Titus 2:1

“But speake thou the things which become sound doctrine:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:
- King James Version

But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine:
- American Standard Version (1901)

But let your words be in agreement with true and right teaching:
- Basic English Bible

But do *thou* speak the things that become sound teaching;
- Darby Bible

But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:
- Webster's Bible

But as for you, you must speak in a manner that befits wholesome teaching.
- Weymouth Bible

But say the things which fit sound doctrine,
- World English Bible

But speke thou tho thingis that bisemen hoolsum teching;
- Wycliffe Bible

And thou -- be speaking what doth become the sound teaching;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Titus 2:1


2:1 Wholesome - Restoring and preserving spiritual health.


People's Bible Notes for Titus 2:1


Tit 2:1 Practical Duties Versus Unsound Doctrine SUMMARY OF TITUS 2: Duties of the Aged. Of the Young Men and Women. Of Servants. Christian Life. Christian Hope. Speak . . . sound doctrine. Instead of inculcating Jewish fables and speculations, impart healthy teaching; teach practical duties.

Discussion for Titus 2

  • Gwendolyn Wright
    I believe it is God speaking through the Apostle Paul to encourage all Christian to look to him, and to understand that even in this dark era of unbelief in this present world we can and must live holy, we must let the light of God s love shine through our life s in the power of the Holy Spirit to show forth the Love and compassion of the Father so more souls might be added to the kingdom.
  • Salome
    Titus2.encourage elderly women to teach the young women to love their husbands and children. We all have a duty to love and teach others how to love.
  • Joseph
    praise god
  • Steve morrow
    TITUS 2:13 looking for that blessed hope and the glorious appearing of the GREAT GOD and our SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST HEBREWS 9:28 SO CHRIST WAS ONCE OFFERED TO BEAR THE SINS OF MANY AND UNTO THEM --- THAT LOOK FOR HIM --- SHALL HE APPEAR THE SECOND TIME WITHOUT SIN UNTO SALVATION HEBREWS 5:9 and being made perfect he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them --- THAT OBEY HIM ---
  • Kathy Baldwin
    WE MUST ALL REMEMBER THE EARTH IS RUN BY SATAN....WE HAVE GOD AND JESUS TO TURN TO, OUR FAITH AND OUR HOPE COME FROM THE GRACE WE ARE GIVEN FROM JESUS. EVERY DAY I SEE THE DEVIL REACHING OUT TO OUR CHILDREN...GOD GAVE US THESE CHILDREN, WE MUST TEACH THEM ABOUT CHRIST, GOD, GRACE, FAITH AND THEIR SALVATION DEPENDS ON GOD WORKING THROUGH US..LISTEN, FEEL,HE SURROUNDS US IF WE ASK.
  • BSP
    Verse 13~Focusing on the blessed hope or happy hope that we have for the future can helps us to be happy now.

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