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.

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