Titus 2:14

“Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who gaue himselfe for vs, that he might redeeme vs from all iniquitie, and purifie vnto himselfe a peculiar people, zealous of good workes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own possession, zealous of good works.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who gave himself for us, so that he might make us free from all wrongdoing, and make for himself a people clean in heart and on fire with good works.
- Basic English Bible

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all lawlessness, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous for good works.
- Darby Bible

Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
- Webster's Bible

who gave Himself for us to purchase our freedom from all iniquity, and purify for Himself a people who should be specially His own, zealous for doing good works.
- Weymouth Bible

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.
- World English Bible

that yaf hym silf for vs, to ayenbie vs fro al wickidnesse, and make clene to hym silf a puple acceptable, and suere of good werkis.
- Wycliffe Bible

who did give himself for us, that he might ransom us from all lawlessness, and might purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Titus 2:14


2:14 Who gave himself for us - To die in our stead. That he might redeem us - Miserable bondslaves, as well from the power and the very being, as from the guilt, of all our sins.


People's Bible Notes for Titus 2:14


Tit 2:14 Who gave himself for us. The Lord who will appear gave the greatest of all things, himself, for us. That he might redeem us. To deliver us from sin, not only from its power, but its penalty. A peculiar people. "A people for his own possession" (Revised Version). Separate, chosen, holy in life. The Jews were, under the old covenant, a peculiar people; now, Christians, are God's Israel.

Discussion for Titus 2

  • 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.
  • Redeemed
    Titus 2;11-14 I love the fact that Jesus is the grace of God that brings salvation and that he is my teacher that teaches me how to live in this world as he is my example as i keep my eye single focused on one thing the Light, the one who redeemed me from all my sin and has and is purifying unto himself a peculiar person who is in love with my Saviour and wants his will to be done in my life.
  • Evangelist Ernest Ndamnsa
    If we major on the mark and care less about the contex of Titus 2, we will not be of help to the passage but missed out the truth about the Elects of God.

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