Titus 2:5

“To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God bee not blasphemed.”

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Other Translations

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

{to be} sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`to be' sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed:
- American Standard Version (1901)

To be wise in mind, clean in heart, kind; working in their houses, living under the authority of their husbands; so that no evil may be said of the word of God.
- Basic English Bible

discreet, chaste, diligent in home work, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.
- Darby Bible

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
- Webster's Bible

industrious in their homes, kind, submissive to their husbands, so that the Christian teaching may not be exposed to reproach.
- Weymouth Bible

to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.
- World English Bible

and that thei be prudent, chast, sobre, hauynge cure of the hous, benygne, suget to her hosebondis, that the word of God be not blasfemyd.
- Wycliffe Bible

sober, pure, keepers of [their own] houses, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Titus 2:5


2:5 Discreet - Particularly in the love of their children. Chaste - Particularly in the love of their husbands. Keepers at home - Whenever they are not called out by works of necessity, piety, and mercy. Good - Well tempered, sweet, soft, obliging. Obedient to their husbands - Whose will, in all things lawful, is a rule to the wife. That the word of God be not blasphemed - Or evil spoken of; particularly by unbelieving husbands, who lay all the blame on the religion of their wives.


People's Bible Notes for Titus 2:5


Tit 2:5 [To be] discreet. How often thoughtless indiscretion has caused great pain and trouble! Keepers at home. Those who are continually going must neglect the duties of domestic life. See 1Ti 5:13.

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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