God, and being made heirs. He has received us as his children, and permits us to hope that we shall live with him forever.