Titus 2:1

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But speake thou the things which become sound doctrine:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

  • Brianna vs. 13-14
    These verses help us to remember to be patient. Reflecting on vs. 14 will help us to be joyful while we wait. It tells us of the blessings in store for those who keep their integrity. Soon, we will be set free from every form of sin, lawlessness, and suffering.
  • Leonard Washington
    Thank God for His word, many in the body see the command for man to love their wives but fail to point out how God gives instruction for the wives to love their husbands... Titus 2:4
  • Goodluck Oghagbon
    The contents in this chapter 2 of Titus, is a call to Christians to live a life that is void of any thing that will tarnish the image of God in us. Looking intently at verses 11
  • BSP
    Verse 12: It is important that we reject worldly thinking and desires in order to serve God fully and to have his blessing.
  • A disciple
    Insight; Again, Aren't you reading the Chapters all the way through? or the couple dozen other places where Jesus talks about Hell? The Angels shall go forth and sever the wicked from among the just, and gather them in "bundles to be burned;" that sounds like HURT to me! The bad are going to be thrown away into everlasting punishment wailing and gnashing of teeth. Do you think that won't hurt?
  • Insight777
    V13, Jesus did not teach that God would be appearing with him when he returns to earth.
    Yes, Jesus will return and with angels to help him. Matthew 13:4 So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just, ."
    They are collecting people not hurting people. Separating the good. No one can see God at any time and live, His energy is intense.

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