Titus 2:10

“Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Not purloyning, but shewing all good fidelitie, that they may adorne the doctrine of God our Sauiour in all things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Not taking what is not theirs, but giving clear signs of their good faith, in all things doing credit to the teaching of God our Saviour.
- Basic English Bible

not robbing [their masters], but shewing all good fidelity, that they may adorn the teaching which [is] of our Saviour God in all things.
- Darby Bible

Not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.
- Webster's Bible

but manifesting perfect fidelity and kind feeling, in order to bring honour to the teaching of our Saviour, God, in all things.
- Weymouth Bible

not stealing, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God, our Savior, in all things.
- World English Bible

but in alle thingis schewinge good feith, that thei onoure in alle thingis the doctryn of `God, oure sauyour.
- Wycliffe Bible

not purloining, but showing all good stedfastness, that the teaching of God our Saviour they may adorn in all things.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Titus 2:10


2:10 Showing all good fidelity - Soft, obliging faithfulness That they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour - More than St. Paul says of kings. How he raises the lowness of his subject! So may they, the lowness of their condition.


People's Bible Notes for Titus 2:10


Tit 2:10 Not purloining. Men robbed of liberty and labor have always been under temptation to steal. Good fidelity. Faithfulness in duty which will secure the master's confidence. That they may adorn the doctrine of God. The virtues of a Christian servant would commend Christianity to the master. As a matter of fact we know that many masters were converted by their servants.

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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